Scientists Discover Year-Round Ozone Hole Over Tropics, May Lead to Increased Ground-Level UV Radiation

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Scientists have discovered an ozone hole in the earth’s lower stratosphere that is comparable in depth — but seven times larger — to the springtime Antarctic ozone hole. The large, all-season ozone hole has been detected over the tropics, which make up half of the Earth's surface area and are home to about half the planet’s population. The observation of the o...

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