Cutting back on harmful chemicals is definitely healing the ozone layer


ozone hole status

Global warming is on the tip of everyone’s tongue these days,
and with good reason, but it wasn’t long ago that the biggest
environmental talking point was the depletion of Earth’s ozone
layer. Scientists worked hard to prove that certain chemicals,
namely CFCs (chlorofluorocarbon), were rapidly eating away at our
planet’s protective shield, and eventually lawmakers took notice,
initiating a worldwide effort to ban their use.

Now, a few decades since those agreements were galvanized,
scientists believe that the ozone layer will indeed completely heal
itself. It’s going to be a few more decades before it can complete
its self-repairs, but all signs point to the annual hole in the
ozone layer which regularly forms over Antarctica shrinking.


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Cutting back on harmful chemicals is definitely healing the ozone
layer
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Cutting back on harmful chemicals is definitely healing the ozone layer