What are the global effects of acid rain?
Effects of Acid Rain
It causes respiratory issues in animals and humans. When acid rain falls down and flows into the rivers and ponds it affects the aquatic ecosystem. It alters the chemical composition of the water, to a form which is actually harmful to the aquatic ecosystem to survive and causes water pollution.
How big of a problem is acid rain?
Acid rain can be extremely harmful to forests. Acid rain that seeps into the ground can dissolve nutrients, such as magnesium and calcium, that trees need to be healthy. Acid rain also causes aluminum to be released into the soil, which makes it difficult for trees to take up water.
Where is acid rain a major problem?
The acid rain-affected areas are Eastern Europe, the North Eastern area of the USA, and some parts of China, Taiwan, and India. These areas have factories that emit sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and sulfur trioxides.
- What are the global effects of acid rain?
- How big of a problem is acid rain?
- Where is acid rain a major problem?
- Has acid rain killed anyone?
- What country has the most acid rain?
- Where does acid rain occur in the US?
- Is acid rain a problem in Australia?
- Where did acid rain happen?
- What effect has acid rain had in Europe?
- Is acid rain getting better?
- Can acid rain burn your skin?
- How can we solve acid rain?
- Is acid rain becoming more common?
- Why is acid rain good?
- Who discovered acid rain?
- What Colour is acid rain?
- When did acid rain stop?
- When was acid rain at its worst?
- Is acid rain decreasing?
- Can acid rain hurt humans?