Drought causes pH shift, endangers aquatic life

Drought conditions make some chemicals in the environment more toxic to fish and other aquatic life, a new study has found.

Drought conditions were found to exacerbate the magnitudes of the natural pH shifts in the water.

This is important, the researchers said, because some contaminants in the water, such as ammonia, are more toxic to aquatic.

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