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World Environment Day: Taking Action for our Planet

Today, June 5, 2024, is World Environment Day. It’s a day to raise awareness of the problems with the environment that our planet faces. Land restoration, desertification, and drought resistance are this year’s themes, and the slogan is “Our Land, Our Future.” We can save the environment by making little but meaningful changes to our daily routines.

What can we do for our environment?

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Saving water: Water is an important part of our day-to-day lives, and if we want to protect our environment, then we have to save water for our future. By using less water on a daily basis, we can save a lot of water.

Going local: Rather than shopping at the supermarket or buying processed food, we should turn to local and seasonal food. Locally farmed food lowers carbon emissions, uses less fuel, and supports local agriculture. Eating locally guarantees fresher produce, which is usually more nutrient- and taste-rich.

Using eco-friendly transport: Using eco-friendly transport will protect our environment. Using eco-friendly transport means using bicycles and not private vehicles rather than using public transport.

Reuse and reduce: Make sure you buy items that can be reused, and try to avoid one-time-use items. Always try to reuse what you have in every way possible. This will protect our environment.

Avoid using plastic: We can avoid using plastic in many ways. For example, we can stop using plastic brushes and start using bamboo brushes in the same manner. By replacing the use of plastic combs with wooden combs, we can help our planet.

In Conclusion

Let’s take little but meaningful steps to save the environment on World Environment Day, such as conserving water, promoting locally grown food, choosing eco-friendly transportation, and minimising the use of plastic. These are some of the things that one can do, but all of these little adjustments add up to a healthier environment and a more promising future.

Appsha Digital

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