Wednesday , 15 August 2018

Dead zones in Green Bay show signs of lasting longer, raising long-term questions

Green Bay’s dead zones — areas with virtually no oxygen or aquatic life — are in a constant state of flux, and probably not improving.  They swell, shrink and shift from one year to the next — their fortunes dictated by rain, snow, temperature, wind, water currents and, significantly, too much runoff carried in from the third-largest watershed in the Great Lakes basin.


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