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February 21, 2012
Teenage Chileans exposed to nearly lifetime of sunrays
Santiago (AFP) Jan 25, 2012
A thinning ozone layer means 18-year-olds near the equator have been exposed to ultraviolet radiation equivalent to seniors elsewhere, forcing Chile to search for ways to protect its people. The health risks have already led to the development of devices that measure ultraviolet (UV) radiation and issue warnings by illuminating color-coded warning lights. On a recent day in Santiago, a building site foreman sounded a whistle that made a dozen workers stop what they were doing amid steel, cement ... read more

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Scientists worried as Arctic has record ozone loss
An ozone hole five times the size of California opened over the Arctic this spring, matching ozone loss over Antarctica for the first time on record, scientists said on Sunday. ... more
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ATS statement regarding White House decision to delay new ozone standard
The White House has issued a press release stating they would not move to issue a final standard on ozone pollution. The American Thoracic Society strongly condemns this decision. "This is not ... more
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Obama dismays backers with air pollution U-turn
US President Barack Obama on Friday shelved new anti-smog standards, dismaying supporters with his latest concession to the Republican agenda enforced by the jobs crisis and sickly economy. ... more
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Wis. company product cleans with ozone
A U.S. company says its ozone-based laundry disinfectant system can cut the cost of doing commercial laundry in half. ... more
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Study links ozone hole to climate change all the way to the equator
In a study to be published in the April 21st issue of Science magazine, researchers at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science report their findings that the ozone hole, whic ... more
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Ozone hole linked to southern rain increases
The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica is a significant driver of climate change and rain increases in the southern hemisphere over the past 50 years, US scientists said Thursday. ... more
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Ozone depletion over Arctic at record level: WMO
Depletion of the ozone layer over the Arctic has reached record levels, and Nordic countries will have to watch for higher than normal ultraviolet radiation in coming weeks, the UN weather agency said Tuesday. ... more
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DLR Researchers Contribute New Insights On Changes In The Ozone Layer
German Aerospace Center researchers have been instrumental in the preparation of a report on the changes in the Ozone Layer for the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The report was published ... more
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Better Quality Assurance For Disposal CFCs And Other Ozone Depleting Substances
Although the treatment of waste refrigeration equipment containing CFCs has been an integral part of the European waste management sector for more than twenty years, another major source of CFCs fro ... more
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Sierra Leone bans ozone-damaging goods
Sierra Leone is to ban the importation of all products and substances known to damage the ozone layer, the director of the state-run Environmental Protection Agency Kolleh Bangura said Friday. ... more
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Asteroid Impact Could Deplete Ozone Layer
An asteroid crashing into the deep ocean could have dramatic worldwide environmental effects including depleting the Earth's protective ozone layer for several years, a Planetary Science Institute r ... more
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UN scientists say ozone layer depletion has stopped
The protective ozone layer in the earth's upper atmosphere has stopped thinning and should largely be restored by mid century thanks to a ban on harmful chemicals, UN scientists said on Thursday. ... more
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Antarctic Ozone Hole 2010
The yearly depletion of stratospheric ozone over Antarctica - more commonly referred to as the "ozone hole" - started in early August 2010 and is now expanding toward its annual maximum. The hole in ... more
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New technique could help ozone layer
A new way to measure atmospheric gases could track down sources of CFCs thought to be slowing the recovery of Earth's ozone layer, European researchers say. CFCs, chlorofluorocarbons, were used i ... more
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Increasing 'Bad' Ozone Threatens Human And Plant Health
On July 6 this summer, Virginia's Department of Environmental Quality issued the region's first "unhealthy" air alert since 2008. The culprit? "Bad" ozone and other air pollution that had comb ... more
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Key Compound Of Ozone Destruction Detected
For the first time, KIT scientists have successfully measured in the ozone layer the chlorine compound ClOOCl which plays an important role in stratospheric ozone depletion. The doubts in the ... more
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NASA Study Sheds Light On Ozone Hole Chemistry
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