earthdayeveryday Photos & Videos

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Did you know women, on average, earn less than men in nearly every single occupation for which there is sufficient earnings data for both men and women to calculate an earnings ratio? ⠀ . ⠀ We are still finding many people living in poverty earning below USD 1.90 per day. ⠀ . ⠀ Many companies are striving to do their part and adhere to the Sustainable Development Goals, and I had the chance to catch up with Dr Martin Blake the founder and patron of Embodhi and would love to share that today with you in the latest Mama Earth Talk podcast episode (Link in Bio)⠀ . ⠀ Double tap if you think men and woman should be paid equally. ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #GenderEquality #socialgood #makeadifference

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18 minutes ago

You shouldn’t take the election too badly. A large section of the planet’s population values well-paying jobs and high incomes more than anything else. Self-interest drives a large percentage of the world. After all, it’s a big mindset change to value the earth’s ecosystem more than material surplus and wealth. It’s antithetical to capitalism, the driving economic system around most of the world. Until today’s young people reach voting age, and the climate becomes so horrific that it shocks people who only care about maximizing their personal wealth to care about the planet, we need to find ways to convince the world that converting to a clean-energy economy will actually boost their incomes and prosperity. We need to HARNESS THEIR GREED to encourage them to embrace climate change mitigation. For example, America’s Midwest largely isn’t concerned with climate change, thanks to Fox News. Moreover, as a general rule, farmers and manufacturing people only care about things that will boost their incomes in the next two or three years. However, one thing people in manufacturing want more than anything is a lot more well-paying blue-collar jobs. As a result, some climate activists have been trying to help people in the Midwest understand that converting America’s electric grid to renewables and nuclear energy, and replacing America’s 276 million fossil-fuel vehicles and hundreds of millions of furnaces, ovens, stoves and so on with clean-energy equivalents would boost the Midwest’s economy for decades. Perhaps a similar strategy would work with Australia, particularly with the tourist industry. Saving the Great Barrier reef and turning Australia into a model of a clean-energy economy would bring world attention, social status and economic opportunities to Australia. #FridaysForFuture #SchoolsStrike4Climate #ClimateStrike #australia #resist #berniesanders #greennewdeal #climatechange #renewableenergy #progressives #parisagreement #savetheplanet #stopclimatechange #extinctionrebellion #climateaction #thisiszerohour #cleanenergy #earthdayeveryday #climatechangeisreal #climatecrisis #climateactionnow #climateemergency #humanchange

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18 minutes ago

Design thinking is the most powerful way we can solve environmental issues. How do you contribute to sustainability? Tag us and use the hashtag #PassYourPowers or send us a message, and we’ll feature you on our social platforms! #CokeGivesBack #EarthDayEveryDay

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Until May 22nd @sambazon will purchase 5 acres of rainforest on YOUR BEHALF, to protect 30 species in 30 days 🦋🧚🏻‍♀️ just dye, chalk or edit your hair purple, and post a photo using the hashtag #purplefortheplanet 💜 #earthdayeveryday

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56 minutes ago

{Low Waste Living 🌿} Soap! It was one of the first swaps I made. I actually changed before I was Zero Waste, for purely aesthetic reasons. 🙈 Honestly, I just wanted my bathroom to look less branded, more simple, more beautiful. . . But that’s sometimes how these things go. You start for one reason and finish for another. That’s okay. . . Back to the soap: I just get containers refilled with good old vegetable-based Castile soap, and then dilute it with water. . . What is Castile soap? Named after the area in Italy from where it originated, it’s just a vegetable-oil based soap (liquid or bar) and it’s often made from olive oil. It doesn’t have a foamy lather because it has no foaming agents (like SLS) added to it, but it’s certainly strong and effective. It’s incredibly versatile: we use it for hand-wash dishes, hands and body, and my husband even washes his hair with it. . . There are a million different scents and companies out there, but I’m very boring and choose unscented. I’ve recently discovered a great little company that does refills out of @portmoodyrefillery , called @mountainskysoap. There are likely companies local to you, too! The biggest name, of course, is the classic: @drbronner. 😊 . . Do you use Castile soap? Any tips or tricks to share? 🧼 . . . . . . . #environment #ecofriendly #vancouverblogger #vancouver #plasticsucks #zerowasteliving #sustainable #sustainability #noplastic #plasticfree #goingzerowaste #zerowastehome #bethechange #iamzerowastecommunity #wastefreeplanet #lowimpact #reducereuserecycle #reducewaste #zerowasteblogger #zerowastenest #earthdayeveryday #cleanbeauty #zerowastehome #zerowastetips #zerowaste #zerowastecleaning #castilesoap #fragrancefree #zerowastemom #crunchymama #natural

