The Lemur Conservation Foundation is a small nonprofit organization that is dedicated to the preservation of primates that only naturally live in Madagascar. Thank this nonprofit group for saving lemur populations through research, conservation and education.
A recently proposed bill that aims to solve the water shortage in California will completely strip endangered species and major wildlife habitats of their protective status and suspend river conservation efforts. Demand that lawmakers uphold policies that protect the precious habitats of fish, birds, and other wildlife.
An imperiled beetle is about to lose Endangered Species Act protection, despite scientific data that shows the species still faces tremendous threats. The delisting is politically motivated and driven by real estate development lobbyists. Help ensure these rare beetles continue to receive the protection they need to avoid extinction.
Climate change is a real problem that has long been met with denial. A recent report describes the issues that are plaguing our environment and the link between climate change and human activity. Applaud the report’s authors and help raise awareness about this important issue.
Wildlife officials plan on poisoning thousands of ravens in the name of sage-grouse conservation, although scientists have said the main threat to the grouse is habitat loss due to human development. Tell officials to choose conservation over cruelty.
A U.S. Senator is trying to scare the American public into allowing the Keystone XL pipeline to move forward despite the serious dangers the project poses to the environment. Please take action to tell the Senator to quit using fear as a tool to promote her environmentally destructive agenda.
The rewording of a law now punishes consumers of illegal wildlife trade with up to 10 years in prison. Sign this petition to thank the committee responsible for strengthening this law and severely punishing citizens who buy or eat an endangered animal.
Jairo Mora-Sandoval lost his life defending leatherback sea turtles and their nests in Costa Rica. Thank Disney for recognizing his dedication and heroic sacrifice with the posthumous presentation of the Disney Conservation Hero award.
A one-year-old black bear made dependent on humans after injuring himself faces death or else life confined to a zoo. Urge wildlife officials to make the most humane choice and place the young bear in an animal sanctuary.
The Margay cat faces extinction due to illegal trading. The cats are sold as pets or else killed for their fur. Call on international wildlife officials to save these incredible animals.
The rare Goliath frog is becoming an endangered species due to human consumption and the pet trade. Tell the president of Guinea that there must be stricter rules put in place to save these frogs.
A bill was recently reintroduced that would ban the use of wild and exotic animals in traveling circuses. Urge the House Committee on Agriculture to support this bill and help save animals from a life of abuse.
Holes in the ozone layer are an issue that we cannot afford to forget. An EPA program to offer incentives to anyone who can design technology to repair the ozone layer could make a huge difference to humanity’s future – raise your voice in the fight to keep our planet’s natural equilibrium in balance.
The forests in Tasmania were supposed to be saved by an agreement between conservation and logging groups last year, however preservation efforts have been stalled and government officials are non-compliant. Put politics aside to preserve the dwindling forests of Tasmania.
As urban development increases, the already scarce habitat of the endangered Florida panther progressively diminishes. In fact, 95 percent of the species’ original habitat has been destroyed due to development. Demand that officials stop further urban development on panthers’ habitat and provide adequate space for them to thrive.
Shelf stable, recyclable food containers have helped improve access to fresh food while reducing the cost to consumers and the environment. Applaud a pioneering company’s ongoing commitment to eliminating waste.
Young people from across the U.S. are leading a campaign to force the federal government to take action on climate change. Let them know that you support their important efforts.
Shell’s plans to drill for oil off the Alaskan coast could destroy the local ecosystem and kill off thousands of animals. The drilling plans have stalled for now, but we must make our voices heard to permanently protect the Arctic. Tell President Obama to keep Shell from destroying Arctic ecosystems.
A major food company recently announced its commitment to be completely carbon-neutral by 2040 by steadily reducing greenhouse gas emissions and eliminating waste sent to landfills. Applaud this company for its noble step in protecting our planet against climate change.
An anti-environment organization has taken aim on President Obama’s initiative to cut greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants. Please take action to stop this organization’s anti-environment agenda.
Millions of tons of edible food are tossed into garbage dumps every year, despite the existence of millions of homeless individuals and impoverished families. Praise the Environmental Protection Agency for implementing a program to divert food from landfills to homeless shelters.
Washington’s Governor is taking action to promote climate solutions and clean energy policy innovation. Thank him for confronting climate change head-on, and for providing an example for other leaders to follow.
There is a growing movement in the U.S. to ensure that universities stop investing in fossil fuel companies, which contribute to global warming. Urge the president of a major university to find socially responsible alternatives to meet budgetary needs.
House Republicans have repeatedly voted to dismantle the Endangered Species Act. Urge lawmakers to fully fund conservation measures to help save thousands of imperiled plants and animals.
Koalas are threatened with extinction due to deforestation which is causing reduced genetic diversity, increased stress and competition for limited food and territory. Demand Australia protect its remaining koala habitat before it’s too late.