Thursday, October 20, 2011
As we near the one-year mark of our #occupyPolarBears protest, we reflect on the fishiness of most humans "concern" for the planet. These young humans joining our cause gives us great hope for the future!
Many people say they want to help us penguins and the other 99% of inhabitants of the planet who are NOT destroying it, but how much is anyone actually doing to make a positive difference?
Yes, you need to stop the mega corporations from polluting the planet and from buying votes in Congress to NOT enact stricter standards. But you can start making a difference in your own homes in the meantime!
We've learned so much since we moved in to the polar bear exhibit here at Oregon Zoo. They have all the cool climate change graphics! Polar bears get all the love, we tell you.
Anyway, check out this cool series of signs, "10 Things You Can Do,"
What are YOU doing to help the planet? Are you really watching your hot water usage? Have you switched all your incandescent bulbs to more energy-efficient models? Do you REALLY turn off the lights and unplug your appliances when you're not using them?
DO IT FOR THE PENGUINS!
We hope to be able to move back to our Penguinarium soon, but we're not budging until that new filtration system is installed and ready. We're doing our part by saving millions of gallons of water every year. How about you?
Until then, we continue to OCCUPY POLAR BEARS!