Acid rain is a result of air pollution. When any type of fuel is burnt, lots of different chemicals are produced. These can mix in the atmosphere and fall to earth with water droplets. 



Information sourced from:

European Commission, Environment (2015), Emissions from Maritime Transport [online],  Available from: [accessed 18/05/2015].

Stone Chambers (2015), Annex VI MARPOL Restrictions: An Increased Cap on Sulphur Emissions from January 2015 [online], Available from: [accessed 18/05/2015].

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