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Is the Ozone Layer Recovering?
February 17, 2013 | European Space Agency

“Satellites show that the recent ozone hole over Antarctica was the smallest seen in the past decade. Long-term observations also reveal that Earth’s ozone has been strengthening following international agreements to protect this vital layer of the atmosphere.” Quoted from the European Space Agency press release.


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Mapping Ozone Sources
January 28, 2013 | NASA
"A new NASA-led study finds that when it comes to combating global warming caused by emissions of ozone-forming chemicals, location matters. Research scientists [...] set out to quantify, down to areas the size of large metropolitan regions, how the climate-altering impacts of these chemical emissions vary around the world."

Fast Cycling Pollutants and Sea Level Rise
April 17, 2013 | National Science Foundation
"Scientists found that reductions in four pollutants that cycle comparatively quickly through the atmosphere could temporarily forestall the rate of sea level rise by roughly 25 to 50 percent: [...] methane, tropospheric ozone, hydrofluorocarbons and black carbon." Quoted from the National Science Foundation press release.

Very Young Stars
March 19, 2013 | NASA
"Astronomers have found some of the youngest stars ever seen, thanks to the Herschel space observatory, a European Space Agency mission with important NASA contributions." Quoted from the NASA press release.


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