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Title: Midwestern farms suffocating Gulf of Mexico ecosystems
Post by: news on January 04, 2021, 02:58:25 AM
Midwestern farms suffocating Gulf of Mexico ecosystems

<p>Fertilizer runoff from seasonal heavy rainfall on Midwestern farms is traveling down the Mississippi River and creating a ?hypoxic zone,? or low oxygen zone in the Gulf of Mexico, a recent study by Iowa State University scientists warns.</p>
<p>The post <a href="http://greatlakesecho.org/2020/12/31/midwestern-farms-suffocating-gulf-of-mexico-ecosystems/" target="_blank">Midwestern farms suffocating Gulf of Mexico ecosystems</a> first appeared on <a href="http://greatlakesecho.org/" target="_blank">Great Lakes Echo</a>.</p>

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