Global bank, Wells Fargo, recently announced a grant to an American university to help researchers develop solutions to balancing the limited resources of water, energy, and food. Thank Wells Fargo for being committed to sustainable projects in America.
Two wolf packs are in danger of extermination after the U.S. Forest Service hastily approved the state’s wolf eradication program without properly researching the need for this program. Legally, wolf traps can be unchecked for three days, leaving trapped wolves to bleed, freeze, or starve to death. Let the U.S. Forest Service know that allowing the slaughter of wolf packs living in a protected wilderness area is unacceptable.
Los Angeles is starting off the new year plastic bag-free, becoming the largest city in the nation to implement a ban on plastic bags. Thank the city council and private groups for teaming up to create a cleaner, healthier planet.
The Orinoco crocodile has been hunted to near extinction for the sake of fashion, leaving only 1,500 animals left in the wild. Push for coordinated conservation efforts and environmental education to protect South America’s largest predator.
Businesses play an essential role in the welfare of the environment and the public at large. Sign this petition to support a company helping businesses become more socially responsible.
Cities can vote to ban dams, drilling and other controversial projects that put health and the environment at risk; but without government support, too often companies simply sue to have the bans struck down. Urge the government of Colorado to put the power to decide back where it belongs, in the hands of community members.
Scientists have discovered hundreds of new species in the Mount Mabu rainforest that need protection. Demand the establishment of a national park to protect the natural habitat.
The Chinese white dolphin is nearing extinction due to habitat destruction, poaching and water pollution. Urge China to expand protections for this beautiful and intelligent creature.
A social-media website for endangered animals has recently been created. Connecting individual internet users with individual at-risk animals, this innovative site is a powerful new force in the fight for wildlife conservation. Applaud the creation and operation of this site.
The United Nations has dedicated a day of recognition to the world’s wildlife, in part to raise awareness for ongoing wildlife crime. Celebrate this victory for our fragile wildlife populations by signing this petition.
The humpback whale has been on the endangered species list for over two decades; the species may be delisted in 2014. Urge that the necessary protection of the species ensues, if need be.
America’s greatest natural treasures are being threatened by mining, drilling and clear-cutting. Ask President Obama to protect our natural wonders before they are destroyed for good.
The Forest Service plans to poison 16,000 prairie dogs living on a protected grassland. Help save thousands of prairie dogs from a slow, painful death by speaking out against this misguided plan.
Recently, 18 wildlife officials have been accused of hunting for sport while still on duty. Sign this petition to demand a thorough investigation and justice served to those found guilty.
Most dairy products consumed in the United States are produced at huge factory farms that harm the environment and cause animals to be treated inhumanely. The prices on these unsustainable products are kept artificially low through huge government subsidies that divert tax dollars to corporate farms. We should tell our government to end these subsidies.
Fossil fuels companies are being granted the power to regulate themselves in Alberta, Canada. An industry-funded group will soon have sole responsibility for regulating oil extraction, while soil and water contamination are already epidemic. Tell Alberta to reverse this dangerous decision.
Lead particles from hunting ammunition kill hundreds of bald eagles and other wildlife every year. Eagles naturally come to pick up scraps left behind by hunters, ingesting bits of poison at each meal. Remove toxic lead from hunting ammunition to save bald eagles from poisoning.
Seventy five percent of Haitians live without access to electricity. A new solar project will provide clean, reliable electricity and improve health and safety for many Haitians. Commend this effort to combat serious energy poverty.
China’s endangered giant pandas may soon lose more of their shrinking natural habitat. The Chinese government must invest in existing plans to save these pandas and avoid driving them to extinction.
The state of Wisconsin recently found an eco-friendly way to melt the ice covering its streets. Rather than using rock salts that pollute the environment, it will use the salty waste material left over from cheese production. Commend the state for finding an environmentally friendly way to resole an urban logistical problem.
New York City’s bike share program has designed an impressive way to use sustainable energy to bring in the year 2014. Commend this progressive movement.
Researchers are trying to find out what is causing the deaths of thousands of bald eagles around the Great Salt Lake. Ask the Governor of Utah to help the by allocating more funds to scientists so they can conduct further investigations.
The slaughter of wolves in Idaho has been going on for the past two years. However, the state wants to increase the carnage by hosting a wolf and coyote ‘derby’ where there will be cash prizes and trophies awarded for the largest wolf caught and the most coyotes killed. This barbaric event must be stopped.
Endangered animals and humans alike are being exposed to toxic pesticides from factory farms. Demand these deadly toxins be eliminated from our drinking water before we are poisoned any further.
Deer in Missouri are being decimated by a fatal disease. If the problem does not get resolved soon, even more deer will die. Tell state officials who are arguing over a solution to settle on a decision, and save Missouri’s deer population.