Ozone layer

Remember the ozone layer? It’s still there

September 18, 2010

A new report due out in 2011 says that international efforts to protect the ozone layer, the shield that protects life on Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet rays, are a success and have stopped additional ozone losses, a facts that contributed to mitigating the greenhouse effect. It is the first comprehensive update in four […]

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Heaven can wait: delegates postpone further action under ozone layer treaty

November 18, 2009

Image via Wikipedia Last month we blogged about the ozone layer, a topic that used to be more popular between the 80s and 90s but which still is very relevant today as the problem of ozone depletion hasn’t gone away. Quite the contrary. Related Posts:Remember the ozone layer? It’s still thereCarbon Levels in the Atmosphere […]

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Remember the ozone layer? It’s still there

October 7, 2009

Image via Wikipedia Slate Magazine’s environmental section, The Green Lantern, published an article a few days ago that dug out a topic that many of us probably have forgotten about: the ozone layer, a gas shield that protects us from the sun’s harmful UV-B rays located roughly six to 30 miles above the Earth’s surface. […]

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