AEC Leaders Call on Obama Administration & Congress to Take Action Against the Gulf Dead Zone

AEC Leaders Call on Obama Administration & Congress to Take Action Against the Gulf Dead ZoneApril 23, 2009; AEC, Houma Daily Courier Leaders from across America’s Energy Coast are calling upon President Barack Obama and members of Congress to take immediate steps to reduce the “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico by fully funding [...]

2009-04-27T11:38:00+00:00April 27th, 2009|News|Comments Off on AEC Leaders Call on Obama Administration & Congress to Take Action Against the Gulf Dead Zone

Cousteau’s granddaughter talks world water woes

Cousteau's granddaughter talks world water woes By The Daily AdvertiserApril 24, 2009http://www.theadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009904240338 MARRERO - Like Jacques Cousteau, her famous grandfather, Alexandra Cousteau tells stories about the world of water, but her film crew has worked mostly from above the waves on a 100-day journey to document the world's water woes and their interconnections. That isn't [...]

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Missouri a Culprit Behind Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone”

Missouri a Culprit Behind Gulf of Mexico "Dead Zone" By Heather ClaybrookApril 23, 2009; Public News Service, MO http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/8692-1 St. Louis, MO - Missouri ranks third among the nine states that are contributing more than 75 percent of the nutrients to the "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a recent report by [...]

2009-04-27T11:27:00+00:00April 27th, 2009|News|Comments Off on Missouri a Culprit Behind Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone”

LSU students plunge into studies

LSU students plunge into studies By Elizabeth MillerApril 18, 2009; thenewsstar.com, Monroe, LA http://www.thenewsstar.com/article/20090418/NEWS01/904180311   View the Photo Gallery at /wp-content/uploads/2017/01/StudentsonPelicanPhotoGallery.pptx ABOARD THE PELICAN IN THE GULF — While some university student lab jobs entail hours of scooping rat droppings or entering statistics into databases, other research assignments have students jumping off the deep end.   Graduate [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:20+00:00April 20th, 2009|News|Comments Off on LSU students plunge into studies

Ocean Dead Zones Likely To Expand: Increasing Carbon Dioxide And Decreasing Oxygen Make It Harder For Deep-sea Animals To Breath

Ocean Dead Zones Likely To Expand: Increasing Carbon Dioxide And Decreasing Oxygen Make It Harder For Deep-sea Animals To Breath By Science DailyApril 18, 2009http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/04/090417161506.htm ScienceDaily (Apr. 18, 2009) — New calculations made by marine chemists from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) suggest that low-oxygen "dead zones" in the ocean could expand significantly [...]

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Biofools

Biofools By The EconomistApril 8, 2009  http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=13437705Farming biofuels produces nitrous oxide. This is bad for climate change MANY people consider the wider use of biofuels a promising way of reducing the amount of surplus carbon dioxide (CO2) being pumped into the air by the world’s mechanised transport. The theory is that plants such as sugar [...]

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Friday Cocktail: THE OVERDOSE: Three Parts Dead Zone, One Part Mercury, Sprig of Carbon Capture

Friday Cocktail: THE OVERDOSE: Three Parts Dead Zone, One Part Mercury, Sprig of Carbon Capture By Julia WhittyMother Jones; April 17, 2009 http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2009/04/friday-cocktail-overdose-three-parts-dead-zone-one-part-mercury-sprig-carbon-cap Round 1: First a report from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute that low-oxygen dead zones in the ocean could expand significantly over the next century. We already know the number of [...]

2009-04-17T13:11:00+00:00April 17th, 2009|News|Comments Off on Friday Cocktail: THE OVERDOSE: Three Parts Dead Zone, One Part Mercury, Sprig of Carbon Capture

Ky., In. key contributors to ‘dead zone’

Ky., In. key contributors to 'dead zone' By JAMES BRUGGERS JBRUGGERS@COURIER-JOURNAL.COMApril 11, 2009 Kentucky, Indiana runoff plays role in Gulf woes, study says Louisville and the state's Bluegrass region are among the likely sources of pollution runoff that have marked Kentucky as one of the top contributors to the Gulf of Mexico's oxygen-depleted "dead zone," [...]

2009-04-12T21:33:00+00:00April 12th, 2009|News|Comments Off on Ky., In. key contributors to ‘dead zone’

Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone & Private Forests

Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone & Private Forests By Lester GrahamApril 7, 2009; Michigan Environmental Issues MICHIGAN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES Great Lakes’ Environment and Conservation News & Article The city of Chicago is getting blamed for the Dead Zone; almost the size of NJ. About 40% of the continental U.S. drains into the Mississippi River system [...]

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Water monitor eyes farm runoff in Gulf of Mexico

Water monitor eyes farm runoff in Gulf of Mexico By Garry MitchellApril 9, 2009; Associated Press http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iCWTjf7I21LhbOWWFEYHMK9yyUFQD97FFHT03 MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A clean water expert at Auburn University hopes a new project that enlists middle and high school students will help reduce farm runoff that is a growing pollution threat to the Gulf of Mexico. [...]

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