Updated: Sun, 05 Jun 2022 07:50 AM IST
New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Also known as Eco Day, World Environment Day is observed to raise awareness about the essential need of protecting our mother nature. The first time the day was celebrated was in 1974. This year's theme for World Environment Day is kept as 'Only One Earth'. Many wildlife species are on the verge of getting extinct because of the exploitation of our environment with the activities like deforestation, pollution, and overgrazing. To save our wildlife, we can take these steps.
Establishing National Parks and Sanctuaries
Even though our country has many National Parks and Sanctuaries, they should be established more to preserve the natural habitats of wild animals and birds.
Banning Killing or Capturing Endangered Species
There are laws in India against hunting wild animals or using them for commercial exploitation. But there are still many cases of killing the endangered animals and therefore, the laws should be strictly enforced.
Stopping unauthorized cutting of forest
The forest trees are cut for timber and wood for fuel and this should stop. The natural habitat of wild animals and birds.
Surveys by Forest Officials
A periodic survey should be conducted by the Department of Government in all forests regarding the conservation of wildlife. The knowledge about the population of all the species of wild animals and birds is necessary as it can be useful in the time of floods and famines.
Special Attention to Endangered Species
The endangered species of wild animals and birds should get special attention to prevent their extinction altogether.
Using Recycled Products
Not just the government, but even the citizens should help in saving the wildlife. It can be started with the little things like using recycled products. Every year many trees get cut down to manufacture paper products.
Avoid Using Products Made From Animal Fur or Skin
Many coats, jackets or shoes are made from animal skin and many animals get killed for this purpose. We should avoid using things made from animal skin.