Ozone Layer

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Ozone Layer

The Ozone Layer acts as a shield for us from very harmful UV rays.If we damage the Ozone Layer any more then we would put ourselves at an increasingly greater risk.

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Damage to the Ozone Layer will damage crops...

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The ocean life will also be harmed when the ozone layer is damaged.

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Without the Ozone Layer the risk of all these things would greatly increase. An example of this is in Australia, where a large amount of ozone has depleted. A large number of citizens of the country have or have had skin cancer problems due to the exposure to harmful UV rays that leak through the Ozone layer.

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Another risk is, polar shifting, a complex event that occurs when uneven melting of ice shelfs occur.

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A major hole is now over Antarctica, where there are ice shelfs.

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These Ice shelfs melt, could increase coastal flooding

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And the poles could shift, causing a violent shift in climate.

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We can preserve the Ozone layer by avoid buying and using aerosols and sprays composed of chlorofluorocarbon (CFC).

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Avoid using fire extinguishers with halogenated hydrocarbon since it is a very aggressive substance for the ozone layer.

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Maintain air-conditioning clean because if they do not function properly, they emit CFC to the atmosphere.

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Opt to buy a refrigerator or an air-conditioning without CFC.

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