Subscriber Account active since. As humans hunker down indoors, the natural world is positively thriving. Wild animals roam empty streets , and nature is reclaiming urban areas. While the environment may be convalescing during the pandemic, experts don't think this will last. But, in the meantime, the short-term effects are pretty striking, as these before-and-after pictures show. Source: BBC.
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Chan School of Public Health found that higher levels of the tiny, dangerous particles in air known as PM 2. For weeks, public health officials have surmised a link between dirty air and death or serious illness from Covid, which is caused by the coronavirus. The paper found that if Manhattan had lowered its average particulate matter level by just a single unit, or one microgram per cubic meter, over the past 20 years, the borough would most likely have seen fewer Covid deaths by this point in the outbreak.
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