Earthly Issues is a project of The Ozone Hole Inc.
The Ozone Hole Inc. is an organization dedicated to protecting the ozone layer,
the climate and Earth's environment by educating and motivating the public
through its internationally respected websites,
Currently the websites are being used as an educational tool worldwide by the
general public, students, educators, scientists, governments and researchers.
The vast majority of visitors are students aged 11-22 years old. To date
35 million people visited the websites (actual visitors not "hits")- People from
all 50 states and 210 countries. Thousands of websites around the world have
links to the websites.
website has a wide range of environmental and educational topics presented,
contains articles and photographs. Over 150 different subjects are presented.
Each subject is thoroughly researched and constantly updated.
provides daily images and updates of the Ozone Hole from NASA, The British
Antarctic Survey, The European Space Agency and Environment Canada and has a
comprehensive database of information concerning ozone depletion, and is a
unique and valuable educational resource. The websites contain information that
is not available elsewhere and presents information in ways that encourages
readers to explore the science and policy in detail. Clear illustrations,
diagrams, videos and thorough descriptions provide information to a wide range
of viewers, from the curious websurfer to the specialized atmospheric scientist.
The website is ranked #1 on all major search engines.
The Ozone Hole website won a
Montreal Protocol 20th Anniversary Public Awareness Award from The United
Nations on September 16,2007.
Marco Gonzalez -Charles Welch -Achim Steiner
|On the occasion of the
20th Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, on Sunday, 16 September
2007, the Ozone Hole Website a project of The Ozone Hole Inc. was
presented the Montreal Protocol Public Awareness Award for outstanding
work in raising awareness about ozone depletion and the global effort
to address it.
Executive Director, accepted the award from Marco Gonzalez,
Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat and Achim Steiner, Executive
Director, United Nations Environment Programme at the opening
ceremony, which was attended by representatives from 191 nations.
It is my distinct pleasure to inform you that, on the occasion of the 20th
Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, the Ozone Hole Website has been
selected to receive the Montreal Protocol Public Awareness Award. The
Award Ceremony will take place on Sunday, 16 September 2007.
The Ozone Secretariat is very pleased to have the opportunity to recognize
the contributions of key participants in the ozone process and is looking
forward to honuring your organization for the work that it has done to
protect the ozone layer.
Your team in your organization is requested to choose one individual who
will accept the award and thus your team is encouraged to look towards your
upper management to attend the event and accept the award.
Please accept once again my heartfelt congratulations for this deserved
recognition. Congratulations and thanks for your contributions to
the global efforts to protect the ozone layer!!!
Vienna Convention and Montreal Protocol
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
The Ozone Hole website won a
2006 Environmental Protection Agency Stratospheric Ozone Protection Award.
The Ozone Hole, Inc.
For Leadership in Protecting the Ozone Layer through Education and
The Ozone Hole is a nonprofit
organization dedicated to protecting the ozone layer, the climate and
Earth’s environment by educating and motivating the public through its
internationally respected website. Leading Internet search engines rank
The Ozone Hole website as the top destination for information on
ozone-related subjects. One particularly laudable feature of The Ozone
Hole website is their “Ask the Scientist Program” where leading
researchers and scientists answer questions submitted by students and
the general public about ozone depletion and atmospheric science.
Leading Internet search engines
rank The Ozone Hole website as the top destination for information on
With the convergence of cable, video and the internet we have the opportunity to
educate people in a way never before possible. Technology has revolutionized how
we live, learn and work. To participate in today's knowledge economy, people
need a level of literacy and education that is unprecedented in history.