Here a list of 100 ways we could fix our world for a healthier and greener future

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you could save the world by:

squalene in beauty products derived from sharks

  1. approving ecocide as an international crime against humanity in the Rome Statute
  2. handing subsidies to regenerative farms and organic products
  3. promoting a circular economy
  4. cutting subsidies to dairy farms
  5. implementing a meat tax
  6. reducing food waste through composting
  7. making supermarkets donate their food waste to food banks
  8. investing in hemp
  9. making corporations pay for unacceptable overuse of freshwater sources
  10. boycotting and opting for smaller retailers instead
  11. implementing a carbon tax
  12. subsidizing renewable energy
  13. becoming a minimalist
  14. going zero-waste
  15. making cities greener by cutting cars and planting trees
  16. encouraging foraging in cities
  17. creating green roofs
  18. dealing with faulty tube systems to avoid freshwater leaks
  19. applying dynamic glass to buildings
  20. eating plantbased
  21. joining a Fridays for Future protest or Extinction Rebellion
  22. offsetting your carbon-footprint
  23. donating to ISA—Instituto Socio Ambiental, to protect the Amazon Rainforest
  24. investing in CCU and CCS technologies
  25. buying clothes from vintage & second-hand shops only
  26. voting for candidates with a long-term view of the future and with strong climate targets
  27. eating less fish or shark
  28. increasing bicycle lanes in cities
  29. improving railway lines
  30. protecting existing forests and rainforests
  31. harnessing ocean power for electricity
  32. using a guppyfriend bag that traps microplastics
  33. avoiding products with toxic chemicals
  34. changing to a bank that does not finance petrol companies
  35. using ocean savers to clean your home
  36. encouraging your city to become a “15-minute city”
  37. taxing companies that pollute the oceans through pesticide use
  38. taxing pesticide companies like Monsanto
  39. subsidizing biopesticide companies
  40. learning how to live according to permaculture principles
  41. conserving tropical peatlands and mangroves as they are huge carbon storers
  42. promoting healthy soils
  43. rewilding forests and lands
  44. improving biodiversity conservation
  45. boycotting palm oil
  46. calling out greenwashers
  47. making shark-derived squalene illegal
  48. helping fishermen transition to diving operators
  49. increasing marine protected areas
  50. investing in cultured meat/fish
  51. learning from indigenous practices to coexist with nature
  52. protecting 30% of the oceans by 2030
  53. updating the legal framework for International Seas
  54. reusing old jars for storing food
  55. using a menstrual cup instead of tampons
  56. investing in vertical farming
  57. purchasing from upcycled clothing brands
  58. making tap water more accessible through drinking stations eg. like eau de Paris
  59. forcing companies that produce a lot of plastic to pay for their own waste disposal eg. recycling or cleaning up the oceans
  60. listening to environmental podcasts
  61. meditating
  62. spending quality time in nature
  63. investing in bio-contributing packaging made from mushrooms
  64. understanding the magical and healing powers of mushrooms in uniting humans to mother Earth
  65. holding corporations accountable for their greenhouse gas emissions, whilst incentivizing green companies through loans and tax cuts
  66. aligning your business with your values
  67. building with green materials and innovative solutions: Carbon Architecture
  68. installing a nebia shower in your home
  69. teaching environmental studies in schools
  70. expanding the green school concept
  71. donating to agroforestry projects
  72. buying from brands that have certifications eg. fair trade, GOTS
  73. building e-highways
  74. banning deep-sea mining
  75. purchasing upcycled and eco-friendly furniture
  76. buying from companies that sell “ugly” fruits & vegetables
  77. banning naval sonar that makes whales killl themselves
  78. subsidizing technology that could improve aviation
  79. increasing a country’s NBS (Nature Based Solutions) to reach climate neutrality
  80. Joining the Resistance
  81. avoiding products with fishy supply chains eg. canned tuna
  82. investing in insect farming for feed
  83. banning microplastics in products eg. in toothpaste
  84. using loose leaf tea only
  85. avoiding single-use plastics
  86. using a bidet instead of toilet paper
  87. investing in agtech startups
  88. purchasing refurbished tech instead
  89. reselling your clothes online
  90. buying less stuff
  91. signing the petition to withdraw the CAP
  92. encouraging big investors to drop Brazilian meat companies that are not transparent
  93. sleeping outside every now and then
  94. investing in waste to energy facilities outside of cities
  95. increasing communal gardens and composts in cities
  96. promoting a system of values based on cooperation and sustainability rather than on greed and constant growth
  97. investing in ice911—the technology that could save the Arctic
  98. realising that 100 corporations are responsible for 71% of greenhouse gas emissions
  99. investing in innovative projects that can radically change our system
  100. taking a permaculture design course at Ecoversity

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