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World Ozone Day, 2016: Environment Ministry rolls out damage control initiative to restore Ozone layer

World Ozone Day, 2016: Environment Ministry rolls out damage control initiative to restore Ozone layer

This new initiative is a collective work of Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Department of Science and Technology (DST)  among others.  

Signs of `healing` ozone layer over Antarctic: Study

Signs of `healing` ozone layer over Antarctic: Study

The hole in the ozone layer over the Antarctic has begun to shrink, signaling good news for the environment several decades after an international accord to phase out certain pollutants, researchers said Thursday.

Fires in Africa causing high ozone layers in Guam : Study

A new study has found that fires burning in Africa and Asia are the main cause for the high levels of ozone in the tropical Pacific region.

Refrigerator coolants contribute to ozone depletion: NASA

Refrigerator coolants contribute to ozone depletion: NASA

The researchers estimated that the common chemical coolants known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) will cause a 0.035 percent decrease in ozone by 2050.

New technology, research needed to fight climate change: Prakash Javadekar

 Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday pitched for new research and technology to combat the affects of climate change.