Meaning of Ozone Depletion?

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Depletion means the disintegration or loss of something. Ozone is what makes up one of the protective layers of the planet Earth which shields organisms from the full impact of the Sun. Ozone depletion is the loss of the protective layer between the Sun and Earth.
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Ozone depletion means that there is less ozone than there was. We worry about ozone depletion in the upper atmosphere. At the surface, the less the better; it's poisonous.
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Ozone is a compound consisting of three oxygen molecules bound together (O3). When ultraviolet radiation strikes ozone, it is broken down into a single (O) and double (O2) oxygen
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The scientific evidence, accumulated over more than two decades of study by the international research community, has shown that certain human made chemicals containing chlorine and
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Scientists have discovered that chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are the
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