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Mother Earth Day 2018

International Mother Earth Day 2018 is today! And, it will be celebrated across the globe. This year, the world will push for a World without Plastic Pollution, this year’s annual theme for this special day.

Mother Earth Day is an important date in the global calendar. Mother Earth Day history dates back for decades during which the United Nations and member states have taken a number of steps towards positive environmental action. Since then, Mother Earth Day has featured a number of central themes including climate change, community mobilization, and forest preservation.

Importance of International Mother Earth Day

As the world began to become conscious of the human impact on our environment, it became clear that raising awareness is an essential component of taking action. The very first Earth Day took place in 1970, and since then this day has played an important role in promoting greener, more environmentally friendly living. Each year, the UN sets a particular theme to focus the day around. This year, the theme is “end plastic pollution.”

Help End Plastic Pollution – This Year’s Theme

Plastic Pollution

Scientists, environmentalists, governments, development workers, and enthusiasts have been hard at work to reduce the use of plastic around the world. However, the task is not that simple. It requires a shift in the global culture of convenience and widespread use of disposable goods. There are many good websites that can provide ideas and inspiration for a plastic-free world.  Here are 12 Inspiring websites to celebrate Mother Earth Day 2018 and end plastic pollution.

Let’s Celebrate Mother Earth Day 2018 Together

Whether you are an activist or this Dutch supermarket with a great initiative to end plastic pollution, together we can celebrate Mother Earth Day 2018. With tons of plastic that end up in our oceans, rivers, and other waterways, this is an essential topic which requires much attention from the global community. Today, there are hundreds of organizations committed to this theme. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest players working to rid the planet of plastic. Have a look at 17 NGOs fighting to end plastic pollution.

Raptim’s Initiative to Help Mother Earth

Raptim wants to help Mother Earth as well. In the travel industry, CO2 emissions are a prevalent form of pollution. Raptim is one of the front-runners when it comes to sustainable travel. This means limiting the effects of CO2 emissions. As a humanitarian travel organization, we operate in a sector which has relatively high CO2 emissions. Nonetheless, we try to help those traveling in the most socially responsible way possible. Raptim has looked into integrating CO2 compensation as part of our emissions management strategy. Have a look at this video  or read this article about our point-of-view regarding CO2 emissions, compensation, and offsetting.

Let Us Help You Help Mother Earth

We believe our world is a better place when compassion can travel where it is needed most. Whether it is putting an end to plastic pollution or protecting the health of thousands of people, we want to help you. That is why we devote ourselves to serving those who serve the world. By being a genuine global travel organization, our experienced staff is reachable via diverse means of communication at any given time. Use our quick address locator to contact your nearest Raptim office should you have any questions. You can follow our blog for more stories and travel information.

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