acid rain, effects and causes

Title: acid rain, effects and causes
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acid rain, effects and causes
Acid Rain Acid rain is a term which is used to describe a variety of processes which might more accurately be referred to as acidic deposition. Natural rainfall is slightly acidic due to dissolved carbon dioxide, picked up in the atmosphere. Organisms and ecosystems all over the planet have adapted to the slightly acidic nature of normal rain, and thus it poses no environmental problems. It is an increase in the acidity of rain, caused …showed first 75 words of 1952 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 1952 total…its technology and experience, in order to make sure that the same acid rain problems do not occur as these countries consume more energy during the process of industrialization. The Government of Canada, The State of Canada's Environment, Ottawa, 1991. Environment Canada, Canadian Perspectives on Air Pollution, SOE Report No. 90-1, Ottawa, 1990. Archie M. Kahan, Acid Rain: Reign of Controversy, Fulcrum Inc., Colorado, 1986. Jon R. Luoma, Troubled Skies, Troubled Waters: The Story of Acid Rain, Penguin, 1985.

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