Is the ozone layer being depleted

Scientists have recognized that a hole has developed in the ozone layer, a hole that has been growing since 1979. The hole is located over Antarctica and has been responsible for increased ultraviolet radiation levels in Antarctica, Australia, and New Zealand. As the ozone hole grows, it will increase the amount of harmful ultraviolet light reaching the Earth, causing cancer and eye damage, and killing crops and micro organisms in the ocean.


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