Earth Day Read: How coronavirus is unexpectedly benefiting the environment

The global coronavirus lockdown has had major environmental benefits throughout the world. Firstly, due to the lack of transportation use, the amount of air pollution in big cities has dramatically decreased. The world is thriving. For example, you can now see blue skies in China that have not been seen in years due to factory shutdowns. Not only has the amount of air pollution around the world gone down but waterways through cities have become clear, and you can now see that animals are returning to the waterways, including fish, dolphins and more. Many more aspects of nature are returning to cities that were once gone.