This is the year that we ramp up our ambition and our action, build on the progress we’ve made, and start to truly turn things around. At the end of this decade, we will look back on this year as a turning point. By 2030, nature and wildlife could be recovering all around us.
Here are some ways you can help us achieve a better future for people and the planet.
While you stay at home…
- Listen to our new Podcast. Keep your eyes peeled for our new podcast launching in 2021. We’ll be sharing ways to live more sustainably and discussing how we can save the planet with some special guests.
- Watch David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet, streaming now on Netflix. Host a digital screening or hold a watch-party within your bubble! Find out more here.
- Destruction of the Amazon is at its highest level for 12 years. But this isn't inevitable - by understanding what's happening, we can help start to turn this around. The good news is you can make a difference: take a look at how you can help.
- Watch our video explaining how the food we’re consuming in the UK has direct links to deforestation. The food system is driving the destruction of some of the most precious places on the planet.
- But there is light at the end of the tunnel. This year MPs will be discussing new laws surrounding our food, giving us the unique opportunity to stop UK products fuelling deforestation. Stay tuned for ways you can keep up the momentum from your sofa.
- Join us by making a donation, becoming a member, or adopting an animal. Your support makes our work around the world possible. See how we made a difference in 2020.
Become part of the movement…
7. In November, a global climate summit is coming to the UK. Although it might look a little different this year, it is still a huge chance for us to raise ambition on climate change around the world. As well as slashing our emissions, we know that we can’t tackle the climate crisis without stopping the destruction of nature too – help us call for new laws to protect nature at home and abroad.
8. Let your local MP know that you care about the future of our planet by emailing them. Not sure where to start? Check out our handy guide.
9. Join us for Earth Hour in March. More than a symbolic event, Earth Hour is a chance to connect with people around the world in a global environmental movement to stop the destruction of nature. Save the date for 27 March at 8:30pm.
10. Get creative with our Just Imagine art competition. Create artwork that reimagines a future where people and nature thrive. You could win the chance to have your work showcased in a public touring exhibition, hosted by WWF. Enter here.
11. Become a Sky Ocean Hero. In January 2021, together with Sky Ocean Rescue, we will be launching a campaign to inspire millions to become Ocean Heroes and take real action to save our oceans.
While you’re out and about…
12. Sign up to our Big Winter Wander and help us protect wildlife in the UK, and around the world. Nature offers us comfort and a much-needed escape during these difficult times, and now we need to give back.
13. Download the Seek app. This year we’ve all been spending more time exploring the nature on our doorstep. Use this app to identify what you see and get to know your local wildlife during your daily exercise
14. Make your garden wildlife friendly. Buy peat-free compost, let part of your garden grow wild, put up bird feeders and make bug hotels. Read our top tips on how to make your outside space work for nature.
15. Get fit and raise money for WWF. Run, walk or cycle and support our vital conservation work. Sign up to events throughout the year here.
16. Simple choices we make every day, like what we eat, can have a big impact on the environment. Download the Giki app and scan items at the supermarket to see how sustainable your weekly shop is.
17. Calculate your personal impact with our Footprint Calculator. The first step in making a difference is understanding the impact you’re having on the planet.
18. Eat for the planet. We all need to eat more plants, waste less food and pass on plastic. Food production is not only the greatest driver of wildlife loss, but it also contributes to climate change. Need some inspiration to get started? Check out our sustainable recipes.
19. Download our new My Footprint app and build sustainable habits that are good for you and the planet. This January, start thinking of how you can help protect the place we all call home when setting your yearly goals.
20. Take a look at our training hub. It’s important to stay active, even in the winter months. Do you to run a 5k but not sure where to start? We have all the training advice you need in our training hub.
21. Read about how you can build a sustainable future with your workplace. Wherever you work, whatever sector you work in, you can fight for your world.