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Whatever happened to acid rain? - Joseph Goffman

Video   May 12, 2021 | Taken from TED-Ed, YouTube

 

In 1963, scientists studying Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest made a shocking discovery. Their most recent rainfall samples were nearly 100 times more acidic than usual; which could destroy the area’s ecosystems in a matter of decades. What was causing this deadly rainfall? And what could be done to stop it? Joseph Goffman details how scientists transformed this major threat into a minor issue.


 
 
 
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