Acid rain; a threat to ecosystem




"Acid rain" is a well known term that refers to the deposition of moist (rain, snow, sleet, fog, cloud water, and dew) and dry (acidifying particles and gases) acidic components. It lies among the most damaging environmental factors and has a wide range of its victims. Once carbon dioxide is removed from distilled water, it will have a neutral pH of 7 while pH more or less than 7 refers to acidic and alkaline liquids, respectively. The pH of "clean" or unpolluted rain

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Changed rain patterns affecting birds breeding cycle

STAFF REPORT KHI: The changing rain pattern is having disastrous effects on numerous species of indigenous birds, with many of them being unable to breed due to this year’s delayed monsoon rains."The global warming, altering temperatures and changes in climate have resulted in delayed monsoons rains, which have led to a number of species – including birds, mammals, reptiles and insects – missing their breeding season," said Hussain Bakhsh Bhagat, Project Director at the Sindh

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