Give a gift! Adopt a polar bear, orangutan or octopus

If you already exhausted all your travel-related gift ideas this year and personalized photo albums no longer do the trick, consider a non-material, yet meaningful gift. The World Wildlife Fund’s Gift Center provides some interesting opportunities to give a gift and make an impact in some of the most endangered areas of the world.

By donating $50 or $100 you can symbolically adopt an animal, in the name of your friends or family members. They will issue you a certificate with a photograph of the animal. A lot of really weird animals are available to be picked. Hello, three-toed sloth!