Local groups give update on dead zone-related projects

Halle Parker / Houma Today 24 January 2020 Representatives of several environmental groups shared updates Wednesday on projects aimed at shrinking the Gulf of Mexico’s annually recurring dead zone. Led by coordinator Doug Daigle, the Louisiana Hypoxia Working Group provides a monthly forum for people to stay up-to-date on the efforts to reduce the amount of nutrients [...]

2020-07-06T17:34:22+00:00January 24th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Local groups give update on dead zone-related projects

LSU Professor: UN Climate Change Conference Report Foretells Oxygen Loss in the World’s Oceans

Christine Wendling / LSU News & Notes 14 January 2020 Oxygen loss in the world’s oceans, driven by climate change and nutrient pollution, is increasingly threatening fish species and disrupting ecosystems, according to a new report from the International Union for Conservation of Nature, or IUCN, released in December 2019 at the UN Climate Change [...]

2020-07-06T17:39:59+00:00January 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on LSU Professor: UN Climate Change Conference Report Foretells Oxygen Loss in the World’s Oceans

Marine Labs on the Water’s Edge Are Threatened by Climate Change

John Schwartz / The New York Times 7 January 2020 COCODRIE, La. — A marine laboratory 85 miles southwest of New Orleans was designed to be a fortress against extreme weather. But it might be defeated by climate change. Sitting at the end of Louisiana State Highway 56, where dirt dissolves into wetlands and then [...]

2020-10-18T11:16:49+00:00January 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Marine Labs on the Water’s Edge Are Threatened by Climate Change
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