COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Algal Blooms Hit the Poor of India Hard
Description: The problem of toxic algae is not just confined to northern countries. In India algal blooms are threatening poor people's access to food and their livelihoods, a problem that has been exacerbated by global warming. Global warming is predicted to make harmful algal blooms larger and more numerous, as higher temperatures lead to more precipitation and a greater run-off of nutrient salts into the marine environment. [Source: ScienceDaily]
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Source: ScienceDaily
Publish Date: 5/31/2010
Reading Level: Basic
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