B2 - Ozone Depletion

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Ozone depletion is where the ozone in the upper atmosphere is broken down. This causes many probems, including;

  • increased risk of skin cancer
  • harmful UV rays can reach the earth's surface
  • can kill plankton in the sea
  • therefore, sea ecosystems can be disturbed
  • fish levels will drop (because of lack of plankton)


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