Arctic Ozone Depletion Reached Record Level

Depletion of the ozone layer, ­the shield that protects life on Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet radiation, reached an unprecedented level over large parts of the Arctic this spring. This phenomenon was caused by the continuing presence of ozone­-depleting substances in the atmosphere and a very cold winter in the …

A Road to Greener Development – China’s Story of Eliminating Freon

Ozone-depleting substances, or ODS, have posed a serious threat to the Earth’s fragile ozone layer. To mitigate the hazardous influence, in 1989, a universal agreement known as the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, entered into force. In 1991, China officially ratified the protocol. Since then, the …

15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Warn Humanity of Environmental Catastrophe

More than 15,000 scientists have signed a chilling article titled “World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: A Second Notice,” urging global leaders to save the planet from environmental catastrophe. The plea, published Monday in the international journal BioScience, is likely the largest-ever formal support by scientists for a journal article with …

The Ozone Hole is Shrinking and It’s Now the Smallest It Has Been in...

Here’s a rare piece of good news about the environment: The giant hole in the Earth’s protective ozone layer is shrinking and has its smallest peak since 1988, NASA scientists said. The largest the hole became this year was about 7.6 million square miles wide (19.7m square kilometres wide), about …

Together we improve the quality of life

Every day business practice best testifies on the determination of Hemofarm to proactively create sustainable business models by achieving better business results. At the same time they develop the local community in which they operate, respect the needs of present and future generations, and most importantly protect limited natural resource. …