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What is 'Acid Rain'?

Acid Rain is the term used to describe rain that has a pH 4 or less. The acidity is caused by nitrogen oxides and sulphur dioxide pollution. Acid rain effects soil, plants, trees and water.

The damage to plants will reduce the photosynthesis process - their ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the environment.

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Reduce your Carbon Footprint thus reducing the polution that causes Acid Rain.
Photo: Trapped diggers at high tide