ozone layer


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ozone layer

that part of the TROPOSPHERE between 15 and 30km in altitude.
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The ozone layer is mainly in the lower stratosphere, and without it, the UV radiation would damage the DNA in all life-forms the sunlight would touch.
As of today, the ozone layer is showing signs of healing and is set to recover by the middle of the century.
As of today, he said, the ozone layer was showing signs of healing and is set to recover by the middle of the century.
Although warmer-than-average stratospheric weather conditions have reduced ozone depletion during the past two years, the current ozone hole area is still large compared to the 1980s, when the depletion of the ozone layer above Antarctica was first detected.
Tunisia signed on September 25, 1989 the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer.
The industry representatives from major companies such as Dawlance, Haier, also detailed the contributions made by their respective companies in adapting to the innovative technologies in order to reduce the consumption of HCFC in different industrial applications so to minimize their company`s impact on ozone layer and contributing their positive role in phasing out Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS).
Use of ozone-depleting gases such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) had cracked a hole in the ozone layer that protects us from the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation.
It refuted the possibility of rogue emissions of ozone- depleting substances and confirmed that the ozone layer would likely fully recover during the second half of this century.
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer is an international treaty designed to protect the ozone layer by phasing out the production of numerous substances that are responsible for ozone depletion.
New York (PNA/Kyodo)-- There are signs that the Earth's protective ozone layer is recovering due to the regulation of ozone-damaging gases, according to a new report jointly released by the UN Environment Program and World Meteorological Organization on Wednesday.
Do not destroy the precious filter that sifts the harmful from the helpful and sooths us with the latter", warns Mother Earth on the eve of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer annually observed on 16 September.
KABUL (PAN): The National Environment Protection Agency of Afghanistan on Tuesday said it had so far burnt more than 178 tonnes of sub-standard gases to protect the ozone layer.