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Save wildlife habitat with our click group
Register with Ecology Fund
After registering, join the WPM click group
Make sure your clicks count: EcologyFund troubleshooting guide
Create a wildlife habitat in your own garden
Green up your life
The WPM has saved more than 57 acres of natural habitat for wildlife through our click group at EcologyFund, and an additional 75 acres through sponsorship of click schemes at EcologyFund and Care2.com. Most of this land is rainforest brought under the protection of conservation organizations in Central America.
Currently we focus our efforts on EcologyFund, where we have a click group with over 370 members. We have saved more land than any other religious group there, more land even than any of the environmental groups there (including Sierra Club and WWF groups), and we are in the top ten list of all groups saving land.
Why does this matter?
If the state of the planet bothers you, then here's a contribution you can offer that makes a really worthwhile difference. It costs you nothing - just half a minute of your time per day. It's not an alternative to greening up your life - see our page on the practical details - but it's a valuable addition.
Each person who clicks every day, at the current total of 87 sq ft per day, can save almost three quarters of an acre of wildlife habitat per year from development or exploitation! That's almost 32,000 sq ft.
This has benefits for the climate as well as for biodiversity. If this area were cleared for farming, it could emit up to half a year's carbon dioxide emissions of the average American â€“ or a year's emissions for an average European. So your daily clicking is helping to prevent that from happening.
Rainforest is the most biodiverse habitat on earth. Just one acre contains around 300-400 individual trees of 20 to 80 different species, and each tree is home to thousands more species. The images on this page show some of the hundreds of plants growing up a single huge tree in Costa Rica, each one with their own attendant court of fungi and animals. One tree in Peru was found to house 43 different species of ant.
If it's free for me - who pays?
After you click on a button, you are shown the next page which includes ads for eco-friendly companies and non-profits. The payments from these advertisers goes to fund nature conservation organizations. These organizations in turn spend the funds on buying up private land in sensitive areas to dedicate in perpetuity to wildlife habitat. Basically then your clicking is stimulating organizations and companies to spend money on conserving wildlife habitat.
How do I know this is for real?
The World Pantheist Movement has direct experience that it works, because we advertise with EcologyFund from time to time. When we advertise, our check is made out to and posted directly to the conservation organization we wish to sponsor â€“ in our case the World Land Trust USA. EcologyFund does not take a percentage cut. World Land Trust undertakes to preserve one acre of habitat for every $100 donated.
Why is the WPM so keen on this?
For the World Pantheist Movement, preserving the diversity of life has always been a top priority. As our belief statement says:
We are an integral part of Nature, which we should cherish, revere and preserve in all its magnificent beauty and diversity.Conserving rainforest is also a matter of survival for millions of humans whose homes and livelihoods may be threatened by sea level rise or climate change.
Of course you can save land on your own - but being in a team that can show visible collective results is a good motivation to stick at it and not forget, and it gives the excitement and satisfaction not only of your own totals but also those of the group.
How do I join your group?
To join our Save Rainforest group:
your clicks count!