What Is Ozone Depletion?


The term ozone depletion is used to describe the steady corrosion and depletion of the ozone layer which is thought to have begun in the 1970s. This phenomenon has led to the development of holes on the ozone layer.
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Ozone depletion is the seasonal loss of a large swath of our stratospheric ozone above Antartica, as well as the general degradation of this protective layer around the globe.
With less ozone in the atmosphere, more ultraviolet radiation strikes Earth, causing more skin cancer, eye damage, and possible harm to crops.
Ozone depletion is the gradual decrease in volume of the ozone layer in Earth's atmosphere. Most ozone depletion is occurring at Earth's two poles. You can find more information here: http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/ozone-depletion-overview.html
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