June 05, 2020 4:57 pm
The “ozone hole” is the term commonly used for areas where the ozone layer gets damaged. Ozone layer damage is more like a lean patch than a hole.
April 28, 2020 11:24 pm
Scientists believe the closing of the hole is because of a polar vortex, and not because of the lower pollution levels during the coronavirus lockdown.
April 08, 2020 5:02 pm
This ‘mini hole’ in the ozone layer is believed to have been caused by unusual atmospheric conditions, including freezing temperatures in the stratosphere.
January 22, 2020 10:30 pm
Ozone occurs naturally in small amounts in the upper atmosphere of the earth. It protects life on earth from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
November 09, 2019 8:30 pm
The annual ozone hole over the Antarctic has been found to be at its smallest since the 1980s. What causes the hole, and what does the small area this year mean in the context of climate protection efforts?
February 06, 2018 7:19 pm
New research has shown that the ozone layer is still shrinking, contrary to popular belief, that said the behaviour had stopped since 2000.
June 04, 2017 3:23 am
Ozone levels in Delhi have even doubled at some locations, according to the latest analysis done by the Centre for Science and Environment.