Into the Dead Zone: What Happens When We Use Fossil Fuels?

EXPLORE: Nearly a third of the nutrients that contribute to the Chesapeake Bay Dead zone come from airborne sources. Beginning at a headwaters stream in Shenandoah National Park, Philippe Cousteau Jr. and the EarthEcho Expeditions team investigate how reactive nitrogen in the air makes its way to the Chesapeake Bay.

Science Standards include:

Human Impacts on Earth Systems

Global Climate Change

Ecosystems Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience