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Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2015

eutrophication

Slow aging process during which a bay, estuary, lake, river, stream, or other shallow body of water deteriorates into a bog or marsh, and eventually 'dies.' Nutritive pollution (containing nitrogen and phosphorous compounds) generated by human activities is a major factor in eutrophication because it causes an explosive growth of algae. Decaying algae consumes the oxygen dissolved in water, ...
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Humans need to be more environmentally conscious with our activities because eutrophication can destroy the fish and affect the ocean, as well as ourselves.