United States
Wolves and other wildlife are important to us. Over the last 40 years they have been recovering in places like Great Lakes, Rocky Mountains and the Southwest. Its a very important conservation process and has been a slow growing success. But...It is not complete. US Fish and Wildlife is threatening to end protection for the wolves in the lower 48 states. I want to grow up listening to the wolves howl in our landscape. I want my future children and grandchildren to also hear these wild howls. Wolves deserve better.
United States
Our 4 Goals: 1. Reduce and Recycle our plastic bottles and cans. 2. Use reusable straws or paper straws instead of plastic. 3. Cut the plastic drink holders. 4. Create ART about the animals we are trying to help.
United States
Students will research and learn about endangered and threatened wild animals and create posters, bookmarks and 3D printed frog necklaces to teach other students about the animals.
United Kingdom
Sponsored bike ride Sponsored silence Cake sale Sponsored swim Sponsored non uniform day (dress up as an animal)
United Kingdom
Beach Cleaned with Beach Buddies Charity.
United States
My idea is to take a look at the negative things happening in the news once a week, and then decide to take specific action to counteract the negativity and help those affected. Examples: >If the main headlines revolved around hate crimes, we could all post messages on social media to spread love instead of hate, as well as donating to any relevant human rights charities. >If it was bullying, we could all do a Random Act of Kindness for a stranger, and pledge to be kind and stand up against harassment whenever we see it. >If it was cruelty against domestic animals, we could all volunteer at, donate to, and/or publicly promote local animal rescues. >If it was wild animal endangerment or other forms of environmental destruction, we could do an activity such as picking up litter, as well as donating to environmental charities and taking pledges to reduce our carbon footprint as much as practical and possible. (Even though the latter would be a more long-term thing, we could still check up on progress weekly.) >And finally, if it was something to do with negative or harmful laws, we could call or email our state representative. This is not a complete list, of course, because we never know what will happen, but I hope it is enough to get the idea across. If all goes well, it would be a group or club at my high school. Anyone involved with the school would be welcomed, whether students, teachers, administrators, or even parents, as long as the admins would allow that. My school is very small due to being a private school, but I think we could still make a difference, no matter how small we start out. It has been said that the best way to counteract all the depressing events is to do *something*. Even it just helps one person, or one animal, or one patch of wilderness, it's still better than nothing, and even if it's not the entire planet, it can be a world of meaning to that one individual. Be kind! Sincerely, Elizabeth.
United States
With a uniting of animal rescue groups/organizations and children, it will promote leadership in children who will in turn bring lemonade stands, gofundme's, and school collections to their neighborhoods and communities. Children (with the help of adults) are fully capable of planning with their school principals and organizing friends and classmates to take action!!! Research local rescues or national organizations whose cause you believe in, tell them you'd like to help by organizing a fundraiser...and take action! Then you can start recruiting friends and classmates to help you!! Create posters after school or at home, plan your event, and watch it take off.
United States
With a uniting of animal rescue groups/organizations and children, it will promote leadership in children who will in turn bring lemonade stands, gofundme's, and school collections to their neighborhoods and communities. Children (with the help of adults) are fully capable of planning with their school principals and organizing friends and classmates to take action!!! Research local rescues or national organizations whose cause you believe in, tell them you'd like to help by organizing a fundraiser...and take action! Then you can start recruiting friends and classmates to help you!! Create posters after school or at home, plan your event, and watch it take off.
United States
Interested parents and children will work with school principals to organize in kind collections for animal rescue organizations of their choice. It will be organized and run by the children: creating posters, communicating with rescue organization staff, promotion, collecting and counting items, etc.
Indonesia
I want to make people more aware of the cruelty of the still-growing wildlife trade, especially the bird trade in Indonesia. The bird trade along with the destruction of natural habitats have brought many birds in Indonesia to the brink of extinction.  Java is currently the center of Indonesia's illegal bird trade. From all parts of Indonesia and other Southeast Asian countries bird species are smuggled in order to satisfy the desire for exoticism, entertainment, representation and status. Birds are not treated as living sentient beings, but as consumer products and property.

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