Ozone depletion always holds an importance being a protective shield to humans and environment as well. Human activities and man-made substances are playing major role to this depletion which is increasing day by day. In this paper influence of man-made substances on ozone depletion and consequences of this depletion have been discussed. Role of chlorofluorocarbons as depleting agents is more comparatively other substances. Due to ozone depletion life on earth is affecting which are resulting different consequences like skin cancer, eye diseases and destruction of crops and aquatic life. EPA has worked a lot to save the ozone and many countries have signed the treaty to reduce the usage of ozone depleting substances. These agreements have impacted positively and according to a report by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; ozone is recovering due to the less production of Ozone depleting substances.


Environmental Public Health | Public Health | Toxicology