10 Best Things We Can Do for Animals

ANIMAL RIGHTS - VEGETARIANISM, 4 Apr 2011

Jane Goodall – Yes! Magazine

Jane Goodall tells us what we can do in our everyday lives to care for the animals we love.

1. Rejoice that we are part of the Animal Kingdom.

WHAT TO DO:
Create an ecological garden, encouraging bugs, butterflies, and birds.

2. Respect all life.

WHAT TO DO:
Become a vegetarian
.

3. Open our minds, in humility, to animals and learn from them.

WHAT TO DO:
Build bug palaces in your garden.

4. Teach our children to respect and love nature.

WHAT TO DO:
Create places for birds to nest.

5. Be wise stewards of life on earth.

WHAT TO DO:
Do not eat commercially farmed animals.

6. Value and help preserve the sounds of nature.

WHAT TO DO:
Have a bird feeder.

7. Refrain from harming life in order to learn about it.

WHAT TO DO:
Become an ambassador for dogs that need to be adopted.

8. Have the courage of our convictions.

WHAT TO DO:
Be aware of any plans to destroy local areas of wild habitat where there may be endangered species and write letters and go to meetings.

9. Praise and help those who work for animals and the natural world.

WHAT TO DO:
Volunteer at a shelter walking dogs.

10. Act knowing we are not alone and live with hope.

WHAT TO DO:
Donate to animal-related causes.

______________________

Jane Goodall and animal behaviorist Marc Bekoff wrote The 10 Trusts: What We Must Do to Care for the Animals We Love.

Go to Original – yesmagazine.org

 

Share this article:


DISCLAIMER: The statements, views and opinions expressed in pieces republished here are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of TMS. In accordance with title 17 U.S.C. section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. TMS has no affiliation whatsoever with the originator of this article nor is TMS endorsed or sponsored by the originator. “GO TO ORIGINAL” links are provided as a convenience to our readers and allow for verification of authenticity. However, as originating pages are often updated by their originating host sites, the versions posted may not match the versions our readers view when clicking the “GO TO ORIGINAL” links. This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond ‘fair use’, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.


One Response to “10 Best Things We Can Do for Animals”

  1. Leopold says:

    Jane Goodall is a role model in implimenting all the do’s of taking care for animals. I am a witness to this. She has done a wonderful job in taking care of chimpanzees in Gombe National Park located in Kigoma region on Western Tanzania.Surely, we are indebted to embrace her devotion.