Biodiversity

Our way of life effects the environment and biodiversity. We overfish oceans and cut down forests for toilet paper and steak. We destroy wildlife habitats, leading to extinction of flora and fauna.

We can change the way we consume and urge politicians to implement regulations for the protection of species. If we create sanctuaries for endangered species, we can preserve biodiversity.

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News Litterbase: The Ultimate Map of Ocean Waste and the Damage It Causes to Marine Life

A group of scientists from Germany’s Alfred Wegener Institute have compiled the world’s first ever comprehensive database containing information on the location and environmental effects of litter in our oceans. Their findings are published on Litterbase, available in both German and English, and complete with easily comprehensible maps, charts and infographics.  Read on

Organisation Save the Elephants

Save the Elephants is a London-headquartered nonprofit organization founded in September 1993 by Iain Douglas-Hamilton. Save the Elephants works to sustain elephant populations and preserve the habitats in which elephants are found, while at the same time fostering a heightened appreciation and visibility for elephants and their often fragile existence. Read on