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Why ozone layer is called ozone umbrella/shield?

Answer :

Ozone layer is a layer that protects earth from the harmful ultraviolet radiations coming from the sun therby protecting us from serious ailments like cataracts, immunosuppression and thus acting as a shield. Therefore it is called as ozone umbrella/shield.


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