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Coverage of eutrophication since January 25, 2021.

Humans As Drivers of Evolution

"...[p]ollution, eutrophication, urbanization, habitat fragmentation, climate change, domestication/agriculture, hunting/harvesting (including fishing), invasion/extinction, medicine and emerging/disappearing diseases..."

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Natural Allies: Great Lakes Water Quality

"...Pollution across the Canada-US water border, particularly from Detroit, had been one of the main reasons for including a clause about pollution in the 1909 Boundary Waters Treaty. Shortly after its creation, the International Joint Commission (IJC) addressed transboundary water pollution in the Niagara, Detroit, and St. Clair Rivers..."

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Waste Not, Want Not

"...The precepts of circular economy—reusing water, using biodegradable plastic, composting food leftovers so they can be returned to the soil rather than become landfill—are among the hottest ideas of our century.   But what about recycling what our food becomes after we eat it? Yes, that means excrement, a critical substance in the thoroughly functioning circular economy, seems to be left out of the equation..."

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Turf Algae and Kelp Forests

"...But as multiple studies show, these diverse ecosystems are under threat. Climate change and human activity have led to the disappearance of more and more of them. “Over the last decade,” write the authors, “an emerging pattern has been that kelp forests increasingly are replaced by turfs, changing the reef seascape from a complex forest to a structurally simple mat of low-lying algae..."

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Human rights could address the health and environmental costs of food production Corporate Knights

"...Industrial food production is a major driver of the planetary environmental emergency. Food systems are responsible for 21 to 37 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, 70 per cent of water use and 80 per cent of the pollution causing eutrophication and marine dead zones..."

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Do's and Don'ts / Save Owl's Head

"...Shallow marine environments have been degraded by human intervention to disastrous extents. Along the Northeastern shores of North America, about ¾ of all eelgrass is gone – as a result of degraded water quality, caused by pollution that causes eutrophication (oversupply of nutrients, leading to a decline in species diversity and a rise in opportunistic single species), overfishing, massive sedimentation and disease. But while Nova Scotia’s shores, especially our Eastern shore, are still relatively undeveloped, warming oceans also pose a threat to these ecosystems..."

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"...Coastal bays are known as semi-enclosed signature and long water retention time compared with river-dominated estuaries. In fact, they serve as links between rivers and oceans to transport organic carbon. However, they were universally exposed to high fluxes of nutrients from intensive anthropogenic activities such as sewage discharge and aquaculture industry with the rapid urbanization due to their locations near human settlements..."

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New 'Swiss Army knife' cleans up water pollution

"...Phosphate pollution in rivers, lakes and other waterways has reached dangerous levels, causing algae blooms that starve fish and aquatic plants of oxygen. Meanwhile, farmers worldwide are coming to terms with a dwindling reserve of phosphate fertilizers that feed half the world's food supply..."

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Research: Countries in violation of Baltic Sea Convention, polluting marine environment

"...The countries made a commitment 20 years ago to implement 10 specific reduction measures in their national legislation on agricultural pollution - e. g. featuring minimum storage capacity for manure and regulations on animal densities..."

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Stirling experts develop artificial intelligence to monitor water quality more effectively

"...Mr Werther said: "To understand the impact of climate change on freshwater aquatic environments such as lakes, many of which serve as drinking water resources, it is essential that we monitor and assess key environmental indicators, such as trophic status, on a global scale with high spatial and temporal frequency..."

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What is sustainable agriculture? ECO Canada

"...Some problematic areas that are primed for improvement include greenhouse gases (GHGs) from food waste decomposition, the effects of fertilizer and pesticide use on wildlife and surrounding areas, the eutrophication (growth of algae in water sources leading to the eventual die-off of all fish and plants) and monoculture agriculture (where one crop is grown on the land at a time) which can lead to land degradation making the land unsuitable for further farming..."

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Study finds water quality improvements in Maryland's Choptank River

"..."The eutrophication of the Choptank estuary is a microcosm of the Chesapeake Bay as a whole," said University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Professor Emeritus Tom Fisher. "The data presented here indicate that public and industrial investments in reductions of atmospheric emissions and upgrades to wastewater treatment plants have improved estuarine water quality in the Choptank. "..."

