At Apple’s annual shareholder meeting, the company emphasized the message that it is working to address environmental concerns head on. Commend Apple for acknowledging its responsibility to reduce carbon emissions and seek investors who care about the environment.
Toxic algae fed by pollution from agriculture continues to grow in Florida’s waterways, killing animals, infecting humans, and poisoning the ecosystem. If nothing is done to curb this contamination, Florida’s entire marine habitat will suffer. Demand strict regulations be imposed to protect these waterways from industrial pollution.
A major coal company dumped toxic chemicals directly into hundreds of streams and rivers for years before being held accountable. Praise regulators’ decision to fine the company, and to demand that it change its polluting ways.
A bison slaughter is occurring in Yellowstone National Park, where bison are being killed by Yellowstone managers for straying into Montana. Petition the governor of Montana to stop the slaughter of these animals by allowing them access to the lands they deserve.
One hotel and casino conglomerate is tackling energy consumption by working to conserve water. Its efforts have resulted in the conservation of 50.5 million gallons annually. Thank the company for showing that supporting both the environment and the economy makes sense.
A new initiative will use hydrogen fuel cells to curb emissions and energy consumption in the Port of Honolulu. Applaud the project for setting a precedent in clean energy technology.
There are currently less than 75 Mexican gray wolves in Arizona and a new bill is placing these majestic animals at a greater risk of extinction. We must demand that this deadly bill is withdrawn.
Tourists in China recently made headlines for handling a dying dolphin, causing the mammal undue stress and fear in its last moments. Sign this petition to urge the Chinese Government to place stricter penalties on those who inhibit the help of wildlife, or cause more harm than good.
A devastating addition to a dangerous crude oil pipeline is threatening water supplies, ecosystems and our environment. The Keystone XL pipeline must not be constructed and we must unite to stop it. Urge President Obama to decline the pipeline addition and put the environment before profit.
A controversial oil and gas drilling technique has been linked to human illnesses, polluted drinking water, and even increased earthquake activity. Support one major city’s recent ban on the dangerous practice.
The monopolization of agriculture in the U.S. will be disastrous in the long run. We need to reverse this trend for the sake of animal welfare, the environment, and our own health. Sign the petition to urge legislators to encourage a return to family farms.
Honeybees are dropping dead by the millions. Insecticides promoted by Big Agriculture and approved by the U.S. government are likely causing these deaths. Despite the devastation, new and more deadly poisons are still being approved. Demand these deadly insecticides be banned before the honeybee is completely wiped out.
Lemurs play a crucial role in maintaining forest ecosystems. Losing them could trigger decades-long extinctions. Urge Madagascar’s president to save lemurs from extinction by protecting their forest homes.
Phosphorus pollution in freshwater sources causes rapid algae and aquatic plant growth, which harms waterways, impairs recreational use, and puts public health at risk. Oppose legislation that makes phosphorous dumping easier for businesses.
A toxic weed killer was found in 75% of air and rain samples taken from around the Mississippi Delta. This chemical has been linked to Parkinson’s disease and several cancers. Sign this petition to stop the poisoning of our air and rain.
Carbon emissions endanger public health and add to climate change, and the U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide whether these harmful emissions should be regulated. Urge the Supreme Court to support more rigorous emissions standards for polluters.
Blood from horseshoe crabs is used to make a widely used sterilization product. However, the time that companies choose to collect the blood is affecting the crabs’ breeding season, causing their numbers to decline. Encourage the harvest be delayed to help save horseshoe crabs.
Nissan has agreed to help Bhutan become emissions-free by replacing the country’s vehicle fleet with electric cars. Thank Nissan for promoting sustainability now.
Offshore fracking produces massive amounts of wastewater tainted with toxic chemicals and heavy metals that is then dumped into California oceans. Federal permits allow the disposal of billions of gallons of polluted water despite the threats facing marine life and oceans across the world. Urge the Environmental Protection Agency to ban dumping of wastewater.
A new insecticide that scientists believe to be highly toxic to honeybees and other pollinating insects, further threatening the survival of this essential part of our agricultural system, was just legalized. Tell officials to halt the use of these deadly chemicals and help prevent the collapse of vital pollinator colonies.
Colorado has become the first state to regulate methane, a greenhouse gas 20% more potent than carbon dioxide. These regulations are crucial for reducing climate change. Commend the state for taking action.
Poaching and other wildlife crimes are among the greatest threats to the world’s endangered species. Applaud conservationists for creating a unique resource where people can report these terrible crimes safely and anonymously.
A local brewing company recently installed a water conservation system and funded two local wells to assist California in one of the state’s most severe droughts in history. Please thank the brewery for its selfless conservation efforts.
President Obama’s annual budget may include increased funding to fight wildfires, if it gets passed in Congress. Urge the Speaker of the House to encourage bi-partisan cooperation to preserve funding for wildfire relief.
California is poised to pass a state-wide on plastic bags, as the bags are known to clog storm drains and pollute our environment. The plastic bag industry is lobbying against this measure, so it is crucial that this ban gets your support.