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Oxygen in the World’s Oceans is Declining, Scientists Reveal Dangers and Solutions

Oxygen free zones

Dead bottom

In the past 50 years, the amount of water in the open ocean without oxygen has gone up more than four-fold. In coastal water bodies, including estuaries and seas, low-oxygen sites have increased more than 10-fold since 1950. Protecting sensitive species, controlling eutrophication and climate change and improving monitoring are some solutions to the problem, according to researchers from, among others, Lund University.

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