Essay On Ozone Depletion

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The consequences of ozone depletion are very severe. Prolonged exposure to ultraviolet radiation can lead to higher risks of skin cancer such as melanoma. Ultraviolet radiation causes mutations that can lead to skin cancer. Squamous cell carcinoma is also a common cancer that caused by exposure to ultraviolet rays. Prolonged exposure to ultraviolet radiation can also lead to higher risks of cataract and cause sunburn. Furthermore, prolonged exposure to ultraviolet radiation can lead to higher risks of eye damage. Ultraviolet rays are very harmful to our eyes. When our eyes direct exposure to ultraviolet rays it will lead to cataract problems and also Photokeratitis and snow blindness.
Prolonged exposure to ultraviolet radiation can cause damage to immune system. Our immune system is very weak to the ultraviolet rays. When there is an increase in exposure to ultraviolet rays , it will cause our response of immune system to be weaken and also even impairment of the immune system in extreme cases.
Ultraviolet radiation that caused by depletion of ozone layer also lead to aging of skin. The aging of our skin will increased when our skin exposure to ultraviolet rays. This will cause us to look older than we actually are. It also can lead to photo allergy that show in outbreak of rashes in fair skinned people.
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