Coal ash contains lead, arsenic, and other known health hazards yet its disposal is largely unregulated. Demand that officials list coal ash as toxic waste and ban its use as landfill material.
Apple has turned to solar energy to power most of their corporate facilities. Once reprimanded for relying on fossil fuels, the company is now relying on renewable energy. Applaud their decision by signing this petition.
A Saudi prince recently slaughtered over 2,000 endangered birds, and he will not be punished for this gross loss of wildlife. Tell the Pakistani president to punish the prince by signing this petition.
A wealthy prince killed nearly 2,000 endangered birds while on safari. The local government granted him a hunting permit, a practice which is driving birds to extinction. Demand protection for these threatened birds and an end to special poaching permits.
Today nearly half of the world’s salamander species are considered threatened. Support a ban on the use of herbicides and pesticides close to salamander populations, to help ensure the continued existence of these unique amphibians.
Two global fashion companies just pledged to help conserve endangered forests by using material free of threatened forest material. Please sign this petition to thank the companies for their efforts to save the planet.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with the Justice Department to arrest poachers and dealers of rhino horns. The illegal wildlife trade brings in heavy profits at the expense of our endangered animals. Sign this petition and applaud the department for their work.
Honeybees are in trouble and they need all the support they can get in order to survive. Commend Whole Foods Market for stepping up and educating the public about this dangerous situation.
A non-profit organization is taking a stand against climate change by restoring effected land and replanting eroded shorelines. Applaud this organization’s efforts by signing this petition.
Despite recent promises to stop whaling, Japan has resumed the slaughter of whales in Antarctica. Denounce Japan’s barbaric whale slaughter.
Natural gas is celebrated as a clean alternative to coal. However, independent scientists report pollution levels up to 1000 times higher. Demand a more accurate and honest assessment of fracking’s toll on our environment.
The Gobi bear is a rare and threatened species that could disappear if their habitat isn’t protected. Urge the Minister of Nature to continue to provide for these hardy bears by signing this petition.
The Pacific buefin tuna have suffered a ninety-six percent decline in worldwide population due to commercial fishing. Urge the National Marine Fisheries Service to take swift measures to protect the species from becoming extinct at the hands of capitalism.
A nonprofit organization is providing local villages with the resources and training to build fences that significantly reduce the killing of wild lions. Praise their efforts to find a solution that benefits both lions and villagers.
Thousands of birds, including endangered species, are being killed by hunters as trophies. No restrictions exist to protect them from extinction. Support strict safeguards for these birds and save tens of thousands from death.
Botanists in South Florida have come up with a plan to reestablish its native orchid population, which has been nearly decimated due to decades of industrialization and harvesting by collectors. In as soon as five years, South Florida’s wilderness will once again be rife with beautiful, fragrant orchids as it once was. Commend these scientists for saving the orchids of this region.
Geologists have recently linked earthquakes in the Appalachian Mountains to hydraulic fracking. As a result, stricter regulations have been imposed on fracking activities. Commend the decision to enact these regulations.
Commercial fishing is effectively wiping out a majority of the fish population and a plan of closing international waters has been proposed to boost their numbers. Sign this petition and urge the President to support this ban to ensure that our fish do not disappear from our oceans.
Fertilizer and pesticide runoff from golf courses ruin aquatic habitats, but voluntary compliance with GreenScapes, a program developed by the EPA that mitigates the problem, could successfully combat the pollution. Urge the EPA to incentivize participation in its program to protect our fragile waterways.
Redwood trees are the tallest, oldest, and most beautiful trees in the world. Increased poaching of their valuable outgrowths threatens their survival. Demand greater protections for our most precious trees.
Oklahoma is considering a tax on property owners with solar installations or wind turbines who sell excess energy back to the state. Demand that renewable energy remain tax-free in order to encourage the use of clean energy.
The National Marine Fisheries Service has enacted a plan to kill sea lions deemed a predatory threat to salmon runs, despite the much greater and more severe impact that human activity has on salmon runs. Six sea lions have already been killed, and up to 92 animals can be legally euthanized this year for no justifiable reason. Help put an end to this needless slaughter.
Many of our lawmakers have denied the existence of climate change, despite the overwhelming evidence and widespread acceptance within the scientific community. A recent study has shown that there is the potential to reduce the impact of climate change if we reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Demand that our representatives accept the evidence of human-caused climate change so we can protect our planet from destruction.
American waterways face a constant threat of pollution from urban, industrial, and agricultural run-off. Praise the government for creating an easy to use app that lets people find out if the lakes and rivers in their communities are safe or polluted.
After a fifteen year ban, a spring bear hunt is set to resume this season in Ontario. Demand that the hunt be cancelled, as it results in orphaned cubs without producing any significant reductions in human-bear encounters.