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Ozone hole over South Pole is now bigger than Antarctica, scientists say

The hole in the ozone that forms every year over the South Pole is now larger than Antarctica, scientists from the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service said Thursday. The ozone depletes and forms a hole over the Antarctic in the Southern Hemisphere’s spring, which is from August to October. It typically reaches its largest […]

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Largest-ever recorded Arctic ozone hole closed, but not due to coronavirus lockdown

An ozone hole that formed over the Arctic this spring and eventually grew into the largest ever recorded has closed. It’s recovery cannot be entirely linked to the reduction in pollution due to the coronavirus pandemic. Scientists who were tracking the hole at Copernicus’ Atmospheric Monitoring Service (CAMS) announced last week that the “rather unusual” […]