ozone layer


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ozone layer

that part of the TROPOSPHERE between 15 and 30km in altitude.
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They see an ozone alert [for ground-level ozone] and think the ozone layer has a hole in it today.
The ozone layer helps shield life on the planet from potentially harmful ultraviolet radiation that can cause skin cancer, cataracts, and suppress immune systems, as well as damage plant life.
The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun, thus helping preserve life on the planet.
Bahrain is joining the world for the 27th year running in celebrating the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer which is a commemoration of the date when 198 countries signed the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer in 1987.
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.
Muscat, Sept 20 (ONA) The Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs today celebrated the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, as well as launching the Ministry's initiative themed "Ozone Protects Future of Our Sons," in a ceremony under the patronage of Najib bin Ali al-Rowas, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs.
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (a protocol to the Vienna Convention for the Protection of 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.
TAP) - Tunisia takes part on July 18-21, 2016 in Vienna in the meeting of the working group open to all signatories of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, knowing that the country managed to achieve 46 projects with a cost of $ 11 million in order to mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases, according to a statement released Wednesday by the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development.
THE hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica appears to be healing, say scientists.