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Seagrass meadows 'stunted' by algae growth

Report links nitrogen from human activities with degradation of seagrass meadows

Seagrass meadows around the British coastline are under threat from nitrogen pollution from sewage and livestock waste, leading to excessive algae growth and depriving the plants of light, according to a research report published in Frontiers in Plant Science.

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