Articles tagged "dead zones"

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NOAA forecasts larger than average 'dead 'zone' for Gulf of Mexico

The hypoxic area or "dead zone"-- an area of reduced oxygen level which kills marine life-- in the Gulf of Mexico is forecast to be approximately 10 800 square km (6 700 square miles) larger than the long-term average of about 8 700 square km (5 400 square...

June 04, 2020

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‘Dead zones’ found in Atlantic open waters

A team of German and Canadian researchers have discovered areas with extremely low levels of oxygen in the tropical North Atlantic, several hundred kilometres off the coast of West Africa. The levels measured in these ‘dead zones’, inhabitable for most

May 15, 2015

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Billions of dead fish washed up at King Harbor, US

Millions of dead fish have washed up in King Harbor near Redondo Beach, and officials are now trying to figure out why. The dead fish, mostly sardines along with anchovies and mackerel, are apparently floating up to the surface from the ocean floor. KTLA's Sky5

March 07, 2011