The ozone layer is a layer of concentrated ozone gas about 24 km (15 miles) up in the atmosphere. It protects us from the Sun's harmful ultra-violet rays. However, this vitally important layer is being destroyed through the use of aerosol cans containing chloro-fluoro-carbons or CFC's.

More Did You Know


Pitara literally means ‘a chest full of surprises’. For over 20 years (this website was started in 1998) we have been publishing original multi-cultural, multi-lingual and inclusive content to help kids explore, discover, learn, play, enjoy... All our content is copyright protected. If you wish to use our content ask us — some of the world's leading publishers regularly license our content.

© 1998 – 2021 Impellio Media Company