Environment

Praise Program to Get Kids to Explore National Parks

Praise Program to Get Kids to Explore National Parks

Fourth graders in America will be given the chance to see the country’s national parks, thanks to federal funding and donations. Applaud the foundation responsible for teaching children about the wilderness and the animals that live in it.

Success: Giant Panda Population Growing

Success: Giant Panda Population Growing

Giant panda populations are finally recovering thanks to the efforts of conservationists and animal welfare activists who worked hard to petition the Chinese government to protect this fragile species. Sign to thank the agency that listened to the people.

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Don’t Hunt Wolves and Pumas with Silenced Guns

Hunters could soon be able stalk and kill mountain lions and wolves with rifles outfitted with silencers, despite the fact that this would put many more of these animals at risk than there already are. Demand that this outrageous practice not be legalized.

Shut Down Hunting Ranches that Drive Species to Extinction

Shut Down Hunting Ranches that Drive Species to Extinction

Zimbabwe’s legal hunting ranches are driving exotic animals to extinction, and give hunters an unfair advantage by trapping the animals in enclosed areas. Sign this petition and demand these ranches be outlawed immediately.

Success: China Suspends Ivory Trade

Success: China Suspends Ivory Trade

A year-long suspension of the ivory trade in China could be a turning point for the future of the world’s elephants. Support the Chinese government’s efforts to save elephants from the brink of extinction.

Success: Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Success: Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

President Obama just vetoed the the Keystone XL pipeline bill, which would authorize pumping oil from Canadian tar sands to oil refineries in the U.S. This not only would have increased greenhouse gas emissions, it would have been a step towards fossil fuel dependency that further harms our world. Applaud Obama and our community efforts to protect our environment.

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Don’t Fire Thousands of Park Rangers

Thousands of park rangers and other protectors of the nation’s wildernesses could lose their jobs, putting countless acres of forest and animal species in danger. Demand that the congresswoman threatening these jobs abandon her disastrous plans at once.

Save Sacred Grand Canyon Sites

Save Sacred Grand Canyon Sites

Sacred sites deep in the Grand Canyon are threatened by a massive commercial development. Urge authorities to protect this cultural and natural treasure, and reject the harmful project once and for all.

Thank Crew for Rescuing Humpback Whale

Thank Crew for Rescuing Humpback Whale

A crew risked their lives to save a humpback whale entangled in several hundreds of feet of heavy fishing lines. Please sign this petition to thank them for their successful efforts and continued dedication to rescue whales.

Success: Conservation Efforts Made to Save Critically Endangered Leopard

Success: Conservation Efforts Made to Save Critically Endangered Leopard

The critically endangered Amur Leopard has been facing the risk of extinction for the past decade. Praise the World Wildlife Fund for its efforts to help save Amur Leopards and boost their numbers so that they can thrive once more.

Celebrate Conservation Success Story

Celebrate Conservation Success Story

The Oregon chub has become the first fish ever to be removed from the Endangered Species List. Thanks to efforts from conservationists and organizations, the minnow no longer faces the threat of extinction. Support and applaud the hard work that saved the Oregon chub.

Success: President Designates Browns Canyon National Monument

Success: President Designates Browns Canyon National Monument

The Browns Canyon and two other crucial locations have been designated as national monuments. Praise the president for preserving our history and landscape by signing this petition.

Stop Electrocuting Dolphins

Stop Electrocuting Dolphins

“Electro-fishing” is a new and illegal fishing method that is destroying the critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphin population. Urge Myanmar’s president to crack down on this practice so these rare dolphins are not destroyed.

Applaud Environmentally Conscious TV Series

Applaud Environmentally Conscious TV Series

A new, five-part PBS series explores the question of whether humans and wild animals can co-exist. Recognize “EARTH A New Wild” for demonstrating how humans can create mutually beneficial solutions for people and wild animals alike.

Save Whales from Underwater Missiles

Save Whales from Underwater Missiles

Underwater missiles and explosions threaten the survival of whales and other marine life. Stop the Navy from moving forward with dangerous plans that put majestic marine animals at risk.

Save America’s Great Arctic Wilderness

Save America’s Great Arctic Wilderness

Home to countless species of wildlife, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of America’s great wilderness treasures. Don’t let this special place be destroyed by oil companies and other polluters.

Don’t Let Big Polluters Cheat Taxpayers

Don’t Let Big Polluters Cheat Taxpayers

Big coal companies are allowed to sell taxpayers short when they mine on public lands. Stop polluters from making a profit while they leave taxpayers out in the cold.

Save Seals from Oil Drillers

Save Seals from Oil Drillers

Beautiful and imperiled ringed seals are threatened by plans to drill for oil in their Arctic habitat. Protect seals and the fragile ecosystem they depend on from a catastrophic oil spill.

Don’t Restrict Right to Ban Pollutants

Don’t Restrict Right to Ban Pollutants

A lawmaker is trying to ban all restrictions of wasteful plastic grocery store bags in his state. These are the same bags that are collecting in massive trash islands in our oceans and killing marine life. Demand that this ban be removed from consideration.

Fire Forest Rangers for Selling Endangered Animals to Restaurant

Fire Forest Rangers for Selling Endangered Animals to Restaurant

More than 40 endangered animals were sold to restaurants by forest rangers for personal profit. Demand that these officials, who have shown blatant disregard for their duties, be fired immediately.

Support Conservation Measures to Combat Severe Drought

Support Conservation Measures to Combat Severe Drought

Increased water conservation regulations have been proposed to combat the devastating effects that an extreme drought is having on plants and wildlife. Urge the State Water Resources Control Board to implement regulations in restaurants and hotels to cut down on water consumption.

Success: Coal Conglomerate to Face Criminal Charges

Success: Coal Conglomerate to Face Criminal Charges

A polluting coal company is being charged and fined millions of dollars for knowingly contaminating local rivers with toxic waste. Thank federal prosecutors for listening to the people and punishing an infamous enemy of the environment.

Protect Iconic Bay

Protect Iconic Bay

The largest private corporation in the U.S. is threatening to build a massive housing development on restorable salt ponds. This development represents the single biggest threat to the San Francisco Bay and must be stopped to protect our great natural treasure. Tell EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to intervene on the Bay’s behalf.

Fracking wastewater injection well

Stop Injection of Fracking Wastewater Under Vital Aquifer 

The largest aquifer in the U.S. is in danger of pollution by a proposal to inject fracking wastewater underneath the vital water source. Action must be taken now to stop this injection well before it causes harm to the aquifer, farmland, and human health.

Oil train

Stop the Transportation of Crude Oil by Railroad

Citizen health and the integrity of the environment are at risk from a proposed project to build a rail line to transport crude oil to an oil refinery. Action must be taken now to save local residents and natural resources from deadly emissions and potential oil spills.