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✿ Challenge of the Month ❀
Use plastic you have at home, or collect some from any friends, to create your own toy/game!
- suggested by @22H77
✿ Question of the Month ❀
How has climate change affected you? Have you experienced a natural disaster or unusual storm caused by climate change? Ex. drought, hurricane, heat wave, etc. What can you do about it?
- suggested by @SCerulean
(next update July 1, 2020)
Feel free to suggest a new cotm or qotm in the comments- we're open to suggestions! <3
About the problem ❀彡
It is now obvious, confirmed by all experts, that the fight against global warming must become a priority for all, especially as the consequences are continuing to become more and more abundant. For example, the melting arctic ice caps, which are caused by global warming, are negatively impacting many arctic animals, including the polar bear. To meet this challenge, it is essential that we massively reduce our carbon emissions.
To do this, we can start by planting trees! Forests are one of the most effective fighters against global warming. They capture and absorb one third of the carbon dioxide emitted by fuels such as oil and coal. It is estimated that during the 20th century, an average of three billion tonnes of carbon were stored in the world's forests each year. They limit the damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions.
So, when we protect our forests, we fight a little against global warming! ;)
However, the Earth is not only threatened by carbon emissions. Pollution is also becoming an immense problem, largely due to plastic, which is extremely difficult to recycle. Because of this, a massive plastic continent has formed in the Pacific Ocean, harming aquatic life in a variety of ways. For example, many fish mistake tiny bits of trash for food. When those fish make their way onto our plates, they'll carry the undigested plastic inside of them, putting our health at risk.
How can I help? ❀彡
There are many small and simple actions that can save our planet from catastrophic consequences in the future, such as:
- reducing the use of pesticides and insecticides
- eating less meat and more non-imported fruits and vegetables
- walking, biking, or taking public transit instead of driving
- buying local and seasonal food
- collecting rainwater to water plants
- using recycled paper
- using reusable containers instead of one-use bags
- always turning off the tap after use
- remembering the three R's: reduce, reuse, recycle
- spreading awareness and inspiring action against global warming
Together, we can all make a difference. ^^
About the studio ❀彡
● Curating ●
To apply to become a curator, post a form in the comments after reading the curating rules carefully. Include #ProtectOurEarth in your comment to show that you've read this.
- I will not add irrelevant projects.
- I will not spam.
- I will try to be as active as I can.
- I will be kind to everyone, no matter what they comment.
- I will not ask to be promoted to manager
- I will always follow the scratch community guidelines.
・Curating Form:・Username//Why you want to join//One thing that you do to help protect the planet//How you will contribute to this studio//Do you promise to abide to curating laws? (y/n)//Other(this section is optional)
● Managing ●
We're looking for those who are active, helpful, and kind! Though we currently have a great, active team of managers, we will promote those who we see consistently helping around the studio. <3
- I will follow all of the curating laws.
- I will not delete other curators or managers, unless necessary.
- I will not promote curators unless necessary.
● Projects ●
In this studio, add all the projects that are related to the theme!
Remember, any inappropriate project will be deleted.
Studio Stats ❀彡
Studio created: January 4, 2019
Featured: March 4, 2019 (Thank you sooo much ST!!!!)
Studio created by: @AutumnLake
(last updated May 14, 2020)
❁ Managers, please, if you come by this studio from time to time don't forget to make the update if it hasn't already been done by someone else, thank you! <33
❁ Troll comments will be ignored or reported depending on the severity.
Together. we can make the world a better place!
Biodiversity is not a luxury but a necessity.