Cleaner Air – level 1

28-04-2020 07:00

The coronavirus is in many countries. Many people stay at home. Factories stop making things.

Cars and farm animals make dangerous gas. This gas makes the air dirty. Now, there are fewer cars in the streets. Scientists can see that the air is cleaner.

Between the big US cities of Washington and Boston, there is 30% less dangerous gas than usual. In other big cities, the situation is similar. Many European cities have cleaner air. For example, these cities are Madrid, Rome and Paris.

Many places are empty and quiet. This is a good time for animals. Animals come closer to people’s homes. They wander in the streets of empty towns. In Australia, people see kangaroos in the streets. In Wales, wild goats come to the center of a small town.

Difficult words: factory (a big building where people make things such as cars, machines, or clothes), farm animals (animals like cows or chickens that people keep for meat and milk), wander (to walk around a place slowly).

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