acid rain

A national park battles pollution

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park bordering North Carolina and Tennessee is not only a natural paradise but also is home to 20,000 species of animals and plants. However, that park has some of the highest measured air pollution and the highest level of acid rain of any national park in the country.

SciTechNow Episode 408

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look at how one scientist uses unconventional research techniques to study muskoxen; the growing biotech movement; students try their hand at engineering; and how the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is battling pollution.