Ozone Depletion: Causes, Concerns, and Ideas


 

Every day the potential for skin cancer, cataracts, and disease among people increases because of a very dangerous phenomenon that is occurring in the stratosphere, the atmosphere above us. There is a protective bubble surrounding the globe that shields the Earth from harmful UV-B rays that could cause cancer, and destroy other life on the planet as well. This bubble that guards life on Earth is known as the Ozone Layer, and the dangerous phenomenon that is occurring is its depletion.

 

 



Table of Contents:

1. What is the problem?
2. What evidence exists to back up the problem?
3. Where is the problem?
4. What are the health problems associated?

5. How has this affected the environment?

6. What has the government done?
7. What about illegal smuggling of CFC's?

8. What can individuals do to help?

 

9. The Creators

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