What are the causes of depletion of ozone layer? Which diseases are likely to be caused if the ozone layer will become thinner?

Chlorofluorocarbons are widely used in refrigerators, fire extinguishers and aerosol sprayers, are released into the air and react with the ozone present in the ozone layer and destroy it gradually.

If the ozone layer becomes thinner, harmful ultraviolet radiation will enter the earth and may cause skin cancer and other ailments in humans and also affect plants and animals.


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Updated on: 18-Jan-2023


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