Medicine & TechnologyAccording to the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service of the European Union, the ozone hole that's forming every year over the South Pole is presently larger compared to the size of entire Antarctica, the continent over which it is appearing.
The ozone layer has grown thinner due to human activity and global warming. Despite the ozone holes' large measurement over the Antarctic and Arctic, experts believe the ozone layer will fully recover in a few decades.
New research reveals that UV radiation played an important part in previous mass extinction episodes. Scientists warn that due to continuous global warming, a similar episode could occur and affect life on Earth and cause mass destruction. Click the link above to learn more.
A regular assessment is conducted of the effects of the Montreal Protocol in place given how bleak of the world's future might have been if nothing was done to prevent the depletion of the ozone layer. However, even with all the work done, Lives have been taken due to the ultraviolet light that is getting through the Earth's atmosphere and flooding the planet. However, the number of people who died pale in comparison to the impending disaster if nothing was done to address the concerns.