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1
Q
What does the stratosphere do?
A
Block UV rays
2
Q
What does the troposphere do?
A
It is a pollutant and danger to human life
3
Q
What are the effects of UV Radiation
A
Causes an increase in cancer
Sunburns increase
Mutation rates increase
Photosynthesis is reduces, which negatively affects food chains
4
Q
The Montreal Protocol was a global agreement to ____ the _______ by phasing out the _____ and ____ of ozone-depleting substances (ODS).
A
protect
stratospheric ozone layer
production
consumption