Team Questions Session (18th March)

Q4) The concerns of acid rain vary across the globe. Many countries in North American and Europe have websites dealing with acid rain. Either search to locate one (“Canada, acid rain”) or use these links to websites in Canada, the UK, or Europe. What are the issues in the country you selected? Does the acid deposition originate outside the borders of the country?

Country: Canada

Issues: Acid rain has a negative impact on the wildlife in Canada, such as causing reproduction and survival problems for the fishes. In addition, there will be water pollution due to the acid deposition and a reduction of productivity of the water bodies.

Origin: No, the acid deposition do not originate from outside the borders of the country. In fact, it originates from Canada internally, such as the lakes in the Algoma region, Turkey Lake and the Georgian Bay.



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