Environment

Big Bend, Texas

Stop Pipeline from Damaging Untouched Land

One of the last undeveloped areas in the country is under threat from a proposal to construct and operate a lengthy pipeline through this sensitive and seismically active region. Take action now to protect this pristine and diverse area from the natural gas industry.

Fight Corruption: Push for Transparency in Oil and Mining Projects

Fight Corruption: Push for Transparency in Oil and Mining Projects

Wealth generated by oil, gas, and mining projects are rarely shared with the community, which instead faces poverty, environmental damage, loss of land, and human rights abuses. We have the power to change this — by fighting for transparency and empowering communities with the information needed to stop corruption.

Protect and Preserve Our National Parks

Protect and Preserve Our National Parks

Ask President Obama to use his authority to do everything he can to protect and preserve our national parks so that all Americans can experience adequately funded parks with the cleanest air, healthiest waters, and most abundant wildlife possible.

Pledge to Conserve Water During California’s Drought

Pledge to Conserve Water During California’s Drought

California’s devastating drought is at its worst point yet. If we don’t cut back on water use, things are going to get much worse. It’s time to turn off our sprinklers, fix our leaky toilets, and shorten our showers. Pledge to save water during the California drought, before it’s too late.

Stop Lethal Uranium Mine Near Grand Canyon

Stop Lethal Uranium Mine Near Grand Canyon

A toxic uranium mine near the Grand Canyon may soon reopen, even though doing so would endanger the health of both people and animals in the region. Protect a national treasure from dangerous mining and stop this misguided project.

White Earth Lake, Minnesota

Prevent Pipeline from Destroying the Welfare of Tribal Community

A tribal community’s wild rice operation is in danger due to a decision to reroute a crude oil pipeline dangerously close to the community’s fertile lands. We must speak up to protect the environment and the welfare of this tribal community from this invasive infrastructure that only supports a dirty fossil fuel.

Justice for Bear Who Was Run Over and Beaten

Justice for Bear Who Was Run Over and Beaten

Three men have been arrested after video was released showing their alleged beating, running over and planned sexual assault on a bear on the road. Urge the Minister of Internal Affairs to make sure these men receive full penalty for their act of extreme violence.

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Success: Pristine Public Lands to Finally be Protected

Hundreds of thousands of acres of gorgeous public lands are finally going to be given the federal protections they deserve after decades of being open to industrial exploitation. Thank the federal government for finally giving these national treasures the protections called for by activists.

Save Critically Endangered Bird from Extinction

Save Critically Endangered Bird from Extinction

Hunters are quickly killing off Philippine eagles, a critically endangered species. Urge Philippine government officials to hire forest rangers for the purpose of patrolling this beautiful bird’s home in an effort to save it from extinction.

Save Precious Rivers and Lakes from Pollution

Save Precious Rivers and Lakes from Pollution

Millions of pristine waterways are in danger of being polluted with toxic waste and chemicals because crucial clean water protections have been removed. Stand up for safe drinking water and a healthy environment.

Protect Migrating Songbirds from Harm

Protect Migrating Songbirds from Harm

Beautiful songbirds face serious threats on their long migration south, from habitat loss to disruptive climate change. Protect our songbirds by giving them the help they urgently need to survive.

Success: Gray Wolves Return to California with Pending Protections

Success: Gray Wolves Return to California with Pending Protections

Gray wolves have officially returned to California for the first time in nearly 100 years after being driven away. Applaud the return of gray wolves to California and the policies pending to protect them.

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Oppose Dangerous and Invasive Gas Pipeline

Land, water and air are in danger of pollution by a proposal to construct a 300-mile gas pipeline through a coveted and mountainous area. This pipeline only benefits the fracking industry. We must speak up now to stop this pipeline before construction starts.

Clean Up Dangerous Cyanide After Tianjin Blast

Clean Up Dangerous Cyanide After Tianjin Blast

Cyanide levels near the site of a recent deadly chemical warehouse explosion in Tianjin are 365 times the safe limit level. Urge officials to begin cleanup immediately.

Praise World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

Praise World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

The Cochin International Airport has become the first airport to be powered solely by solar energy. Applaud the move, which will eliminate 300,000 metric tonnes of carbon emissions in the next 25 years.

Fight Air Pollution With Self-Cleaning Buildings

Fight Air Pollution With Self-Cleaning Buildings

Buildings could clean the air around them through simple panels coated with a smog-eating substance. Sign our petition to urge the President to incentivize installing these panels that will reduce air pollution and fight against the threat of climate change.

Permanently Close Dental Practice Owned by Cecil the Lion’s Killer

Permanently Close Dental Practice Owned by Cecil the Lion’s Killer

Dr. Walter Palmer, the man responsible for killing Cecil the lion, has reopened his dental business. This man should not be allowed to stay in business, as his hunting practices have been called into question here and abroad. Demand the mayor shut down Palmer’s dental business so Palmer cannot use its profits to kill endangered wildlife.

Protect Wildlife from Destructive Strip Mine

Protect Wildlife from Destructive Strip Mine

Wildlife and water quality are in danger from a decision to allow coal mining in a wildlife area that has already been reclaimed from previous mining operations. Take action now to protect our precious natural resources.

Commend China for Planting Trees

Commend China for Planting Trees

China undertook the largest ecological engineering project to plant trees around a desert that was encroaching and threatening arable land. Areas that experienced soil erosion are now under control and lands that were previously affected by desertification have now been harnessed. Commend China for taking a decisive step in conserving the environment.

Success: Ban on Commercial and Sport Trapping of Bobcats

Success: Ban on Commercial and Sport Trapping of Bobcats

A ban on the commercial and sports trapping of bobcats was recently passed in California. Bobcats have come under increasing pressure in recent years as their furs are in high demand in the international market. Sign this petition to applaud California lawmakers for protecting this majestic species.

Success: Wind Farms No Longer Have the Right to Kill Eagles

Success: Wind Farms No Longer Have the Right to Kill Eagles

Wind farms will no longer be legally permitted to kill eagles, thanks to the efforts of passionate activists groups. Thank one particular bird conservancy group for its efforts to help save birds from senseless deaths.

Stop Exportation of Baby Elephants

Stop Exportation of Baby Elephants

Nearly 30 wild elephants have been exported from Zimbabwe to a Chinese safari park known for its poor treatment of animals. Urge Zimbabwe to make animal conservation a priority and stop the reckless exportation of its animals.

Denounce Obama’s Decision to Allow Arctic Drilling

Denounce Obama’s Decision to Allow Arctic Drilling

President Obama went back on his climate change plans and granted Shell Oil a permit to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of Alaska. Tell Obama you oppose the drilling approval and are disappointed he’s going back on his word regarding climate change.

Save Butterflies from Extinction

Save Butterflies from Extinction

Six beautiful butterfly species are facing a high risk of extinction because of climate change. These sensitive creatures are too small to recover from regular droughts expected in the future, but reducing pollution and improving landscape management could save them. Urge authorities to save the butterflies.

Prevent Deadly Chemical Disasters

Prevent Deadly Chemical Disasters

Over one hundred million Americans are at risk of exposure to toxic gasses from chemical processing plants and storage facilities that could be released in the event of an explosion or other disaster. Encourage Obama to push for safer chemical processes before it’s too late.