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What do you mean by ozone hole? What are its consequences?

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Ozone hole: There is depletion of ozone over Antarctica region commonly known as a ozone hole. Its consequences are that UV light can reach the earth which can lead to ageing of skin, cataract, sunburn, skin cancer, killing of many phytoplankton, damage to fish productivity etc. It has also been observered that plant protein get easily affected by UV radiation which leads to the harmful mutation of cells.

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