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Contaminants which run off from farms and cities, produce dead-zones downstream, where few things can live. It's feared this year's dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be the biggest yet. Image by NOAA.
Tuesday, 11 June 2019
Plant Species Have Been Disappearing 500 Times Faster Than Normal, Thanks to Humans
Omar Monsgur exhibits endangered plants in Puerto Rico. US Fish & Wildlife photo.
Researchers call the results “frightening” because it’s likely “gross underestimate” and the problem is probably much worse. Story here.