Environment

Punish Hunter Who Illegally Murdered Cecil the Lion

Punish Hunter Who Illegally Murdered Cecil the Lion

Cecil the Lion was lured from his home, shot with a crossbow, then shot with a gun, beheaded and skinned. Punish the abhorrent person who did this when he or she is found.

Fund the Rebuilding of Ecosystems with Tourist Dollars

Fund the Rebuilding of Ecosystems with Tourist Dollars

A group of environmentalists is striving to bring back endangered species by restoring ecosystems. Sign this petition and urge British officials to support their efforts by using a percentage of money made from tourism to help restore these precious habitats.

Save the Last Grizzly Bears From Mining Project

Save the Last Grizzly Bears From Mining Project

The last 21 grizzly bears of the Cabinet Mountains could be wiped out if a massive mining operation is allowed to take place in the region. Sign our petition to support environmentalist efforts to block the mining company from stripping yet another essential ecosystem.

Don’t Murder 2 Million Feral Cats in Australia

Don’t Murder 2 Million Feral Cats in Australia

Australia is going to shoot and poison two million feral cats because they are ‘harmful.’ Demand officials abandon this slaughter and instead pursue more humane options.

Reverse Drought by Recycling Greywater

Reverse Drought by Recycling Greywater

One city is combating unprecedented drought conditions by recycling water used in their sinks and bathtubs to hydrate their yards and gardens. Help reverse drought by demanding national incentives and laws that promote greywater recycling.

Stop Funding the Destruction of Massive Forest

Stop Funding the Destruction of Massive Forest

Massive sections of one of the world’s largest forests are being cut down each day, in part because companies keep buying paper products from profit-hungry loggers. Urge Rite Aid to commit to buying paper only from sustainable sources.

Don’t Destroy Eagle ‘Hot Spot’ for Corporate Development

Don’t Destroy Eagle ‘Hot Spot’ for Corporate Development

One of the most beautiful parts of the United States is being primed for development by the greedy corporation that owns it. Sign here to protect this land, the tens of thousands of eagles that call it home, and the natural beauty of this country.

Put Food Production Back in the Hands of the People

Put Food Production Back in the Hands of the People

During World War II, Americans were encouraged to grow “Victory Gardens” in support of war efforts. Today, our nation has become over-dependent on destructive large-scale commercial agriculture and import/export. End these issues by putting food production back in the hands of people: bring back the Victory Garden.

Liverpool Plains farm land in Australia

Save Groundwater and Fertile Farmland from Massive Coal Mine

A precious freshwater aquifer and vital farmland are in danger from an opencast coal mine that has been approved to operate on a ridge overlooking this fertile land. Speak up now to protect these important natural resources.

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Denounce Call for Mass Murder of Ocean’s Sharks

Hateful media personalities are calling for the mass killing of sharks in our oceans in the wake of several violent and heavily publicized attacks in order to, they say, “protect swimmers.” Reject this reckless proposal that would put the final nail in the coffin for countless endangered shark species and leave the ocean’s ecosystem in tatters.

Fight Drought with Rooftop Rainwater Collection

Fight Drought with Rooftop Rainwater Collection

Drought is becoming more prevalent because we are sucking wells dry, while wasting the low-impact rainwater at our disposal. Rooftop water collection is a necessary step in combating the problem. Call on the EPA to pressure municipalities to offer incentives and require new buildings to be outfitted with catchment hardware.

Forget Labeling, Ban GMO Foods and Crops

Forget Labeling, Ban GMO Foods and Crops

GMOs are an unacceptable danger as foods and crops. Labeling is a half-measure that implies we are OK with them being sold as food or allowed to contaminate our food. Ban GMOs altogether.

Take Fox News Host Off the Air for Suggesting We Clear Waters of Sharks

Take Fox News Host Off the Air for Suggesting We Clear Waters of Sharks

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade suggested that we clear the waters of sharks before surfing competitions. Demand that he be taken off the air for his ignorant statement.

Magnificent old growth California Redwoods.

Save Our National Forests from Reckless Logging

Politicians want to allow giant logging projects in our National Forests without environmental oversight or public comment. Demand Congress protect our precious public lands from this unprecedented attack.

Fight Against Coal-Powered Energy

Fight Against Coal-Powered Energy

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot not only reduced the country’s environmental goals by a fifth, but he now is blocking state funding of renewable energy sources like wind farms in favor of coal-powered energy. Tell Tony Abbott to stop with his damaging environmental beliefs, and help fight against coal-powered energy.

The devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy in a Maryland neighborhood.

Don’t Censor Climate Change Research

Climate study is a major part of what NASA does and its funding has been eliminated by climate change deniers. We can’t afford to ignore climate change with so many of its negative effects already apparent. Sign to tell Congress to restore funding to NASA’s study of climate change.

Praise Denmark for Generating 100 Percent of Electricity from Wind

Praise Denmark for Generating 100 Percent of Electricity from Wind

On an unusually windy day, Denmark produced more renewable energy than was needed and was thus able to export electricity to three other countries. Praise Denmark’s Prime Minister for leading the way in clean energy.

Stop fracking, protect our water

Safeguard Freshwater and Wildlife Habitat from Fracking Operations

Freshwater and wildlife are at risk from a decision to overturn a ban on fracking in conservation areas. Speak up now to protect our natural resources and wildlife habitat from the destructive operations of hydraulic fracking.

End Allegedly Abusive Ray Hunting Competition

End Allegedly Abusive Ray Hunting Competition

A private sport fishing competition is causing hundreds of cownose rays to be killed through allegedly brutal techniques only to be tossed back dead if they don’t meet the weigh quota. Tell the EPA to stop the competition from continuing to occur and to protect the rays and their habitat.

Success: Mountain Gorilla Populations Increasing

Success: Mountain Gorilla Populations Increasing

Gorillas are finally starting to make a comeback in the wild despite scientists thinking that they would by now be extinct. Sign this petition to thank everyone who has played a part in helping to make this wonderful miracle possible.

Return Bison to Their Natural Habitat

Return Bison to Their Natural Habitat

Wild bison in the Great Plains are being threatened by cattle ranchers who are not letting them return to their native grasslands. Tell the Governor of Montana to continue standing up for bison and to allow their new herds to thrive.

Save Bees from New Chemical Poisons

Save Bees from New Chemical Poisons

Bees are disappearing because of the widespread use of toxic pesticides. Save bees and the hundreds of plant species they pollinate by stopping the use of a new poisonous chemical that puts them in even more danger.

The majestic Puma or mountain lion, once plentiful, now considered extinct in the eastern United States.

Reintroduce the Extinct Eastern Puma

Pumas can and should be reintroduced to the eastern U.S., where they were hunted to extinction, from western populations to restore balance to an ecosystem that is seriously unbalanced. Sign to tell the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reestablish the eastern puma.

Punish Nudist Resort That Allegedly Stole Water During Drought

Punish Nudist Resort That Allegedly Stole Water During Drought

The owners of a nudist resort are accused of illegally using water from a creek during one of the worst droughts in California history. If these accusations are found to be true, urge officials to punish these owners for adding to the struggle caused by this horrific drought.

Ban the Destructive Practice of Monoculture Farming

Ban the Destructive Practice of Monoculture Farming

Monoculture is a destructive practice depending on toxic herbicides, pesticides, and harsh chemical fertilizers. Practicing polyculture instead, none of these are necessary. Sign the petition to ban monoculture in agrobusiness.