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Long-term Study Finds That Nutrient Enrichment of Headwater Stream Disrupts Food Web in Unexpected Ways

December 17, 2009

biology graphic Human activity is increasing the supply of nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, to stream systems all over the world. A new sudy challenges the assumption that these additional nutrients cause an increase in production all along the food chain, from the tiniest organisms up to the largest predators. Full Story

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