Sunday, 6 August 2017

Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone Could be Largest Ever, Thanks to the Meat Industry


Photo of a dead zone with sediment from the Mississippi River 
carrying fertilizer to the Gulf of Mexico. Photo by NOAA.
Scientists predict that so much pollution is pouring into the Gulf of Mexico this year that it is creating a larger-than-ever "dead zone" in which low to no oxygen can suffocate or kill fish and other marine life. Details here.

1 comment:

John Fefchak said...

And of course, right here in Friendly Manitoba , we have Lake Winnipeg, in much of the same situation. "The most polluted Fresh water Lake in the world."
Special thanks with sarcasm to the hog producing factories.

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