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Increasing Number of Dead Zones infographic

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TOPICS: Biodiversity/Habitat, Oceans, Water Pollution

Infographic shows the increasing number of coastal and ocean dead zones from the 1960s, when there were 65 dead zones, through 2010 when there were 640 dead zones.

Data is from “Managing ocean environments ina changing climate: sustainabilitiy and economic perspectives” (Noone, Keven J., Ussif Rashid Sumaila, and Robert J. Diaz).

Graphic originally published on the Quick Trip to 7.6 Billion wall chart.

Infographic shows the number of coastal and ocean "dead zones" increasing from the 1960s through 2010