International Ozone Layer Protection Day

International Ozone Layer Protection Day

Ques: International Ozone Layer Protection Day is celebrated-

a. 16 September
b. 18 September
c. 15 September
d. 17 September

Ans: a

Related facts:

  • September 16, 2015 the”International Ozone Layer Protection Day”was celebrated worldwide for the protection of the ozone layer in the atmosphere.
  • The theme for the celebration was- ‘30 years of healing the Ozone together’.
  • This was supported by slogan- ‘Ozone: All there is between you UV’.
  • This day commemorates the Montreal Protocol that was signed in 1987, to limit and ultimately phase out the production of man-made chemicals like chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and 95 other ozone-depleting materials.
  • September 6, 1994 UN Council had decided to celebrate World Ozone Day.

Reference:

http://www.un.org/en/events/ozoneday/
http://ozone.unep.org/en/information-material

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