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Deoxygenation of temperate rivers

Oxygen concentrations are a key aspect of water quality, with low levels linked to ecosystem stress. Research indicates that oxygen levels will decrease in hundreds of rivers across the USA and Central Europe under climate change.

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Blaszczak, J.R. Deoxygenation of temperate rivers. Nat. Clim. Chang. 13, 1021–1022 (2023).

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