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What would be a factor that would not improve the effects of eutrophication in lakes?


Decreasing dissolved oxygen levels

Eutrophication is a process where excess nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, cause an increase in the growth of algae and other aquatic plants. As these plants die, they sink to the bottom of the lake and are decomposed by bacteria, which consumes oxygen, leading to a decrease in the dissolved oxygen levels. This can negatively impact the lake's ecosystem by harming fish, plants, and other organisms.