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From Sighting Of Rare Animals To Clean Rivers, How Lockdown Has Affected The Environment

It is true that coronavirus has slowed down the world economy, and brought to halt the daily lives of people. But the main beneficiary of this slowdown has been the environment. On June 5 the whole world celebrates World Environment Day to raise awareness about issues such as pollution, global warming and protecting wildlife. But this year this day is far different from last years because of the positive impact COVID-19 has had on the environment. Here’s are some good things that happened because of the lockdown.

Sighting Of Rare AnimalsA small Indian Malabar Civet roams the streets of Kozhikode in Kerala seen by locals in March 2020. … Read More

A small Indian Malabar Civet roams the streets of Kozhikode in Kerala seen by locals in March 2020. Many have claimed that it’s an endangered species which hasn’t been seen since the 1990s.

Read LessIndia’s Air Pollution Has Dropped 40-50 Percent During Lockdown

Clean blue skies are seen in New Delhi during nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic.

River Ganga’s Water Had Become Fit To Drink During coronavirus lockdown river Ganga’s water quality has improved – in fact, it had become fit to drink.Animals Sighting On Empty Streets During LockdownAnimals around the world seem to be having a good time as humans stay under lockdown because of the … Read More

Animals around the world seem to be having a good time as humans stay under lockdown because of the COVID-19 outbreak; nature is slowly reclaiming its rightful place.

Read LessBiggest Fall In CO2 Emissions Since WWIIScientists believe coronavirus lockdown might lead to the biggest fall in CO2 emissions since WWII. Read More

Scientists believe coronavirus lockdown might lead to the biggest fall in CO2 emissions since WWII.

Read LessMountain Ranges Are Visibale Miles AwayA picture of Kangchenjunga – the third highest mountain in the world – is clearly visible from Silig… Read More

A picture of Kangchenjunga – the third highest mountain in the world – is clearly visible from Siliguri and it looks absolutely mesmerising during the lockdown.

Read LessCanals Of Venice Had Become Cleaner And Clearer

Due to clear water in Venice’s canals, aquatic life is seen due to fewer tourists, motorboats and pollution.

Aersol Levels In North India Touched A 20-Year LowAerosol levels in north India decreased to a 20-year low after the lockdown reduced human-made emiss… Read More

Aerosol levels in north India decreased to a 20-year low after the lockdown reduced human-made emission sources in urban and rural India.

Read LessLeatherback sea turtle nests found in Thailand after two decadesAfter two decades, Thailand has discovered the largest number of nests of rare leatherback sea turtl… Read More

After two decades, Thailand has discovered the largest number of nests of rare leatherback sea turtles on its now-empty beaches.

Read LessA Sparkling Clean YamunaPost the lockdown, not only has Delhi's air quality improved considerably, but with industries shutt… Read More

Post the lockdown, not only has Delhi’s air quality improved considerably, but with industries shutting down, Yamuna too appears cleaner in the city.

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