Environment

Ban Toxic Coal Ash From Being Used as Landfill Material

Ban Toxic Coal Ash From Being Used as Landfill Material

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.

Applaud Apple for Going Green

Applaud Apple for Going Green

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.

Punish Prince for Slaughtering Endangered Birds

Punish Prince for Slaughtering Endangered Birds

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.

Don’t Allow Wealthy Hunters to Poach Protected Birds

Don’t Allow Wealthy Hunters to Poach Protected Birds

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.

Protect Threatened Salamanders

Protect Threatened Salamanders

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.

Thank Fashion Companies For Saving Endangered Forests

Thank Fashion Companies For Saving Endangered Forests

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.

Applaud Reduction in Wildlife Trafficking

Applaud Reduction in Wildlife Trafficking

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.

Applaud Initiative to Save Honeybees

Applaud Initiative to Save Honeybees

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.

Applaud Wetland Climate Change Initiative

Applaud Wetland Climate Change Initiative

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.

Denounce Japan for Whale Slaughter

Denounce Japan for Whale Slaughter

Despite recent promises to stop whaling, Japan has resumed the slaughter of whales in Antarctica. Denounce Japan’s barbaric whale slaughter.

Expose the Truth About Fracking

Expose the Truth About Fracking

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.

Save Gobi Bears by Providing Food and Habitat

Save Gobi Bears by Providing Food and Habitat

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.

Support Ban on Pacific Bluefin Tuna Fishing

Support Ban on Pacific Bluefin Tuna Fishing

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.

Praise Group for Reducing Killing of Lions

Praise Group for Reducing Killing of Lions

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.

Save Birds from Colossal Poaching

Save Birds from Runaway Poaching

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.

Revitalize Endangered Wild Orchid Populations

Revitalize Endangered Wild Orchid Populations

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.

Applaud Stricter Regulations on Fracking

Applaud Stricter Regulations on Fracking

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.

Close Oceans to Save Fish

Close Oceans to Save Fish

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.

Reduce Fertilizer Runoff from Golf Courses

Reduce Fertilizer Runoff from Golf Courses

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.

Save Our Redwoods from Poachers

Save Our Redwoods from Poachers

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.

Keep Renewable Energy Tax-Free

Keep Renewable Energy Tax-Free

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.

Stop Needless Killing of Sea Lions

Stop Needless Killing of Sea Lions

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.

Demand Acceptance of Climate Change by U.S. Representatives

Demand Acceptance of Climate Change by U.S. Representatives

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.

Praise Innovative Water-Safety Assessment Tool

Praise Innovative Water-Safety Assessment Tool

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.

Cancel Spring Bear Hunt

Cancel Spring Bear Hunt

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.