Ocean dead zones could cut tuna numbers

Ocean dead zones could cut tuna numbers By Australian Broadcasting Company, (ABC News)Fri Dec 3, 2010  The increasing prevalence of dead zones may have an impact on southern bluefin tuna stocks (AAP: Kerstin Fritsches, file photo) The zones are so low in oxygen that fish and other sea life cannot survive in them. Associate Professor [...]

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Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone: Mitigating the Damage

Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone: Mitigating the Damage By Chris Watts, Environmental Regulation Expert, Actio Corporation30 November 2010 As cleanup efforts in the Gulf of Mexico continue and scientists work to understand the long-term impact of the BP oil spill on marine and coastal ecosystems, it’s becoming more clear that the world’s oceans are under [...]

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Scientists fear mass extinction as oceans choke

Scientists fear mass extinction as oceans choke By Amy Simmons1 December 2010 Low oxygen levels, which have been found along south-eastern Australia, are known to increase stress on fish. (Reuters: Ho New) More than 400 ocean dead zones - areas so low in oxygen that sea life cannot survive - have been reported by oceanographers [...]

2010-12-06T08:50:00+00:00December 6th, 2010|News|Comments Off on Scientists fear mass extinction as oceans choke

Seeds of Gulf Dead Zones Are Draining from U.S. Farms

Seeds of Gulf Dead Zones Are Draining from U.S. Farms By Cornell University26 November 2010 Newswise — If you want to grow a dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, you first need to plant a seed in the rich farmland of the upper Mississippi River basin. A study recently published in the Journal of Environmental [...]

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