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Researcher: Smaller 'Dead Zone' Recorded in Gulf

Associated Press

A new report says this year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone," an area of low oxygen that develops every spring and summer, is the fourth-smallest since measurements of the zones began in 1985.

Catch-Share Touted as Way to Cure Overfishing


The world's booming population and a huge increase in the number of fishing vessels has proved the ocean's bounty to be finite. A new solution to setting limits for individual fishermen has been developed.

2012 World Breastfeeding Week: Road to Lifelong Health

Douglas County Public Health

While malnutrition plagues numerous developing countries, rates of obesity are at an all-time high in many developed countries, with the highest prevalence in the U.S. and Mexico.

Add Ecological Devastation to Cocaine's Toll

UCLA Today

For every gram of cocaine consumed, four square meters of pristine rainforest disappears for good. Over the last 20 years, Colombia has lost about 5.4 million acres of tropical rainforest to coca cultivation

New Swine Flu Virus Re-Emerges in US

The Canadian Press

A new flu virus that is occasionally jumping from pigs to people has done it again. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control is reporting that the new swine influenza H3N2 virus has infected four people who attended a county fair in Indiana.

Drug Users Take Global AIDS Confab by Storm

The Fix

The Drug War, needle exchanges and US entry bans head the activist agenda at this week's international conference in Washington.

Pollution Harms Not Only Lungs But Also Brains

Psychology Today Magazine

Air pollution is known to cause asthma and other respiratory ailments, even heart disease. But it was still a leap when a toxicologist suggested that it might affect cognitive function - namely memory and learning.

Mexico Sees Water as a National Security Issue


Water is a national security issue for Mexico, Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs Rodolfo Godinez Rosales told the UN's first technical workshop on water, the impacts of climate change and adaptation strategies in Mexico City last week.

You Are What You Eat... And You're Eating Trash

Watching what you eat isn't just about being a careful shopper. The majority of the world's food is grown and raised outdoors, which means the health of the environment is inextricably linked to the quality of our food system.

How Ancient Mayan Cities Dealt With Drought

Smart Planet

Today, in the United States, more than 50 percent of the country is in a state of drought, the worst since 1956. While conspiracy theorists might point to the Mayan calendar, the Mayans themselves likely faced similar extreme droughts.

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