The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the world hardly as of the beginning of 2020 and quickly spread worldwide from its first-reported point in early Dec. 2019. By mid-March 2021, the […]» Read more
Quantitative estimation of meteorological impacts and the COVID-19 lockdown reductions on NO2 and PM2.5 over the Beijing area using Generalized Additive Models (GAM).
Unprecedented travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic caused remarkable reductions in anthropogenic emissions, however, the Beijing area still experienced extreme haze pollution even under the strict COVID-19 controls. Generalized […]» Read more
The emergence of the novel coronavirus has necessitated immense research efforts to understand how several non-environmental and environmental factors affect transmission. With the United States leading the path in terms […]» Read more
Secondary transmission of SARS-CoV-2 through wastewater: Concerns and tactics for treatment to effectively control the pandemic.
The SARS-CoV-2 virus has spread globally and has severely impacted public health and the economy. Hand hygiene, social distancing, and the usage of personal protective equipment are considered the most […]» Read more
Identification of behaviour patterns in waste collection and disposal during the first wave of COVID-19 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
The novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) has had significant impacts on almost every aspect of daily life. From ‘stay-at-home’ orders to the progressive lifting of restrictions, the COVID-19 pandemic has had unprecedented […]» Read more
COVID-19 pandemic has caused profound impacts on human life and the environment including freshwater ecosystems globally. Despite the various impacts, the pandemic has improved the quality of the environment and […]» Read more
Impact of outdoor and indoor meteorological conditions on the COVID-19 transmission in the western region of Saudi Arabia.
Meteorological conditions may influence the incidence of many infectious diseases. Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) is a highly contagious, air-borne, emerging, viral disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). In […]» Read more
Afforestation, reforestation and new challenges from COVID-19: Thirty-three recommendations to support civil society organizations (CSOs).
Afforestation/reforestation (A/R) programs spearheaded by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) play a significant role in reaching global climate policy targets and helping low-income nations meet the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development […]» Read more
Comparison of air pollutants and their health effects in two developed regions in China during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Air pollution attributed to substantial anthropogenic emissions and significant secondary formation processes have been reported frequently in China, especially in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei (BTH) and Yangtze River Delta (YRD). In order to […]» Read more
Modeling the impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns on urban surface ecological status: A case study of Milan and Wuhan cities.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedent negative impacts on our society, however, evidences show a reduction of anthropogenic pressures on the environment. Due to the high importance of environmental conditions […]» Read more
The nexus between COVID-19 deaths, air pollution and economic growth in New York state: Evidence from Deep Machine Learning.
The aim of this paper is to assess the relationship between COVID-19-related deaths, economic growth, PM10, PM2.5, and NO2 concentrations in New York state using city-level daily data through two […]» Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has imposed a global emergency and also has raised issues with waste management practices. This study emphasized the challenges of increased waste disposal during the COVID-19 crisis […]» Read more
The people suffering from coronavirus have to lead unprecedented actions including limiting travel especially using public transportation. Therefore, lockdown measures and social distancing to decelerate the distribution of the COVID-19 […]» Read more
The impacts of human migration and city lockdowns on specific air pollutants during the COVID-19 outbreak: A spatial perspective.
The outbreak of COVID-19 continues to bring unprecedented shock to mankind’s socioeconomic activities, and to the wider environment. China, as the early epicenter of the pandemic, locked down one-third of […]» Read more
Incineration of sewage sludge and recovery of residue ash as building material: A valuable option as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Circular economy principles were adopted by European Commission, to support a sustainable growth. They contain general rules that should be considered in all situations. At present, during pandemic, some waste […]» Read more
The SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the globe and affected millions of individuals as of the efficient virus transmission potential mediated via multiple virus shedding routes. The presence of SARS-CoV-2 […]» Read more
Epidemiology and diagnosis, environmental resources quality and socio-economic perspectives for COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 has emerged as a global issue of concern for public health, environment and socio-economic setup. This review addresses several aspects of epidemiology, and pathogenesis, […]» Read more
The impact of COVID 19 on air pollution levels and other environmental indicators – A case study of Egypt.
The outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) not only affected health and economics, but also its effect extended to include other aspects, such as the environment. Using Egypt as a case […]» Read more