Where the Wild Things Are
During the initial weeks of the coronavirus pandemic with citizens sheltering in place and travel coming to a near standstill, something unexpected happened. Nature and wildlife emerged in ways and in places that it hadn't in years, perhaps decades. From wildlife reclaiming Yosemite National Park to the Venetian canals running clear once again, the examples have been inspiring. There's no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has had a brutal and devastating impact on the world, but it has also served as an important reminder of the profound impact human activity has on Mother Nature. Here are some of the most notable examples of how nature has made headlines while humans have retreated.