ITANAGAR: The Zoological Survey of India in Collaboration with Botanical Survey of India organized World Ozone Day on Saturday at Little Angel School, Itanagar in city to motivate the students about the environment and atmosphere and around the human being and earth family.
A press release issued by the BSI said that the Heads of Arunachal Pradesh Regional Centers of ZSI Dr S. D. Gurumayum and BSI, Dr V. K. Rawat focused on importance of having Ozone layer in Atmosphere and it’s role in Environment protection. ZSI senior scientist Dr Shrinivasan interacted with students and discussed about the importance of Ozone Day.
The ozone layer is the common term for the high concentration of ozone that is found in the stratosphere around 15–30km above the earth’s surface. It covers the entire planet and protects life on earth by absorbing harmful ultraviolet-B (UV-B) radiation from the sun. The scientists of BSI and ZSI explained to the students in detail about the Ozone layer and made the students aware about environmental protection. The school students were also told to plant trees as much as possible, so that our environment is saved.
The principal of Little Angel School, S. Prehim and teachers of the school had special support in organizing this program in the school.
The theme for World Ozone Day 2023 is “Montreal Protocol: fixing the ozone layer and reducing climate change”. country and the new initiatives being taken for preparing for implementation of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol for phase down of Hydro fluorocarbons (HFCs).