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An Undersea Volcano Previews a Terrifying Future for the World's Oceans
Environment  (tags: oceans, seas, sea life, dead zones )

- 441 days ago -
Scientists discover an area in the South Pacific where high levels of carbon dioxide have created dead zones where healthy coral reefs should be.
Dead Zone Pollution Is Growing Despite Decades of Work, So Who's the Culprit?
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, dead zones, nitrate pollution, water pollution, water, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation, healthconditions, humans )

- 1563 days ago -
One of our most widespread environmental problems, this pollution continues to pour into the rivers, and ultimately the Gulf, at a growing pace.
Oregon Dead Zone
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, nature, humans, dead zones, climate-change, climate, oceans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 2263 days ago -
The changes in Oregon may be related to a broader pattern around the globe, in which subsurface patches of permanent hypoxia seem to be growing in size and losing yet more oxygen, for unknown reasons. And whether or not global warming is responsible for t
Fertilizer Runoff Overwhelms Streams and Rivers--Creating Vast "Dead Zones"
Environment  (tags: nitrogen, fertilizer, dead zones, rivers, streams, oceans, water, nature, conservation, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, pollution )

John (Aqu
- 3148 days ago -
The nation's waterways are brimming with excess nitrogen from fertilizer--and plans to boost biofuel production threaten to aggravate an already serious situation.
Scientists Blame Ocean Dead Zones on Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate change, globalwarming, dead zones, seafloor, crab skeletons )

- 3167 days ago -
Peering into the murky depths, Jane Lubchenco searched for sea life, but all she saw were signs of death. Video images scanned from the seafloor revealed a boneyard of crab skeletons, dead fish and other marine life smothered under a white mat of bacteri

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