Nitrogen Pollution Soaring In Waters Off of China, Study Shows

Yale Environment 360: Levels of nitrogen in the East China Sea, Yellow Sea, and Sea of Japan have risen sharply over the last 30 years because of growing industrial and agricultural pollution, according to a new study in the journal Science. Analyzing data from the 1980s to the present, Korean researchers found that nitrogen levels had quadrupled in many areas, increasing the threat that these Pacific Ocean waters will suffer from algal blooms and dead zones with low oxygen levels. Nitrogen pollution was particularly......

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