Malaysians enjoy clear skies, cleaner air as nitrogen dioxide levels plummet during MCO
Malay Mail, 15 April 2020
Malaysians are experiencing clear skies and cleaner air during the movement control order (MCO) based on the latest information from Think City’s analytics department.
The positive impacts on the environment since the coronavirus lockdown began
Evening Standard, 3 April 2020
From cleaner air to liberated wildlife, coronavirus lockdowns across the world appear to have had a number of positive effects on the environment.
Plastic bags are making a comeback because of COVID-19
The Verge, 2 April 2020
With grocery stores being one of the few places still open during COVID-19 lockdowns, disposable plastic bags are making a comeback as some people fear that reusable bags could spread the disease.
Excess vegetables at market go to waste
The Star, 1 April 2020
There is oversupply of vegetables to the Kuala Lumpur Wholesale Market in Batu Caves following the order to close night markets and morning roadside markets due to the movement control order (MCO).
Not lockdown but forced social distancing to save Malaysia
The Star, 18 March 2020
Social distancing is an infection control measure to reduce transmission from infected people to susceptible individuals. This works by increasing the physical distance between people or reducing the frequency of congregation in socially dense community settings, such as schools, universities or workplaces.