Alarming dead zone grows in the Chesapeake

Alarming dead zone grows in the Chesapeake By Darryl Fears, Washington Post25 July 2011 (Ricky Carioti/THE WASHINGTON POST) - Mike Kirschner and his son Zachary, 10, of Bel Air, Md., fish below the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in Annapolis, Md. A giant underwater “dead zone” in the Chesapeake Bay is growing at an alarming rate because [...]

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NOAA, Partners: Growing Hypoxic Zones Reduce Habitat for Billfish and Tuna

NOAA, Partners: Growing Hypoxic Zones Reduce Habitat for Billfish and Tuna By NOAA22 December 2010 Samples of surface skin slim are taken from this Atlantic sailfish to determine gender.  Download here. (Credit: NOAA) Billfish and tuna, important commercial and recreational fish species, may be more vulnerable to fishing pressure because of shrinking habitat according to [...]

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Authorities don’t know why fish are washing up on the beach in Collier County

Authorities don't know why fish are washing up on the beach in Collier County By The Associated Press19 July 2011NAPLES, Fla. — Authorities don't know what's causing fish to wash ashore along a stretch of beaches in southwest Florida. But Collier County pollution control monitor Rhonda Watkins says she sent water samples and samples of [...]

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Oceanographer: Nitrous Oxide Emitting Aquatic ‘Dead Zones’ Contributing To Climate Change

Oceanographer: Nitrous Oxide Emitting Aquatic 'Dead Zones' Contributing To Climate Change By Underwatertimes.com News Service 20 March 2010CAMBRIDGE, -- The increased frequency and intensity of oxygen-deprived "dead zones" along the world's coasts can negatively impact environmental conditions in far more than just local waters. In the March 12 edition of the journal Science, University of [...]

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Our Bay: Chesapeakes dead zone back with a vengeance, Low-oxygen areas also appearing in rivers

Our Bay: Chesapeakes dead zone back with a vengeance, Low-oxygen areas also appearing in rivers By Pamela Wood, Capital Gazette 16 July 2011 Pamela Wood — The Capital Pierre Henkart runs a water quality monitoring program for the Severn Riverkeeper Program. On the river this week, he found dangerously low oxygen levels in deep water, [...]

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Sick Fish, Fish Kill Reported in Gulf

Sick Fish, Fish Kill Reported in Gulf By The Ledger22 July 2011 Mike and Ashlee Hall of Lakeland landed this monster black drum on a large blue crab at the Howard Frankland Bridge in late June. The 42-pounder was 48 inches, one of three they hooked. Dead fish have been washing up on the beaches [...]

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It’s Time We Take the Pulse of the Gulf

It's Time We Take the Pulse of the Gulf By Vikki Spruill, Huffington Post19 July 2011It has been one year since BP's Macondo well was capped, ending the continuous flow of toxic crude into the Gulf of Mexico and allowing all of us to breathe a (very short) sigh of relief before continuing our work [...]

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Our Bay: Chesapeake’s dead zone back with a vengeance

Our Bay: Chesapeake's dead zone back with a vengeance By By PAMELA WOOD, Staff Writer, HometownAnnapolis.com16 July 2011                                                          Pamela Wood - The Capital Pierre Henkart runs a [...]

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