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Industrialists, and academics together with ministry fighting Ozone layer depletion

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Climate Change Ministry jointly work with environmentalists, industrialists, manufacturers, and academics to totally eliminate the utilization of ozone-layer-depletion chemicals in Pakistan in accordance with the Montreal Protocol. Disposing of 13 distinctive ozone- depletion substances (ODSs), including hydro-chloro-fluoro-carbons (HCFC) and chloro-fluoro-carbons (CFC), is basic to ensuring the ozone layer, which shields all life on earth from […]…Read More

Climate Change and Depletion of Ozone layer

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article image Today, the anthropogenic activities such as deforestation, urbanization, burning of fossil fuels and land use changes and have a significance effect on altering the composition of the atmosphere. Ozone layer depletion is one of the most serious problem faced our planet. Ozone layer is present in the middle layer of the atmosphere_ in the stratosphere_ […]…Read More

Environmental depletion a common threat to Central Asian states

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Prof Dr Manzoor Hussain Soomro, President ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF) stressed the need to bridge the gap of collaboration in science and technology within ECO member countries. He urged this while addressing the 6th ECO Working Group Meeting on Environment. "Environmental degradation, water and air pollution, deforestation and desertification, ozone layer depletion, land degradation, and threatened biodiversity have caused in climate change and ecological…Read More

Depletion of forests to spell disaster for communities

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article image "Around 1.6 billion people around the world are directly dependent on forests for livelihoods. Forests are also the biggest sinks of carbon dioxide and play a major role in decreasing air pollution," said Ali Murtaza Dharejo, an environmentalist and author. He also highlighted the economic repercussions of environmental degradation, stating that it is causing losses of around one billion rupees per day. "On average, a single tree is home to about one hundred organisms…Read More

Hazards of ozone depletion

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THE purpose of great discovery of Mario Molina and F. Sherwood Rowland is to just highlight the harmful effects of CFC, the combinations of chlorine (C), fluorine (F) and carbon (C) atoms, which are being used in multiple things such as refrigerators and aerosol. The ozone layer protects the earth from dangerous ultraviolet radiation (UV), which can cause mutations. In humans a depleted ozone layer would likely mean higher rates of skin cancer, cataracts and immune system problems. …Read More

Ozone depletion: Serious threat to biodiversity

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article image THE OZONE layer is a thin layer which protects the earth from dangerous ultraviolet rays. When this layer becomes thinner or damaged, the ultraviolet radiation reaches to earth and can cause eye cataract, skin cancer, and mutation to humans, reduce crop yield and damage arable land. The ozone layer is a region high in the stratosphere, containing ozone (a form of oxygen, O3), located in the stratosphere in a region that is 10 to 50 km above the Earth (lower near the poles), with the highest…Read More