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A segment of the video "Troubled Waters" from "Strange days on planet Earth" from NatGeo. The extensive use of fertilizers and the modification of Australia's coastal ecosystems into farmlands facilitates the runoff of these fertilizers into the great barrier reef, where they enhance the survival of a particular type of sea star larvae that, when adults, end up decimating huge swaths of reef.

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Publication date: 
25/02/2013
Publication Organisation: 
NatGeo
Thematic Area: 
Marine pollution
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