Farmer Changes Practices to Stop the Gulf Dead Zone

Farmer Changes Practices to Stop the Gulf Dead Zone By Gabi MooreSep 01, 2010 The Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone has been declared one of the largest ever this year; void of oxygen due primarily to fertilizers that run off into the ocean from Midwestern farms. Thankfully, on the mainland,  farmers like Minnosota’s Tony Thompson [...]

2010-09-07T10:06:00+00:00September 7th, 2010|News|Comments Off on Farmer Changes Practices to Stop the Gulf Dead Zone

Gulf’s ‘dead zone’ swelled this summer to one of largest areas on record

Gulf's 'dead zone' swelled this summer to one of largest areas on record By By Sharon Schmickle , Minn PostThu, Sep 2 2010  MinnPost photo by Sharon SchmickleMatt Rota: "We really aren’t going to know the full impact for years to come." The Gulf of Mexico’s so-called dead zone swelled this summer to afflict one [...]

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New Report Warns of Expanding Threat of Hypoxia in U. S. Coastal Waters

New Report Warns of Expanding Threat of Hypoxia in U. S. Coastal Waters By NOAA NewsSeptember 3, 2010 A report issued today by key environmental and scientific federal agencies assesses the increasing prevalence of low-oxygen “dead zones” in U.S. coastal waters and outlines a series of research and policy steps that could help reverse the [...]

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