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The Commonwealth Marine Economies Programme - The Pacific

"...Her research has been focused on fate and consequence of pollutants in the freshwater, coastal and offshore marine waters, and establishing links between the freshwater zone and marine system and coastal zone management with extensive experience of designing, implementing and evaluating monitoring programs to assess environmental impacts of human activity on the marine and coastal zone..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about eutrophication relevant to the latest news.

Synthesis and modification of slow-release fertilizers for sustainable agriculture and environment: a review

"...Specifically, imbalance and extensive utilization of urea fertilizers have enhanced greenhouse gas production and polluted the ground as well as surface water resources via volatilization, leaching, and eutrophication processes..."

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Global influence of synthetic fertilizers on climate change

"...Climate change includes increased atmospheric concentrations of N2O, a powerful GHG, increased surface water acidification and eutrophication, and increased concentrations of phosphate in lakes and rivers that lead to algal blooms and other effects..."

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Higher efficiency and lower environmental impact of membrane separation for carbon dioxide capture in coal power plants

"...We considered 13 midpoint impact categories including global warming, ozone depletion, freshwater eutrophication, marine eutrophication, terrestrial acidification, fossil resource depletion, water resource depletion, metal depletion, terrestrial ecotoxicity, freshwater ecotoxicity, marine ecotoxicity, human toxicity and particulate matter formation..."

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Occurrence and toxicity of cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa in freshwater ecosystems of the Indian subcontinent: a review

"...The complexity of the ecology of bloom formers and variables affecting bloom formation and toxin production limits the complete understanding of microalgal blooms..."

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Merging treatability results and sustainability assessment: a segregated textile dyehouse effluent

"...The following environmental impact categories are investigated: Global warming potential (GWP), abiotic depletion potential (ADP fossils and elements), acidification potential (AP), eutrophication potential (EP), freshwater aquatic ecotoxicity potential (FAETP), human toxicity potential (HTP), ozone depletion potential (ODP), photochemical ozone creation potential (POCP) and terrestrial ecotoxicity potential (TETP)..."

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Biodegradability of dissolved organic nitrogen in yoghurt and cheese production wastewaters

"...25?80% of the total dissolved nitrogen (TDN) in the effluent of wastewater treatment plants is dissolved organic nitrogen (DON) form..."

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Surfactants: combating the fate, impact, and aftermath of their release in the environment

"...The residual surfactants and their breakdown products are dispersed in the environment predominantly via the disposal of sewage and land application of sewage sludge..."

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Sediment and Nutrient Trapping by River Dams: A Critical Review Based on 15-Year Big Data

"...In 2006?2021, there are 1385 publications in total, including 1318 articles and 23 reviews; (ii) dams can interrupt river connectivity and trap sediment and nutrients in reservoirs, greatly deceasing sediment and nutrient loads to coastal oceans; (iii) sediment and nutrient trapping by dams has caused a series of ecological impacts, including reservoir capacity loss, river channel erosion, river delta land loss, reservoir eutrophication, and massive greenhouse gas emissions..."

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Unmanned aerial vehicles and low-cost sensor as tools for monitoring freshwater chlorophyll-a in mesocosms with different troph

"...Eutrophication is one of the leading causes of compromising the quality of freshwater and marine ecosystems, where the concentration of chlorophyll-a is an essential variable to monitoring the water quality..."

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Environmental innovation and environmental sustainability in a Nordic country: evidence from nonlinear approaches

"...In Norway, climate change, protection of the ozone layer, biodiversity, urbanization, acidification, eutrophication, persistently high toxic waste, and increased fragility have injected volatility and uncertainty into the Norwegians?a reality that may continue for a while..."

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Economic and cross-media effect analyses of best available techniques for caustic recovery from mercerization textile wastewate

"...Cross-media effects for caustic recovery alternatives were calculated on environmental themes including potentials of human toxicity (HTP), aquatic toxicity (ATP), global warming (GWP), acidification (AP), eutrophication (EP), ozone depletion (ODP), and photochemical ozone creation (POCP)..."

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Structural Performance and Eco-efficiency Assessment of Biofilms Obtained by a Green Single-Step Modification of Starch and Aga

"...Furthermore, starch films containing Agave fibers showed the lowest environmental impacts regarding global warming, ozone depletion, freshwater eutrophication, land use, fossil resource scarcity, and water consumption..."

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