The Hole in the Ozone Layer and Your Skin

The Hole in the Ozone Layer and Your Skin

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Readers learn that the ozone layer prevents the sun's harmful rays from reaching the Earth's surface and how it is already thin in certain places. Readers investigate the causes of the thinning of the ozone layer, and some of the consequences-skin cancer, destruction of crops, and harm to marine life. They also learn about the link between the ozone layer and increased global warming that could lead to climate change. The book provides a solid background on the specific environmental factors of exposure to excess UV radiation and the physical and mental effects on people. The final chapter explains what readers can do to protect the ozone layer, including preventing the release of more chemicals that harm your home air-conditioning system or refrigerator are done by a licensed professional. Professional service ofthese items should include the capture of any refrigerant released during the repair. Ifthe refrigerator or air-conditioning system isanbsp;...

Title:The Hole in the Ozone Layer and Your Skin
Author:Kristi Lew
Publisher:The Rosen Publishing Group - 2012-12-15


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