After 40 years of protection, bobcats are threatened by hunting once again in Illinois. Killing these important animals for their pelts could destabilize their population and put them back on the path to extinction. Ask Illinois’ governor not to sign a law that would allow bobcat hunting.
Entire species of fish could be wiped out if protected habitats are re-opened for fishing companies that are chasing short-term profits. Demand that local fish populations be given the proper protections to prevent over-fishing and mass extinction.
The habitats of seals, polar bears and whales is severely threatened due to global warming and oil drilling operations. Applaud Chevron’s efforts to fight climate change and preserve this vital habitat by halting all drilling projects in the Arctic indefinitely.
Illegal pet trade threatens to drive the thick-billed parrot to extinction. Demand harsher regulations from the Mexican government to protect this beautiful species.
A huge portion of an endangered panther’s habitat will be wiped out if a power company moves forward with plans to build a massive plant. Urge the company to build its plant somewhere where it won’t kill off an entire species.
Authorities have recently arrested a kingpin of the cruel and illegal ivory trade. Applaud the capture of this man, as this action will help protect the future of all elephants.
A lawless city on the Chinese border with Myanmar flourishes thanks to illegal tiger trade. Ask the Chinese government to increase border security to prevent the continued smuggling of illegal tiger parts.
The unique Pallas’s cat is hunted and killed for its fur in Mongolia. Please help to make this hunting illegal and preserve the cat’s population.
The survival of critically endangered species is further threatened by construction of a new coal road through a pristine rainforest. Stop this unnecessary road from being built and help protect animals like the Sumatran tiger and the Asian elephant.
The survival of over 40 unique animal species is being threatened by a logging company seeking to destroy up to 50 percent of a biologically diverse island. Protect the endangered species and indigenous people that call the island home by demanding that the logging company cease this exploitation.
Solar panel users may soon be required to pay a higher monthly fee to connect to the grid. Criticize the public utility company responsible for squelching clean energy methods that bite into their profits and demand that the company abandon its plans to increase fees for households with solar panels.
The rare jaguarundi wild cat lives in an inhospitable region of the the U.S.-Mexico border and is under threat of extinction. Thank the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for developing a recovery plan for this endangered species.
Oil and gas companies have been chomping at the bit to exploit the natural resources of Alaska’s pristine Bristol Bay for years. Applaud President Obama’s resolution declaring Bristol Bay closed to energy exploration indefinitely.
A massive oil spill in a dolphin sanctuary is being cleaned up by locals who do not possess the equipment or knowledge to adequately protect wildlife. Demand that the oil company take responsibility for this spill and pay professionals to remove the oil and prevent further harm.
Containment and disposal facilities for fracking waste are being created without taxpayers’ consent. Demand that citizens be given a voice in what happens in their own community.
A single rental home in Mammoth Lakes at 2014 Lodestar is putting dozens of bears at-risk of being killed. The home, located at 2014 Lodestar Drive is constantly overfilled with vacation renters who irresponsibly leave their garbage unsecured so bears gain access. Once a bear is fed by humans it becomes habituated to that contact and may be terminated by wildlife officials. Demand this home rental stop endangering Mammoth’s bears.
Valuable state forest land is being leased off to natural gas drilling companies in Pennsylvania. This endangers the environment and violates the rights of the people. Help make sure the state’s natural heritage and wildlife habitats stay sacrosanct and protected.
A unique horned lizard is experiencing rapid population declines due to human development, illegal trapping, and invasive fire ants. Demand protection for this incredible reptile.
The checkerspot butterfly’s chances of survival are steadily declining as its habitat is limited. Urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the butterfly as an endangered species to ensure its protection.
Wildlife habitat, fresh waterways, and fertile farmlands are at risk from a proposed 108-mile gas pipeline. Take action now to protect this area from permanent environmental damage caused by the pipeline’s construction and operation.
Mining companies often use violence to intimidate farmers into abandoning their fields. Praise one woman’s bravery in resisting a wealthy energy company and successfully preventing the destruction of her family’s land.
Wolves will be placed back on the endangered species list, protecting them from being trapped and hunted. Praise the move, which will ensure past conservation efforts do not go to waste.
China is drafting its first-ever legislation recognizing animal rights. Support the bill, which will be a large blow to the illegal endangered wildlife trade.
Fracking in New York State has recently been banned due to the numerous health and environmental risks it poses. Applaud the governor for prioritizing the health and safety of New Yorkers over profit.
Little was accomplished at a recent global climate change conference except for a resolution that spreads responsibility for climate change evenly among nations, regardless of their ability or impact. Tell U.S. Climate Envoy Todd Stern to press for a greater share of responsibility for developed nations.