15 Nature is healing itself memes that show how coronavirus has changed the world

8 April 2020, 17:09 | Updated: 9 April 2020, 10:40

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Jazmin Duribe

By Jazmin Duribe

We are the virus.

With most of the world currently in lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus, scientists have started to notice considerable changes in the planet. Less cars on the road, a drop in industrial activity and less humans causing general destruction has meant that air pollution levels around the world have decreased.

As well as a break from CO2 emissions, people have been sharing photos and videos of wildlife flourishing in our cleaner environment. But as always with the internet, some are actually fabrications. Yep, sadly, those elephants didn't actually break into a village and drink 30kg of corn wine.

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In the spirit of barefaced lies, the internet has created a new meme showing all the instances where nature is returning to its peak – because humans are the virus.

Nature is healing itself
Nature is healing itself. Picture: Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images, ISABEL INFANTES/AFP via Getty Images

It's nice to see animals return to their natural habitat again.

We are monsters.

Native creatures are truly thriving without us.


The streets have never looked so picturesque.

The Earth is healing.

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