Environment

Crack Down on Illegal Tiger Poaching

Crack Down on Illegal Tiger Poaching

Claiming tiger blood and penis confer on him medicinal benefits, a businessman has confessed to killing and eating three tigers. Demand Chinese officials address the vague legislation that allowed him to commit this horrific act.

Save Rare Harpy Eagle from Extinction

Save Rare Harpy Eagle from Extinction

The Harpy Eagle, a rare Amazonian bird, is on the verge of extinction due to deforestation and hunting. Sign this petition to protect their remaining population.

Stop Exacerbating Drought by Drilling for Water

Stop Exacerbating Drought by Drilling for Water

In times of heavy drought, farmers and water suppliers have resorted to water drilling which is causing extreme water shortages instead of solving the problem at hand. Urge officials to stop this practice and search for safer and more sustainable ways for providing water.

Success: EPA Protects Alaska Environment From Destructive Mine

Success: EPA Protects Alaska Environment From Destructive Mine

New environmental restrictions will effectively block the development of a large opencast mine. Praise the agency for protecting Alaska’s pristine landscapes and ecosystems.

Protect Grouper and Snapper Fish From Overfishing

Protect Grouper and Snapper Fish From Overfishing

Unregulated fishing practices in Puerto Rico have caused the grouper and snapper fish populations to decline at a rapid rate. In order to ensure a future for these fish, the U.S. Caribbean Fishery Management Council must take the necessary precautions to regulate overfishing.

Protect Bald Eagles’ Return to Threatened Island

Protect Bald Eagles’ Return to Threatened Island

A beautiful island in the Pacific is now home to a Naval firing range and landing field as well as its first breeding pair of bald eagles in 50 years. Call on military officials to protect the eagles and their habitat to ensure their successful return to the island.

Prevent Extermination of Prairie Dogs

Prevent Extermination of Prairie Dogs

Officials are considering eliminating the local prairie dog population as a way to combat the plague. Demand that they find a more effective solution to the problem, instead of simply murdering helpless prairie dogs out of fear.

Tell Toy Company to End Partnership with Big Oil

Tell Toy Company to End Partnership with Big Oil

A popular toy producer is partnered with a large oil company and uses their logo on many of its products, despite the oil company’s increasingly negative environmental reputation. Demand the toy company end its partnership with big oil immediately.

Stop Anti-Environmentalists from Blasting Pollutants into Air

Stop Anti-Environmentalists from Blasting Pollutants into Air

Participants of an anti-environmentalist movement added smoke stacks to their cars solely to emit excessive amounts of black smoke into the air. Stop this group from purposefully hurting human health and polluting the air.

End Trade in Endangered Shark Species

End Trade in Endangered Shark Species

Commercial trade of endangered scalloped hammerhead sharks will soon be legal under a permit system, even though the sharks’ decline is largely due to their overfishing for use in shark fin soup. Urge the government to ban all trade in scalloped hammerhead sharks and protect this threatened species.

Help Save Prairie Chickens from Extinction

Help Save Prairie Chickens from Extinction

Lesser prairie chickens face serious threats from human activity and climate change, yet the federal government stopped short of properly protecting them. Urge the government to prove that the interests of oil companies do not take precedence over the survival of this species.

Demand End to Destructive Landfill Project

Demand End to Destructive Landfill Project

Developers are planning to construct a large dump that would threaten critical drinking water supplies, Native American religious sites and wildlife habitat. Demand that San Diego County end this destructive dump project.

Support Physicists’ Attempt to Power the World

Support Physicists’ Attempt to Power the World

Two scientists are creating a wireless network that can provide power and clean energy to the entire globe. Support them in their noble efforts.

Praise State for Drastic Action to Save Water

Praise State for Drastic Action to Save Water

The drought stricken state of California is imposing harsh and strict regulations on conserving water. The governor should be praised for his drastic action to ensure that all citizens have access to water.

Stop Bottling Water from Drought-Stricken Desert

Stop Bottling Water from Drought-Stricken Desert

Nestle Waters has been pumping water from an underground aquifer in a drought-stricken region of California and bottling it for export, without government regulation or oversight. Demand that the company release water table information and work with local officials to ensure the aquifer is being sustainably used and equitably shared.

Remember Four Rhinos Killed for their Horns

Remember Four Rhinos Killed for their Horns

Four rhinos were recently killed by poachers, and their horns were sawed off to sell overseas. The lives of these animals need to be remembered in an attempt to curb poaching and tell the world that we care about our endangered wildlife.

Tell Company Not to Take Small Town’s Water

Tell Company Not to Take Small Town’s Water

Water provider Poland Spring is trying to create a water extraction plant in a small town. The plant would hurt the small town’s ability to access water, both now and in the future. Sign the petition to stop this large company from harming this small town.

Protect Crops from Dangerous GMO Contamination

Protect Crops from Dangerous GMO Contamination

Companies like Monsanto are contaminating farmers’ crops with genetically engineered strains, making the crops impossible to sell internationally. Urge officials to halt genetically engineered field trials until strict regulations are in place to ensure that U.S. farmers are not being put at risk.

Success: Swans Protected from Eradication

Success: Swans Protected from Eradication

The decision to kill a population of swans was recently stalled, but it is now up to New York’s governor to stop the slaughter for good. Applaud the postponement of the killing, and urge the governor to prevent it altogether.

Protect Manatees From Further Habitat Loss

Protect Manatees From Further Habitat Loss

Despite record deaths among manatees in the last few years, libertarian groups recently filed a petition to have them classified as threatened rather than endangered. Urge the Fish and Wildlife Service to reject this petition and maintain the current protections for manatees.

Praise Actor for Joining Fight to Preserve Islands

Praise Actor for Joining Fight to Preserve Islands

A famous actor is working to save the Bahamas’s natural coastline. With the construction of a massive mansion, it is likely that the beaches will suffer. This actor should be praised for his commitment and devotion to a pristine environment.

Protect Forest Wilderness from Destruction

Protect Forest Wilderness from Destruction

The largest unprotected roadless forest in the contiguous United States is under threat from industry. Help save this spectacular and unique wilderness.

Applaud School for Conservational Rain Garden

Applaud School for Conservational Rain Garden

An elementary school has added rain gardens to its campus in an effort to prevent soil erosion from threatening the local landscape. Applaud the school for its efforts to conserve the local environment.

End Toxic Push to Export Natural Gas

End Toxic Push to Export Natural Gas

Toxic natural gas fracking is increasing across the United States. The consequences for human and environmental health have been devastating, and much of the gas is later sold overseas. Call on regulators to support renewable energy and end the expansion of gas export terminals.

Applaud Environmental Groups for Protecting Endangered Turtles

Applaud Environmental Groups for Protecting Endangered Turtles

Environmental groups recently succeeded in protecting over 300,000 square miles of ocean for the endangered loggerhead turtle. Sign this petition to thank the groups that worked hard to help the turtles take back their habitat.