Conserving Earth - Gulf Hypoxia - August 16, 2023
Wednesday, August 16, 6 p.m. On this Conserving Earth, Rebecca Triche host the discussion about what is called the “Dead Zone” in the Gulf of Mexico but is more accurately described as a low oxygen area. How does hypoxia in the Gulf impact fisheries and other resources along the coasts of Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi? Find out how land management and farm practices can impact the health of the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Nancy Rabalais with LSU and LUMCON, Doug Daigle with the Louisiana Hypoxia Working Group, and Marty Fulton with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service join host Rebecca Triche to talk about causes and solutions of the Gulf’s hypoxia each summer.