ACIDOSIS OF NATURE – A GLOBAL CATACLYSM FOR THE LIFE ON OUR PLANET

D. Melnychuk, S. Melnychuk

Abstract


The 21st century has become a critical period for the humanity in a variety of natural and anthropogenic physical, chemical, biological, and social cataclysms that have a global negative effect on living organisms. This report focuses on one of such disasters, which was given the name ‘acidosis of nature’ (from the word ‘acidus’ - acid) – i.e. a global "acidification" of environment: its causes and consequences.

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