13 Jan '18, 3pm

What Are Ocean Dead Zones, and Why Are They Becoming More Common? #care2

What Are Ocean Dead Zones, and Why Are They Becoming More Common? #care2

In a groundbreaking study, scientists have found that the number of deoxygenated zones in our oceans has risen sharply over the past several decades. The Global Ocean Oxygen Network, a panel created by the UN Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, conducted this new study – the first to review existing data with the intent to gain a broad overall view of the situation. The study examines the causes of these low-oxygen environments, as well as their impact on wildlife. Researchers found that the number of so-called zero-oxygen regions has increased fourfold over the past 50 years. In addition, coastal waters have seen a 10-fold increase in low-oxygen sites since 1950. And this won’t come as news to anyone who’s followed the Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone , which continues to grow at an alarming rate. Indeed, researchers believe that without action this trend will continue ...

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channelnewsasia.com 12 Jan '18, 1pm

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