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1 hour ago

10 orcas and 87 beluga whales 🐳 got caught last summer by Russian fishing companies, and they were going to sell all the animals to the China,which was intended to use them for aquariums Now the Kremlin has promised that the animals will be released !!! 🤗 News like this are AWESOME . . . Credits 📸 : @globalpositivenews . . . . . #renewableenergy #gretathunberg #waronwaste #noplanetb #ecoliving #lessplastic #plasticwaste #airpollution #begreen #saveourearth #environmentalist #fridaysforfuture #climatestrike #savetheenvironment #protectourplanet #protectouroceans #lovetheplanet #earthdayeveryday #saveanimals #saveourplanet #reusable #zerowasteliving #consciousconsumer #sustainablelifestyle #zerowastelife #sustainabledevelopment #savetheocean #sustainablefuture

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1 hour ago

🌊 Save the Swell 🤘🏽 Were y’all following Hands Across the Sand this weekend? Campaigns like this highlight how our local non-profits invest in environmental education and stewardship opportunities so we can learn how to preserve Mother Earth. Y’all are the frontiers advancing environmental protection 🌿🌎✊🏽 . . . #protectourcoast #cleanenergy #waterwaycleanup #sdg #earthdayeveryday #handsacrossthesand #blueplanet #surfriderfoundation #oceana #protectwhatyoulove #saveourseas #marineconservation

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2 hours ago

Jag brukar alltid titta på hemsidan innan jag handlar i en butik. Och finns inte den varan så finns personalen där för att beställa den till dig, hur brukar du göra? Personlig service är för att vi vill att du ska hitta det som passar dig bäst... Nästa gång...beställ inte 3 olika varor för att du inte vet vilken du vill ha och sedan skicka tillbaka! Kom in till oss så visar vi alla dina möjligheter och dyker det upp något så kan du alltid prata med oss istället för att stå i kö till kundtjänst 🌸 Se våra nyheter från SS19 och allt från gamla kollektionen ⭐️ ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ #handlalokalt #närproducerat #sundsvall #miljövänligt #earthdayeveryday #ekjewelrydesign

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2 hours ago

Sunday’s are for beach clean up! Thanks to @everythingbutwater , I’ve been learning about all the ways to reduce waste and help save the planet! 🌎⠀ ⠀ These beautiful beaches we are blessed with, especially here in Florida, are so fragile and deserve our help in keeping them alive and well. 🏝⠀ ⠀ Little changes you can incorporate into your daily life can help make a big difference! 🙌🏽⠀ ⠀ Heading to the beach this summer? 😎⠀ ⠀ • Opt for sunscreen without oxybenzone 🚫⠀ • Bring your own silverware, skip the plastic 🍴 • Take home any recyclable items to recycle and properly dispose of all other garbage ♻️ • Store drinks in reusable bottles (I always love bringing my @swellbottle to the beach to keep my drink cold, cute, and environmentally friendly!) 🍼⠀ • Bring items in reusable bags (like this super cute one from @ashecoutureboutique ☺️) ⠀ What tips do you have to help protect our environment? What are some things you’ve changed to be more eco friendly? 🌿 Share with me below! ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #everythingbutwater #trashtag #wateriseverything #ecofriendly #beachcleanup #saveourbeaches #saveourplanet #earthdayeveryday #enviormentallyfriendly #smallchanges #bigdifferences #inspiration #motivation #beachday #stpete #stpetebeach #tierraverde #homeisbythewater

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3 hours ago

I love the smell of palo santo in the morning 💫 Fresh start? Stagnant energy? Time for a change? Clear the air and carry out the vibes that no longer serve you- organic sage, wild palo santo, organic rosemary, and wild-flower smudge bundles... create your intention, remove stagnation, and breathe possibility. #smudging #intentions #smudgestick ✌🏼💚🌏 #makeithappen #onesmallchange #earthlove #energyclearing #selfcare #livesimply #benatural #lovedeeply #organicherbs #madeinusa #crueltyfree #bethechange #makeadifference #spiritualbadass #earthdayeveryday #nongmo #everydayadventure #cleartheair #naturalhealth #organicliving #healthylifestyle #naturalliving #sustainableliving #seeksimplicity #shopindie #freshstart

