As time passes and more data becomes available, many studies have demonstrated a concerning link between air pollution levels and COVID-19 rates.
This year, it is unlike past celebrations because we will observe it virtually, not with PARADES; on-line, not with FESTIVALS; on Social Media, not TOGETHER. Earth Day 1970 brought together 20 million Americans into the sunshine for peaceful demonstrations for environmental reform. It is now observed in 192 countries around the world.
In recognition of the need for a world federation to address the threat of toxic environmental chemicals to human reproductive and developmental health on the global stage, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) adopted its opinion, Reproductive Health Impacts of Exposure to Toxic Environmental Chemicals.