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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Almost every bite Americans take is thanks to pollinators like honeybees. Dwindling numbers of honeybees due to pesticide use, infection, and habitat loss have made for a serious ecological and economic crisis. Thank the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service for giving honeybees a better chance at survival.
The prairie chicken has been declared a threatened species, but their survival depends on a plan between farmers and companies residing in their habitats. Sign this petition and lend your support for this plan that will ultimately save the prairie chicken.
An isolated and majestic island off the coast of Alaska is home to a unique species of bear, known as the Kenai brown bear. This special community of bears is small and therefore highly sensitive to hunting. Last year alone, 18 percent of the adult female bears were killed by hunters, a staggering number for such a vulnerable population. The state of Alaska has made it clear it would like a drastic reduction in the bears’ population in order to increase moose numbers for the benefit of human hunters. This policy is shockingly ignorant and destructive and must be stopped. We must save the remaining Kenai brown bears from Alaska’s hunters.
With the waste in our oceans accumulating at a steady rate, it is crucial that our nation pass laws to promote recycling. Sign this petition and urge Congress to make container deposit laws to keep beverage containers out of our oceans.
Billionaire Howard G. Buffet is donating a helicopter and other equipment to help protect elephants in Africa. Commend his philanthropy by signing this petition.
Western yellow-billed cuckoos once lived in abundance in the Western United States. Due to the near-total destruction of their natural habitat, they now face possible extinction. Tell the government to save this species by granting it federal protection.
The Passaic River is up for restoration as the Environmental Protection Agency is planning to clean up layers of contaminated sediment. Sign this petition and commend the agency for cleaning up our polluted waters and reducing health risks.
New standards that restrict carbon emissions from power plants could help slow climate change and jumpstart a shift to clean energy. Show your support for these standards by signing an official public comment.
Clean cars powered by fuel cells can protect the environment and help stop climate change. Support critical steps to ensure the spread of clean car technology.
A crude oil terminal knowingly handled six times its legally allowed limit of crude oil in 2013. Crude oil poses serious risks to human health when exposed to air. Condemn this refinery for violating its air quality permit and prevent the company from further harming the air we breathe.