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 How you can contribute to biodiversity preservation in your own back yard

When we speak of biodiversity conservation, discussions around the central roles and responsibilities of global actors and governments in preserving biodiversity on our planet and other similar meta-level discussions come to mind. However, as individuals, we can also play a meaningful role in contributing to the preservation of our diverse ecosystem – even when we live in a big city. Weiterlesen

News CoP 11 gets underway in Hyderabad

The international United Nations meeting on biodiversity kicked off in Hyderabad yesterday, calling upon all governments to invest in biodiversity. The eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 11) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), known simply as CoP 11, got underway in Hyderabad yesterday, bringing together representatives from across the globe in an effort to map out a way forward with regards to conserving and restoring biodiversity. Weiterlesen

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. Weiterlesen