Thousands of contributors to the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Natural Life Protection Foundation in Turkey have adopted threatened species from across the globe by its Adoption Program, with native species of sea turtles and China’s native pandas being the favorites for adoption amongst Turkish folks.
WWF Turkey has developed a range of applications each domestically and overseas with a give attention to the safety of nature and species, with the Adoption Program being one of these efforts. Many of the world’s species face the hazard of extinction on account of world local weather change, degradation of pure habitats, air pollution and unlawful looking.
According to WWF Communications Manager Neyran Akyıldız, individuals who need to help the efforts to guard the habitats of the creatures can undertake a species symbolically by this program.
She mentioned that sea turtles, reed cats, groupers, pikes and dolphins which might be threatened in Turkey and species from around the globe equivalent to polar bears, pandas, tigers, orangutans, koalas, emperor penguins and rhinos could possibly be adopted by the program.
“Our adoption program continues to develop with the help of our donors for the reason that day it began. Within the scope of the program, greater than 50,000 adoptions have been carried out up to now. International species equivalent to pandas and native species equivalent to sea turtles are the preferred species. Tigers and dolphins come subsequent,” Akyıldız mentioned.
She emphasised that these contemplating adopting a species ought to be motivated by studying of all the risks and threats that species face these days.
The adoption donations current choices as e-certificates, printed certificates and particular presents. Some supporters of the program are eligible to obtain a wildflower seed ball as a particular present. In addition, pals and households on particular events equivalent to weddings and birthdays may also present “completely happy day donations” to WWF’s adoption program. Many pals of nature take pleasure in providing another present to their family members as a approach to help the program. Akyıldız identified that supporters desire particular days equivalent to Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and Teachers’ Day for adoption.
According to Akyıldız, the local weather disaster accelerates the rise within the quantity of threatened species.
“Continuous help for nature is essential for a future the place the wealthy biodiversity of our nation and our planet is protected, the species should not threatened by extinction, and the place people and nature dwell in concord,” she mentioned.
According to the WWF’s Living Planet Report, the populations of species on earth have sharply dropped by 60% for the reason that 1970s.