Select from the frequently asked questions below
- Acid rain forms when nitrogen and sulfur oxides in air dissolve in rain.
- Nitrogen and sulfur compounds emitted high into the atmosphere create acids.
- These acids may fall as acid rain.
- Acid rain ends up in soil and bodies of water.
- This can make them very acidic.
- The acid strips soil of its nutrients.
- These changes can kill trees, fish, and other living things.
- It can damage buildings, monuments, and statues.
- It weakens plants and animals.
- It damages cultural treasures.