With mass lockdowns in place across the globe, the coronavirus pandemic is having a major impact on pollution, according to experts.
Satellite imagery from NASA and the European Space Agency have spotted an enormous decline in airborne pollutants, specifically nitrogen dioxide (NO2), in large areas of China, according to a statement from NASA's Earth Observatory.
The coronavirus pandemic has left most of the world's major cities, including London, New York and others, empty. It's also having one surprising effect on the planet as well.
Quarantines and “stay-at-home” orders have led to a decrease in air pollution, according to scientists.
Then and now views of places in New York, Iran and Portugal and the changes following stay-at-home orders.
Vulnerable leatherback sea turtles are flourishing on a South Florida beach amid the coronavirus lockdown.