NASA's new ozone layer watchdog takes orbit

Posted in Hardware on 11th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

The ozone layer is no longer thinning, but we need to keep an eye on it.

Antacid aerosol particles could cool the planet and repair ozone damage

Posted in Science on 14th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers have identified an aerosol for geoengineering that may be able to cool the planet while repairing ozone.

Researchers detect 'Healing' in the Antarctic ozone layer hole

Posted in Science on 1st Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers say they have found the first clear evidence that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal.

How Arctic ozone hole was avoided by Montreal Protocol

Posted in Science on 27th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

The Antarctic ozone hole would have been 40% bigger by now if ozone-depleting chemicals had not been banned in the 1980s, according to research.

Ozone layer showing 'signs of recovery', UN says

Posted in Science on 12th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

The ozone layer that shields the earth from cancer-causing ultraviolet rays is showing early signs of thickening after years of depletion, a UN study says.