Dead Zone the Size of NJ in Gulf of Mexico

NOAA and Louisiana Scientists Predict Largest Gulf of Mexico “Dead Zone” on Record This SummerMississippi River Flooding is Major Contributor to Size of this Year’s Dead ZoneJuly 15, 2008 NOAA-supported scientists from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and Louisiana State University are forecasting that the “dead zone” off the coast of Louisiana and Texas in
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Habitat Protection Sought for Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal

SAN FRANCISCO, California, July 2, 2008 (ENS) – Three conservation groups filed a formal petition today asking the federal government to protect areas on the main Hawaiian islands as critical habitat for the endangered Hawaiian monk seal under the Endangered Species Act. As monk seal populations plummet on the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, the main islands
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