Earth Day 2019 – Protect Our Species

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According to the World Wildlife Fund, multiple species of animals go extinct across the globe every year.

This Earth Day, April 22, take a moment to think about how you can help stop this crisis of extinction.

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Source: World Wildlife Fund, “WWF Report Reveals Staggering Extent of Human Impact on Planet.”

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All is not lost — yet. By taking action, we may be able to slow or even stop the loss of some of our world’s unique and amazing wildlife.

 

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Recycle.

Every time raw materials must be harvested to produce a new object, supply of another resource is reduced. Recycling uses old products instead of new resources.

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Use less plastic.

Choose reusable products made from recycled materials and skip unnecessary items like straws.

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Plant native trees, flowers, and vegetation.

Help shore up the natural habitat of the animals that live near you. And skip the pesticides and chemical fertilizers while you’re at it.

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Eat more plants.

Plants require fewer resources to farm and process than animals.

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Give .

Donate to earthday.org, the WWF, and other conservation-oriented organizations.