Everyone's actions, individually or collectively through society, incur ecological impacts. We consume natural resources, release pollutants and generate waste. These impacts are referred to as "ecological footprints." The links below suggest innovative ways for shrinking your ecological footprint on the Earth and helping to maintain Earth's biological diversity. Source: Conservation International
Ten things you and your family can do to shrink your ecological footprint while retaining your quality of life.
Over 20 biodiversity-saving tips for your workplace.
In The Backyard
Family projects to explore and protect biodiversity in your own backyard.
In The Classroom
Ideas for adding biodiversity conservation to your curriculum.
In Your Community
Tips for successful grassroots projects in your neighborhood.
Learn to minimize your impact while enjoying the natural world.
Home building and remodeling offer some great opportunities for conservation.
Finding alternatives for driving to work is one of the best conservation choices you can make.
Conservation choices for businesses can mean happier and more productive employees.
Environmentally responsible investmestments mean big returns for everyone.
Politicians & City Planners
Encourage elected officials and city planners to enact environmentally responsible urban policies.
Global Biodiversity Organizations