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Nov 20, 2018
Massive burst of gamma-rays from nearby star system a real possibility: AstronomersA gamma-ray burst of this nature has the capacity to strip the Earth of its ozone layer: Study.
Jul 09, 2018
Factories in China still using illegal ozone-depleting CFCs, claims UK-based Environmental Investigation Agency reportEnvironmental reports say that 18 Chinese factories are still using ozone-depleting chemicals across 10 provinces
Dec 02, 2017
Donald Trump's support to the Montreal Protocol on protecting ozone layer is a pleasant surpriseWhile US President Donald Trump is walking out of the keenly-negotiated Paris pact, he has surprisingly decided to support the Montreal Protocol, including its 2.0 version.
Jul 16, 2017
These microscopic, 8-legged, Tardigrades can survive an apocalypseSuch is the body resistance of these 8-legged Tardigrades that they can persist to live for 100 years before they can rehydrate.
Jun 05, 2017
World Environment Day: The need for real change in the age of keyboard warriors and hashtag activism"Only if we, the keyboard warriors also knew, that posting and hash-tagging is important, but it is only a catalyst to change. Real change is brought about on ground."
Mar 02, 2017
Environment ministry plays nationalism card in ozone related deaths, rejects global studyUnion Environment Minister Anil Dave rejected the State of Global Air report 2017 report stating that a "proud nation" always believes in its own data
Oct 14, 2016
India’s plan for reducing global warming gases would cost less and have even smaller impactIn a 54-acre manufacturing facility in Shirwal, about 190 km south of India’s financial capital, Mumbai, a man wearing protective eyewear used a gun-like device to pump Isobutane, a refrigerant, into the back panel of a refrigerator.
Sep 16, 2016
For Ozone Day, the government launched an initiative to reduce damage to the Ozone layerThe Environment Ministry launched a major initiative to develop long-term technology to mitigate the impact of refrigerant gases on the ozone layer.
Sep 15, 2016
World Ozone Day: Researchers say hole above Antarctica may be closed by 2050The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was proclaimed at 16 September in 1994 by the UN General Assembly. The day was selected to commemorate the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that deplete the ozone layer.
Mar 10, 2014
4 new ozone-depleting gases discovered, man-made?In a blow to ozone-protection efforts, scientists have identified four new man-made gases in the atmosphere which are contributing to the destruction of the ozone layer.