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Nasa Sees First Direct Proof of Ozone Hole Recovery

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Ozone hole

Using measurements from NASA's Aura satellite, scientists studied chlorine within the Antarctic ozone hole over the last several years, watching as the amount slowly decreased.

Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Katy Mersmann

For the first time, scientists have shown through direct observations of the ozone hole by a satellite instrument, built by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, that levels of ozone-destroying chlorine are declining, resulting in less ozone depletion.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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