Effects of Ozone Depletion

Effects of Ozone Depletion
  1. Even minor problems or ozone depletion can have major effects.
  2. Depletion of ozone enables ultraviolet radiations of Sun to reach to the Earth, that can causes skin cancer to human beings and other animals.
  3. Decreased ozone layer will increase infectious diseases like malaria.

  • It can change the life cycle of plants disrupting the food chain.
  • It can change the wind patterns, resulting in climate changes all over the world. Especially, Asia and Pacific will be the most affected regions, facing climate-induced migration of people crisis.
  • Sings of ozone depletion were first noticed over Antarctica in 1980s Since 1990s depletion have also been recorded over the Arctic, as well. 

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