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Fig. 1: River discharges and the biogeochemistry and productivity of coastal oceans upon climate change scenarios.

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Acknowledgements

We acknowledge support from the Millennium Science Initiative from Chile’s Ministry of Economy, Development, and Tourism, through both the Millennium Nucleus MUSELS (NC120086) and the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO; IC120019). Additional support from the Water Research Center for Agriculture and Mining (CRHIAM), FONDAP/CONICYT 15130015 and FONDECYT 1170065 and 1190805 is also acknowledged. The views and opinions in this paper are the product of a multi-disciplinary group discussion. The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and not necessarily the views and opinions of their respective academic institutions.

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Vargas, C.A., Garreaud, R., Barra, R. et al. Environmental costs of water transfers. Nat Sustain 3, 408–409 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-0526-5

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