Dead zone in Gulf of Mexico continues to expand

Unfortunately, this is a predictable consequence of a combination of oil well drilling leaks and explosions that haven’t been capped and agricultural run-off (pesticides and fertilizers) plus increasing water temperatures, changes in currents and more.

Scientists Discover ‘Larger-Than-Average’ Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’

ByJohn Liang

-17 hours ago

Map of measured Gulf hypoxia zone, July 25-31, 2021-LUMCON-NOAA

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