Happening Now: Dead Zone 2015

NOAA’s National Ocean Service

Published on Jan 6, 2016

The numbers are in. The 2015 Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Zone or Dead Zone measures 6,474 square miles – about the size of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. This is a huge blow to the already fragile Gulf ecosystem and economy.

Original video source: http://oceantoday.noaa.gov/happnow_de…

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