The Earth’s ozone layer is healing, UN says

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Experts predict the man-made hole in our planet’s protective shield will disappear by 2060

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The ozone layer, which protects Earth from ultraviolet radiation, is healing from man-made damage, according to a new report from the United Nations.

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Experts predict that the layer above the Northern Hemisphere could be fully repaired by the 2030s, and the hole above Antarctica will disappear by the 2060s.

The report comes more than 30 years after the signing of the Montreal Protocol, which phased out chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and