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1

What does the stratosphere do?

Block UV rays

2

What does the troposphere do?

It is a pollutant and danger to human life

3

What are the effects of UV Radiation

Causes an increase in cancer
Sunburns increase
Mutation rates increase
Photosynthesis is reduces, which negatively affects food chains

4

The Montreal Protocol was a global agreement to ____ the _______ by phasing out the _____ and ____ of ozone-depleting substances (ODS).

protect
stratospheric ozone layer
production
consumption