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3 hours ago

Le condizioni di Santa Reparata... le foto sono state scattate ieri e inviate sulla nostra pagina Facebook da una follower che ringraziamo per la segnalazione. Posti così belli non dovrebbero riversare in queste condizioni! . #bastaunabusta #ambiente #environment #natura #nature #naturalista #scienzenaturali #sardegna #sardinia #instanature #bastapoco #plasticfreeseas #protectnature #sea #sealife #ocean #microplastic #plastiche #plasticfree #savenature #protectsealife #saveourearth #earth #earthdayeveryday #microplastiche #mare #oceani #protecttheocean #saveourplanet #cleanearth

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4 hours ago

#Repost @m.mme.recyclage ・・・ Légalisation du Greenwashing avec l’exemple du label OK Compost HOME : petits arrangements entre lobbyistes et gouvernements. NE JETEZ SOUS AUCUN PRÉTEXTE DES BIOPLASTIQUES DANS VOS COMPOSTS MAISON SANS AVOIR VU LA VIDÉO. Nous vous expliquons pourquoi. C’est un peu plus technique et pour cause ils aimeraient qu’on s’y perde pour mieux pouvoir magouiller alors accrochez vous ! Nos remerciements à Sophie Benoit pour sa question pertinente sur son sac en plastique “biodégradable” qui nous a incité à creuser le sujet. La vidéo : https://youtu.be/depT1pJ-VgI Recherchez : Arnaques, Crimes et Greenwashing sur YouTube. N’hésitez pas à liker & partager l’information ! Abonnez vous à notre page Facebook : https://fb.me/M.MmeRecyclage Abonnez vous à notre chaîne Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAfJiNGKKc_0yICRc0fgnAQ? #bougetaplanete #zerodechets #bougetaplanete #zerodechets #zerowastefrance #greenwashing #zerowaste #wastefree #greenlife #ecologie #ecolo #verdissage #zerodechets #zerowastefrance #earthday2019 #bioplastics #bioplastic #bioplastiques #bioplastique #1dechetparjour #noplanetb #earthdayeveryday #RSE #ecologie #environnement #refusereuserecycle #breakfreefromplastic #notoplastic #noplastics #planetorplastic

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4 hours ago

Things are not always as they seem. ‘The environment’ isn’t a place, it a community of which we are part. • #Make_earth_green_again • Let’s not turn earth into one giant landfill 🗑 ♻ • ♻️🌍🐟🐢🐘🦌🐛🌿 - 🌿Repair what can be fixed 🔧 - 🌿Refuse items that you don’t need🚫 - 🌿Reduce those you do ⬛️ —▪️ - 🌿Reuse what you can 🔄. - 🌿Recycle what’s left ♻️ - 🌿Rot (compost) everything else ♻️🌍🐟🐢🐘🦌🐛🌿 • ___________________________________ 💙-.-.-.-.-.-.-🌎 💥Check out our page💥 💙-.-.-.-.-.-.-🌎 👉 @_s.e.a.s_ 👈 💙-.-.-.-.-.-.-🌎 💙-.-.-.-.-.-.-🌎 ___________________________________⁣⁣ • #livegreen #learngreen #renewableenergy #stopclimatechange #solarenergy #windenergy #solarpower #renewable #sustainable #greenmatters #earthdayeveryday #veganheaven #ecoconscious #zerowasteliving #zerowastelife #zerowastehome #zerowastelifestyle #greenliving #lowimpactlife

