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PREFERRED TERMEutrophication   Search in UNESDOC
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  • Enrichment of water by nutrients, especially compounds of nitrogen and phosphorus, that will accelerate the growth of algae and higher forms of plant life, and thus deplete the oxygen level of water.

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Eutrophisation

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Эвтрофикация

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Eutroficación

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