Environment

Support Company’s Decision to Go Meat-Free

Support Company’s Decision to Go Meat-Free

Global office-sharing company WeWork has decided to ban the expensing of all meat products at all its locations in an effort to help the environment and leave the world a better place, making them perhaps the first international firm to make such a bold move. Sign this petition to show your support for this company’s decision to go meatless.

Protect Sole Remaining Bandicoot Species from Extinction

Protect Sole Remaining Bandicoot Species from Extinction

All but one species of western barred bandicoot went extinct decades ago, and the one remaining is endangered due to habitat loss and predators. However, translocating it has not helped it thrive as scientists have hoped. In order for it to survive, its original home of West Australia must make some changes. Sign this petition to save the bandicoot from total extinction.

Endangered Black Rhinos Dead at New Sanctuary Home Deserve Justice

Endangered Black Rhinos Dead at New Sanctuary Home Deserve Justice

Nine critically endangered black rhinos tragically lost their lives to a botched relocation effort. Urge stronger enforced protections for this species teetering on the brink of extinction.

Save Our Waters From Phosphate Pollution

Save Our Waters From Phosphate Pollution

Phosphate-based fertilizers are causing severe water pollution, as rising phosphorus levels encourage the growth of dangerous weeds and algae blooms that rob other plants and sea life of oxygen. Phosphates are not only dangerous, but a dwindling resource, and their time is over. Sign this petition to demand the phasing out of phosphate fertilizers.

Stop Serving Shark Fin Soup at Restaurants and End the Slaughter of Endangered Sharks

Stop Serving Shark Fin Soup at Restaurants and End the Slaughter of Endangered Sharks

Restaurants across the United Kingdom continue to sell shark fin soup, even though the cruel practice is putting many species and our oceans at risk. Sign this petition to demand that this ‘delicacy’ be banned immediately.

Demand Justice for Crocodiles Killed by Angry Mob

Demand Justice for Crocodiles Killed by Angry Mob

Pictures showing the stacked corpses of hundreds of crocodiles that were allegedly killed in revenge for a local man’s death have shocked the world. Crocodiles are a protected species that deserve our respect, not brutality. Sign this petition and demand justice for these wild reptiles.

Ireland: Lead the Way in Divesting From Fossil Fuels

Ireland: Lead the Way in Divesting From Fossil Fuels

Ireland is on track to become the first country in the world to entirely divest from fossil fuels in what could be a major victory in the fight against climate change. Support the Irish government in getting rid of its interests in harmful fossil fuels.

Don’t Pollute the Drinking Water of Major City

Don’t Pollute the Drinking Water of Major City

More than 4,200 acres are up for auction to oil and gas companies, putting the drinking water of over 300,000 citizens at risk. Sign the petition to demand that the government end its sale of this land and protect its citizens and their water.

Do Not Allow Rare Amur Leopards to Go Extinct

Do Not Allow Rare Amur Leopards to Go Extinct

Fewer than 100 endangered Amur leopards remain in the wild in remote areas of Russia and China. More must be done to ensure this elusive big cat’s future survival. Sign this petition to demand that Russian officials do more to protect habitat for these felines before it is too late.

Stop Trump Administration From Allowing Bear Cubs and Wolf Pups to be Slaughtered

Stop Trump Administration From Allowing Bear Cubs and Wolf Pups to be Slaughtered

Bear cubs and wolf pups in Alaska will soon face slaughter if the Trump Administration has its way. Not only is their plan cruel, but it could result in the end of several species. Sign this petition to demand the Trump Administration stop the planned slaughter.

Eliminate Dangerous Anti-Wildlife Wording in Defense Bill

Eliminate Dangerous Anti-Wildlife Wording in Defense Bill

Threatened and endangered species will be harmed and marine life degraded if a proposed anti-wildlife bill is passed. Demand action be taken to stop the bill from passing.

Justice for Slaughtered, Endangered Blue Whale

Justice for Slaughtered, Endangered Blue Whale

At 30 meters and over 200 tons, the blue whale is a sight to behold, but the species remains at great risk. Before protections, over 350,000 lost their lives in the last century alone. Urge immediate action on the first reported kill of a blue whale in four decades.

