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Dead zones: why earth's waters are losing oxygen

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Times are tough for shrimpers and fishers in the Gulf of Mexico. The animals they rely on for their livelihood are harder to find. Every summer a dead zone--a region of low oxygen--emerges in the waters along the Gulf Coast. Where oxygen is low, fish and others animals cannot survive. Currently the world has more than 400 identified dead zones, up dramatically from the 49 dead zones identified in the 1960s. The good news is that people can eliminate dead zones by changing agricultural practices and reducing pollution. Using real-world examples, this book looks at the impact of pollution on global water resources, and discusses the interconnectedness of ecosystems and organisms.

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Full title dead zones why earths waters are losing oxygen
Author hand carol
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Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
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subject_facet Anoxic zones -- Juvenile literature, Fishes -- Effect of water pollution on -- Juvenile literature, Marine eutrophication -- Juvenile literature, Nutrient pollution of water -- Juvenile literature
title_display Dead zones : why earth's waters are losing oxygen
title_full Dead Zones Why Earth's Waters Are Losing Oxygen, Dead zones : why earth's waters are losing oxygen / Carol Hand
title_short Dead zones :
title_sub why earth's waters are losing oxygen
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