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New Satellite Launches to Monitor Climate Change from Space

As of early October this year, the European Space Agency has just sent a new satellite into orbit, the Sentinel-5P, which will monitor climate change from space. The sattelite was launched by a Russian...
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Ozone Shrinks, Scientists Find

We usually only get to report bad news when it comes to the environment, except for a few stories about people believing in climate change and new products that help make our planet greener....
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Canadian government cuts world-renowned ozone science group

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Montreal Protocol. It is an international treaty that phased out chemicals that were destroying the ozone layer. Without the protocol, experts say skin...
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Ozone hole above the Antarctic is smaller than last year

The United Nations says there could be some good news for the ozone layer this year. It says the ozone hole, over the Antarctic, is expected to be smaller this year than last's. The...
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Extreme Weather, Violent Storms Threaten Ozone Layer

The Earth's middle layer, the stratospheric zone, plays a key role in protecting our planet--it shields Earth (read: humans, animals and crops) from ultraviolet radiation. It is an accepted truth in the scientific community...
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What Happened to the Hole in the Ozone?

In the early 1980s, it was discovered that the ozone layer was in decline. Ozone is a highly reactive gas, produced when high-energy ultraviolent light strikes a normal oxygen molecule. A normal oxygen molecule...