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dead zone

[′ded ‚zōn]
(electricity)
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Several countries and regions have already begun to take steps to limit the pollution that creates and aggravates dead zones.
With dead creatures at its bottom and survivors fleeing its edges, an annual dead zone spooks fishermen and challenges scientists
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Joye said she did not think the extra microbial activity would be significant enough to create additional dead zones in the gulf, because microbes need nutrients that do not exist in high enough concentrations at depth.
Dead zones are forming off the coasts of states ranging from California to Massachusetts to Florida.
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These adaptations likely enable them to thrive in dead zones where their combined metabolic activity influences nutrient and greenhouse gas cycling on a global scale," said Steve Hallam, an assistant professor of Microbiology and Immunology.
If the dead zones continue, the effect on marine life and the people who rely on it could worsen.
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Dead zones are low-oxygen areas in the ocean where higher life forms such as fish, crabs and clams are not able to live.
Such dead zones occur at 40 to 50 locations around the world each year, Lubchenco said, but almost all are at the mouths of significant rivers draining pollutants - often from farm runoff - into the sea.
According to the United Nations Environment Program, dead zones are one of the world's top environmental threats.