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Ozone peaked to dangerous levels in Delhi: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 23:01

Even as residents in Delhi continue to battle the soaring temperature this summer, the Ozone has also peaked to dangerous levels in the national capital.

Climate changes put the freeze on elephant seal births

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 16:12

More ice means fewer elephant seal pups, according to Australian scientists studying breeding colonies on Macquarie Island near Antarctica.

Climate change to undermine world ocean systems by 2100

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 19:33

Scientists have found that no corner of the world ocean will be untouched by climate change by 2100, with the sea experiencing the simultaneous effects of warming, acidification and oxygen depletion.

New device can detect dangerous ultraviolet light

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 16:21

Scientists have developed a new device that can detect in just milliseconds a certain type of high-energy ultraviolet light which is powerful enough to break the bonds of DNA and harm living creatures.

India to mark Int`l day for preservation of Ozone Layer

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 17:56

The 19th international day for preservation of Ozone layer will be observed on September 14 with the theme "a healthy atmosphere, the future we want".

All you need to know about Ozone layer depletion

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 00:01

We hear about the Ozone layer depletion due to climate change very often but hardly understand as to what impact this phenomenon can actually cause to our mighty planet Earth.

Ozone layer`s depletion will cease in time: Academic

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 21:19

The opening in the earth`s stratospheric ozone layer over Antarctica is closing slowly and should recover completely in the later half of this century, though its effect on global climate change is still uncertain.

Ozone hole could slightly warm Earth

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 10:55

A new computer-modelling study has suggested that the ozone hole could actually have a slight warming influence, but it is only due to its effect on winds and not temperatures.

NASA finds cause of 2011 odd Arctic ozone `hole`

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 16:13

A combination of extreme cold temperatures, man-made chemicals and a stagnant atmosphere caused a significant hole in the Arctic ozone layer in 2011, NASA has found.

`Ozone thinning has changed ocean circulation`

Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 16:48

A hole in the Antarctic ozone layer has changed the way waters in the southern oceans mix, which scientists say could impact global climate change.

Ozone layer recovery to take 40 years: Experts

Last Updated: Saturday, September 15, 2012, 09:43

The ozone layer outside the Polar regions will take 40 years to recover to its pre-1980 levels, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Friday.

`Montreal Protocol most successful on ozone layer protection`

Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 20:41

The government today termed the Montreal Protocol as the "most successful" treaty on ozone layer protection which could serve as a model for cooperation on issues related to climate change.