Ocean Dead Zones Multiplying Rapidly, Threatening Food Source For Hundreds Of Millions

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Jan 212018
 

An ocean dead zone is an area where there is not enough oxygen dissolved in the water to allow aquatic creatures to breath. To put it in perspective, imagine a person locked in a sealed chamber in which the level of oxygen is slowly but steadily decreased …

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The ocean ‘is losing its breath’: Number of ‘dead zones’ with no oxygen in open seas has quadrupled in just half a century due to global warming

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Jan 162018
 

Climate change is starving the Earth’s oceans of oxygen, endangering marine wildlife across the globe, research has found. The number of open ocean ‘dead zones’ – areas with no oxygen in which animal life suffocates and dies – has quadrupled in just 50 …

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Ocean ‘dead zones’ have quadrupled because of climate change

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Jan 112018
 

Researchers warned in a new study that oxygen-starved ocean “dead zones,” where animals and plants are struggling to survive, have increased fourfold may not be reversible. Growing “dead zones” are a symptom of climate change according the study …

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Climate Change Has Quadrupled Ocean ‘Dead Zones,’ Researchers Warn

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Jan 062018
 

The size of oxygen-starved ocean “dead zones,” where plants and animals struggle to survive, has increased fourfold around the world, according to a new scientific analysis. The growth of the zones is yet another consequence of global warming …

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Penguin catastrophe leaves thousands of chicks dead with only two survivors – CNN

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Oct 152017
 

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Penguin catastrophe leaves thousands of chicks dead with only two survivors
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The World Wildlife Fund said unseasonably extensive amounts of sea ice around the colony in East Antarctica had forced the adult penguins to travel further than normal to forage for food. "This devastating event contrasts with the image that many
Nearly 40000 penguin chicks starved to death in Antarctica this yearNew York Daily News
Penguin chicks starve in AntarcticaThe Hindu
Thousands Of Baby Penguins Starve To Death In AntarcticaTOLOnews
Newsweek –Telegraph.co.uk –Globalnews.ca –The Guardian
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South Asia’s Worst Monsoon Flooding In Years — 1,200 Dead Across India, Bangladesh, & Nepal

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Aug 302017
 

More than 1,200 people have died across India, Bangladesh, and Nepal in recent days as a result of the flooding accompanying the worst monsoon season in years, according to recent reports.

So, while the disaster unfolding in Texas and Louisiana is of course worth keeping an eye on, it should be realized that there are disasters occurring elsewhere as well

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Don’t look now, but the Gulf of Mexico’s “dead zone” is the biggest yet.

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Aug 042017
 

Excess fertilizer from farms runs down streams and rivers into the Gulf, prompting algae bloom outbreaks that … Pruitt was overstepping when he tried to delay Obama-era rules on fracking. The new ruling affirms a previous court decision from July.
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More than 150 dead after Pakistan oil truck ignites, engulfing villagers who rushed to collect leaking fuel

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Jun 252017
 

More than 150 people were killed Sunday in Pakistan when an oil tanker overturned, a crowd rushed in to collect fuel and the truck exploded, police said. The tanker flipped over on a highway in the city of Bahawalpur in Punjab province at about 6 a.m …
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2 dead, 1 missing after severe weather rips through Midwest – CNN

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May 312017
 

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2 dead, 1 missing after severe weather rips through Midwest
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(CNN) Millions of people will get drenched or pummeled by severe weather that's arriving just in time for Memorial Day. Nasty weather that threatened 40 million people from Texas to Pennsylvania on Sunday will move southeast on Memorial Day, wiping out …

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Greece Hit By Extreme Weather – 1 Dead; Bridge Collapses – Greek Reporter

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Jan 182016
 

Greece Hit By Extreme Weather – 1 Dead; Bridge Collapses
Greek Reporter
Kalabaka Severe weather conditions and heavy rain that hit northern Greece over the weekend flooded Pineios river. As a result, a bridge in Diava, Kalambaka, partially collapsed, while according to locals' reports, the water level is constantly rising.

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