Environmental Degradation of the Black Sea: Challenges and Remedies
Şükrü T. Beşiktepe, Ümit Ünlüata, Alexandru S. Bologa
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Jan 1, 1999 - Business & Economics - 393 pages
The Black Sea currently faces severe ecological disequilibrium due primarily to eutrophication and other types of contamination from atmospheric, river and land-based sources. Among the most critical contemporary concerns are eutrophication and associated deterioration of water quality, plankton blooms, hypoxia and anoxia, loss of biodiversity and decline of living resources.
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