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Dead zones: how chemical pollution is suffocating the sea | The Economist

Parts of the ocean are being starved of oxygen by chemical pollution from land. These so-called “dead zones” not only decimate marine life, but are contributing to climate change. Film supported by Back to Blue

00:00 - How “dead zones” threaten the ocean
00:52 - Why was there “sea snot” in Turkey?
03:20 - What causes low oxygen in the ocean?
05:50 - How nutrients pollute the ocean
06:37 - Why farming is one of the main polluters
08:46 - The bizarre harm to marine life
10:24 - How “dead zones” contribute to climate change
12:07 - How regenerative farming can reduce pollution
16:00 - Nutrient pollution must be tackled urgently

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