Ecosystem restoration was the theme for World Environment Day 2021. It is also one of the most crucial ways that we as a species can stop and perhaps even reverse the rampant exploitation of the environment that has continued for a very long time. While it is important to know the necessity of action, it is equally important for us to remember that this action, beginning from the individual, actually has the potential of improving the situation. This article includes a simple list of things you can do to become an active participant in the process of ecosystem restoration. In short, it is not just about awareness. A combination of awareness, consistent action, and making others aware is the need of the hour!