16th September of every year is marked as International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. The day is observed to make international community aware of the depleting ozone layer and its hazards.
The Ozone layer is present in the stratosphere and it is a delicate layer of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful rays of the sun.
History of World Ozone Day
From the year 1994, 16th of September is annually celebrated as the International Day for the preservation for Ozone layer with a lot of enthusiasm in all the countries. This day was designated as the same by a declaration which was made by United Nations. It was done to commemorate the signing of Montreal Convention against the depletion of ozone layer in the year 2000 on 19th of December.
Theme of World Ozone Day 2019
United Nations declared that, “32 years of healing” is a theme of World ozone day 2019.
Objective of Celebration
The objective of the celebration is to protect the ozone layer and the climate under the Montreal Protocol and it has led the phase out of 99 percent of ozone depleting chemicals are present in refrigerators.
World Ozone Day provides a great platform among the people of the world to make them aware that it’s high time and we must all put our best of efforts to preserve the ozone layer.
“SAVE OZONE SAVE OUR MOTHER EARTH”