Freshwater under stress as acidity rises, scientists say

Friday, 12 January 2018 16:49 GMT

The first manifestation of freshwater acidification could be poor water quality due to a bacteria known for producing toxins

By Thin Lei Win

ROME, Jan 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Some freshwater ecosystems are acidifying rapidly as carbon dioxide emissions rise, according to research by German scientists, raising fears over fish stocks and water quality.

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