ozone layer


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Synonyms for ozone layer

a layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that contains a concentration of ozone sufficient to block most ultraviolet radiation from the sun

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The ozone layer will have recovered to pre-1980 levels by around 2060-eighty years after Nature magazine published research unveiling the link between manmade chemicals and the degradation of the Earth's ozone layer.
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.
He stressed the crucial importance of the HCFC Phase-out Management Plan which comes within Bahrain's commitment to Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.
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 Minister stressed the need for exerting more efforts to get rid of all substances that affect environment and the Ozone layer and boosting coordination with governmental and civil organizations on national, regional and international levels to achieve that end.
In accordance with the theme for this year's celebration "Ozone Layer Protection: The Mission Goes On," Head of the national committee for the ozone protection at EPA Ayman Bojbarah said that individuals and companies using ozone depleting substances should try to limit their use to make further progress in positive steps that have been taking by the state of Kuwait to protect the ozone layer from damage.
The recent update about the recovered ozone layer turns out to be an exceptional positive
NEPA official Javed Saboori told a gathering marking the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer they had taken steps for the protection of the layer since the agency signed the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer in 2004.
On this International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, I commend all who have made the Montreal Protocol such an outstanding example of international cooperation.
It was in 1994 that the UN General Assembly announced September 16 as International Day for the preservation of the Ozone Layer.
The ozone layer helps protect the planet's surface from harmful ultraviolet radiation.
Also some people don't seem to care about the ozone layer.
London, Sep 21 (ANI): UN scientists have confirmed that the ozone layer is no longer disappearing and could be back to full strength by the middle of this century.
ISTANBUL, Sep 16, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish Environment and Forestry Minister Veysel Eroglu said that the ozone layer was expected to repair itself within the next five decades in case of all measures were taken.
4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weis Markets (NYSE: WMK) today announced three new stores it is building will incorporate technologies and systems reducing store refrigerant charges (usage) to 50% less than a typical supermarket, thus decreasing their impact on the ozone layer and climate change.