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2008-05-02 01:40:00

Researchers warn that as the oceans are heated by global warming, low-oxygen zones are threatening sea life, making it difficult for some to survive.Over the last 50 years, Oxygen-depleted zones in the central and eastern equatorial Atlantic and equatorial Pacific oceans appear to have expanded, according to a report published in the journal Science.Concerns about the threat to sea life in low-oxygen zones in the Gulf of Mexico have been studied in recent years. Lothar Stramma of the...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.