How Well Protected Is Our Ozone Layer?

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“EC Climate Action. Environment fact sheet. Ozone layer protection: The ozone layer is crucial for life on Earth, protecting us from harmful UV rays. Experts blame ozone-layer depletion on man-made chemical. For more information, see the Montreal Protocol.”


Note from author: The original Montreal Protocol entered into force on January 1st, 1989, with the purpose of eliminated the use of ozone depleting substances (ODC), acting as a ratified international environmental agreement. (UNDP – Montreal ProtocolThe Montreal Protocol On Substances That Deplete The Ozone Layer).

Despite of the significant achievements and protection the Montreal Protocol has given, we still face many challenges. Although the ozone layer has been basically completely repaired in some parts of the world, keeping back and protecting us from harmful UV rays, there are regions at especially high risk, such as Antarctica.

UN Environment has published following video, The Antarctic Ozone Hole – From Discovery to Recovery, a Scientific Journey:

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Anne-Maria Yritys

Anne-Maria Yritys is an authentic, passionate, inspired and multilingual business development manager, creative director, consultant and strategic change leader at Y.E.S. Yritys Executive Services. She is an active (online) networker and social media strategist with one of the Nordic´s largest personal LinkedIn networks. With a vast global following on Twitter, she is also Finland´s most followed business person on Twitter, and one of the country´s most active Tweeters @annemariayritys With her vast international experiences and love for sustainable development, she is a Global Citizen who values ethical leadership and responsible decision-making. She believes in advanced communication, empowerment, continuous development and higher learning leading to sustainable economic development and a sustainable future in individuals, organizations and nations across our Globe. Her mission and vision include accelerating positive change through effective change communication and leadership. She helps businesses and organizations through client/customer-oriented demands with tailored strategy consultations. She can also be booked for public speaking events. To find out more about Anne-Maria and to see how she may be of service to your business needs, please get in touch. Twitter: @annemariayritys @GCCThinkActTank @LeadingWPassion @AroundOMedia

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