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From afforestation to organic farming: 10 ways to protect our planet

Every year on April 22, World Earth Day is celebrated to raise awareness about environmental issues and promote actions to protect our planet. The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. It is an annual celebration that underlines the importance of protecting natural resources for future generations.

According to the official website, the campaign draws attention to the harmful effects of plastic in our environment – ​​harming marine and human health, polluting beaches and landscapes, clogging waste streams and landfills – and empowering people to make a difference.

According to the Earth Day 2024 website, the organization is committed to ending plastics in the interest of human and planetary health, and is calling for a 60% reduction in plastic production by 2040.

The theme for Earth Day 2024:

For 2024 the theme is Planet vs. Plastics and people are called on to be aware of the health risks of plastics.

Here are some simple ways to protect the Earth:

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle: The 3Rs play an important role in minimizing waste and conserving resources.

Conserve resources: Conserve resources such as water and energy for a better future.

Less CO2 emissions: Take a break from your vehicles and help save our mother earth and choose sustainable transportation.

Afforestation: Plant trees and prevent paper waste. Trees absorb CO2, provide oxygen and help combat climate change./Wiki Commons

Say no to single-use plastic: Use reusable products instead of single-use plastic to reduce plastic pollution.

Spread awareness: Stay informed about environmental issues and share them with people to make them aware. Stay informed on environmental issues and share what you learn with others./Reuters

Support organizations: Support organizations working to protect the environment or volunteer in your area to make communities greener./Reuters

Organic farming: support organic farming and choose products without pesticides./Reuters

These are some simple and effective ways you can add to your daily routine to protect the earth.