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Ozone hole hits near record low

February 13, 2013

Ozone hole hits near record low

Earth’s ozone recovers.

According to scientists, the hole in the ozone layer has hit a record low.

Newly released data shows the ozone hole hitting a near-record low October of last year. The hole, which hovers above the Antarctic, is believed to have shrunk so much last fall because of hotter temperatures. Warm weather meant the smallest size hole of the protective atmospheric layer in over two decades.

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