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Ozone Layer

What effects does ozone have on living and nonliving things?

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April 20, 2009 4:23PM

It irritates the Eyes, throat, lungs. It can also harm plants and other living things and damage many materials. It absorbs UV-B or more energetic light, that would otherwise reach Earth's surface. UV-B damages DNA, passing through skin (or leaf structures) that is transparent to UV-B.