Transformation of the Nitrogen Cycle: Recent Trends, Questions, and Potential Solutions

  title={Transformation of the Nitrogen Cycle: Recent Trends, Questions, and Potential Solutions},
  author={James N. Galloway and Alan R. Townsend and Jan Willem Erisman and Mateete Bekunda and Zucong C. Cai and John R. Freney and Luiz Ant{\^o}nio Martinelli and Sybil P. Seitzinger and Mark A. Sutton},
  pages={889 - 892}
Humans continue to transform the global nitrogen cycle at a record pace, reflecting an increased combustion of fossil fuels, growing demand for nitrogen in agriculture and industry, and pervasive inefficiencies in its use. Much anthropogenic nitrogen is lost to air, water, and land to cause a cascade of environmental and human health problems. Simultaneously, food production in some parts of the world is nitrogen-deficient, highlighting inequities in the distribution of nitrogen-containing… 

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