Blue skies, less waste: Covid-19 and the MCO's effects on the environment


Cleaner air and clearer skies are one of the effects of the MCO. Photos: Filepic

When Dr Jamie Chong opened her window one morning during the movement control order (MCO) period, she was greeted by unusually clear skies and clean air.

“Friends have also forwarded me photos of noticeably cleaner rivers, clear and unhazy skies taken from balconies, and even videos of otters playing by the Putrajaya Lake, ” says Chong, who is the director of Asia Pacific Environmental Consultants.

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