O2 Starvation

“Many coastal areas of the world’s oceans are being starved of oxygen at an alarming rate, with vast stretches along the seafloor depleted of it to the point that they can barely sustain marine life, researchers are reporting.

The main culprit, scientists say, is nitrogen-rich nutrients from crop fertilizers that spill into coastal waters by way of rivers and streams.”

Dead Zones

If global warming is the number one danger, where is this? 2? 3, behind water? What to do about it is fairly obvious: stop with the frickin’ nitrogen fertilizers. How much would food production diminish? What other, less dangerous, technologies could increase food production? What percent of food is wasted and how much could that be reduced?

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