Environment

Protect Coveted Park from Mine Expansion

Protect Coveted Park from Mine Expansion

A surface mine hopes to expand operations within the boundaries of a coveted natural park. The mine’s expansion will disrupt wildlife and harm the park’s biological systems. Take action now to protect this park from invasive mining practices.

Oak Mountain State Park

Save Park from Destructive Development

A coveted state park may soon be destroyed due to the development of a massive hotel complex. The lodging’s construction would disturb animal habitat and increase runoff into the park’s lakes and waterways. Take action now to protect this treasured, natural land.

Support World-Class Wildlife Rehab Center and Sanctuary

Support World-Class Wildlife Rehab Center and Sanctuary

A new wildlife sanctuary, breeding and rehab center will focus on threatened animals overlooked by traditional facilities. Praise the commitment of a billionaire donor who helped make this project possible.

Protect Tuna Living in the Pacific Ocean

Protect Tuna Living in the Pacific Ocean

Tuna populations in the Pacific have suffered from overfishing for far too long. While efforts have been made to reduce overfishing, not enough has been done to establish and enforce a long-term recovery plan. Demand stronger protections for these magnificent creatures.

Don’t Slaughter Gray Wolves to Save Woodland Caribou

Don’t Slaughter Gray Wolves to Save Woodland Caribou

Gray wolves will soon be killed in an effort to save British Columbia’s dwindling woodland caribou population. Urge the government spare these gray wolves and find alternative ways to protect the woodland caribou.

Plant Flowers and Milkweed to Save Monarch Butterfly

Plant Flowers and Milkweed to Save Monarch Butterfly

The monarch butterfly population is disappearing, but you can boost their numbers by planting flowers and milkweed. By signing this petition you pledge to grow these plants in your homes, and publicly support their survival.

Save Unique Amazon River Dolphin

Save Unique Amazon River Dolphin

Thousands of Amazon River dolphins are brutally captured and killed each year. They are targeted so that they can be used for bait to catch catfish. Urge Colombian officials to protect the dolphins from further harm.

Applaud Successful Tiger Conservation Program

Applaud Successful Tiger Conservation Program

India’s tiger populations have risen by 30 percent in only seven years thanks to bold conservation efforts. Applaud the country’s efforts and thank it for volunteering to help other countries follow suit.

Success: Gill Net Ban Proposed to Save Endangered Porpoise

Success: Gill Net Ban Proposed to Save Endangered Porpoise

The vaquita porpoise is on the verge of extinction as a result of careless commercial fishing practices. Applaud government officials for fighting to save this unique species by banning dangerous gill net fishing.

Don’t Allow Big Oil to Exploit City’s Residents

Don’t Allow Big Oil to Exploit City’s Residents

An unsuspecting city will play host to Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling fleet without the consent of the area’s residents. Ask the local port authorities to put the issue up for debate so residents can make their voices heard.

coal mine

Reject Massive Coal Mine

A gigantic coal mine was approved without evaluating the impact of carbon emissions. Take action to revoke the approval of this invasive and destructive coal mining operation.

Success: Mittens Donated for Burned Koalas

Success: Mittens Donated for Burned Koalas

The donation of koala mittens were such a big success that the International Fund for Animal Welfare has decided to ask the public to donate handmade pouches for misplaced baby wallabies and kangaroos this time. Sign this petition and applaud the success of koala mittens.

Yellow-billed cuckoo

Applaud Protection of Threatened Bird Species

An invasive copper mine would have contaminated the water supply and destroyed the threatened yellow-billed cuckoo’s habitat. Thank the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for rejecting the copper mine’s operation in this sensitive national forest.

Applaud Cancellation of Endangered Elephant Hunt

Applaud Cancellation of Endangered Elephant Hunt

An attempt to auction a permit to kill an endangered elephant in the name of conservation has been withdrawn. Praise the cancellation of this ridiculous and contradictory initiative.

Don’t Slaughter the Last Mexican Gray Wolves

Don’t Slaughter the Last Mexican Gray Wolves

Only five breeding pairs of Mexican gray wolves remain in the U.S., and now even these few animals are under threat. Act to save the endangered wolves from hunters and ranchers.

Demand University Divest from Fossil Fuels

Demand University Divest from Fossil Fuels

Major universities across the country continue to invest in destructive fossil fuels, but professors at Stanford University recently requested that their university end its ties with fossil fuel. Tell Stanford to set an example by divesting from these non-renewable energy sources today.

Save Marine Wildlife from Oil Drillers

Save Marine Wildlife from Oil Drillers

Marine animals are under threat from an oil company’s plan to use damaging survey techniques that have caused mass whale beaching. Act now to prevent the deaths of many endangered and protected ocean species.

Success: Wolf Hunting Put on Indefinite Hold

Success: Wolf Hunting Put on Indefinite Hold

Due to the efforts of animal activists, gray wolves no longer face slaughter in the Great Lakes region. Praise the decision to once again protect these threatened animals.

Stop Subsidizing Illegal Fishing Operations

Stop Subsidizing Illegal Fishing Operations

A company that uses illegal, unsustainable fishing techniques has been receiving subsidies from government officials despite the damage they’re doing to the oceans. Encourage two prominent government figures to stop supporting one notorious and destructive fishing operation.

Great Barrier Reef

Protect Great Barrier Reef from Destructive Shipping Traffic

Every day the unique and unparalleled beauty of the Great Barrier Reef comes under greater threat of disaster as more and more shipping lanes open through its waters. Urge the Australian government to take action to protect this natural wonder of the world.

Don’t Prevent NASA from Studying Climate Change

Don’t Prevent NASA from Studying Climate Change

The need to fight climate change is urgent, and NASA is a leader in researching how our planet is changing as the temperatures climb. Unbelievably, a senator who denies the existence of global warming has been elected to be the chairman of the organization. Demand that someone who will continue to study climate change be put in charge of NASA instead.

Denounce Light Sentence for Oil Company

Denounce Light Sentence for Oil Company

BP is being given a pass for the devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill to the tune of several billions of dollars, because a judge doesn’t think it was as bad as it looked. Show that leniency against this massive oil corporation won’t be tolerated.

Protect Aquatic Life from Trash

Protect Aquatic Life from Trash

Garbage and trash litters our beaches and threatens to choke and kill sensitive aquatic animals. Protect marine life and California waterways from dangerous amounts of waste.

Get Climate Change Denial Out of Congress

Get Climate Change Denial Out of Congress

Two climate change-denying senators have been put in charge of NASA and an important committee on the environment. Tell these lawmakers to educate themselves and stop denying the need for action to save our planet.

Stop Unregulated Coyote Hunting

Stop Unregulated Coyote Hunting

Coyote hunting is currently unrestricted in New Mexico. History shows that hunting coyotes does not prevent livestock predation and allowing unchecked hunting hurts coyotes and farmers alike. Ask New Mexico to regulate coyote hunting before it’s too late.