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This infographic outlines areas of wildlife preservation where we have been successful, battles we are losing, and battles we have already lost. For example the American Bison was hunted down to 750 in 1890, but thanks to preservation efforts this has increased to 350,000.
Unfortunately there are other battles we are losing, such as with the beautiful Amur Leopard. There are now only 30 left, and we face a difficult fight to save them. The important thing is that there is still time to make a difference and it’s not too late.
Animals such as Tasmanian Tiger have been extinct since 1936 and there is nothing we can do about it, so let’s hope the same doesn’t happen to the Amur Leopard.
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“97% of climate scientists agree that this new tendency is not caused by the variations of the Earth’s orbit but rather very likely caused by human activities.”
We are part of the cause we can also be part of the solution 💚
Originally Published by Happify
Hi! How is your day going? Did you already take a walk? Did you take the time to go out and contemplate nature? I personally am kind of a morning person for the technical stuff, but my creativity turns on by the evening, but what has helped me a lot is taking walks or going swimming very early in the morning, that’s my way to get up on the right foot and start the day in a good mood. By just taking a 30 mins walk I can admire nature (the river, the trees, the hills around us plus how slowly the day gets brighter) and can also watch people walking their dogs or jogging, is kind a being part of the same world, as silly as it may sound. Hope you find the time to go outside and just observe what is beyond the window of the office or home.
Have a great day!
Celebrate the biggest day for positive environmental action!
World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years it has grown to be a broad, global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated by stakeholders in over 100 countries. It also serves as the ‘people’s day’ for doing something positive for the environment, galvanizing individual actions into a collective power that generates an exponential positive impact on the planet.
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Since plastics were first introduced to the U.S. during the mid-late 19th century, we’ve been dependent on the material for it’s versatility, convenience, and function. Currently, plastics are one of the most used materials on a volume basis in U.S. industrial and commercial life. Unfortunately, the sheer mass of plastic used to make containers, packaging, appliances, plates, cups, and so forth has gravely impacted the environment. An estimated 46,000 pieces of plastic occupy each square mile of ocean and at least two thirds of the world’s fish stocks are suffering from plastic ingestion.
Alternative materials—such as reclaimed wood, steel, and glass—can help gradually reduce our reliance on plastic and pose less of an impact on the Earth. Reducing plastic use can range from short term decisions—swapping plastic sandwich bags for washable canvas or throwaway plastic utensils for metal ones—to more long term changes, such as trading in your plastic picnic tables for reclaimed wood barn tables. Making smart swaps can make a big difference over time.
Be Eco: Join the Green and Share the Love
Originally Published on ThisBigCity.net
Upcycling is probably one of the internet’s favourite things. If that wasn’t inspiration enough, check out this new infographic, featuring gardening ideas for shutters, ladders, and more.