The Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” is expected to be double the national target. Still.

The Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" is expected to be double the national target.  Still.

Scientists have released their 2023 forecast for the so-called “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico predicting it will be about 4,100 square miles this summer. It’s much bigger than last year, but still smaller than average. The dead zone is a hypoxic area where low oxygen can kill fish and other marine life. It … Read more

Black sea urchins have disappeared from the Gulf of Aqaba. Their loss could kill an entire reef | Cnn

Black sea urchins have disappeared from the Gulf of Aqaba.  Their loss could kill an entire reef |  Cnn

Editor’s note: A version of this story appears in the CNN newsletter Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-weekly look inside the region’s top stories. Sign up here. Eilat, Israel Cnn Under the bright blue water of the Gulf of Aqaba on the Red Sea, the view is stunning. Extensive coral reefs teeming with … Read more