Wake Up and See the Dead Zones!

Wake Up and See the Dead Zones! By Peter Hanlon, Research and Policy Analyst at Network for New Energy Choices, The Huffington Post30 July 2010NASA's Earth Observatory's "Image of the Day" blog is like a high-grade morning fix for nerdy armchair geographers (ahem). It takes a certain mindset to get excited each morning by an Uruguayan rainfall [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:11+00:00August 11th, 2010|News|Comments Off on Wake Up and See the Dead Zones!

The Other Gulf Stain

The Other Gulf Stain By ANDREW C. REVKIN, The New York TimesAugust 2, 2010To the west of the oil slicks and fleets of vessels working to seal the BP well, another less invisible stain, mainly the result of vast amounts of nitrogen and other nutrients washing down the Mississippi River from agricultural lands upstream, has spread beneath the waters [...]

2017-01-17T09:22:13+00:00August 2nd, 2010|News|Comments Off on The Other Gulf Stain