20 SPECIES IN CRITICAL DANGER OF EXTINCTION
Thousands of species are threatened by human activities, only few manage to increase their population. Illegal hunting, deforestation, the black market, the expansion of humans and other factors are jeopardizing the survival of many animals, including 20 that are part of the WWF’s list catalogued as critically endangered of extinction.
#LIFE IS DYING #DONT LET IT
SOUTH CHINA TIGER
CROSS RIVER GORILLA
YANGTZE FINLESS MARSOPA
THE CAUSES & THREATS
Threats to these beings are shared with thousands of other species and we explain them in a general way in this article. To name a few: illegal hunting, species trafficking, deforestation, agriculture and livestock, lack of prey (for predators), lack of job offer, trophies, production of non-certified toilet paper, plastics pollution and palm oil production.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Almost every time we buy something, we don’t know, we don’t ask or we don’t want to know about its origin or the impact and importance they have on nature. Let’s not look at the other side, and let’s see how we can help the survival of thousands of animals, even ours.
But, some actions you can take now are: reduce plastic use, avoid products that cause deforestation, eat less meat, eat less fish & less seafood, bike to work, car pooling, take public transport, do not buy any type of skins or products made from exotic animals, avoid circuses (places like Sea World), do not pay or take photos with animals, get involved in what’s happening, make donations and report illegal markets.
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