Coronavirus and Environment

Coronavirus and Environment


Due to the new coronavirus epidemic, there has been a sharp decline in economic activities around the world, the consumption of electricity has decreased, transport communication has changed, enterprises have stopped working. What happened to the planet ecology?

USA: New York is considered one of the most polluted cities in the United States. According to the University of Colombia, the transportation pollution in New York in March 2020 as compared to the same period last year was reduced by 35%.

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Carbon dioxide emissions in China fell by 25% in February 2020 compared to the same period last year.

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Italy: The borders of Italy, as well as the borders of a number of European countries, are closed for tourists. The canals of Venice these days have their own non-typical transparency when they were almost reminiscent of swamps.

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India: The residents of the Indian city of Jalandhara these days have the opportunity to admire the beauty of the Himalayas.

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Armenia: Since March 22, the concentration of dust in the air in Yerevan has started to decrease. From March 22 to 31, the dust concentration decreased by about 42% compared to the beginning of the month, and by 31% compared to February.


Fhoto Credit: Narek Alexanyan,

Photo Credit: Ministry of Environment

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12:44 April 10, 2020


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