Stop Illegal Loggers From Destroying Ancient Woodlands

Stop Illegal Loggers From Destroying Ancient Woodlands

Loggers are decimating what is left of Romania’s protected virgin forests, which could have enormous implications for some of Europe’s rarest species. Sign this petition to demand that the Romanian government address this growing threat.

Tighten Ivory Ban in the UK

Tighten Ivory Ban in the UK

Illegal ivory has been discovered on sale in the United Kingdom, only months after a law was introduced to ban ivory sales overall. More action is needed to protect all remaining elephants and rhinos by tightening the existing ban. Sign the petition to support this bill.

Don’t Murder Endangered Whales and Dolphins with Mining Project

Don’t Murder Endangered Whales and Dolphins with Mining Project

Endangered sea mammals and their habitat are under attack from a corporation that has been granted permission to mine in their seabeds. Sign the petition to demand the government of New Zealand revoke this mining permit.

Stop Purging Conservation and Wildlife Advocates from National Park Services

Stop Purging Conservation and Wildlife Advocates from National Park Services

The foxes are running the henhouse at the nation’s leading environmental protection and conservation agencies. In the process, wildlife and land conservation advocates are allegedly being forced from their jobs. Demand the department tasked with protecting America’s national parks retain employees who will honor its mission.

Photographer - Greg McFall/ONMS

Description - Seascape of ocean life taken at Gray's Reef National Marine
Sanctuary, Savannah, GA (2006)

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Success: Krill Fishing Companies to Back Antarctic Ocean Conservation

Several krill fishing giants have agreed to halt their fishing to aid in the creation of the world’s largest marine sanctuary, much to the joy of ocean conservationists. Krill are not only a vital food source to many seabirds and aquatic mammals, but they control the levels of carbon dioxide through their own feeding habits; more krill ensures a brighter future in many ways. Sign this petition to thank Aker ASA for being one of the companies to support this sanctuary.

Support Starbucks Ban on Plastic Straws

Support Starbucks Ban on Plastic Straws

Starbucks has announced a plan to eliminate plastic straws from its stores globally, in favor of sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives. Support this important step to cut down on the pollution of plastic waste and protect our planet.

Block Anti-Environment Supreme Court Pick

Block Anti-Environment Supreme Court Pick

President Trump has chosen a staunch opponent of environmental regulation as his pick for the Supreme Court. Trump’s nominee has the potential to influence the court for years to come, at a time when the world needs action against climate change. Sign this petition to block this extreme right-wing pick from taking a seat on the Supreme Court.

End the Sale of Endangered Species in Grocery Stores

End the Sale of Endangered Species in Grocery Stores

Endangered species are being sold in grocery stores across China. Sign the petition to demand that this horrific practice be outlawed immediately.

Save Imprisoned Wallabies From Starvation and Death

Save Imprisoned Wallabies From Starvation and Death

A shocking video shows Australian wallabies essentially committing acts of suicide. The trapped animals face likely starvation if they cannot escape from their fenced-in prisons. Demand the urgent rescue of these at-risk animals.

Stop Children From Dying of Air Pollution

Stop Children From Dying of Air Pollution

A young girl’s death from asthma-related complications is the latest in a steady stream of air pollution-related deaths in the United Kingdom, and her family is fighting to publicly prove the link between her worsening symptoms and the rise in pollution levels. Sign this petition to support their demand for better anti-pollution laws.

End the Leather Industry’s Inhumanity and Toxic Pollution of Drinking Water

End the Leather Industry’s Inhumanity and Toxic Pollution of Drinking Water

The leather industry is not only inhumane, it is also spewing toxic chemicals into surrounding waters in Bangladesh. This is putting nearby human and animal life at risk. Demand the government shut down these leather tanneries now.

Demand Poland Protect Its Threatened Species From Extinction

Demand Poland Protect Its Threatened Species From Extinction

Poland’s environment minister has said he is in favor of reducing the number of protected species in his country due to the fact that some animals, including bison and elk, can damage crops. Sign this petition and demand that the Polish government not allow hunters to target these vulnerable species.

Help Lead the Fight Against Deforestation

Help Lead the Fight Against Deforestation

One country fights the destruction of deforestation alone. Sign the petition to demand that other countries join its side and protect the future of our planet.

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