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4 hours ago

Légalisation du Greenwashing avec l’exemple du label OK Compost HOME : petits arrangements entre lobbyistes et gouvernements. NE JETEZ SOUS AUCUN PRÉTEXTE DES BIOPLASTIQUES DANS VOS COMPOSTS MAISON SANS AVOIR VU LA VIDÉO. Nous vous expliquons pourquoi. C’est un peu plus technique et pour cause ils aimeraient qu’on s’y perde pour mieux pouvoir magouiller alors accrochez vous ! Nos remerciements à Sophie Benoit pour sa question pertinente sur son sac en plastique “biodégradable” qui nous a incité à creuser le sujet. La vidéo : https://youtu.be/depT1pJ-VgI Recherchez : Arnaques, Crimes et Greenwashing sur YouTube. N’hésitez pas à liker & partager l’information ! Abonnez vous à notre page Facebook : https://fb.me/M.MmeRecyclage Abonnez vous à notre chaîne Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAfJiNGKKc_0yICRc0fgnAQ? #bougetaplanete #zerodechets #bougetaplanete #zerodechets #zerowastefrance #greenwashing #zerowaste #wastefree #greenlife #ecologie #ecolo #verdissage #zerodechets #zerowastefrance #earthday2019 #bioplastics #bioplastic #bioplastiques #bioplastique #1dechetparjour #noplanetb #earthdayeveryday #RSE #ecologie #environnement #refusereuserecycle #breakfreefromplastic #notoplastic #noplastics #planetorplastic

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5 hours ago

Just when you thought you couldn’t step out anymore naked. If you’ve been waiting to wear your underwear as outerwear, then we’ve got just the thing. We all need a pair of socially acceptable trackpants. You know? The type that'll be with you for the LONG HAUL. Oh, and did you hear? They're made from organic french terry and they're set to launch this Thursday! Talk about perfect timing... #WodUp #MakeYourImpact #EcoIsgo . . . . #sustainablefashion #sustainable #athleisure #ethical #streetwear #ethicalfashion #ecofriendly #sportswear #eco #fitwear #fitness #fitnessfashion #fitfam #yogaeveryday #functionalfitness #workout #sustainability #sustainableliving #fitspo #savetheplanet #earthdayeveryday #whomademyclothes #perthstyle #perthfitness #perthfitfam

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5 hours ago

Soluciones fáciles. -lleva siempre botella de acero con tu bebida bien fresquita. - pide que te pongan todo al peso y en papel o lleva tus propios envases (yo llevo los de cristal y así es más fácil al llegar a casa, solo tienes que meterlos en la nevera). - lleva en el bolso siempre unas bolsitas de tela para comprar en cualquier momento. Pon STOP a 🛑 los envases de un solo uso 🛑 #Repost @blueoceanaction with @make_repost ・・・ Reposted from @trulyecofriendly - One time use... Turns into trash for the next 300 years. ➡Swipe right . Www.trulyecofriendly.com Be a part of the change. 🌏 . . . . #zerowaste #zerowastetips #zerowastehome #zerowastelife #zerowasteliving #zerowastefood #zerowastevegan #ecofriendlyproducts #homemade #homemade #recycled #whales #recycling #cleanculture #cleanenvironment #environmentalist #environment #earthdayeveryday #ecoconscious #trulyecofriendly #ecofriendlyproducts #ecoconscious #vegan

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5 hours ago

CHOKING HERITAGE AND THE TAJ Around the world, the Taj Mahal is one of the geographic "tags" associated with India and its layers of incredible past. Amongst environmentalists and advocates of social-environmental justice (like myself), the Taj is a focal point in over two decades of environment-industry-livelihood battle. A lot of actions have been implemented, yet the heritage landmark chokes in the fumes of we the humans. Copyright @mahak.agrawal https://www.myincrediblestory.in/share-story/choking-heritage #myincrediblestory #incredibleindia #tajmahal #nationalgeographic #airpollution #heritage #responsibletravel

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5 hours ago

Heimisches Superfood 🥇🍐😍 punktet auf ganzer Linie! Denn exotische Lebensmittel wie Chia, Goji & Co. haben meist eine weite Reise ✈️🚢 hinter sich und steigen in der Klimabilanz dementsprechend schlecht aus ➡️🌍. Leinsamen, Kürbiskerne, Hafer und Hanföl sind 🌿heimische Superfoods🌿 und stecken genauso voller Vitaminen, Antioxidantien und ungesättigten Fettsäuren 👍💕. Also warum in die Ferne schweifen, wenn das Gute liegt so nah?! Mehr dazu und viele tolle Rezepte mit Superkräften könnt ihr auf www.sonnentor.com unter HEIMISCHES SUPERFOOD und im Link in der Story nachlesen . . . . #superfood #regional #esgehtauchanders #ökologischerfußabdruck #klimabilanz #eatlocal #nachhaltig #gesundessen #healthyffod #cleaneating #vitamine #antioxidants #sonnentor #bioliebe #organicfood #kochen #rezepte #vegan #veggie #theresnoplanetb #earthdayeveryday

