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Chilled-out tadpoles defy climate odds

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a previously unknown mechanism that allows tadpoles in cold environments to mitigate the detrimental effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Ozone hole grows large again

Measurements from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite show that this year's ozone hole over Antarctica is one of the biggest on record. The hole, which is what scientists call an "ozone depleting area," reached a size of ...

Study: Smoke particles from wildfires can erode the ozone layer

A wildfire can pump smoke up into the stratosphere, where the particles drift for over a year. A new MIT study has found that while suspended there these particles can trigger chemical reactions that erode the protective ...

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