Environment

Success: Hawaii Bans Plastic Bags at Grocery Stores

Success: Hawaii Bans Plastic Bags at Grocery Stores

Hawaii recently became the first state to enact a ban on plastic bags in grocery stores. Sign this petition to show your support for a policy that will help keep plastic out of landfills and the ocean.

Support the Use of Anti-Poaching Device

Support the Use of Anti-Poaching Device

A young woman recently invented an anti-poaching device that can significantly help in putting an end to poaching. The device can detect motion from humans or animals in the park, and, therefore, can help rangers capture poachers. Sign this petition to support the use of this device.

Thank Airline for Use of Biofuel To Reduce Air Pollution

Thank Airline for Use of Biofuel To Reduce Air Pollution

United Airlines is using farm waste as biofuel to power large aircraft. This will significantly cut down on greenhouse gas emissions, offering a surprisingly safe alternative to current methods. Thank the airline for its use of environmentally friendly alternatives.

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Don’t Let Transnational Canal Destroy Fragile Ecosystems

Millions of acres of land and thousands of animal species are going to be destroyed and put at great risk just so that a massive, unnecessary shipping canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific can be built. Demand that this atrocious and unjustifiable project be put to a halt once and for all so that it is never built.

Save Polar Bears from Global Warming

Save Polar Bears from Global Warming

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently released the draft for a plan that would help polar bears threatened by global warming, but the plan is weak and is not being pushed through quickly enough. Demand that officials outline a more expansive plan to save the polar bears, fast.

Pesticides manufactured by Sygenta have been directly linked to a massive die off in honeybees which are essential for pollinating one-third of the food supply.

Oppose Toxic Monopoly Merger Between Seed and Pesticide Giants

Monsanto could soon be merged with Sygenta, the largest pesticide company in the world. This merger would create a single company with a near global monopoly over the food supply. Sigh our petition to oppose this deal under anti-monopoly laws.

Ban Harmful Plastic Microbeads in Bath Products

Ban Harmful Plastic Microbeads in Bath Products

Plastic microbeads are harming bodies of water, the organisms that live in them, and potentially our health as they build up in the foodchain. Sign this petition to ask Connecticut Governor Daniel Malloy to ban products with these harmful plastics inside of them.

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Protect Freshwater Streams from Development Project

Vital lands preserved for their freshwater streams are at stake from a proposal to build a costly development project in a crucial natural area. Sign to protect our natural resources from invasive and destructive development.

Save the Red Wolves from Extinction

Save the Red Wolves from Extinction

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has halted red wolf repopulation efforts until they can figure out how feasible it is to help restore this wolves’ population. Urge the service to take action to protect these beautiful animals.

Our best hope for fighting global climate change rests with solar and other alternative fuels.

Fight Climate Change by Supporting Solar Tax Credits

Climate deniers in Congress, funded by Big Oil and Gas, have pledged to end solar’s tax credit program. Tax credits have spurred the solar industry, which employs thousands of Americans and pumps $15 billion per year into our economy. Urge the government to fight climate change and protect our environment by renewing solar tax credits.

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Don’t Push Fish to Extinction by Stealing Their Water

Various fish species will likely be pushed to extinction if California relaxes their legal protections so that it can divert water in their habitats for use in its ongoing drought. Demand that such arrogant destruction of these animals’ environments never take place.

Save Endangered Wildlife from Rand Paul Attack

Save Endangered Wildlife from Rand Paul Attack

Nearly all endangered species currently protected under the law may be removed if Presidential candidate Rand Paul has his way. This includes our national symbol, the bald eagle. Stop Paul’s vicious attack on endangered wildlife and the environment.

Investigate Mass Fish Die-Off

Investigate Mass Fish Die-Off

Thousands of fish have turned up dead on the shores of a New York river for the second time in two weeks. Demand that this alarming disaster be investigated, and that everything possible is done to prevent another mass die-off.

Stop Farmers From Poisoning Vultures

Stop Farmers From Poisoning Vultures

Vulture numbers are plummeting in parts of Africa due to hunting and poisoning to the point that they could be considered critically endangered. Stop farmers and poachers from driving them to extinction by signing this petition.

Stop Killer Nitrogen Pollution

Stop Killer Nitrogen Pollution

Nitrogen levels in the Long Island Sound are dangerously high. With these increasing levels, algae blooms are formed which block sunlight and suck oxygen out of the Sound so that organisms are slowly depleted of it. Sign this petition to demand that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo creates a new nitrogen reduction plan.

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Success: Captive Chimps Declared Endangered

Captive chimpanzees have been granted federal protection and are finally labeled as an endangered species. Commend the individuals responsible for protecting the diminishing population of chimps.

Save Whales and Dolphins from Drowning in Nets

Save Whales and Dolphins from Drowning in Nets

Indiscriminate nets are catching and killing many marine animals as bycatch when the nets are only meant to trap swordfish and thresher sharks. Sign this petition to demand the removal of drift gillnets that cause completely wasteful mass death.

Protect Migrating Birds from Unnecessary Death

Protect Migrating Birds from Unnecessary Death

Big energy companies are killing hundreds of thousands of migratory birds every year and federal prosecutors could be barred from doing anything to stop it. Help protecting these birds by stopping the rider that prevents the Migratory Bird Treaty Act from being properly enforced.

Success: One Ton of Ivory Crushed in Times Square

Success: One Ton of Ivory Crushed in Times Square

Roughly one ton of elephant ivory was recently crushed in Times Square, in front of a huge crowd. Sign this petition to commend the Fish and Wildlife Service for their incredible efforts to end the horrible practices of illegal poaching and ivory sale.

Save Giant Pandas from Climate Change

Save Giant Pandas from Climate Change

Vulnerable wildlife, such as the giant panda, polar bear, elephant and countless others, are being fundamentally threatened by global warming. The habitats of these innocent creatures are being destroyed by the warming climate. By switching to clean renewable energy, you can help stem the tide of climate change and protect these magnificent, yet vulnerable, wild animals.

Save Rare and Beautiful Cassowaries from Extinction

Save Rare and Beautiful Cassowaries from Extinction

The rare and endangered cassowary is one of the world’s biggest and most remarkable bird species. Help save these beautiful, unique animals before they vanish forever.

Save Polar Bears from Oil Spills

Save Polar Bears from Oil Spills

Polar bears and other Arctic animals are threatened by Shell Oil’s plan to drill in their icy habitat. Tell President Obama to protect polar bears from the danger of an Arctic oil spill.

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Save Vital Trout Habitat from Proposed Copper Mine

A thriving trout population is in danger from a proposal to operate an invasive copper mine near precious spawning grounds. Take action now to protect our wildlife and natural areas from the destructive effects of copper mining.

Save Dingoes from Imminent Extinction

Save Dingoes from Imminent Extinction

Even though Dingoes are quickly dying off, it is still legal to kill them. Demand that these animals be listed as an endangered species on the national level before it is too late.

Success: Bald Eagles Build Nest in New York City

Success: Bald Eagles Build Nest in New York City

A pair of bald eagles have built a nest in New York City for the first time in approximately 100 years. Applaud the U.S. Department of the Interior as well as the other organizations responisble for helping revive the bald eagle population.