April - 2020
The Planet Comes Up For Air
The impacts of the current global pandemic on the health sector, as well as, all major sectors of the economy have been devastating. Understandably, much of the world’s attention is rightly focused on the human toll of the virus, provision of required health facilities, and stimulating the recovery process for the battered economy. As the pandemic continues to take a toll on almost all sectors of the economy – manufacturing, financial, energy, travel, hospitality, retail, and service industry, etc; there are emerging signs that the measures been taking to curtail the spread of the virus are having some positive short-term impacts on the environment.