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Photos Logo Photos | Slide 2 of 16: A view of Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute  in Venice, Italy, on March 21, 2020. Venice looks totally empty during covid-19 emergency. Almost no people on the streets, except for those waiting to buy food at the supermarkets.  (Photo by Giacomo Cosua/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Clear water in Venice's canals

Due to the coronavirus pandemic in Italy, the tourism industry has been badly hit. However, because of decreased human presence, Venice’s waterways are devoid of motorboat traffic and pollution, and hence its canals now have clearer waters.

© Silvia Izquierdo/AP Photo; Nicolò Campo/LightRocket/Getty Images
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