Showing posts from August 6, 2017

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

EcoWatch 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.

Industrial Pollution Costs Cattle Producers Access to a River in Saskatchewan, Canada.

The Western Producer Several cattle producers along the Wood River in south-central Saskatchewan have to move about 1,000 head to different pastures after water quality in the river declined unexpectedly. Story here.