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Algal blooms

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View Resource Eutrophication and Algal Blooms

Eutrophication is occurring in waters around the world and can have serious effects on marine life and humans. Excess nutrients cause the algae to "bloom," which affects aquatic life by depleting oxygen; some algae species also emit neurotoxins that impact marine species directly. The first is an article from New Scientist about the recent occurrence of thousands of dead fish on Kenyan shores....

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2002/0208

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