https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation/near-record-dead-zone-predicted-in-gulf-of-mexico/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_environmentVisit The Seattle Times. NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scientists are predicting a near-record Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” where the water holds too little oxygen to sustain marine life. “A major factor contributing to the […]
https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/a-major-punch-in-the-gut-midwest-rains-projected-to-create-gulf-dead-zone/2019/06/10/7ddb8648-8b93-11e9-8f69-a2795fca3343_story.htmlCommercial fishermen who fear a wipeout say they will ask Congress to declare a disaster.
http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_health/~3/KuDKSJ41oaE/index.htmlThe Gulf of Mexico could see one of its largest dead zones on record this summer, according to researchers.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190610111459.htmA recent forecast of the size of the ‘Dead Zone’ in the northern Gulf of Mexico for late July 2019 is that it will cover 8,717-square-miles of the bottom of the continental shelf off Louisiana […]
https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2019/06/08/white-house-blocked-intelligence-aides-written-testimony-saying-human-caused-climate-change-could-be-possibly-catastrophic/White House officials barred a State Department intelligence official from submitting written testimony to Congress that warned human-caused climate change could be “possibly catastrophic” after State officials refused to excise the document’s references to the […]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-48542985Special protections are planned for minke whales and basking sharks in their feeding grounds around Scotland. Original Title: Blue belt zones to protect minke whales Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-48542985
https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2879/From the day they’re hatched, a sea turtle’s life is a struggle for survival. For every 1,000 sea turtle eggs laid, only about one turtle reaches adulthood due to natural predators and other obstacles. Those […]
https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/06/05/behold-marvelous-translucent-teeth-deep-sea-dragonfish/The teeth of a dragonfish don’t sparkle. But they are as hard as a shark’s and pointy as a piranha’s.
https://e360.yale.edu/digest/miami-dredging-project-killed-more-than-half-a-million-coralsScientists have found that a large dredging project at the port of Miami killed more than half-a-million corals from 2013 to 2015, devastating the only nearshore coral reef in the continental United States. Sediment kicked […]
http://rss.sciam.com/~r/ScientificAmerican-News/~3/061KFK0kvWc/What if great white sharks threaten sea otters? Dilemmas are on the rise in an increasingly disrupted environment — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com