The arapaima is one of the largest freshwater fish in the world, and they have become locally extinct in the Amazon River. Demand for a ban to be placed on the fishing and killing of these fish before they disappear completely from our planet.
A group of researchers discovered they could turn cigarette butts into a material used to store energy in super-capacitors. This means that cigarette butt waste around the world could soon be put to good use. Use discarded cigarette butts to power consumer electronics and electric vehicles.
Two recent mining accidents spilled millions of gallons of cyanide and sulfuric acid-laced wastewater into the environment. Demand stricter regulation of the industry, and harsh consequences for the companies responsible for these terrible tragedies.
Hunting deer using a bow and arrow is the second most inhumane hunting practice, leaving deer to suffer as they slowly bleed to death. Thankfully, a Florida community has prohibited this practice. Sign the petition to give them our support and thanks.
The world’s rarest dolphins face assaults on their survival and are in danger of extinction. Resource extraction is a major threat to these animals, which the government has been loathe to address. Demand a ban on mining, oil and gas exploration in endangered dolphin habitat.
A logging company bought up land that is crucial to the survival of the Bengal Tiger in India. Please sign the petition to stop this deforestation from beginning and further endangering these tigers.
Whales, dolphins, and other marine animals are threatened with deafness or worse. Energy companies have received permission to use jet engine-like blasts to search for oil in their habitat. Help save gentle marine mammals from the oil industry.
A popular mountain range is being damaged by recreational overuse, threatening to destroy the critical habitat of many endangered animals and plants. Tell President Obama to help preserve these mountains by declaring it a national monument.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has ties to companies involved in palm oil and logging operations which are destroying forests around the world. Urge him to end his association with these companies and stop financing deforestation.
Turtles are being killed and eaten for their believed medical benefits, leading to some species becoming extinct or critically endangered. Save the species by urging the country to stop its consumption of turtles.
The vanquita porpoise is on the brink of extinction thanks to over fishing. These animals need our help, and the only way to save these lovely creatures is to urge the Mexican president to ban fishing in the Gulf of California.
Lumber companies are attempting to commercialize genetically engineered trees, which would devastate the environment and disrupt the natural balance of native ecosystems. Tell the USDA to stop GE trees before it’s too late.
A dam breach at a copper mine deep in pristine forests has wreaked devastation on area watersheds. Officials continue to downplay the tragedy. Stand with indigenous tribes in demanding answers, and call for stricter regulations to prevent future environmental disasters.
A critically endangered marine mammal is threatened with extinction by plans to build a new U.S. military airstrip. Urge the military to reconsider this misguided project and save these gentle animals from disappearing.
A former NBA star is trying to save the rhinos and elephants of Africa by promoting awareness and educating the Chinese people about the animals’ plight. He should be thanked for his efforts, as these animals can only be saved by the efforts of well meaning human beings.
Water contamination has reached dangerous levels in several states due to toxic fracking, however, the EPA has ceased its investigations to appease oil and gas companies. Tell the EPA to stop promoting corporate interests and protect people and the environment from dangerous fracking practices.
A ‘hunters’ rights’ group has proposed a three day unregulated wolf-killing derby to be held as an annual competition with cash prizes on public land. Tell the Bureau of Land Management to reject this unethical and anti-scientific slaughter.
Wild turtles are rapidly disappearing due to China’s traditional medicine market. Sign the petition to save these animals from impending extinction.
A lavish cruise company announced a trip through Arctic waters. It will cost tens of thousands per person, but will cost the environment even more. Say no to implementing this cruise.
A popular travel company has recently decided to boycott inhumane elephant riding tours. Applaud this company for taking the initiative and setting an example for other travel companies around the world.
Birds are unable to see certain types of glass and run the risk of serious injury or death when glass structures lie directly in their flightpath. The new Minnesota Vikings’ Stadium, which will stand in the middle of a migratory bird route, will be a death trap for birds if the exterior glass used is invisible. Tell those responsible for the construction of this stadium to protect migrating birds and use visible glass.
Ban the cruel practice of fur farming. Millions of innocent animals are slaughtered each year to become coats and hats. Don’t let another animal suffer and die for an unnecessary industry.
Tesla Motors recently released its electric vehicle patents to the public. Help us thank Tesla for placing the health of our planet above profit by signing the petition below.
We have a chance to embrace clean energy on a national scale, while cutting back on dangerous pollutants from the country’s dirtiest power plants. Show your support for a sustainable energy future.
Biogas is a virtually carbon-neutral form of renewable energy that could have a significantly beneficial impact on greenhouse gases. Encourage media coverage of biogas tax credit expansion so this technology can go mainstream in America as it has in other countries.