You can stop factory farming

You can stop factory farming By Weekender, NEPAs20 October 2010Factory Farming is the term used to describe an area that raises livestock in confinement for mass production and is basically operated like a factory. The point of these so-called farms is to produce as much product as possible all while running the production at a [...]

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Tiles, Farms and the Dead Zone

Tiles, Farms and the Dead Zone By Editorial, New York Times20 October 2010Every year, usually beginning in late spring, an oxygen-depleted dead zone forms in the Gulf of Mexico at the Mississippi River’s mouth, killing off fish, shrimp and other marine life. By the time cooler weather restores life to the zone, the fishing industry [...]

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Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” caused by ethanol production

Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" caused by ethanol production By David Gutierrez, staff writer, Natural News.com28 October 2010Ethanol, billed by Congress as a "green fuel," may be responsible for the second-largest dead zone in the world. The foremost cause of aquatic dead zones is fertilizer runoff from agricultural operations, which leads to an explosion of [...]

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Don’t let dead zone delay coastal work

Don't let dead zone delay coastal work By DAILY WORLD21 October 2010Maybe you look at it this way: A recent bit of news casts doubt on the opinion of some Louisiana observers, including this editorial page, that a newly named federal commission doesn't need a year to develop a strategy for coastal restoration. Scientists have [...]

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Did Gulf Spill Boost “Dead Zone”?

Did Gulf Spill Boost "Dead Zone"? By National Geographic Daily News25 October 2010(Click here for video) Microbes consuming oil from the Gulf of Mexico's BP spill deplete oxygen levels when they die, raising the threat of an expanded "dead zone," which endangers some marine life. Now scientists are using years of dead-zone data to determine [...]

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