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Environmental Issues and Human Impact: Atmospheric Ecology

Yr 10 Earth Science Global Systems

Clickview: Acid Rain, atmospheric pollutants

Atmospheric pollutants--emitted mainly by motor vehicles and industry--dangerously increase the natural acidity in rain. Acid precipitation has a number of harmful effects for plants, soil, and water. Acid rain can also cause acidification of lakes, destroying almost all plant and animal life in them.

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