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Deep ozone hole over Antarctica to stick around till end-November after September peak
Sports

Deep ozone hole over Antarctica to stick around till end-November after September peak

2020 also saw the fourteenth-lowest levels of ozone – a key part of the atmosphere's shielding effect – in the past 33 years.

Exposure of young population to air pollution may increase risks of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, other neurodegenerative diseases
Health

Exposure of young population to air pollution may increase risks of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, other neurodegenerative diseases

Fine particulate air pollution usually shoots up during the winter months, especially in parts of North India, due to crop burning and excessive bursting of firecrackers.

Ozone hole over Antarctica has grown to its largest size in years, EU program reports
science

Ozone hole over Antarctica has grown to its largest size in years, EU program reports

The ozone hole has a pattern of expanding around August every year, at the start of spring, and reaches a peak around October.

Cyclone Amphan: Global warming could make cyclones more dangerous, harder to predict
science

Cyclone Amphan: Global warming could make cyclones more dangerous, harder to predict

Last year, the cyclone season was a monster with six severe, six very severe, and three extremely severe cyclone storms.

Scientists find another hole in the ozone layer, and this one’s over the Arctic
science

Scientists find another hole in the ozone layer, and this one’s over the Arctic

The ozone hole over the Arctic, less than 1 million sq. km, is much smaller than Antarctica's hole that can reach a size of 20 to 25 million sq. km.

Ozone layer is recovering, thanks to climate change treaty signed over 30 years ago, finds study
science

Ozone layer is recovering, thanks to climate change treaty signed over 30 years ago, finds study

Earth’s ozone layer, responsible for protecting the planet from Sun’s ultraviolet rays, has been healing and might even fully recover, a recent study has revealed

Ozone pollution from Asia isn't well understood, but may be damaging Arctic plants
science

Ozone pollution from Asia isn't well understood, but may be damaging Arctic plants

Like other greenhouse gases, ozone also affects how heat is reflected or absorbed near the Earth's surface.

Earth's collapsing systems led to dinosaurs dying out – we're headed the same way
science

Earth's collapsing systems led to dinosaurs dying out – we're headed the same way

Humans are prove to be ultimate generalists owing more to technology than evolution.

Chinese factories are illegally using ozone-depleting CFCs, claims report
science

Chinese factories are illegally using ozone-depleting CFCs, claims report

CFCs are chemicals that deplete the ozone layer, the thin gaseous shield that protects life on Earth from dangerous solar rays.

Ozone pollution spikes in Delhi-NCR: Study by Centre for Science and Environment finds green areas to be more vulnerable
India

Ozone pollution spikes in Delhi-NCR: Study by Centre for Science and Environment finds green areas to be more vulnerable

Spike in ozone pollution has emerged as a rising threat for the already polluted Delhi and NCR with a new study finding "green areas more vulnerable".

Hole in the Ozone layer over Antarctica is the smallest observed since 1988: NASA
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Hole in the Ozone layer over Antarctica is the smallest observed since 1988: NASA

A hole in the Earth's ozone layer that forms over Antarctica each September due to warm air was the smallest this year since 1988.

Delhi, NCR hit alarming levels of Ozone pollution; 77 percent of days in May exceed CPCB prescribed limits
India

Delhi, NCR hit alarming levels of Ozone pollution; 77 percent of days in May exceed CPCB prescribed limits

Ozone pollution has reached alarming levels in Delhi and NCR,Levels went from 19 percent to 77 percent in Feb-May period for days exceeding pollution limits

Odd-even in Delhi: Surface-level ozone peaks lower than last April
India

Odd-even in Delhi: Surface-level ozone peaks lower than last April

Although Delhi's air quality is getting worse with each passing day, the peaks in surface-level ozone, a key air pollutant, has been lower this month as compared to April last year.

Ozone hole gets bigger, Earth to bear more UV damage
World

Ozone hole gets bigger, Earth to bear more UV damage

The 2015 Antarctic ozone hole area was larger and formed later than in recent years, scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have said.

HCL, Astaro Partner To Strengthen O'zone
Biztech

HCL, Astaro Partner To Strengthen O'zone

Partnership intends to add protection through advanced security to mitigate possible network threats.