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Hypoxia Task Force

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5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Affiliated Orgs:
Projects: Improving Watershed Management By Integrating Environmental and Social Assessments
Countries: United States of America
Regions: Mississippi River
Organization SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the organization and its locations.
Sustainable Agriculture (SDG 2.4)
Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Org. Type: Bilateral and / or Intergovernmental Agency
Language: English
Org. Website: water.epa.gov/type/watersheds/named/msbasin
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Organization Overview

The Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient (Hypoxia) Task Force consists of 5 federal agencies, 12 states and the tribes within the Mississippi/ Atchafalaya River Basin (MARB). The Task Force was established in 1997 to reduce and control hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico. Since then, the Task Force has undertaken a variety of efforts to achieve these goals.

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This project seeks to create efficiencies in watershed management by: 1) working in 12 priority watersheds in the Mississippi River Basin with documented water impairments and stressors; 2) conducting baseline social science assessments in these watersheds of current on-farm practices, ... Learn More

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