Environment

Build a Healthy and Sustainable Future

Build a Healthy and Sustainable Future

Thousands of people are contributing to a more sustainable future and leading meaningful and rewarding lives by joining the permaculture movement. Pledge to learn more and get involved in this form of environmentally friendly agriculture.

Praise Country for Focusing on Solar Energy

Praise Country for Focusing on Solar Energy

Japan is shifting its reliance on dangerous nuclear power plants to eco-friendly solar energy. Praise the Prime Minister for relying on a cheap, safe, and renewable resource, as it keeps our environment clean and healthy.

Praise Action to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Praise Action to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Several high-profile companies have pledged to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, thanks to efforts by the Obama administration. Praise President Obama for this action, as global warming negatively affects all living creatures.

Declare Unique and Biodiverse Region a National Monument

Declare Unique and Biodiverse Region a National Monument

The Berryessa Snow Mountain region of Northern California is a biodiverse and unique wilderness of stunning beauty. It is home to a huge variety of plants and wildlife, some of which are found nowhere else in the world. Tell Obama to make this region California’s next national monument.

Save Rare Forests from Government-Sanctioned Logging

Save Rare Forests from Government-Sanctioned Logging

An old-growth forest reserve is being cut down for short-term economic gain, despite the fact that trees are essential for the oxygen we breathe and for removing greenhouse gases. Stop the government’s devastating logging program.

George Washington National Forest, Virginia

Protect National Forest from Gas Pipeline

The largest national forest in the eastern United States is being threatened by the proposed construction of a gas pipeline. Help protect this vital area from clear-cutting and a costly and devastating cleanup.

Praise Smog-Fighting Initiative

Praise Smog-Fighting Initiative

A high-pollution contributing country has signed an agreement to regulate the amount of air pollution released into the environment. Praise the country’s initiative to finally ratify the anti-smog agreement.

Don’t Reduce Threatened Lynx’s Protected Habitat

Don’t Reduce Threatened Lynx’s Protected Habitat

The protected habitat of a threatened lynx is being reduced with a new rule that’s supposed to help preserve the species. Demand that this part of the rule be removed and maintain the area of the lynx’s territory that’s protected from human activities.

Save Wetland Birds from Devastating Drought

Save Wetland Birds from Devastating Drought

Wetland birds are threatened by a crippling drought that could result in their watery homes being drained. Don’t let birds become the victims of the worst drought to grip the Southwest in years.

Stop Dumping Toxic Electronic Waste in Desert

Stop Dumping Toxic Electronic Waste in Desert

Mountains of glass and toxic metals have been been getting dumped in the desert, where they contribute to pollution of surrounding areas. Enact stricter measures to track electronic waste so we can preserve desert ecosystems.

Save the Chinese Sturgeon from Imminent Extinction

Save the Chinese Sturgeon from Imminent Extinction

The ancient Chinese sturgeon is on the brink of extinction due to industrial development and pollution of its natural habitat. Demand an end to the environmental destruction of the river on which this critically endangered fish depends.

Applaud Sweden for Eliminating Waste

Applaud Sweden for Eliminating Waste

Sweden currently recycles 99 percent of its waste, converting it into new products or electricity. Applaud the country for making recycling such a priority.

Give Americans the Chance to Invest in Our Environment

Give Americans the Chance to Invest in Our Environment

Americans deserve the freedom to support our green future, keep jobs at home, and secure our investments. Urge lawmakers to allow us to invest in clean energy and keep America competitive, clean, and economically thriving.

Prevent Mansion from Being Built on Protected Ridgeline

Prevent Mansion from Being Built on Protected Ridgeline

A couple is planning to build a 17,000-square-foot home on the ridgeline of a rural California town, which goes against an ordinance that seeks to preserve this town’s rural beauty. Sign this petition to tell the couple to redesign their home plans.

Ban Styrofoam in the United States

Ban Styrofoam in the United States

Styrofoam is hazardous to our health and our environment, where it pollutes our waterways and sickens our animals. Urge lawmakers to place a nationwide ban on this hazardous material.

Applaud Country for Taking Stand Against Poaching

Applaud Country for Taking Stand Against Poaching

Mozambique authorities have arrested six suspected poachers under new efforts to protect the endangered species on their wildlife reserve. Sign this petition to show your support for their new dedication to breaking up poaching rings.

Save Marine Wildlife from Deadly Nitrogen Runoff

Save Marine Wildlife from Deadly Nitrogen Runoff

A deadly toxin is causing some marine animals to drop dead. The use of this toxin, caused by nitrogen runoff, can be easily avoided. Sign this petition and help save the marine wildlife from this lethal neurotoxin.

Success: Shark Cull Halted

Success: Shark Cull Halted

Hundreds of sharks will be saved from needless slaughter thanks to the halting of a government-recommended shark cull. Support the decision to end the shark cull and save these remarkable ocean animals.

Proposed coal mine near Books Cliffs in Colorado

Deny Request for Destructive Coal Mine

A Colorado company is requesting permission to build a coal mine in the Colorado wilderness. This dirty coal mine will only threaten wildlife habitat, vegetation, and increase greenhouse gas emissions. Act now to reject the establishment of this destructive coal mine.

Justice for Mother Bear Killed By Authorities

Justice for Mother Bear Killed By Authorities

A mother brown bear who was unjustly hunted by authorities died after she was tranquilized with too much anesthetic. Seek justice for this poor creature and her orphaned cubs by urging officials to pursue criminal charges against her killers.

Flammable toxic plume

Demand Cleanup of Toxic Plume

Living above a toxic plume for more than twenty years, the town of McAllen, Texas has not received any help for cleanup from the state government. The plume is a ticking time bomb that threatens citizens with a destructive explosion, as well as leaks a deadly carcinogen. Demand all parties at fault pay for this environmental disaster.

Save Endangered Red Wolves from Extinction

Save Endangered Red Wolves from Extinction

Red wolves are dangerously nearing extinction, but officials are still considering cancelling a vital recovery program that aims to restore their population. Urge officials to protect red wolves from extinction and ensure the continuation of this program.

Stop Mining Companies from Destroying Pristine Wilderness Region

Stop Mining Companies from Destroying Pristine Wilderness Region

The last of Europe’s pristine wilderness is under threat by the international mining industry. These companies want to open mines that will destroy the environment and the livelihood of the indigenous people who live there. Urge the governments of the countries involved to deny the mining permits being put on their desks.

Stop an Oil Train Explosion Tragedy

Stop an Oil Train Explosion Tragedy

25 million people are at risk of dying horribly if an oil train blows up in their community. Protect Americans from the threat of deadly and explosive oil train accidents.

Save Polar Bears by Ending Arctic Drilling

Save Polar Bears by Ending Arctic Drilling

The Arctic is in danger of being drilled for oil and gas. We need to halt these plans to protect the endangered polar bear and other animals who live in this harsh, yet beautiful environment.