Published On: Fri, Aug 4th, 2017

The Gulf of Mexico dead zone is larger than ever. Here’s what to do about it.

The Gulf of Mexico dead zone is larger than ever. Here’s what to do about it.

Scientists just measured the largest dead zone ever recorded for the Gulf of Mexico, a whopping 8,776 square miles, massive enough to cover all of New Jersey. And only dramatic shifts in farming practices are likely to prevent even bigger problems in the future. Dead zones, which disrupt fishing industries and threaten aquatic species, are caused by […]

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