Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Ocean wasteland off Oregon

More on the Oregon dead zone, and it's not good.

This week researchers studied a once-beautiful reef in the Oregon "dead zone" and found a wasteland. With oxygen levels near zero, fish had fled and the reef was littered with thousands of dead crabs.

This is unprecedented in 40 years of monitoring and "not normal" according to biologists.

Stay tuned, this requires watching. Suggested links to global warming are not proven but very scary.

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