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The Gulf of Mexico’s Zombie Dead Zone

Dead Zone Summer” Summer phytoplankton conditions along the Gulf Coast. Image courtesy of NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

In 1968, George Romero’s black-and-white sci-fi thriller, Night of the Living Dead, introduced movie goers to his frightfully hideous, flesh-munching zombies. These “undead,” reanimated creatures roamed the earth wreaking havoc and leaving dead zones behind in their insatiable quest for …

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