Acid rain threatens and damages the ecosystem. It can stunt the growth of trees, change the acidity of the water and causes toxic substances to be released from the soil, harming many aquatic animals and living things. I... More »

Acid rain can be reduced through the use of alternative sources of energy, decreasing energy consumption and using alternative forms of transport. Acid rain results from the deposition of nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxi... More »

Acid rain causes acidification of bodies of water such as lakes and streams. It can also contribute to damage to trees at high elevations and forest soils. Also, the decay of buildings is accelerated, as paint and buildi... More » Science Weather & Tides Rain

Acid rain can be simulated with as little as some distilled water, matches with high sulfur content and a glass jar that can be sealed shut with a lid. If the simulated acid rain is for a science project, adding bromothy... More » Science Environmental Science Pollution

Acid rain occurs in any area where polluting acidic materials enter the atmosphere and mix with water to form a solution of sulfuric acid and nitric acid. The acid comes from sulfur dioxide, ammonia and nitrogen oxides, ... More » Science Environmental Science Pollution

Acid rain can be prevented by saving energy, using less transportation, and switching to alternative energy sources. Reducing fossil fuel consumption stops acid rain before it begins. More »

Acid rain causes a number of ecological effects, including the acidification of lakes, streams, wetlands and other aquatic landscapes. Acid rain also accelerates the decay of buildings, destroys trees at high elevations ... More »