Acid Rain Has Disproportionate Impact on Near-shore Ocean Waters

The release of sulfur and nitrogen into the atmosphere by power plants and agricultural activities–commonly referred to as acid rain–plays a minor role in making the ocean more acidic on a global scale, but the impact is greatly amplified in the shallower waters of the coastal oceans, according to new research.

Kansas City Infozine News, 10 September 2007. Article.

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