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How Can I Help This Earth Day?



Five easy ways to help Mother Nature from your home.

Stuck inside and not sure how you can participate in this year’s Earth Day? You’re not alone. Because of COVID-19, all in-person events have either been canceled or transitioned online. While you can’t join a rally or a beach cleanup, there are still individual actions you can take to make a difference.

Reduce your meat intake.

99% of animals raised for food in the United States live on factory farms. These intensive animal agricultural facilities seek to maximize productivity and profit while minimizing costs. As a result, they produce large amounts of waste that drain into our water supply, increase levels of soil and air pollution as well as contribute to deforestation.

By reducing your meat intake and shifting to more plant-based foods, World Animal Protection expects factory farming to phase out, which in turn will result in a healthier planet. What’s more, eating less meat also means fewer animals suffering on factory farms, the largest source of animal cruelty in the world.

Get Educated.

Staying at home means you have extra time to read and binge new shows on Netflix. Take this time to boost your knowledge of animal welfare, the environment, climate change, and anything else that sparks your interest. You’re in luck – we already went ahead and compiled a list of books for you to read

Join Earth Day Live from April 22-24.

Just because you can’t attend in-person doesn’t mean you can’t participate online. Sign up to join Earth Day Live, a three-day live stream event hosted by US climate change activists, that includes speakers, voter registration, and performances. Learn more at earthdaylive2020.org.

Donate to World Animal Protection.

While you might not initially think of animal welfare as an environmental issue, the fact is when we prioritize animal protection, we’re also helping to safeguard the natural world. This means by reducing meat consumption and improving the lives of farmed animals, we’re also helping the planet. But we can’t do this vital work without the support of compassionate people like you. Help World Animal Protection continue its mission to move the world for animals by making a generous online gift this Earth Day.


Celebrate Earth Day by joining the global movement of people who are committed to creating a more sustainable and kinder future by eating less meat today!

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