Heat trapped by greenhouse gases is raising ocean temperatures faster than previously thought, U of California. Credit: Public domain.
Thursday, 15 August 2013
Why This Year's Gulf Dead Zone Is Twice As Big As Last Year's
First, the good news: The annual "dead zone" that smothers much of the northern Gulf of Mexico—caused by an oxygen-sucking algae bloom mostly fed by Midwestern farm runoff—is smaller this year than…Now, for the bad news...Details here.