The above headline is, I suppose, a "Dog bites man" affair. But I had to post a story from the South Side Journal wherein 52-year old web designer Laura York admonishes me to "Go forth and be responsible."
Please. Consider vegetarianism. Adopt an animal needing a home. Contribute to animal charities.
A zero percent or negative population growth rate world-wide would do more to address the ills of this planet than any of the tips given above. Not to mention humanity's ills of poverty and famine.
Go forth and be responsible.