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How do wetlands remove nutrients and toxic waste?

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The way I understand it, wetlands have a lot of trees. Trees and other plants absorb carbon dioxode (what humans breath out) and emit oxygen (what humans breath). This is why people have fewer allergies and are generally healthier whe they have large leafed house plants in their homes. There are 2 parts to this question. The plants in the wetlands use the nutrients and thus sequester them. Wetlands, as are most environments, are full of bacteria. Many of these bacteria perform specific functions; some fix nitrogen (nutrients), while others perform functions such as breaking down heavy metals (toxic wastes). Studies at the Colorado School of Mines have shown that constructed wetlands can remove heavy metals from streams ("acid mine drainage"), a big problem in the Rocky Mountains.
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Why do wetlands have such high nutrients?

Wetlands have such high nutrients because in wetlands there are slow moving waters so all the nutrients will stay in place that were in the waters. Also, the trees have a high

What are toxic wastes?

Toxic wastes are poisonous materials that are being dumped somewhere in nature. They harm many plants and animals and have a huge impact on our health. Toxic waste is the most

How are toxic wastes removed from the body?

Normal bodily functions do this quite efficiently. You can drink plenty of water, eat balanced meals and do moderate exercise and be healthy. Those who use cleansing product
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How does blood help to transport nutrients throughout the body and remove wastes?

Blood carries the waste products of cellular metabolism to the kidneys, liver, lung, and sweat glands for removal from the body. The kidneys eliminate urea, uric acid, and wat