How Does Water Pollution Affect Animals?

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The affect of water pollution on animals includes the overgrowth of toxic algae that can kill aquatic animals. Oil pollution can affect the development of marine organisms, and cause damage to the nervous system. Mercury in water can cause death and abnormal behavior.
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There are many sources of pollution in our waters. In addition to point sources such as sewage and industrial waste, a great deal of water pollution comes from non-point sources such as agricultural runoff, and stormwater…
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