What is Earth Day? How COVID-19 caused betterment of enviroment ?




April 22, 2020 is the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day. Earth Day +50. Most of us accept our place of residence. However, more than ever, we need to know that there is no guarantee of a strong life support system and that we need our attention. On the one hand, unrealistic visions of space travel and colonization, the earth is just like us. But only Earth Day on the calendar is dedicated to the idea of ​​making our homes habitable.

Collectively, from decades ago, we are putting our life support system in need of a champion. By the middle of the last century, the challenge had become increasingly difficult to ignore. Millions of people understand that things are fundamentally wrong.

The first Earth Day was billed as "in education," but it was also revenge. One thing quickly changed, many people and all the famous companies started calling themselves environmentalists. But as a civilization, we still need to develop an economy that will meet the needs of human beings, but also the quality of air, land, water and climate systems, and therefore the Earth's habitat.

According to the World Health Organization, air pollution causes lung and respiratory diseases, cancer, heart disease and diabetes, resulting in about seven million deaths worldwide each year. Those infected with COVID-19 have a higher mortality rate of 700 percent and 1,400 percent than those who meet these conditions. COVID-19 enters the respiratory tract, targets lung cells, and becomes severe in about 20 percent of cases. COVID-19 pneumonia is more severe than "regular" pneumonia because it is present in all areas of the lungs, and because it is not bacterial, antibiotics cannot clean it. COVID- 19 has caused the reduction in air pollution and making the environment more pollution free as less number of vehicles are seen in the streets.

Nature Conservancy (TNC), a global conservation organization dedicated to global and water conservation, recently launched an Earth Month landing page featuring uplifting conservation articles. TNC's new online learning platform, called Nature Lab, provides young curriculum for K-12 students with virtual field trip videos and educator guides. Including 45-minute videos, "The Secret Life of Corals", "Borneo: The Symphony of the Rainforest," Wild Biomes: America's Rainforest and Deserts, and "Power of the Planet: Renewable Energy Energy, Education, and Inspiration for Others" Willingness to help.

The United States has made the largest contribution to the fund over the next two decades, supporting the work of UNEP worldwide. By the early 1990s, it was offering 21  million a year - roughly equivalent to about 38 million of today's dollars.




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