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How Climate Change Affects our Animals

Do you know that after every severe weather event a Climate Change Risk Assessment is done? These assessments occur in cities, states, and countries across our great planet. The purpose of this is to determine how global warming is affecting the economy of a region. It measures changes in air quality that could affect people. It also examines what impact it is having on the wildlife in the area.

The negative effects of climate change on people, the environment, and animal habitats are major concerns. Unless you are interested in wildlife, the health of wildlife is typically the last to be considered. This is true whenever the subject of climate change arises. It has to be said though that through interactive education, awareness can be raised. This awareness can address how climate change poses a serious risk to animals, not only in Australia but across the globe.

How Does Interactive Education Help Raise Awareness About Climate Change Effects on Wildlife?

Wildlife conservation efforts have done much in protecting various species of animals from harm. It is now becoming very clear that climate change is negatively affecting the habitats of animals. This is true not only in Australia but in countries all over the world.

Habitat destruction and overexploitation are of major concerns to wildlife conservation, of course. The causes of global warming that results in unnatural climate change are now becoming the main threat to animal species. This is why continued conservation is so important to maintain thriving environments for our wildlife. We know that the best way to do this is through interactive education in schools. Start them as youngsters and they grow into concerned adults.

We are learning that teaching our children about the dangers of climate change on wildlife is so important. The children of today will be the adults of the future. They will inherit the responsibility of protecting wildlife and their vital habitats from our generation. It is heartbreaking to learn how climate change is negatively affecting animals, birdlife, and plants. We have hope though! It is still not too late for humanity to make positive changes.

The first step to take is through education. We need to teach our children and young adults about wildlife conservation and how they can have an impact on this. Wildlife conservation groups can and do help. They bring to our schools, interactive education. These methods successfully teach people of all ages about Australian wildlife. It introduces them to the vital habitats they need to survive.

Understanding the Importance of Wildlife Conservation

Many people are still unsure of the definition of wildlife conservation. They may be uncertain of the important role it plays in protecting our animal species and the environment. Through interactive education, people will learn about the importance of protecting wildlife. They understand and develop an awareness about the effect’s that climate change has on animals, plants and the environment.

A major element of wildlife conservation is in making the public more aware of the state of endangered species. We need to educate about dwindling natural resources, and the destruction of animal habitats, such as lakes and forests. Interactive, hands-on education for children conducted in school is one way. Educating kids in this setting has proven to be the most effective way to build awareness about issues such as climate change.

Young people can see and touch Australia’s animals in a fun and safe way. And, they will also learn about how climate change, pollution, and over-development of land. They will understand how these all threaten animals and the environment they need to survive. In this way, both children and adults will be inspired to do what they can to help save Australia’s animals.

If you would like information on how you can get involved in helping to bring the message of how climate change is affecting our wildlife, you can. Get in touch with Pat Lazzaro. Pat has been involved with Animal Rescue and Conservation for many years. He is also a fully trained, qualified and licensed Snake Catcher and Relocation expert. Please call Pat on 0407 129 260 or you can visit the website for links to local groups.

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