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Arctic ozone hole causes concern

Stratospheric ozone loss in the Arctic has this year reached a level never observed before in the northern hemisphere. Observations made since January from the ground and from balloons show that 40% of ozone molecules have been destroyed over the Arctic. The highest ozone loss previously measured in early spring, when ozone depletion reaches its maximum, was 30% in 2005.

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