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The depletion of ozone layer is a cause of concern. Why?



The layer of ozone gas in the upper atmosphere is known as the ozone layer.

The ozone layer is very important for the existence of life on earth because it absorbs most of the harmful ultraviolet radiation coming from the sun and prevents them from reaching the earth.

Ultraviolet rays can cause various harms such as

  • Skin cancer
  • Eye disease known as cataract
  • Damages the immune system
  • It damages the crops


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