Environmental responses in times of the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Reydelinda Reátegui Guerra Universidad César Vallejo - Perú https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4491-4088
  • Evelyn Mery Abanto Carrión Universidad César Vallejo - Perú
  • Cristian Gumercindo Medina Sotelo Universidad César Vallejo - Perú
Keywords: Environment; nature; environmental impact; pandemic; Covid-19.


The pandemic as a result of COVID-19 has brought great losses to humanity, mainly in public health and the economy, which faced an unannounced crisis that exposed the weaknesses of public management, structural shortcomings and the inability to respond to this type of crisis. exogenous situations. In line with the aforementioned, the world has taken a series of measures to counteract the immediate impact of COVID-19, establishing the confinement and paralysis of the industry that drives the world economy, consequently, environmental changes are evident that have served to compensate to some extent from the damage caused by the hand of man; however, the projections of the impact over time are still subject to the correct management of natural resources, especially in the stage of economic reactivation. In this context, the need to investigate the involvement of human beings in the crisis caused by SARS-CoV-2 and the expectations of environmental improvement arose, for this purpose, a review of high-impact sources that explain this problem was carried out, making a selection, classification and analysis of information, The main result was that the pause caused by the confinement has brought an improvement in air and water quality, mainly, and that it is urgent that the actions linked to the post-pandemic economic reactivation be applied within the framework of a responsible environmental policy, where a new pause is not required to demonstrate concrete changes, but rather, a sustainable use is chosen.


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Author Biographies

Reydelinda Reátegui Guerra, Universidad César Vallejo - Perú

Master's Degree in Environment and Sustainable Development with mention in Environmental Management, with training in renewable natural resources engineering with mention in forestry.

Evelyn Mery Abanto Carrión, Universidad César Vallejo - Perú

Maestra en Gestión del Talento Humano. Abogada con amplia experiencia en empresas de primer nivel del sector público y privado. Profesional con conocimientos en Derecho de Familia, Recursos Humanos y Administrativo.

Cristian Gumercindo Medina Sotelo, Universidad César Vallejo - Perú

Doctor en Gestión Pública y Gobernabilidad, Magister en gestión Pública, docente investigador de la Escuela de Posgrado de la Universidad César Vallejo, jefe de la Oficina de Desarrollo Institucional y Capacitación del Programa de Gobierno Regional de Lima Metropolitana de la Municipalidad de Lima.


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How to Cite
Reátegui Guerra, R., Abanto Carrión, E. M., & Medina Sotelo, C. G. (2022). Environmental responses in times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Religación, 7(32), e210912. https://doi.org/10.46652/rgn.v7i32.912