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World Ozone day 2022: Why is ‘World Ozone Day’ celebrated every year? Know the importance and history of this day

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World Ozone Day is celebrated every year on 16 September.
The ozone layer protects us from the harmful rays of the sun.

World Ozone Day 2022: Even though the whole world is divided into countries, languages, colors, cultures and civilizations, but all live in a single environment. It is everyone’s responsibility to protect the environment and take care of it properly. In the last few years, you must have heard a lot about the ozone layer. According to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), good ozone means stratospheric ozone damage is happening over time. This layer protects everyone from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun falling on the earth. World Ozone Day is celebrated every year on 16 September to make people aware about the ozone layer. Know about the importance and history of this day.

What is the history of World Ozone Day?
The idea behind celebrating World Ozone Day is only to make people aware about the ozone layer and to make them aware of the damaged ozone layer. If people reduce pollution then ozone layer can be saved from damage. On 19 December 1964, the United Nations General Assembly declared 16 September as World Ozone Day to protect the ozone layer. World Ozone Day is celebrated every year since 1964.

What is ozone layer?
The ozone layer protects the earth and all the living beings on it from harmful rays. This is a layer present in the earth’s atmosphere which is getting damaged by increasing pollution and cutting of trees every day, which is a terrible alarm bell for the whole world. The harmful rays of the sun can cause many diseases and problems, which only the ozone layer can stop.

Why is it important to celebrate Ozone Day?
In view of the condition of the ozone layer, it is very important to celebrate Ozone Day every year so that everyone can be made aware by giving information about the ozone layer. Every year on Ozone Day, people are advised to plant more and more trees by reducing the use of chlorofluorocarbons, plastics and all harmful substances.

What is the theme of this year’s World Ozone Day?
“Montreal Protocol” @ 35 : That is, this year’s theme is Protecting Life on Earth (Montreal Protocol @ 35: global cooperation protecting life on earth).

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