Environment

Condemn Bureaucratic Oversight that Resulted in Aquifer Pollution

Condemn Bureaucratic Oversight that Resulted in Aquifer Pollution

Oil companies have been legally dumping waste water into aquifers containing drinkable water thanks to a bureaucratic oversight. Please sign the petition to demand this situation be rectified.

Investigate Falsified Water Pollution Reports

Investigate Falsified Water Pollution Reports

A mining company may have violated the Clean Water Act by falsifying several reports to environmental regulators about its impact on local water sources. Sign to demand that state officials conduct a full investigation into these allegations.

Success: City Approves Climate Change Warning Labels for Gas Pumps

Success: City Approves Climate Change Warning Labels for Gas Pumps

Gas pumps in Berkeley, California will soon have labels that warn consumers about the negative effects of greenhouse gases caused by the burning of fossil fuels, thanks to a new law. Applaud this initiative, which will encourage consumers to reflect on the long-term consequences of their actions.

Protect Grizzly Bears from Ski Resort Development

Protect Grizzly Bears from Ski Resort Development

The construction of a massive ski resort would threaten the local population of grizzly bears. Ask officials to revoke this resort’s permit so the grizzly bear population can thrive.

Don’t Allow Fracking in National Forest

Don’t Allow Fracking in National Forest

The water supply for millions of people is at risk after officials allow fracking in the East Coast’s largest national forest. Help protect the forest and its rivers, and demand a reversal of this decision.

Success: Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies

Success: Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies

The Keystone XL Pipeline bill was recently rejected by a one-vote margin, but it will likely return once Republicans take control of the Senate. Ensure this destructive bill does not get resurrected by signing this petition.

Stop Bulldozing Tiger Homes

Stop Bulldozing Tiger Homes

Tigers and other endangered rainforest animals are losing their habitat to rampant deforestation. Tell a major money manager to stop funding the loggers and bulldozers.

Save the Home of Endangered Ocelots and Jaguars

Save the Home of Endangered Ocelots and Jaguars

Jaguars and ocelots are on the brink of extinction in the American Southwest. Save these endangered wild cats from a destructive mine that could wipe out their last remaining habitat.

Tell Prime Minister to Stop Denying Climate Change

Tell Prime Minister to Stop Denying Climate Change

Australia’s prime minister refuses to believe in climate change, thereby allowing his country to contribute to this detrimental phenomenon. Demand that he take his head out of the sand and address climate change immediately.

Stand Up to Big Polluters

Stand Up to Big Polluters

Dirty coal companies are dumping unlimited amounts of dangerous carbon pollution into our atmosphere, without facing any penalty. Don’t give big polluters a free pass to poison our air.

Praise $3 Billion Donation to Green Climate Fund

Praise $3 Billion Donation to Green Climate Fund

The United States’ $3 billion dollar donation to the UN’s climate fund will help rectify global climate change issues. Sign the petition to thank President Obama for spearheading efforts to combat global climate change.

Veto Destructive Keystone XL Pipeline

Veto Destructive Keystone XL Pipeline

Whether or not the Keystone XL Pipeline will reach completion is now up to the United States Senate and President Obama. Urge President Obama to use his veto power if the decision to pursue the pipeline completion rests with him.

Applaud Program to Reduce Food Waste

Applaud Program to Reduce Food Waste

Food waste is a prevalent issue in the United States, even though one in seven families is struggling with hunger. Praise the efforts of an EPA program aimed at reducing the amount of food wasted by households in the U.S.

Demand Species Recovery Plan for Endangered Wolves

Demand Species Recovery Plan for Endangered Wolves

Mexican gray wolves are in danger of vanishing forever, and a plan to conserve them faces delays that could mean death for these animals. Thank conservation groups for demanding that the agency responsible for this plan abide by its obligation and speed up the recovery plan for these critically endangered wolves.

Applaud Efforts to Protect Endangered Species

Applaud Efforts to Protect Endangered Species

Many animal and plant species in Liberia will soon be protected from hunting and harvesting if a newly introduced bill passes into law. Applaud the nation for ensuring its diverse flora and fauna can regain stability.

Save the Last Right Whales from Extinction

Save the Last Right Whales from Extinction

Only 450 highly endangered North Atlantic right whales exist anywhere in the world. Demand protection for these imperiled gentle giants before they go extinct.

Applaud Solar-Paneled Bike Path

Applaud Solar-Paneled Bike Path

Denmark has constructed a new bike path made partially of solar panels. Applaud this project for starting a trend that could encourage energy conservation around the world.

Florida panther saved from oil and gas drilling operation

Success: Panthers Saved from Destructive Oil Drilling

The endangered Florida panther is no longer threatened by a destructive oil and gas company whose operations were just a mile from this creature’s wildlife refuge. Thank a local grassroots organization for defending Florida’s local environment and precious wildlife.

Save Wolves from Imminent Extinction

Save Wolves from Imminent Extinction

Wisconsin’s wolves are rapidly approaching extinction due to aggressive hunting, trapping and poaching. Urge officials to follow scientists’ recommendations that wolves be immediately relisted as endangered so they can receive the federal protection needed to save them from imminent extinction.

Dam repairs to save wild salmon

Success: Dam Repair Saves Salmon Population

Thousands of salmon die every year on their annual upstream swim because of an outdated and dangerous dam. Thank the Army Corps of Engineers for finally taking action to repair it.

Applaud Creation of Underwater Nature Reserve

Applaud Creation of Underwater Nature Reserve

An underwater nature reserve has been created in Africa, which prohibits commercial fishing of area. Thousands of ocean species will be protected due to this designation. Commend those responsible for this monumental decision.

Protect Threatened Sage-Grouse from Oil and Gas Industry

Protect Threatened Sage-Grouse from Oil and Gas Industry

The Gunnison sage-grouse’s newly acquired status as a threatened species may soon be stripped in a lawsuit that aims to protect oil and gas industry interests. Tell the governor to drop this lawsuit, as these birds desperately need their protected status to survive.

Reject Secretive, Irresponsible Fracking Guidelines

Reject Secretive, Irresponsible Fracking Guidelines

Fracking destroys watersheds and poisons people, yet new guidelines drafted in secret would allow energy companies to continue this irresponsible practice. Demand a new process that takes into account the public’s concerns about fracking.

Applaud Ban on Cod Fishing

Applaud Ban on Cod Fishing

Fishermen in Maine have been barred from catching cod for the next six months due to concern about its dwindling population. Applaud this policy that will protect the cod population from diminishing.

Demand Protections for Threatened Wolves

Demand Protections for Threatened Wolves

America’s wild wolves are at risk of extinction. Many ranchers unfairly label the animals as evil, and are eager to wipe them out. Call on wildlife officials to save gray wolves from slaughter by maintaining their protected status.