In these days of quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the environment showed some improvement: the rivers looked clearer, the birds returned to the wetlands and beaches, various species showed up in their natural habitats, and the air we breathed reduced its level of pollution particles. However, this recovery - experts warn - will only be temporary if we do not learn from this experience and return to our activities without correcting many habits that affect the environment and, therefore, our health.