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6 hours ago

Scooby doo taught us that in the end the real monsters were always human

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6 hours ago

Think twice before you throw it away - there is NO away. Keep our streets and rivers clean and that helps to save the oceans. Just because you don’t live by the ocean doesn’t mean you can’t join the fight, pick up litter and encourage kids to join in after all all rivers lead to the ocean 🌊🌍♻️💗 . Posted @withrepost @blueoceanaction Reposted from @trulyecofriendly - One time use... Turns into trash for the next 300 years. ➡Swipe right . Www.trulyecofriendly.com Be a part of the change. 🌏 . #zerowaste #zerowastetips #zerowastehome #zerowastelife #zerowasteliving #zerowastefood #zerowastevegan #ecofriendlyproducts #homemade #homemade #recycled #whales #recycling #cleanculture #cleanenvironment #environmentalist #environment #earthdayeveryday #ecoconscious #trulyecofriendly #ecofriendlyproducts #ecoconscious #vegan #savetherivers #ecowarrior #suburbanhippie #ecoworthylife

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6 hours ago

We don’t have any updated photos of the seeds due to being away from the location we are planting our trees in, we will get some updated photos as soon as possible for you guys though, until then make sure you keep sharing our post let’s get to 1000 views to we can plant 1,000 seeds 🌱💛 and enjoy this photo of a seeding dandelion we captured a few days ago. 🌱 xx #nature #sunflower #explorepage #treesofinstagram #reducereuserecycle #earthday #earthdayeveryday #followforfollowback #sharetea #nationalgeographic #natgeo #dandelion

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7 hours ago

We love this visual reminder by @plantedinthewoods 🌱 “It’s not about striving for perfection, it’s about creating habits that last a lifetime”. 🌏 #EarthDayEveryDay

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7 hours ago

Siamo pronti a replicare?!? Venerdì si scende nuovamente in piazza!! SECONDA MARCIA MONDIALE PER IL CLIMA!!! - appuntamento ore 10.15 in piazza del Popolo - porta il tuo cartello/maglietta/bicicletta/un vestito che non usi più - dopo il corteo, in Piazzale eroe dei due mondi, sit in fino Alle 17, interventi di ricercatori, musica live attività pratiche!! NON MANCARE! NON ABBIAMO UN ALTRO PIANETA!! Per qualsiasi info contattateci!! #fridaysforfuture #fridaysforfuturesavona #thereisnoplanetb #earthday #earthdayeveryday #climatestrike #secondamarciamondialeperilclima #fff #ecofriendly #savona #music #partyfortheearth #climatejustice

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8 hours ago

Taking our bamboo cutlery set everywhere we go!

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9 hours ago

This sUMmers let’s ditch plastic bottles for water storage & use the glass ones 🌻 these are easily available in any store or incase you can’t find it then swipe to see what I have used , yes I have used a Limca glass bottle to store the water this can be counted as a good example of RE-Use ! Let’s take the initiative & first from our homes 🏡 only ! Share the idea with your near & dear ones to bring the change & let’s do our bit in a battle against plastic ! #hellonature #blogpost #environmentawareness #longwaytogo #nature #plants #ecofriendly #delhiblogger #indianblogger #sodelhi #lbbdelhi #thegirlwyellowbag #savetheworld #savethefuture #savethelife #earthdayeveryday #tomorrowisntfar #letsdoourbit #makethechange #noplastic #banplastic #growmoretrees #gogreen #savetheplanet #saynotoplastic #glassoverplastic #glasswaterbottles #ReUse

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9 hours ago

#goodnews reposted from @make_earth_green_again ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s nice to be reminded that with all of the bad news, there is also good news that should inspire us and give us hope to restore Mother Earth before its too late 💚🌎🍃 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #greenupecoup #gogreen 💚 #nomoreplastic #ecofriendlyliving #sustainablestyle #wecare #protectourplanet #noplanetb #sustainablelifestyle #dogoodtoday #wastefree #saynotoplastic #earthfriendly #trashtag #climatechangeisreal #carbonfootprint #lesswaste #environmentalist #worldenvironmentday #trashtalk #ourplanet #minimaliststyle #zerowasteliving #earthdayeveryday #sustainableswaps #laststraw #ecoliving #davidattenborough #ourplanet

