There are only 300 northern right whales left, and 99% of blue whales have been wiped out. These majestic giants are endangered species, and their case is being played out across the world, time and again. In fact, one third of all life forms on the planet are on the brink of extinction.
The natural world is being crushed by human activity, waste and exploitation. But there is a plan to save it -- a global agreement to create, fund and enforce protected areas covering 20% of our lands and seas by 2020. And right now, 193 governments are meeting in Japan to address this crisis.
We have just 4 days left in this crucial meeting. Experts say that politicians are hesitant to adopt such an ambitious goal, but that a global public outcry could tip the balance, making leaders feel the eyes of the world upon them. Click to sign the urgent 20/20 petition, and forward this email widely -- the message will be delivered directly to the meeting in Japan:
I will be doing a Reiki 1 attunement day at The Yoga Stable next Sunday. Introducing people to Reiki is always an honour and a joy. Reiki has been a life changing and empowering gift for me and I love to share it with others. Reiki 1 is all about healing yourself and getting to know the energy and make a personal connection to it. You can start to practice on others as you become more confident. Reiki 1 is always a very powerful attunement as the energy is new and many blockages are healed. Let me know if you are interested in taking part or if you have a Reiki 1 story you would like to share.
Kristina is a Yoga teacher and artist who lives in Braunton, North Devon with her husband, two children and a cat.