There are new species being discovered every day. There are also many now-existing species disappearing every day. Tree frogs, Monarch butterflies, bees, tigers, elephants, and many others. Species can become endangered for several reasons: habitat loss, poaching, illegal hunting, pollution, and climate change. Most factors that play into a species becoming endangered are due to human activities.
Many of us, without realizing it, contribute to these factors through daily commutes, products we buy, and the types of activities we support and engage in. It is not realistic, however, to completely stop our ‘contribution’. However, it is important to be aware and realize that everyone can do something, even if it’s in the minor everyday choices we make. Everyone includes you. Everyone doing something, no matter how small, can add up to make a big impact and possibly alter the detrimental damage we are doing to the environment.
It is important to realize that this damage is real, and it is affecting the lives of many animals (and people) around the world. The problems our world is facing are very real, no matter if you can see it or not when you walk out your door. Consider keeping this in mind as you go about your day.