1 million species are under threat of extinction due to human activity; here are 10 things you can do to help.
DEPRESSING? YES! NOTHING WE CAN DO ABOUT IT? WRONG! 10 THINGS YOU CAN DO TODAY!
One million species are threatened with extinction because of human activities. We are responsible for shrinking habitats, exploitation of natural resources, climate change and pollution. Here’s how you can be proactive in helping to save animals who have as much right to live on this planet as we do.
1. BUY LESS STUFF
THE TORONTO TOOL LIBRARY HELPS YOU TO REPAIR STUFF INSTEAD OF BUYING NEW THINGS
The Toronto Tool Library enables people to borrow things they just need once, at a nominal cost, encouraging a sharing economy and more respectful use of our resources. Click here for more…
2. AVOID SINGLE USE PLASTIC
10 BITS OF PLASTIC YOU CAN QUIT TODAY
Think you’re powerless about plastic pollution? Wrong! Here are 10 everyday plastic items you can quit today and help the environment. Click here for more…
3. BUY LOCAL AND SEASONAL
TOP 5 REASONS TO BUY LOCAL AND SEASONAL
Why buy local? We are likely to have heard the argument for why local food is better for the environment, all those air miles, refrigeration units and plastic packaging, creates a huge carbon footprint. In addition we can probably also see how this positively affects our local economy and community. Find out more…
4. EAT LESS FISH AND MEAT
THE TOP 10 REASONS TO CONSIDER GOING VEGAN
Many people are concerned about losing weight, eating better, getting healthier, and doing more to make the world a kinder place. The good news is that you can accomplish all these goals by going vegan—and you’ll enjoy delicious, satisfying meals as well. Find out more…
5. DON’T BUY STUFF — DO STUFF!
SPEND YOUR MONEY ON EXPERIENCES, NOT STUFF
If you think investing in something you can see and touch forever would deliver the best value, think again! Here are 8 good reasons to spend your limited time and money on experiences, not stuff. Find out more…
7. BUY THE CHANGE — USE YOUR PURCHASING POWER AS A FORCE FOR GOOD
CHOOSE A BANK THAT TAKES THE PLANET’S INTEREST INTO ACCOUNT — BUY SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS THAT LAST!
8. HELP THE HELPERS
11 Wildlife Organisations You Should Know
Animal welfare activists give voice to species that cannot speak. It turns out that as the world becomes more aware of the various dangers faced by the wildlife, so the web flourishes with sources for wildlife protection. Find out more…
9. #TRASHTAG: THE COOL NEW VIRAL CHALLENGE TO CLEAN UP THE ENVIRONMENT
For 25 Of The Best Responses To #TRASHTAG Challenge, click here…
10. CHOOSE GREEN ENERGY
COAL IS ON THE WAY OUT: NEW STUDY FINDS FOSSIL FUEL NOW MORE COSTLY THAN SOLAR OR WIND
Around three-quarters of coal production is more expensive than renewables, with the industry set to become out-competed on cost by 2025. Find out more…
IT’S UP TO US: ARE YOU IN?
OF COURSE WE CANNOT SAVE THE PLANET ALONE. GOVERNMENTS, BUSINESSES AND CONSUMERS ALIKE, WE ALL HAVE TO ACT NOW!
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WE ARE THE FIRST GENERATION TO WITNESS SUCH RAPID DESTRUCTION AND POSSIBLY THE LAST GENERATION TO TURN THE TIDE.
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