Warmer seawater both holds less oxygen and turbocharges the worldwide consumption of oxygen by microorganisms.
Meanwhile, agricultural runoff and sewage drives suffocating algae blooms.
, scientists put it starkly: Over the past 50 years, the volume of the ocean with no oxygen at all has quadrupled, while oxygen-deprived swaths of the open seas have expanded by the size of the European Union.
The culprits are familiar: global warming and pollution.
The fact that so many lawmakers want to hear from Lee may suggest growing interest in removing Trump from office; Lee argues in the briefings that he should undergo a capacity evaluation to assess his fitness for duty.