How Earth Hour Can Help Parrots

Did you know that tropical deforestation accounts for nearly 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions?
flighted+parrot How Earth Hour Can Help Parrots
Each year, an area the size of New Jersey is cut down in the Amazon & Borneo, two of the world’s largest rainforests. These fallen trees could be absorbing large amounts of carbon dioxide – the primary greenhouse gas. Or, they could be providing habitat for a vast but declining array of wildlife, including most parrot species. You can help!

Participate in Earth Hour and Help Parrots

  • earth+hour How Earth Hour Can Help ParrotsEarth Hour 2009 takes place on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 8:30 pm local time. But Earth Hour is an annual event, each spring.
  • Earth Hour is World Wildlife Fund’s global initiative where individuals, businesses and governments turn off their lights for one hour to show their support for action on climate change.
  • Earth Hour is a symbolic event designed to engage people from all walks of life in the climate change discussion to send a strong message to our political leaders that we want them to take meaningful action on climate change.
  • The largest climate event in history where millions of people around the world will unite by turning off their lights for one hour, Earth Hour, to demand action on the climate crisis.

Visit http://www.globalcanopy.org/ and learn how to use your voice and your dollars to save the rainforest.

  

About Diane Burroughs

Diane Burroughs, founded BirdSupplies.com in 1998. A bird lover who is owned by African Grey's, a Moluccan, a Parrotlet and a Red-Bellied Parrot, Diane is dedicated to improving the lives of pet birds with vet-approved parrot tested supplies and expert bird care articles.

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