- Tram Ho
When people restrict movement to prevent the corona virus from spreading, the natural world also has a quiet space to recover and return to its original beauty. Animals “zone up” on open roads and the sky has also become unprecedentedly clear. In some parts of China, the estimated level of air pollution has dropped to 25%.
Lions leisurely nap at Kruger National Park when South Africa imposes blockade. Photo: Reuters
The sky in Shanghai, China is clear on February 22. Photo: Nikkei
According to CNN , an estimated 1/3 of the world’s population has been implementing social isolation, about 96% of international destinations have temporarily stopped welcoming visitors. This has helped significantly in eliminating pollution haze. Although scientists do not think that the environment will improve in the long term after the Covid-19 pandemic, the short-term effects of the blockade – including reducing emissions from vehicles and plants. – clearly proven through the series of photos below.
Yamuna River in New Delhi, India, March 21, 2018 and April 8, 2020
India Gate War Memorial in New Delhi, October 17, 2019 and April 8, 2020
Another corner in the Indian capital November 8, 2018 and April 8, 2020
Grand Canal in Venice, Italy on January 6, 2018 compared to recent days, April 17, 2020
The water is clear in Venice when there are no tourists. Photo: Reuters
Milan, one of Europe’s most polluted cities, on January 8, 2020 and April 17, 2020. According to the Guardian, the Italian government is planning to restrict cars even after the end of the blockade to maintain a cleaner atmosphere in Milan.
Milanese people could clearly see the Alps from afar (Image: Reuters)
The capital Jakarta, Indonesia was engulfed in haze on July 4, 2019 and the scenery was clearly different on April 16, 2020
North of Jakarta on July 26, 2018 and April 16, 2020
A visionary in the capital, Islamabad, Pakistan on August 3, 2017 and April 20, 2020, in the middle of the blockade
Los Angeles, USA is famous for its frequent smog and traffic congestion. But in March, Los Angeles had the longest green string of days since 1995, whether it was social isolation or recent storms.
(Image: Getty Images)
People in many parts of India can see the Himalayas, although hundreds of kilometers away. Some netizens even said that it took 30 years to see this wonderful thing.
Photo: Frank Bienewald / NZ Herald, TJ Singh / Twitter
The roads are clear and the atmosphere is cool in Northern India. Photo: India Times
Source : Genk