By Natalie Garcia Directora de EXPO En Verde Ser
On September 7, we celebrate the International Clean Air Day .
Air pollution is the presenceof substances or particles that imply a risk for humans, flora and fauna.
The COVID-19 pandemic, as experts mention, became a kind of respite for nature … Some cities had improvements in air quality and isolation measures raised awareness of the impact of human activities on air pollution and effects on human health.
With the gradual return to activities in various countries new challenges appear such as mass transportation in times of COVID-19 and the impact of wildfires that have been brutal.
Data to understand the big picture
A person needs about 22 trees to breathe. One hectare of planted trees barely supplies oxygen to 18 people a day. A tree approximately 12 meters high, produces just over 100 kg of oxygen per year and … A human being breathes 9.5 tons of air at the same time.
Air pollution affects the brain of infants. Daily exposure to nitrogen dioxide and soot, two of the pollutants associated with traffic, affect cognitive development.
CDMX, the most polluted city in Latin America.
It is time to take action, buy environmentally friendly products.
Antes de comprar algo pregúntate si realmente lo necesitas
Before buying something ask yourself if you really need it