Gas pumps in Berkeley, California will soon have labels that warn consumers about the negative effects of greenhouse gases caused by the burning of fossil fuels, thanks to a new law. Applaud this initiative, which will encourage consumers to reflect on the long-term consequences of their actions.
A threatened population of grizzly bears is being put at further risk by a proposal to build a massive ski resort. Ask officials to revoke this resort’s permit so the grizzly bears can thrive.
The water supply for millions of people is at risk, because officials have decided to allow fracking in the East Coast’s largest national forest. Help protect the forest and its rivers, and demand a reversal of this decision.
The Keystone XL Pipeline bill was recently rejected by a one-vote margin, but it will likely return once Republicans take control of the Senate. Ensure this destructive bill does not get resurrected by signing this petition.
Tigers and other endangered rainforest animals are losing their habitat to rampant deforestation. Tell a major money manager to stop funding the loggers and bulldozers.
Jaguars and ocelots are on the brink of extinction in the American Southwest. Save these endangered wild cats from a destructive mine that could wipe out their last remaining habitat.
Australia’s prime minister refuses to believe in climate change, thereby allowing his country to contribute to this detrimental phenomenon. Demand that he take his head out of the sand and address climate change immediately.
Dirty coal companies are dumping unlimited amounts of dangerous carbon pollution into our atmosphere, without facing any penalty. Don’t give big polluters a free pass to poison our air.
The United States’ $3 billion dollar donation to the UN’s climate fund will help rectify global climate change issues. Sign the petition to thank President Obama for spearheading efforts to combat global climate change.
Whether or not the Keystone XL Pipeline will reach completion is now up to the United States Senate and President Obama. Urge President Obama to use his veto power if the decision to pursue the pipeline completion rests with him.
Food waste is a prevalent issue in the United States, even though one in seven families is struggling with hunger. Praise the efforts of an EPA program aimed at reducing the amount of food wasted by households in the U.S.
Mexican gray wolves are in danger of vanishing forever, and a plan to conserve them faces delays that could mean death for these animals. Thank conservation groups for demanding that the agency responsible for this plan abide by its obligation and speed up the recovery plan for these critically endangered wolves.
Many animal and plant species in Liberia will soon be protected from hunting and harvesting if a newly introduced bill passes into law. Applaud the nation for ensuring its diverse flora and fauna can regain stability.
Only 450 highly endangered North Atlantic right whales exist anywhere in the world. Demand protection for these imperiled gentle giants before they go extinct.
Denmark has constructed a new bike path made partially of solar panels. Applaud this project for starting a trend that could encourage energy conservation around the world.
The endangered Florida panther is no longer threatened by a destructive oil and gas company whose operations were just a mile from this creature’s wildlife refuge. Thank a local grassroots organization for defending Florida’s local environment and precious wildlife.
Wisconsin’s wolves are rapidly approaching extinction due to aggressive hunting, trapping and poaching. Urge officials to follow scientists’ recommendations that wolves be immediately relisted as endangered so they can receive the federal protection needed to save them from imminent extinction.
Thousands of salmon die every year on their annual upstream swim because of an outdated and dangerous dam. Thank the Army Corps of Engineers for finally taking action to repair it.
An underwater nature reserve has been created in Africa, which prohibits commercial fishing of area. Thousands of ocean species will be protected due to this designation. Commend those responsible for this monumental decision.
The Gunnison sage-grouse’s newly acquired status as a threatened species may soon be stripped in a lawsuit that aims to protect oil and gas industry interests. Tell the governor to drop this lawsuit, as these birds desperately need their protected status to survive.
Fracking destroys watersheds and poisons people, yet new guidelines drafted in secret would allow energy companies to continue this irresponsible practice. Demand a new process that takes into account the public’s concerns about fracking.
Fishermen in Maine have been barred from catching cod for the next six months due to concern about its dwindling population. Applaud this policy that will protect the cod population from diminishing.
America’s wild wolves are at risk of extinction. Many ranchers unfairly label the animals as evil, and are eager to wipe them out. Call on wildlife officials to save gray wolves from slaughter by maintaining their protected status.
Genetically modified foods threaten the environment and our health, but currently there is no way to know if the foods we buy contain GMOs. Call for labeling of all foods with GMO ingredients now.
Toxic pollutants are contaminating the streams where river otters swim and raise their young. Save otters from big polluters, and protect the waterways that these playful mammals need to survive.