Environment

Our magnificent, irreplaceable national forest.

Stop Using Taxpayer Money to Give Away Public Lands

Fifty million dollars in taxpayer funds may soon be spent to speed the transfer of public lands to state and local governments so the land can be more easily exploited. Stop this damaging land grab from taking place by signing the petition today.

Nome, Alaska

Stop Proposed Gold Mine in Popular Recreational Area

Citizen health and air and water quality are at risk from a proposal to operate a gold mine on a popular outdoor recreational area. Protect human health and natural resources from a devastating and destructive gold mine operation.

Highway 37, California

Applaud Wildlife Crossing Under Dangerous Highway

Wildlife will no longer need to risk their lives to cross a busy highway due to a project that has restored an old underpass into a wildlife passage. Praise this progressive project that will save the lives of wild animals and drivers.

Commend Efforts to Save Endangered Species

Commend Efforts to Save Endangered Species

More than 200 aquariums, oceanariums, and zoos worldwide are partnering to rescue 10 endangered species every year at each of their facilities. Commend the association’s efforts to protect animals and save them from extinction.

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Prosecute Vandals Who Wasted Millions of Gallons of Drinking Water

Fifty million gallons of clean drinking water burst into the Pacific Ocean after vandals destroyed the dam that held the reserve back for use by Californians trying to survive the worst drought in recorded history. Demand that those responsible for this unbelievably wasteful crime be charged with a felony.

Applaud Solar Power Company for Environmental Achievements

Applaud Solar Power Company for Environmental Achievements

A renewable-energy company has received a prestigious award for its environmental stewardship. Congratulate the company for its conscious operations by signing this petition.

Support Senator in His Fight Against Big Oil Subsidies

Support Senator in His Fight Against Big Oil Subsidies

Congress has spent years subsidizing Big Oil with taxpayer dollars. Senator Bernie Sanders has introduced legislation to end this practice and close loopholes that allow companies to avoid cleanup taxes. Thank Senator Sanders for his effort to do the right thing.

Praise Restaurant Chain for Committing to Use Sustainably Sourced Palm Oil

Praise Restaurant Chain for Committing to Use Sustainably Sourced Palm Oil

Palm oil production is linked to mass deforestation, loss of endangered species, unfair trade, and climate change. Thank donut chain Tim Hortons for its commitment to use sustainably sourced palm oil.

Stop Favoring Fossil Fuels Over Renewable Energy

Stop Favoring Fossil Fuels Over Renewable Energy

It should not be easier to burn fossil fuels than to get power from the sun. Tell Governor Jerry Brown it is time to reform a system that currently favors permits for oil and gas drilling over those for clean, renewable energy projects.

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Applaud Insurance Company for Divesting from Fossil Fuels

Dirty energy will no longer be invested in by one of the world’s largest insurance firms in a bid by the company to fight back against global warming. Applaud the firm for doing the right thing and divesting from the coal industry.

Praise Government-Mandated Donation of Unsold Food

Praise Government-Mandated Donation of Unsold Food

Supermarkets in France will now be required to donate their unsold food to charities instead of intentionally spoiling it with chemicals. Praise the French Assembly for this new law, which will cut down on waste, feed the poor, and help the environment.

Support Plan to Save America’s Bees

Support Plan to Save America’s Bees

Threatened bee populations may soon receive the federal assistance necessary to rescue them from extinction. Applaud the government’s efforts to save America’s bees.

Stop Hunting of Endangered Wildlife in China

Stop Hunting of Endangered Wildlife in China

A police chief in China is accused of hunting endangered wildlife. Demand he be sent to prison if he is found guilty.

The destructive power of the ocean viewed after a major storm, is evident.

Protect Cities Threatened by Rising Seas

Climate change could destroy our coastline. Coastal flooding and erosion are becoming more and more common. We need to implement a national plan or climate change will destroy our coasts.

Applaud Organization for Rescuing and Releasing Bald Eagle

Applaud Organization for Rescuing and Releasing Bald Eagle

A bald eagle is now flying free after being rehabilitated by a reputable rescue organization. Please sign this petition to thank them for everything they do to help these beautiful raptors.

Applaud Ecuador for Breaking Tree Planting World Record

Applaud Ecuador for Breaking Tree Planting World Record

Thousands of volunteers in Ecuador broke the world record for number of tree species planted nationally. Applaud their amazing reforestation efforts.

Fracking fluid and other drilling wastes are dumped into an unlined pit located right up against the Petroleum Highway. According to Rosanna, 17 toxic chemicals are evaporating at 4 times the legal limit.

Halt Fracking During California Water Crisis

As California faces a state of emergency following four years of severe drought, fracking continues to use and contaminate millions of gallons of water. Tell the governor to put a stop to fracking during this time of extreme environmental catastrophe.

Stop Hunting Majestic Alligator Snapping Turtles to Extinction

Stop Hunting Majestic Alligator Snapping Turtles to Extinction

A beautiful and majestic turtle species that has survived for thousands of years is now being mercilessly hunted and killed without regard for its slow reproduction rate and endangered status. Help protect these mysterious reptiles form extinction before they disappear forever.

Success: China Massively Cuts Carbon Emissions

Success: China Massively Cuts Carbon Emissions

The world’s largest polluter, China, has cut its emissions by an amount equivalent to that of the entire United Kingdom. Sign here to praise this recent emissions cut and encourage further effort towards becoming greener and more efficient.

Demand Oil Company Clean Up Spill

Demand Oil Company Clean Up Spill

A beautiful beach filled with endangered species has been hit by a horrible oil spill. Demand that the oil company responsible for the spill hurry up and clean up the mess.

The miraculous work of bees.

Success: Home Depot Removes Bee Pesticides From Its Shelves

Home Depot is joining Lowe’s in removing bee-killing pesticides from their shelves. All of us benefit from this decision as the two largest home improvement chains in the world stop selling a product that threatens our food supply. Sign to thank Home Depot for this action.

Stop Illegal and Unsustainable Overfishing

Stop Illegal and Unsustainable Overfishing

Illegal fishing by Chinese vessels in West Africa has resulted in the dramatic reduction of many of the area’s fish species. Demand that China stop its unsustainable exploitation of fish stocks in foreign waters.

Stop Pollution in Natural Water

Stop Pollution in Natural Water

Republicans are trying to block President Obama’s new clean water regulations. Urge Congress to allow the government to prevent pollution.

Derailments and the tragedies they create are becoming all too common.

Stop Dangerous ‘Bomb Trains’ from Destroying Communities

Communities around the country are at risk of being devastated by dangerous trains that derail while carrying crude oil, due to a lack of adequate safety regulations. Stop these ‘bomb trains’ from destroying our towns by implementing stricter safety regulations.

Don’t Charge Fees for Private Solar Panel Ownership

Don’t Charge Fees for Private Solar Panel Ownership

Thousands of households with solar panels will soon have to pay fees to utility companies to make up for the money they aren’t paying to them for electricity. Demand that these fees never get charged as they would defeat the economic incentive of installing solar panels in the first place.