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  1. Water Pollution: Why Are We Compromising Our H2O? - Emagazine.com
    October 10, 2018 @ 5:09 pm

    […] Agricultural runoff can increase the level of nutrients, primarily nitrogen and phosphorous, in a body of water, resulting in an algae bloom. As this algae dies off, it causes the dissolved oxygen levels in the water to deplete. Eventually, there is so little oxygen that marine life can’t survive. This creates what is known as a dead zone. Some types of algae blooms also release harmful toxins into the water. […]

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