Environment

Save Fragile Estuaries from Overdevelopment

Save Fragile Estuaries from Overdevelopment

California’s water crisis is the result of decades of misguided development. Rather than increase efficiency officials intend to spend billions of dollars on short-sighted engineering projects. Demand sustainable solutions, and reject plans to drain freshwater estuaries to support the state’s endless thirst.

Save Bees from Harmful Pesticides

Save Bees from Harmful Pesticides

Honeybees are suffering a serious decline in number due to the use of harmful pesticides. Urge Congress to suspend their use immediately so these vital pollinators are protected.

Photo credit: Ian Paterson

Protect Grey Seals from Hunting

New England grey seal populations have finally rebounded from the verge of extinction but there is a movement to lift their protective status, allowing them to be hunted. Tell authorities to keep these seals protected.

Conserve Water During Unprecedented Drought

Conserve Water During Unprecedented Drought

A devastating drought is sweeping California, threatening the health of people, agricultural regions, and natural ecosystems. Congratulate a lawmaker’s good work to encourage citizens to save water.

Applaud Major Bank for Funding Renewable Energy

Applaud Major Bank for Funding Renewable Energy

A major United States bank has given over one billion dollars to foster clean energy around the globe. Applaud this bank for understanding and supporting the importance of a clean energy future.

Save Africa’s Wildlife from Poachers

Save Africa’s Wildlife from Poachers

Elephants, rhinos, and other African animals are being cruelly persecuted and hunted toward extinction by poachers. Help save wildlife from the poaching industry.

Protect Ocean Life from 1 Trillion Pieces of Plastic

Protect Ocean Life from 1 Trillion Pieces of Plastic

Over one trillion pieces of plastic could be released into the ocean in the next decade. This overwhelming amount of waste would devastate fragile marine life such as seals, whales and dolphins. Demand the EPA take immediate action to prevent this impending ocean calamity.

Thank Government for Taking Stand Against Poaching

Thank Government for Taking Stand Against Poaching

South Africa is beginning to arrest and sentence rhino poachers, proving that the welfare of these animals is both important and necessary. Thank this government for cracking down on this chronic issue.

Save the Asiatic Cheetah From Extinction

Save the Asiatic Cheetah From Extinction

Asiatic cheetahs are facing extinction due to habitat degradation and illegal poaching. Demand stronger regulations to ensure that hunting and improper gun licensing do not continue to threaten the survival of these majestic creatures.

Save Marine Life from Harmful Sonic Cannons

Save Marine Life from Harmful Sonic Cannons

Marine wildlife will suffer hearing loss and even death if oil companies are allowed to use sonic cannons to search for gas and oil deposits in the ocean. Urge President Obama to protect sea creatures instead of aiding corporate interests.

Don’t Ignore Climate Change in News Reports

Don’t Ignore Climate Change in News Reports

Climate change is a real and pressing issue that is often ignored or sidelined by the news media. There are many ways that the story of climate change can and should be made clear for the general public. Urge CNN to cover climate change with more care.

Save the Arctic from a Disastrous Oil Spill

Save the Arctic from a Disastrous Oil Spill

Polar bears, walruses, and other Arctic animals are threatened by oil industry plans to drill in their icy home. Help save sensitive wildlife species from a disastrous oil spill in the Arctic Ocean.

Stop Construction of Coal Mine Near Rhino Sanctuary

Stop Construction of Coal Mine Near Rhino Sanctuary

Plans for the construction of a coal mine on the border of the world’s greatest rhino reserve are currently underway. Sign this petition to protect the reserve’s wildlife and stop the mine’s development.

Support Strict Sentencing for Rhinoceros Poachers

Support Strict Sentencing for Rhinoceros Poachers

Hundreds of rhinoceroses are murdered each year due to illegal poaching. Thankfully, courts have been handing down severe sentencing to poachers to deter these unnecessary killings. Applaud sentencing appropriate to the gravity of this atrocious crime.

Protect Endangered Forest from Development

Protect Endangered Forest from Development

An endangered forest will soon be destroyed and replaced with a Walmart and other major corporations. The threatened ecosystem is highly diverse, containing many plants and animals that are not found anywhere else in the world. Stop corporate development and save this amazing ecosystem.

Stop Hunting in Wildlife Refuge

Stop Hunting in Wildlife Refuge

A nationally recognized wildlife refuge could soon be opened up to hunting. Demand that the animals who call this refuge home be given a safe sanctuary from hunters.

Success: State Bans Dumping of Fracking Waste into Water

Success: State Bans Dumping of Fracking Waste into Water

Some California fracking companies have been dumping waste into potentially clean drinking water, but officials stopped these companies from dumping until they can determine what water is clean and what is already contaminated. Applaud California for addressing this destructive problem.

Applaud Cheetah Conservation Effort

Applaud Cheetah Conservation Effort

The Asiatic cheetah is in imminent danger of extinction. Fortunately, a successful conservation partnership is creating a sustainable plan to help save this wild cat and keep cheetah populations stable. Thank the organizations working to save cheetahs.

Save Critically Endangered Amur Leopards

Save Critically Endangered Amur Leopards

Stop illegal poaching and deforestation before the Amur leopard becomes extinct. Only about two dozen still live in the wild, but their habitats and lives are in danger. Help the Amur leopard before it’s too late.

Save Whales from Ship Collisions and Sonic Blasting

Save Whales from Ship Collisions and Sonic Blasting

Three out of four imperiled right whales have scars from collisions with commercial fishing lines. Help protect these gentle animals from further abuse and threats to their survival.

Protect Whales from Oil Drilling

Protect Whales from Oil Drilling

Nearly one-third of the world’s dolphins and whales will be in danger of hearing loss and death if oil drilling is permitted in the Canary Islands. Urge government officials to halt drilling plans and create a sanctuary to protect these majestic creatures.

Applaud Community Efforts to Combat Climate Change and Poaching

Applaud Community Efforts to Combat Climate Change and Poaching

Wildlife rangers and local villagers in Kenya are collaborating to reduce illegal logging and poaching of endangered elephants, earning carbon credits they can sell to fund community projects. Applaud this initiative to reduce carbon emissions, protect elephants, and support local communities.

End Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

End Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

A Burmese town is notorious for its high traffic of illegal wildlife trading, and current regulations are not doing much to stop the problem. Demand stricter regulations to conserve the declining numbers of endangered species.

Stop Eating Beef to Curb Pollution

Stop Eating Beef to Curb Pollution

Beef pollutes the environment far worse than any other animal proteins, including poultry or pork. Each American who switches from beef to pork would reduce the equivalent of 1,200 pounds of carbon dioxide a year, which is about nine days’ worth of the nation’s per capita greenhouse gas emissions. Stop eating cow products until the beef industry curbs its negative environmental impact.

Prevent Household Water Waste

Prevent Household Water Waste

Most Americans have no idea how much water is actually used in everyday household activities. However, a recent environmental guide provides instruction on how households can reduce their indoor water consumption by up to 30 percent. Prevent household water waste with easy and affordable routines changes.