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What is the ‘dead zone’ in the Gulf of Mexico, and why is it super-sized this year?
Climate change and pollution are creating widespread algal blooms.
Videos show a surreal ‘eye of fire’ in the Gulf of Mexico after gas pipeline ruptures at sea
The hellish inferno took five hours to get under control.
Tropical Storm Barry’s biggest threat is already on the ground
The storm is set to strike the Louisiana coast with intense wind and downpour in the next day.
The world’s water quality might be in trouble
More precipitation, more problems.
The Gulf’s Flesh-Eating Bacteria Isn’t Taking Over
We're just talking about it more because it's scary stuff.
Louisiana’s Disappearing Coastline Threatens Entire U.S. Economy
A dramatic visualization of the forces bringing the Gulf of Mexico up to New Orleans' back door
Explore The Deep Ocean While You Eat Lunch
Visit shipwrecks, coral reefs, canyons, and more with NOAA researchers as they livestream an expedition from the Gulf of Mexico aboard the Okeanos Explorer.
Oil Sheen Sighted in Gulf of Mexico Raises New Questions About Last Summer’s Spill
Rainbow-tinted slicks and globules of oil have been cropping up in the Gulf of Mexico during the past 10 days … Continued
Two-Inch-Thick Layer of “Missing” Oil Found on Gulf Seafloor
Researchers on board a ship in the Gulf of Mexico have found a layer of oil at least two inches … Continued
Newly Discovered Underwater Oil Plume Paints a Complex Picture of Gulf Leak Aftermath
Scientists have yet to agree on the scope of the disaster