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Level of classification is based on the 20 % 40 %, 60 % and 80 % percentiles of the nitrate+nitrite distribution at coastal stations. The map is only available as a low resolution picture. Geographical coverage note: the Greater North Sea, the Celtic Seas and the Northeast Atlantic
Walk or cycle to your work as much as it is possible and you’ll set your kids a good example. Encourage them to walk, cycle or take the bus when going to and from school each day! Both their health and the environment will benefit.
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