Monday, August 8, 2016

Pick Up Some Clever Condoms, Save the World

Posted By on Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 2:15 PM

click to enlarge How could you think of anything else? - CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • How could you think of anything else?

Time for a sex ed lesson! Thanks to environmental stressors such as overpopulation the Earth is hurting and endangering wildlife. What can we do about it? The Center for Biological Diversity says it's petty simple: Stop hogging the planet. 
The rapid growth of our human population is pushing other species off the planet in what most scientists are calling the sixth mass extinction crisis. Yet this population explosion is too often ignored by the public, the media and even the environmental movement, while it continues to drive all the major environmental problems that plague our planet — including climate change, habitat loss, ocean acidification and resource depletion.

That’s why the Center for Biological Diversity launched our Endangered Species Condoms project in 2009, and since then has distributed hundreds of thousands of free condoms across the United States. Wrapped in colorful, wildlife-themed packages (with artwork by Shawn DiCriscio), Endangered Species Condoms offer a fun, unique way to get people talking about the link between human population growth and the species extinction crisis.
The art is pretty great and we've got a boxful to give away. Want a pack? Send me an email (chelo@tucsonlocalmedia.com) with the subject line "Endangered Species Condoms." I'll hand 'em out until they're gone. As they say: Wrap with care, save the polar bear. 

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