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Chesapeake Bay's dead zone shrinks, scientists say
Description: Amid the oodles of facts and data released this week on the health of the Chesapeake Bay was this curious item: the "dead zone" that formed last summer was probably the smallest that scientists have seen since they started documenting these modern monsters in 1985. Oddly, the estimated record-small dead zone in 2012 arrived just one year after perhaps the largest dead zone was measured. [Source: The Virginian-Pilot]
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Source: The Virginian-Pilot
Publish Date: 2/2/2013
Reading Level: Basic
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