Rinat Lazar, born on the 20th of August, 1980 at Delhi, India is a member of the WWF, an international organization that was established on the 29th of April, 1961. WWF stands for World Wide Fund. It primarily focuses of conserving the environment, its biodiversity to be precise. It was initially referred to as the World Wildlife Fund. This name still remains in the United States and Canada. The organization aims at putting a stop to the degradation of the environment as a result of human activities so that both the present and the future can live in nature with an optimum balance between all the spheres of the earth.
At present, the primary objective of the WWF is the conservation of the 3 biomes. It also considers climatic changes, sustainable use and production of resources and endangered species. Lazar is a part of the climatic changes section. Both her parents were active members of the WWF and after their untimely death due to an earthquake, she decided to follow her parent’s footprints.
She left her settles job as an engineer after her parent’s death in order to carry forward her family’s tradition. She has been an active member of the organization for the last decade. She has been studying the major reasons behind such drastic climatic changes in the environment and as per her studies, GLOBAL WARMING is one of the major reasons behind the climatic changes around us.
What is global warming? It is defined as the increase is the temperature of the earth’s atmosphere due to the increases amount of suns radiation trapped by the greenhouse gases. She believes that deforestation is a major cause of global warming.
Last year, Lazar had led several afforestation programs in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. She believes that her effort will make the earth a better place to live in. However, she can’t do it alone!