You have been selected to talk on 'ozone layer and its protection' in the school assembly on ‘Environment Day‘.
(a) Why should ozone layer be protected to save the environment?
(b) List any two ways that you would stress in your talk to bring in awareness amongst your fellow friends that would also help in protection of ozone layer as well as the environment.
Ozone is an important gas for all kinds of ecosystems on earth as it protects the earth from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun which can lead to skin cancers, cataracts and various other health hazards.
Ozone layer can be protected by:
- Stopping the release of chlorofluorocarbons.
- Reducing the usage of air-conditioners.
- Removing the pollutant nitrogen monoxide