Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

The ozone layer sits 9 to 22 miles above our Earth and protects us all from ultraviolet rays coming from the Sun. Without it, we are toast, literally.

The Large Hole over the South Pole is Earth’s Ozone

Jonathon Carmona, Science & Technology Editor October 1, 2021

There is a hole in Earth’s Ozone layer, larger than Antarctica, over the South Pole and it is not getting smaller.  The Hole of Depletion During the Southern hemisphere’s Springtime, which is from Aug - Oct, the ozone depletion forms a hole over the South Pole. This hole grows to its largest size...

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A floating tube designed to collect plastic.

Can A Giant Pool Noodle Save Our Precious Ocean?

Leo Villanueva, Staff Writer September 24, 2018

Have you ever considered, as an individual, your role in the destruction of our precious planet? On Sept. 8th, The Ocean Clean Up, a foundation dedicated to developing technologies for cleaning up for us, deployed a giant pool noodle that will passively collect plastic from a floating island of waste...

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