Aquatic dead zones create potent greenhouse gases

Gulf of Mexico dead zone

Not only do aquatic dead zones kill most everything in them, they also produce high levels of nitrous oxide, a GHG 300x more potent than CO2. Most such dead zones are caused by human pollution.

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  1. Got one just like it off the coast of Oregon, S. Washington.

    We are but fleas agitating the hide of a far greater organism.

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