Drainage Management Systems
Study: Nutrient pollution worsens ocean for coral reefs
Nutrient pollution decreases overall reef growth.
June 11, 2018 By Big Island Now
A new study shows nutrient pollution, which includes septic systems and agricultural runoff, may be increasing coral reefs’ vulnerability to ocean acidification and accelerating their destruction.
The study results reinforce the observation that nutrients from fertilizers can impact coral reefs indirectly. | READ MORE
Print this page
Stories continue below