What if the universe is trying to get us to slow down? To stop producing. To stay home and let the Earth breathe a little without all the extra pollution we cause daily. To take a step back and realize how we really impact the earth and one another. That we aren’t as significant or in control as we think we are.
THE EARTH AMIDST PUBLIC ISOLATION
Governments and countries across the world have shut down due to the Covid-19 crisis and the Earth has started to heal itself.
Amidst the Covid-19 crisis, we have a chance to build a better future. As governments and countries across the world have shut down, the Earth has started to regenerate. Air pollution has decreased, even global carbon emissions have improved, and waters are becoming less polluted.
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- What the Coronavirus Means for Climate Change
- Coronavirus: “Nature is Sending Us a Message” Will we Listen?
- Reduction in Human Activity has Decreased Earths Rotation
The world needs to plant 353 billion trees, or the equivalent of 50 per person, to halt climate change. Plant a Tree »
DECADES OF CHANGE
New time-lapse videos of Earth’s glaciers and ice sheets as seen from space – some spanning nearly 50 years – are providing scientists with new insights into how the planet’s frozen regions are changing. Discover How »
REDUCE AND REUSE
Baker Barrios has installed a water bottle filling station in the Orlando Office. Every time someone refills a bottle using the new station it reduces the use of a single-use plastic.
Single-use plastics, often also referred to as disposable plastics, are commonly used for plastic packaging and include items intended to be used only once before they are thrown away or recycled, creating access waste that are harmful to wildlife and our environment. These include, among other items, grocery bags, food packaging, bottles, straws, containers, cups and cutlery.
1000 and Counting
Since the installation of the water bottle filling station back in early February, Orlando has eliminated the use of over 1000, 20 oz single-use plastics and counting! Keep up the good work!
CITY OF ORLANDO
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