Acid Rain Persuasive Essay

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The earth, our earth, once used to be a healthy environment, with no pollution or destruction. Not until humans began creating advanced technology and other inventions that started to affect the way we live. As humans we thought these inventions would just make life easier for us and we don’t mean to harm the planet. We are all trying to help the planet but at the same time, destroying it. Our mother earth has now been harmed and injured with all these toxic gases that us humans have released into the atmosphere. These harmful gases have travelled all the way to the clouds and created a monster called acid rain. It may not be found everywhere, but it is living. Acid rain has destroyed crops and even houses all because of us and it won’t stop…show more content…
Some people call it acid deposition because they say it is a more precise name due to the fact that acid rain isn’t only rain, it can fall as rain, snow, sleet, hail and anything else. Acid rain has been formed because as we release harmful gases into the atmosphere, we are lowering the pH of precipitation, creating acid rain. Acid rain can kill small organisms such as trees and fish which destroys ecosystems. Although acid rain is not known to affect humans immensely, it can however, cause health issues usually lung…show more content…
On top of reducing acidification, it also reduces the toxic effects of metals such as aluminium, copper, lead, nickel and zinc which can put fish and other aquatic organisms at risk. By neutralizing acid waters and reducing toxic dissolved metals, liming can help improve reproduction and survival of aquatic life and promote healthy, balanced fish populations. The calcium in lime dissolved in water can help benefit mussels and crayfish by developing their protective shells. It can also promote scale formation, bone development, and growth in
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