Pune Ploggers

Pune Ploggers are a community group based in Pune, India, that collects litter in their local area. Plogging is a Swedish term for picking up litter while one is jogging. Pune Plogging is a community group that ‘plogs’ regularly in different areas in Pune and sends what is collected for recycling and upcycling. How YouContinue reading “Pune Ploggers”

OceanHero

OceanHero is a search engine using ad revenue to remove plastic from the world’s oceans. Founded in 2019, OceanHero uses the revenue from its adverts to help communities around the world who are affected by plastic pollution. They help to recover ocean-bound plastic, while also supporting a global infrastructure of plastic collection hubs. Its partnerContinue reading “OceanHero”

The Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup is a non-profit organisation aiming to remove 90% of floating ocean plastic. Founded and based in the Netherlands, The Ocean Cleanup designs and develops technology that captures and extracts plastics from rivers and oceans around the world. How You Can Help Time: Various You can make a volunteer application here to helpContinue reading “The Ocean Cleanup”

The Wildlife Trusts

The Wildlife Trusts is a grassroots movement formed of 46 local Wildlife Trusts based around the UK. Each Wildlife Trust is an independent charity, but collectively look after 2,300 nature reserves, covering 98,500 hectares across the UK, on Alderney and the Isle of Man. Their mission is to a mission to restore a third ofContinue reading “The Wildlife Trusts”

Global Deal for Nature Petition

‘A Global Deal for Nature: Guiding Principles, Milestones, and Targets’ is a 2019 scientific paper presenting a science-driven plan to save the diversity and abundance of life on Earth. Its corresponding petition calls on world leaders to support a Global Deal for Nature. The paper calls for a milestone of at least 30% of landsContinue reading “Global Deal for Nature Petition”

Team Trees

Team Trees raises funds to plant trees and manage reforestation programs around the world. Founded in 2019, Team Trees works with forestry partners around the world to plant trees and combat climate change through reforestation. In 2020, Team Trees planted 7.1 million trees across 6 continents. How You Can Help Time: None Cost: Various DonateContinue reading “Team Trees”

World Wildlife Fund

The World Wildlide Fund (WWF) is a leading international conservation charity. Founded in 1961, WWF is an independent conservation organisation active in nearly 100 countries, who are working to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. WWF urgently seeks to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife,Continue reading “World Wildlife Fund”

Ecosia

Ecosia is a search engine that uses its revenues to plant trees across the world. Founded in 2009, Ecosia uses the profits from its advertising revenue to plant trees across the world. It takes approximately 45 web searches on Ecosia to plant one tree. Please note Ecosia is powered by Microsoft Bing, so you willContinue reading “Ecosia”