Dam operators must switch to eco-friendly oils in order to stop harmful substances from leaking into waterways thanks to a new ruling. Despite this ruling, they will be allowed to drag their feet while searching for alternatives. Demand that a timeline is set to remove pollutants from our rivers.
Bees have just been placed on the endangered list due to Colony Collapse Disorder, a disease brought on by the loss of habitat, overuse of pesticides and climate change. These creatures are vital in keeping our ecosystem running, as their existence helps our plant life and crops thrive; without them, our ecosystem will collapse. Sign this petition to help protect bees from extinction.
Oil companies could get away with polluting the environment in North Dakota and never disclosing the information, if a proposed bill passes. This new piece of legislation would not require companies to report oil spills contained on well sites that are 10 barrels or fewer. Sign this petition to ensure this bill does not pass.
Pristine wilderness on Georgia’s Cumberland Island is in jeopardy due to a planned housing project which could enable further future development. Help save sea turtles and wild horses by signing this petition to ensure that their homes will not be threatened.
Republican lawmakers are solidifying plans to throw away America’s national lands. This move completely disregards American culture, the preservation of nature, and the billions of dollars that would be lost if this policy succeeds. Demand that our national lands be preserved.
A natural gas pipeline poses serious threats to a critical manatee habitat. Accident-prone Spectra Energy must be stopped from causing irreparable harm to the Crystal River preserve. Sign this petition to ensure that these wetlands are protected for future generations.
West Africa’s great ape populations are at high risk of extinction due to a sharply increased demand for their body parts. The trafficking of ape skulls, bones, hands, and feet is flourishing, but it cannot be allowed to continue. Demand that the president of Cameroon, where most of the trafficking is happening, do more to enforce anti-poaching laws and punish traffickers who take part in this illicit trade.
Deadly pesticides used in agriculture are harming our nation’s endangered species. The Environmental Protection Agency is considering banning these chemicals. Demand that Donald Trump’s EPA nominee continue this fight should he be appointed head of the EPA.
The Endangered Species Act is in danger, as Congress considers passing limitations on legal recourse available under the act. Sign this petition to demand continuing support for the ESA and the animals under its protection.
Countless animals and plants are being threated with extinction by a Republican proposal to dismantle the Endangered Species Act. Demand that this reckless anti-environmental proposal be stopped. If Republicans reject protections for endangered species, the voters will reject Republicans in the next election.
A truck carrying diesel fuel crashed, spilling 500-1,200 gallons of fuel into a river in New Mexico. The Cimarron River, Eagle Nest Lake, the town of Eagle Nest, Cimarron Canyon State Park and the Colin Neblett Wildlife Management Area are threatened by this spill. Sign this petition to ensure it is cleaned up completely and correctly.
The company behind Dakota Access (DAPL) is already moving forward with another massive pipeline project. If approved, this crude oil pipeline would endanger water sources and precious wetlands. Add your voice as a water protector opposing this dangerous pipeline.
A peat bog the size of England was recently found to contain more than 30 billion tons of carbon. If this peat bog is cleared or dries up, that carbon will be released into the atmosphere. Sign this petition to ensure this peat bog remains carefully preserved.
Japan has allegedly slaughtered a whale within Australia’s waters, violating a United Nations ban on international whaling. As of yet, Australia’s government has done nothing to prevent illegal whaling. Tell Australia’s Prime Minister to take action immediately on behalf of these magnificent creatures.
Wind and solar energy could be illegal if an anti-clean energy bill is passed. The law would fine any utility company found to be using renewable energy. Sign this petition to block this anti-environmental legislation designed to protect dirty coal, oil and natural gas.
Polar bears are in serious danger of going extinct due to global warming slowly melting away their habitats. We must act now to preserve their population by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Sign this petition to ensure the survival of the polar bear.
Hunters can kill endangered species without consequence if they claim that it was accidental, due to a century-old and often misused policy. Sign the petition and demand that hunters be held accountable for their actions and the act be revoked.
A massive expansion of a toxic tar sands oil pipeline was just approved in Canada. This expansion is a step in the wrong direction, and will pose a serious threat to the environment and surrounding communities. Sign this petition to oppose the Trans Mountain pipeline.
The number of leatherback turtles on this planet is declining rapidly due to developers robbing them of their natural habitat and fisheries allowing them to be caught in their driftnets. Sign this petition to demand stronger protection of these creatures.
The number of wild jaguars on this planet is decreasing rapidly due to poachers hunting them for sport and for their fur, and developers robbing them of their habitat and migration paths to build farms and other settlements. Sign this petition to help save these animals from dying out.
Republican state legislators are sponsoring a bill that would prevent energy utilities from tapping into large-scale wind and solar projects by 2019 – effectively curtailing the scope of renewable energy initiatives. Sign our petition to stop this measure from becoming law.
Some Fiat Chrysler vehicles have been found to emit more pollution than the Clean Air Act allows. The company is being investigated and these vehicles are no longer being manufactured, but they are still being sold by dealers. Demand that our air be protected and the sale of these cars stopped.
Southern African leopards are being trophy hunted into extinction. To protect these leopards, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering adding them to the Endangered Species List. Sign this petition to urge the FWS to give these leopards the protection they need.
Thousands of cormorants that nest on the Columbia River will soon be killed if a new federal plan goes through. These cormorants are being culled to save endangered salmon, but the true cause of the salmon decline is four outdated dams. Sign this petition to urge the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to abandon their plan to kill thousands of innocent birds.
The dangerously toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos has been linked to cases of acute poisoning, and should be banned from use on our food. Sign this petition to urge the EPA to put this ban into effect.