Acid Rain

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Acid Rain

Precipitation with low pH, usually resulting from excessive sulfur or nitrogen oxides in the atmosphere. Acid rain is detrimental to both plant and animal life. It has become less common since the 1970s, when governments began to take steps to reduce the sulfur released into the air.
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The impact of acid rain is widespread, and the impact location can be distance away from the source.
Acid rain will also change the level of nutrients in the soil, as acidic water can dissolve or react with the minerals/nutrients.
Acid rain can have adverse impacts of plant tissues.