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What if you could take a virtual trip around the world and choose how you will help the planet? What if with a click you could pledge to help create the change that is so needed to preserve our planet and the living creatures that in habit it.
Click on the Panda and let your world wide tour begin.
The World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) is celebrating 50 years of helping to protect our precious planet and the wonderful creatures that inhabit it. By taking the My World Panda Tour and pledging to help create the change that will keep our planet healthy and strong you will show the WWF how much we truly care.
The tour starts in your home where you can decide how you are able to pledge change with daily items we purchase and use every day. It will then take you on the most amazing virtual tour around the world and show you how your pledge will make a difference to the planet.
This tool is great to do with children and a commitment we can all make to our great planet.
It just takes a minute and it’s worth the time and the effort. Almost 24,000 people have pledge to date let’s do our part to bring awareness to the WWF to help them celebrate 50 years of protecting our planet.
Pledge and share. Tweet it, Facebook it or email it out to your family and friends to keep the commitment to our planet alive. We only have one planet to live on – let’s pledge to keep it strong, vibrate and alive.
Happy 50th WWF! Thank you for all you have done over the past 50 years!
Time Commmitment: 5 minutes
Cost: 0 Commitment to all 9 pledges on the site
If you don’t have time to read a word of this post just watch the video. It will move you, maybe even inspire you, to do something to help the planet today.
As I travel through my daily giving journey I am constantly amazed by children that are stepping up to change the world. Cater & Olivia are from Feyetteville, GA (USA) and have started an organization called One More Generation. They were so moved when discovering so many animals all over our planet would soon be extinct they had to do something. They wanted to insure one more generation would have the opportunity to experience these animals living on the planet rather than just reading about them in a text book. Today they have inspired me to give and do my part to help the next generation of animals.
As I read through the One More Generation site I discovered I could help. I could have a voice along with many others to help create change for the animals on our planet. I went to their petition page and then into a petition / pledge signing bender on the site: (information taken directly from the One More Generation site)
“Each year an estimated 1-million sea birds and over 100,000 marine mammals die from ingesting plastic. Single use plastic bags end up in our landfills and take over 500 years to decompose. Many of these bags end up in our rivers and streams, which ultimately lead to our oceans.”
“Rattle Snake Round Ups are contests calling for hunters to bring in as many snakes as they can catch in a year, at which point the snakes are slaughtered and sold for skin and meat. Seven states still host these killing contests: Roundups are driving some species of rattlesnakes toward extinction. A recent study analyzing 50 years of roundup data found eastern diamondback rattlesnakes in sharp decline due to roundup pressure and habitat loss. Rattlesnakes play a key role in the food web, especially in terms of rodent control.”
“These birds, which mate for life and symbolize the re-emergence of a species from the brink of near extinction at human hands only a century ago, should more fittingly be ”shot” through the lens of a photographer’s camera, not the barrel of a hunter’s rifle.”
What will you do today to help our animal population? Could it be your child that helps to change he world just by educating them? Show your support and give today.
Time Commitment: 5 minutes for all 3 petitions / pledges
The title of this post was the title of an email I got in my inbox today. Obviously it caught my eye as I hope it has caught yours. It made me instantly want to make a pledge to our planet. A promise that I will not only keep for one day but every day of the year.
Day 206: Give 206
Here is the letter that came into my inbox today from Good. If you haven’t heard of Good or don’t follow them take a closer look. Here is what they do taken directly from their site:
“GOOD is the integrated media platform for people who want to live well and do good.”
I have “The Daily Good” sent to me directly and it’s always interesting, worthwhile information to read everyday. Their tagline is simple “For people that give a damn.” That would be me. What about you? Do you give a damn?
Read the letter that was sent to me and you decide if you will make a pledge to the planet. You decide if your actions will matter.
“Last week, we not only opined on how ineffectual Earth Day is, but also vowed to do something about it.
Today, we’re asking you to make Earth Day pledges, in which you promise to take some action (any action) that demonstrates your commitment to improving your relationship with the environment. Here’s one from our managing editor, Patrick James:
“Starting today, I pledge to reduce the time I spend driving alone in the car. At least once a week for the rest of the year, I’ll walk, bike, carpool, or take the bus to work.”
Look what he just did. He transformed Earth Day into a springboard for improving his relationship with the environment for the entire year. Is it a big deal? No. Is it grounds for acting smug? Hell, no. (On that note, a truly great Earth Day pledge might be to avoid environmental sanctimony at all costs.) But if he makes good on his commitment, his year will be better for it. And he’ll probably enjoy those commutes more, too.
Now it’s your turn: What’s your Earth Day pledge?”
My pledge is as follows: I will recycle everything I can even if I have to bring it home. I will plant an edible garden. I will use energy efficient light bulbs, rechargeable batteries, eat organic produce and buy organic meat. I will turn off the water while brushing my teeth and reuse the rainwater to water my garden. I pledge to compost. I pledge to reuse my plastic bags, bring my own cloth bags for shopping and use biodegradable bags for my dog poop. I pledge to walk more and use my car less and I pledge to pick up garbage at least once a day. I pledge to teach my children to be kind, to be grateful and do everything they can to support the planet.These are things I know I can do and things I can pass onto to my son.
Send in your pledge to Good , tweet it, Facebook your commitment or send it me. Just make the pledge and save the planet. Spread the word and commit to what you can do not what you can’t.
Time Commitment: A life time
Cost: ?? How can you put a value on giving back to our planet everyday