Help Save The Wildlife!

What Is Loss Of Biodiversity?

Loss of biodiversity is when an animal becomes endangered or extinct. This is such a big problem because when an animal becomes endangered or extinct it upsets the balance the food chain in that ecosystem. This issue has almost the same effects as climate change on an ecosystem.
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A Rainforest

How You Can Help

Ordinary people such as you can make a big difference. You don't have to be part of a big organization to help out. Some things you can do are...


  • Educate kids about loss of biodiversity to make them aware of the issue.
  • Make your local government aware of the issue.
  • Reduce the energy used to cool and heat your home.
  • Consume less resources and be mindful about what you consume.
  • Organize a fundraiser.

Organizations

World Wildlife Fund

For 50 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature.

The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.

Rainforest Alliance Certification

The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. It offers certification to farms that protect natural ecosystems and endangered species, do not pollute water bodies, prohibit hunting of wild animals except when done by indigenous groups in a controlled manner, ban the use of certain chemicals and genetically modified crops, and protect workers’ rights.