Global warming -You can make a Difference by Green Yatra

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<ul><li> 1. Follow us on </li> <li> 2. <ul><li><ul><li>Your environment is the sum total of everything outside you </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>( Internal environment ?). </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>It include s </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>L iving and non-living things </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Natural and man-made </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Physical, Biological, Psychological </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 3. <ul><li>W e are losing </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>300 km2 of rainforest, (1 acre / second ) </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>186 km2 land due to desertification , </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>40 to 100 species. </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li>And we are adding </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>250,000 people </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>2,700 tons of CFC ( chlorofluorocarbons ) </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>15 million tons of carbon. </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Tonight the Earth will be a little hotter, its waters more acidic, and the fabric of life more threadbare." </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 4. <ul><li><ul><li>Natural Environment </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>is Responsible for life on earth </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Evolved through millions of years of evolution </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Provides Invaluable Ecosystem services </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul><ul><li>Ecosystem services </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Oxygen and water </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Detoxification and decomposition of wastes </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Conserve soils and their fertility </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Pollination of flowers &amp; Dispersal of seeds </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Protection from the ultraviolet rays </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Maintenance of biodiversity </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Moderation of weather extremes and their impacts </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Provision of aesthetic beauty and intellectual and spiritual stimulation for the human spirit </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 5. "Social Responsibility begins with Personal Resonsibility" </li> <li> 6. Ice Age During the ice age the temperature was 6 degree less than the balanced. </li> <li> 7. It took billions of years for the Earth to reach balance. Balance </li> <li> 8. We humans have taken just over 50 years to destroy that balance. And is on. Imbalance </li> <li> 9. Tsunami is the Ocean throwing back the excess heat thrown by the land into the ocean . Tsunami </li> <li> 10. Rapid ice melting results in </li> <li> 11. Droughts Floods </li> <li> 12. Higher water levels in the Oceans. Water Level </li> <li> 13. The ice sheets in the Himalayas have retreated by 20 miles. At the current rate of retreat there will be no ice sheets left by the year 2035. What about Ganga, Brahmaputra etc.? </li> <li> 14. Four degree increase in temperature: Gone Submerged Bangladesh Venice </li> <li> 15. Five degree increase in temperature: Mumbai Half London </li> <li> 16. Six degree increase in temperature: Catastrophe </li> <li> 17. 20 percent of the total oxygen on Earth is produced by the Amazon. Amazon </li> <li> 18. <ul><li><ul><li>Practise the 3Rs Reduce Reuse &amp; Recycle </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Avoid Wildlife products </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Avoid Ivory, Fur, leather, etc, </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Minimise the use of wooden/paper materials. </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Avoid Non-bio degradable Plastics, </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Plant trees/plants </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Participate in decision making through EIAs </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Respond positively to conservation efforts </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Join hands with concerned organizations which are working for Environment </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Visit Natural forests and Sanctuaries and feel the Environment at its natural state </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Recognize everyone's right to have equal share of environmental resources and risks </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Spread the conservation message </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Think beyond Economics </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Ethics, Human rights, Ecofriedly nature of products </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Be aware of laws and react to violations </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 19. <ul><li>About Green Yatra Green Yatra is a non-profit; Non-Government Organization dedicated to the protection and conservation of our Mother Earth and its Environment. We strive to maintain the integrity of the ecosystems for the benefit of all living creatures by introducing and adopting a simple, Eco friendly, Green Lifestyle, Ideas to our day to day lives. Green Yatra was started and run by a bunch folk who share a strong love and passion for protecting and respecting our only source of life Mother Nature and who think a lot and believe to do same as much as they can .First and foremost, We believe in ACTION.. Sitting idle, complaining and blaming the system, societies or commenting on internet forums are THINGS WE DON'T DO. We believe in working logically, strategically and practically, with Prevention and Solution oriented approaches to our goal of nature conservation. The impact of Go Green Ganesha is a token of our dedication and effort. So, we are working hard in bringing out the VALUE of our nature, hoping for your complete support! Our sole objective is to pass on a habitable green and pollution-free beautiful earth to the upcoming generations. Contact us @: [email_address] Join us face to face us in facebook: Be with us in twitter: </li></ul></li> </ul>