A community group has suggested killing innocent geese to manage an increase in waste residue. Tell this group not to kill geese over waste management issues, and to choose a more humane solution to the problem.
Oil companies are looking to drill in the Florida Everglades, where ecosystems could be disrupted and land polluted. Help protect this vibrant area of flora and fauna from the dangers of drilling and toxic water.
An energy delivery company recently proposed a massive oil pipeline project. If approved, it would generate astronomical amounts of pollution and greatly contribute to the climate change causing wildfires, earthquakes, and tsunamis. Say no to this pipeline and help save our environment.
The recent sale of ivory at an auction house brought over half a million euros for 600kg of elephant tusks. With almost 50,000 elephant deaths per year to satisfy this wretched greed, these auctions must stop. Sign this petition to ban the sale of ivory in auction houses.
A major online retailer is profiting from the deaths of of protected elephants and whales. Persuade this company to discontinue its trade in elephant ivory and whale meat.
A recent proposal puts incredibly rare white deer at risk of being wiped out completely by hunters. Demand that the proposal be withdrawn so that the white deer can be saved from annihilation.
Wanton destruction of the environment and unequal distribution of resources have led to many a great civilizations’ demise. Praise researchers for demonstrating this crucial truth, and help address similar issues in modern societies.
Every year, thousands of primates are transported to laboratories where they are force-fed chemicals, infected with diseases, and mutilated. Put an end to this violent industry by urging airlines to ban the transportation of monkeys destined for animal testing.
Genetically modified crops are threatening the survival of lady bugs, which are one of the most effective pest controllers in the United States. Demand new, non-industry sponsored research studies to determine the effects of chemicals on these vital insects.
The city of San Francisco is using an innovative solution to reduce the risk wildfires: goats. Goats eat dry underbrush that can easily be set aflame, while leaving behind eco-friendly fertilizer. Commend the city for this novel and sustainable solution to addressing wildfire risk.
In order to reduce record levels of air pollution, the city of Paris has imposed a temporary ban on driving. This forward-thinking and progressive solution has been radically effective – applaud Paris for leading the way in public and environmental health.
A proposed damwould jeopardize countless species in its wake, as well as allow for dirty energy to flourish. Sign this petition to protest the development of the dam.
Continued whaling operations in Iceland are hampering the protection of endangered whales. Urge President Obama to take action against Iceland’s illegal whale trade.
Palm oil production is threatening rainforests and the animals who live there. The endangered orangutan and the Sumatran tiger are among those being driven toward extinction in the name of profit. Demand one of the largest producers of palm oil adopt a no-deforestation policy.
Two endangered and incredibly rare whooping cranes were recently shot to death. Urge law enforcement personnel to do everything within their power to bring the killer or killers to justice.
Every year, tens of thousands of Cape fur seal pups are brutally killed for their pelts in Namibia. The government has failed to justify this slaughter, during which nursing seals are violently beaten to death. Urge the Namibian government to end this horror now.
Half of the automobiles in Paris will be banned from the road in an effort to combat air pollution. Recent measurements showed pollution levels as bad as those in Beijing. Commend the French government for helping to combat pollution.
Philanthropist Howard Buffett has recently donated $26 million to combat rhinoceros poaching in South Africa. Thank him for his efforts to save this critically endangered animal and end the deplorable practice of poaching.
Every year, thousands of pangolins, a rare anteater-like mammal, are illegally poached for traditional Chinese medicine, hunted as delicacies, and sold as bush meat on increasingly unsustainable levels; the species is endangered and cannot keep up with increased poaching. Demand greater policing of illegal poaching, and encourage vital awareness campaigns to save this animal.
An energy company with a track record of polluting fragile rivers is at it again. This time the dumping of coal ash and toxic metals into the watershed appears deliberate. Call on the company to end this despicable practice once and for all.
President Obama recently enlarged an area of protected coastline in California. His addition will protect both the wildlife and the environment. Commend the president for preserving another piece of our valuable coastline wilderness.
Captive lion cubs in South Africa are being torn from their mothers to be raised as tourist attractions before being mercilessly hunted in controlled enclosures. People pay for the pleasure of hunting these beautiful endangered animals to either collect or sell the remains as trophies. Petition the South African president to make this sickening industry illegal.
Beloved pets though they are, domestic cats are responsible for mass slaughter of wildlife and are one of the top killers of birds and small mammals. Urge the United States Fish and Wildlife Services to begin an awareness campaign, and take legislative action to combat feral cat populations.
The National Rifle Association has asked its members to contact their representatives in Washington and urge them to block a new ivory embargo that is intended to help decrease poaching activity. Tell the NRA that you deplore their decision to value guns over the welfare of elephants.
Majestic emperor penguins are facing extinction. Environmental crises including melting sea ice, ocean acidification and industrial fisheries are pushing the penguins to the brink. In fact, the population of the emperor penguin colony featured in the film March of the Penguins has already declined by half. We must act now to save the emperor penguins before it is too late.