Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Proposing Taxation of Products to Preserve Wildlife and the Environment

Proposing Taxation of Products to Preserve Wildlife and the Environment â€Å"Only after the last tree has been cut down,   Ã‚   Only after the last river has been poisoned,   Ã‚   Only after the last fish has been caught,   Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚   Only then will you realize that money cannot be eaten.†   Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚  Ã‚   ---The Cree People    Wildlife is declining more rapidly each day with innumerable species already on the endangered species list and hundreds more waiting to be put on. Although great efforts are being made by organizations and individuals to save these endangered animals there are still many things needed to be done. We need to install a tax on all products directly related to the environment, backpacks, hiking gear, fishing tackle, etc., the money gathered by this tax would fund conservation efforts around the country. With this effort and new tax regulation we may be able to reverse the damages we have done to the environment and to all wildlife. Background Information    Although many things need to change pertaining to our outlook on conservation of wildlife there are organizations out there already raising money and dedicating their lives to save the wildlife we have left. The most popular organization is known universal for its panda logo. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is dedicated to protecting the world’s wildlife and wild lands (World Wildlife Fund, 1). It is undoubtedly the largest privately supported conservation organization in the world. It has one million members in the United States alone. The World Wildlife Fund has been a leader in protecting and supporting our nations’ ecosystem for more than 36 years. This organization does a lot in protecting our wildlife and also does a lot of fundraising eve... ...olves.† Associated Press. 17 November 1998. (24 November 1998). â€Å"Don’t be Fooled.† Anarchy for Anybody. 3 November 1998. (3 November 1998). â€Å"The Environmental Movement: What Shall we do with it?† Agriculture and Natural Resource Development. 29 October 1998. (29 October 1998). â€Å"Federal Duck Stamp Home Page.† U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 17 November 1998.   (17 November 1998). Harrison, W. (1970). Wildlife: Riches of the Earth. New York: Julian Messner. â€Å"Introduction.† Greenpeace. 17 September 1998. (17 September 1998). â€Å"What We Do.† World Wildlife Fund. 17 September 1998.   (17 September 1998).      

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