Now that millions of us all over the world are quarantined indoors, our planet has been giving some extra time to heal and the results have been absolutely astounding. From pollution levels dropping, all the way to clearer waters, we're glad to see the world being put back to rights.
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It's no secret that centuries of human activity has been gradually destroying our planet.Overpopulation, pollution, fossil fuels, and deforestation are just a few of the negative impact we humans have had upon our earth.
Vast areas of the Earth, which were once rich with natural life...Are now looming concrete jungles suffocated by smog and various other toxic, man-made emissions.
But, out of all of these devastating effects, it is our animals who have been impacted the most.Over the years, animal populations have been dwindling, and many species have become fully extinct or endangered as a result of hunting, poaching, and the destruction of natural habitats.
Our oceans haven't been faring much better, either.Years of excessive plastic use have come back to haunt us, with a high percentage our oceans simply teeming with discarded plastic.
But, in 2020, there may finally be some hope for our struggling planet.For the last month, a vast majority of the world has been on lockdown as a result of the ongoing medical pandemic.
Humans have been required to stay indoors indefinitely.And staying indoors isn't only saving lives... It is potentially saving our environment and our animals, too.
The empty streets have had a staggering impact on our planet.
Now we are confined to our homes, our streets are sparse, resulting in a sudden drop in toxic emissions such as Co2 and carbon monoxide.
Pollution levels are at an all time low.
Compared to 2019, air pollution in New York has been reduced by nearly 50% because of measures to contain the… https://t.co/eRN7cmE8YU— Andrew Hill (@Andrew Hill)1585701187.0