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5 Ways of Protecting Nature

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It’s already past high time to do your share for environment. Our planet is indeed gasping for breath at present. So start with simple things that can make a big difference. We must remember that nature has its own destructive ways of getting back at us. We have all experienced unfavourable and life- taking natural calamities across the globe, like acid rain, flash floods, drought, torrential storms, hurricanes, Tsunami, and other forms of natural catastrophes.

Here are some small and simple ways you can save nature:

  1. Walk more, drive less: Choose to walk short distances instead of taking out your car every time. Walk down to the gym, office (if it’s near), run errands (literally), etc. Or better still- use a bicycle. Besides saving nature, both walking and cycling are good forms of exercises. And each time you keep away from using you car, you contribute to reduce air pollution. Moreover, you consume less oil, preserving one of the greatest and most important natural resource. You also save money.
  2. Change your driving style: Do not drive in low gear as it consumes more fuel. On the same line, accelerating and applying brake too often consumer more fuel. Turn the ignition off when you halt at signals. Try taking the shortest route to your destination as it will consume less fuel and cause less pollution. Share cars whenever possible. 5 people going to the same place at the same time but in 5 different cars is a great waste of fuel. So popularize the concept of car pool. Don’t honk unnecessarily as that adds up to noise pollution.
  3. Cut off CFC: CFCs contribute to greenhouse effect and ozone depletion. They are released from air conditioning systems, aerosol sprays, and refrigerators. One active measure that every one of us can take to ensure lesser CFC liberation is opting for air coolers against air conditioners. Besides being environmentally friendly, the reduced running cost, low initial investment and low maintenance cost are other desirable benefits of an Air Cooler. Head over to this article to read a detailed comparison of the Air conditioner and Air Cooler. Some cosmetic products also contain CFCs. Many countries have already the banned the use of CFCs and it’s time you should too. Using CFC products is the simplest way you can prevent the harm they cause to environment.
  4. Change habits: Some simple habits in the workplace can help you contribute towards saving the environment. Print when it is absolutely necessary. Printing unnecessarily leads to wastage of paper, ink and power. Practice using email for correspondence rather than prints. When leaving for the day, turn your computer off. Switch off the computer screen when you are away for breaks, trainings, or meetings. Switch off lights when everyone leaves office. Avoid over- use of air conditioners. Avoid using disposable cups and plates when you have the option for using ceramic.
  5. Recycle and reuse: Buy recyclable paper and sustainable products to protect forest species. Recycle your cell phones as well. Reuse all things that can be fixed or repaired. Collect books, used papers, old newspapers, magazines, bottles and any other things that you could sell to the junkyard. There’s money you can earn doing this, while doing your part for nature. You can recycle metals, like copper, silver, aluminum, etc. Scrap wire recycling is also a good way to recycle metals.

Author’s Bio: Adam Wilson is a renowned author. He has written many articles on different ways to save nature and this article is one among them.

Clay Miller
the authorClay Miller
I am the creator/writer of Ways2GoGreen.com and Ways2GoGreenBlog.com. I'm an advocate for oceans, beaches, state parks. I enjoy all things outdoors (e.g. running, golf, gardening, hiking, etc.) I am a graduate of the University of Kentucky (Go Wildcats!!). I'm also a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. I was born and raised in the beautiful state of Kentucky.

4 Comments

  • I applaud the author for coming up ways on how to protect the nature. It’s a great help for us millenials that
    we can simply search things on the internet and find significant articles like this. It will encourage us young
    ones to join the fight for our beloved Earth. It reminds me of the ripple effect wherein “One small change can
    have an enormous effect.” I will always remember these ways and will share them to my peers.

  • hi,
    i read this article and the 5 meathods are really good i will try to apply this in my daily life. i have also owned a blog which was named as eart perception if you have time then you can see my website

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