Historic patterns point to 2025 drought

By Alma Gaul | Quad-City Times October 12, 2017 Based on historic weather patterns, the Midwestern United States can expect the drought of the century around 2025, according to Elwynn Taylor, a climatologist for Iowa State University Extension, Ames. The Midwest might be ripe for a major drought in 2025, according to a climatologist [...]

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Midwestern farmers tied to Gulf dead zone

By Lacrosse Tribune October 10, 2017 A massive dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico has grown to the largest size on record this year, expanding to an area as big as the state of New Jersey Rivers and streams across a huge swath of middle America drain into the Mississippi River and then down [...]

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What does it look like to dive in the Gulf dead zone? This diver took video

By Sara Sneath | The Times-Picayune October 5, 2017 Researchers have measured the dead zone growing along the Louisiana and Texas coasts during the summer months since 1985. This year, one of those researchers carried a GoPro with him as he dove below the surface in the heart of the oxygen-deprived waters. In mid-August, Cameron [...]

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