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10 hours ago

Kalau ada rekan atau kenalan di pemerintah, bisa kita ajak juga dalam penanganan sampah dan memanfaatkannya untuk reuse atau recycle akan lebih efektif dilakukan di kota-kota. Seperti contoh di video ini, pada prakteknya akan banyak kekurangan dan butuh penyempurnaan, tap memang semakin banyak yang lakukan dan terlibat akan semakin baik hasilnya meski belum sempurna... kita terus coba bicara ke berbagai pihak terkait untuk menjadikan bumi lebih bersih dan sehat, sampah berkurang dan iklim terus mengalami perbaikan... #earthdayeveryday #climateemergency #zerowasteliving

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2 days ago

So why are you still using plastic? I urge you to not use plastic, refuse it when someone offers it to you (straws, plastic baggies, plastic bottles, etc) and INSTEAD start to buy reusable items! Follow @rightnowearth for more :) 🌍❤️ - #climatechange #climatechangeisreal #environment #sustainable #ecofriendly #savetheplanet #gogreen #sustainability #savetheearth #recycle #saveourearth #earthday #globalwarming #savetheworld #pollution #saveearth #earthdayeveryday #savetheocean #saveourplanet #plasticfree #helptheworld #climatejustice #climatejusticenow #climatestrike #noplanetb

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3 days ago

Second post for the day is about deforestation. If you can, I urge you to donate to organizations that not only say they will do something about this, but actually help to stop deforestation. The following information I got from GBO.gov’s Deforestation and Greenhouse Gases article: “Mature forests, having absorbed CO2 from the atmosphere while growing, store carbon in wood, leaves, and soil. That carbon is released when people clear forested land and destroy the wood. From 2000 to 2005, the loss of forests, primarily in tropical developing countries, accounted for approximately 12 percent of global GHG emissions. Slowing or halting deforestation in developing countries is a potentially low-cost way to help reduce global GHG emissions.” - #climatechange #climatechangeisreal #environment #sustainable #ecofriendly #savetheplanet #gogreen #sustainability #savetheearth #recycle #saveourearth #earthday #globalwarming #savetheworld #pollution #saveearth #earthdayeveryday #savetheocean #saveourplanet #plasticfree #helptheworld #climatejustice #climatejusticenow #climatestrike #noplanetb

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4 days ago

Waste in the ocean is the topic for today. I will include ways down below to decrease your own plastic waste use! First off, plastic has a much longer lifespan than you may think. It’s day to day use probably spans around 30-40 minutes. And for you, it’s gone once out of your sight. However, plastic biodegrades in 400-1000 years. The chemical residues persist even after that. If people continue to be ignorant towards the issue of plastic waste, more and more of it will build up in oceans and in landfills (not where any of it belongs). The whale found with 90 pounds of plastic inside them was too hip to that. But yeah, continue with your selfish ways. And by selfish I mean, putting the needs of others before the wants of yourself. Realize that what you are doing is harmful to maybe not yourself right now but extremely harmful to the animals in the oceans that have to deal with plastic waste. Here are some spicy facts to spice up your day: - 73.9 million pounds of plastic are spread throughout the world’s gyres (ocean currents). - 92.5% of dead seabirds (Northern Fulmars) in a study had ingested plastic in amount equal to 5% of their body weight. - 54% of the 120 marine animals of the threatened list have been observed entangled in or ingesting plastic. So, now onto what YOU can do. Use less plastic. One way you could do this, is start by going to a local coffee shop or sports place to get a reusable bottle. By doing this, instead of using multiple plastic bottles per day, you can refill your water bottle without adding to plastic waste in the ocean. Another way is to buy a reusable bag, or no bag if it’s not needed. Try to use non-plastic utensils as well. All the ocean friendly methods will be monetarily costly upfront, however will be a big benefit to the oceans and animals if you participate in this lifestyle consistently. Have any questions, comments, or concerns? Please DM me! (Some info like the stats from oneworldoneocean Plastics Breakdown)

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