Your lifestyle choices can help preserve polar bears habitats
(NC)—Polar bears are synonymous with Canadian pride and the Arctic, are threatened by the loss of sea ice habitat due to climate change. What can Canadians do to make a difference? Start with some simple, small steps that the whole family can participate in. One new way to get involved is to join forces with Coca-Cola Canada and World Wildlife Fund by visiting www.livepositively.ca/ArcticHome. Here you can learn more about what you can do right now to help effect change and make a pledge to take action.
Need some ideas to get started? Make a pledge to:
• Turn down the thermostat and open the blinds and curtains to benefit from passive solar energy.
• Add another layer or put on a cozy sweater, instead of turning up the heat in the house.
• Replace household light bulbs with CFL bulbs.
• Keep car tires inflated to specifications.
• Walk, cycle, carpool or take public transit to work at least one day a week.
• Use both sides of the page when printing or copying.
• Use recycled paper and toilet paper.
• Look into switching to a renewable energy provider.
• Unplug phone chargers when not in use.
• Buy energy efficient appliances when replacing old ones.
Canadians can also create their own pledges and encourage friends and family to participate by sharing their pledges on Twitter using the hash tag #everyactionmatters.
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