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World Ozone Day

 Every year 16September is celebrated as world ozone day. This day was designated as "World Ozone Day" in 1994 by United Nations General Assembly. Its aim to limit the production of man-made chemicals. It is a fragile shield of gas. It protects our earth from the harmful radiation of the sun. Because of this, we have a preserved life on our planet. Without the ozone layer, the harmful radiation i.e Ultraviolet rays can harm us. The ozone which is good is present in Stratosphere.

This day is celebrated to make people aware of the depletion of the ozone layer and come forward to do something to preserve it. If the ozone layer is not there then people can suffer from skin cancer. If there are holes in the ozone then they can harm the plants.

Ozone is made up of three Oxygen atom (O3). Planting more and more trees can protect the ozone layer. On this day various competitions and activities are held to make aware of the depletion of the ozone layer. People must use eco-friendly products.

On this day drawing competition, poster making competitions used to get organized in the schools but during coronavirus, the schools have organized these activities online. The students must take part in these activities to spread awareness about the ozone layer.

The ozone layer is depleting and we have to do something to preserve it. Plant more and more trees to save the ozone layer.

We must use ecofriendly products and don't cut down the trees.

Why is the ozone layer depleting?

We all use so many electrical appliances and a compound is produced from these appliances named chlorofluorocarbons which are the main reason for the depleting of the ozone layer.

We are in a habit of using appliances but we must plant more and more trees to minimize the effect of chlorofluorocarbons.

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