Environment

Save Declining Wild Bird Populations

Save Declining Wild Bird Populations

Wild bird populations in Europe have shockingly declined by nearly a quarter in the past three decades. Demand that this important issue be addressed immediately with the creation of protected habitats.

Save Imperiled Wildlife from Development

Save Imperiled Wildlife from Development

Wolves, wolverines, and other animals are at risk of losing their wilderness home to expanding development. Help protect one of the largest intact ecosystems in North America from destruction.

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Stop a Dangerous and Polluting New Gas Plant

A dangerous and dirty liquefied natural gas plant is proposed to operate on the shore of a sensitive network of fjords. Requiring a large amount of energy for the liquefaction process, the plant could increase climate change and threaten water quality in this beautifully natural area. Help stop this harmful project.

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Don’t Add Reactors to Nuclear Site’s Buffer Zone

Three reactors are being proposed in a nuclear site’s buffer zone, which protects the environment and communities from potential harm. Take action now to protect the land, wildlife, and residents from these dangerous reactors.

Liquefied natural gas export facility at Cove Point

Stop Construction of Liquefied Natural Gas Export Facility

A liquefied natural gas facility was just approved for development on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. The facility will emit a destructive amount of greenhouse gases; take action now to stop this facility from degrading the environment today.

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Prevent Gold Mine from Destroying Natural Landscape

A valuable tourist town, known for its pristine mountain water, is threatened by a proposed gold mine that will contaminate the surrounding area’s air and water with toxic dust. Please take action to protect this mountain town from this destructive mining practice.

Praise Conservation of Free-Tailed Bat Colony

Praise Conservation of Free-Tailed Bat Colony

The largest colony of free-tailed bats in the world was recently saved from the devastating effects of economic development. Praise those who helped to conserve their habitat.

Support Protections for Overhunted Turtles

Support Protections for Overhunted Turtles

Rising demand for the meat of freshwater turtles has fueled over-hunting and a growing commercial trade of the animals. Raise your voice to make sure these species receive the federal protections they need and deserve.

Denounce Disbandment of Environmental News Team

Denounce Disbandment of Environmental News Team

A national news agency recently cut the majority of its environmental issues team. Show this agency that readers and listeners want climate and environmental news from a dedicated reporting team.

Praise Honeybee Health Initiative

Praise Honeybee Health Initiative

The U.S. government is giving beekeepers $4 million to combat the decline of essential honeybee populations. Show your support for this much-needed government initiative to help protect these pollinators.

Punish Students for Hanging Animal as a Prank

Punish Students for Hanging Animal as a Prank

A wild bobcat was shot and killed by a group of teenagers, who hung it for the students of a rival high school to find. Demand that these students be found and punished for their tasteless and cruel ‘prank.’

Applaud Return of Buffalo to Their Native Land

Applaud Return of Buffalo to Their Native Land

Bison will be restored to their original historic range thanks to the approval of the Montana governor. Thank the governor for understanding the importance of species reintroduction.

Grant Lions Needed Legal Protections

Grant Lions Needed Legal Protections

Lion populations are struggling to survive across the world. Encourage the United States government to grant the species legal protections that will prevent unnecessary death and mistreatment of lions for human profit.

Praise Researchers for Using Social Media to Save Animals

Praise Researchers for Using Social Media to Save Animals

A researcher has discovered an amazing way to study biodiversity by using photos uploaded on social media. Thank the researcher for utilizing social media to help save animals.

Applaud New Technology to Identify Fracking Fluid

Applaud New Technology to Identify Fracking Fluid

A team of scientists recently discovered a tool for distinguishing fracking fluid from other wastewater. Applaud their efforts to make sure that the fracking industry can be held accountable for the damage it causes to the environment.

Praise Restoration of Galapagos Turtle Population

Praise Restoration of Galapagos Turtle Population

Galapagos turtles are no longer threatened with extinction thanks to a team of dedicated conservationists and students. Applaud this group’s incredible achievement by signing this petition.

Stop Pollution from Dirty Power Plants

Stop Pollution from Dirty Power Plants

Coal companies are allowed to dump unlimited amounts of dangerous carbon pollution into the air, threatening our health and the global climate. Take action now to save our planet from these big polluters.

End Wolf-Killing Competition

End Wolf-Killing Competition

An annual hunting contest sees hundreds of wolves, coyotes, raccoons, and other wildlife killed in the name of increasing the population of game animals. Demand that this cruel and nonsensical competition come to an end.

Praise Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergent

Praise Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergent

Tide is eliminating corn-based ethanol from its laundry detergent, a move that will reduce excessive agricultural waste. Praise the company for its environmentally sustainable efforts.

Denounce Oil Company for Evading Environmental Cleanup

Denounce Oil Company for Evading Environmental Cleanup

The ocean floor is still suffering from oil contamination years after the worst spill in U.S. history. However, the oil giant BP spill denies its role and refuses to aid in the cleanup. Demand that BP help recover the area and stop evading its responsibilities.

Praise End to Seal Trade in Norway

Praise End to Seal Trade in Norway

Norway has cut government subsidies to the seal hunting industry, a move that will effectively end the seal trade in Norway. Praise the government’s decision, which will save the lives of 12,000 harp seals annually.

Don’t Restart Dangerous Nuclear Reactors

Don’t Restart Dangerous Nuclear Reactors

Japan is still recovering from a nuclear meltdown that endangered the lives of many citizens and decimated the surrounding environment. Tell the prime minister not to restart a nuclear power plant and to invest in renewable energy sources.

Protect Pristine River from Exploitation

Protect Pristine River from Exploitation

A pristine river ecosystem that provides habitat for countless wildlife species is at risk of being irreparably damaged. Help save this free-flowing river from unnecessary exploitation.

Stop Dangerous Methane Pollution

Stop Dangerous Methane Pollution

A pollutant with 86 times the climate-damaging potential of carbon dioxide is leaking into the air from oil and gas wells. Take action to help stop this threat to our planet.

Applaud Multi-National Agreement to Cut Carbon Emissions

Applaud Multi-National Agreement to Cut Carbon Emissions

An ambitious new deal to drastically cut emissions is reforming the world’s climate policies. Applaud this exciting, progressive move that will help to save the environment and encourage global action to combat climate change.