COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Ocean Dead Zones Are Getting Worse Globally Due to Climate Change
Description: Nearly all ocean dead zones will increase by the end of the century because of climate change, according to a new study. But the work also recommends how to limit risks to coastal communities of fish, crabs and other species no matter how much the water warms. Dead zones are regions where the water has unusually low dissolved oxygen content, and aquatic animals that wander in quickly die. [Source: Smithsonian]
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Source: Smithsonian
Publish Date: 11/10/2014
Reading Level: Basic
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