The Black Mambas are the world’s first all-woman, all-African anti-poaching league. They are devoted to ending poaching not only through patrols, but through community building and education. Praise this amazing team of women working to rid the world of illegal game hunting.
The government hopes to allow logging in Europe’s oldest untouched forest. Demand that the government retract its proposal and instead work to conserve this natural treasure.
The horseshoe crab is being overharvested to a devastating degree. Demand that the government issue federal limitations on horseshoe crab harvesting.
The leopard is currently not listed as endangered, in spite of many leopard populations facing extinction. Demand that the leopard’s conservation status be officially changed.
After the release of Finding Nemo, clownfish sales spiked. A similar trend is expected with the blue tang fish, better known as Dory, after the release of Finding Dory. However, blue tang fish cannot be bred in captivity which means countless fish will be taken from the ocean to meet the public’s demand. Sign this petition and ask Disney to place a warning about the dangers of buying blue tang fish during the movie.
IKEA has pledged to become a net exporter of renewable energy within the next four years. Praise the company’s groundbreaking new goal and urge it to continue to be a world leader in corporate responsibility.
A critically endangered gorilla was needlessly killed by zoo staff after a child fell into the animal’s enclosure. Demand accountability from the zoo for this senseless loss of life.
A severely endangered Philippine monkey-eating eagle was recently shot and gravely injured by a hunter. Demand that the Philippine government increase public awareness of animal conservation issues and endangered species.
A company plans to mine a pristine valley, which would destroy the environment and the regional economy that depends on it. Stop the project before it is too late for the valley and its inhabitants.
An energy company is threatening to destroy a rainforest that sustains several rare species by building a new plant. Urge officials to protect the environment and the rights of local indigenous peoples by blocking this project.
“Problem bears,” or aggressive bears who have become reliant on people for food, are often killed to protect the safety of park visitors. Tell park officials to rehabilitate bears rather than disposing of them.
Over 300 firefighters from South Africa have been deployed to help contain wildfires running rampant in Canada. Thank them for taking time to help residents as well as the forests and the animals that rely on them.
Royal Dutch Shell is responsible for two separate oil spills in just ten days’ time. This is simply unacceptable. The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement must force Shell to suspend all of their fossil fuel operations in the country.
The endangered ocelot is dying due to the use of cruel snares and traps. The traps are part of an effort to control predatory animals, but they end up killing innocent animals in the process. Take a stand for the ocelot and support a ban on snares and traps.
Giant fish species are vanishing from the coral reefs that depend on them, according to a recent study. Sign our petition to urge the Philippines’ government to intervene and save these essential species from extinction.
A company with a dubious financial record plans to build a new coal terminal. Coal contributes to carbon dioxide emissions and raises health risks in communities where it is produced. Halt the construction to preserve the environment and the people living in it.
The Chinese government is recommending that people eat less meat, which could significantly reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. Sign the petition to praise China’s new dietary guidelines.
Pharmaceutical giant Bayer wants to buy Monsanto, creating one mega corporation with an incredible amount of control over what people put into their bodies. We must oppose this toxic food monopoly.
Regulations requiring people to get a permit before spraying pesticides into water sources could be stripped from the Clean Water Act under the guise of fighting the Zika virus if some politicians get their way. Urge President Obama to veto any of these pro-polluting bills.
An anti-wildlife bill that would allow hunting in national parks, de-regulate lead ammunition, and halt protections for elephants abroad was passed by the House earlier this year. Now members of Congress seek to attach this egregious bill to an important energy act in an effort to force it into law. Demand this bill be stopped in its tracks.
The rhino horn trade is now legal in South Africa thanks to a recent court ruling. Sign this petition to urge the South African government to reinstate this ban in order to protect rhinos.
A Republican lawmaker wants to stop the construction of new wind turbines in Tennessee. These turbines would provide clean energy to 20,000 homes. Insist that the building continue.
A company is making plans to expand a major oil pipeline. This expansion would increase greenhouse gasses, disturb killer whale habitats, and create a risk of spills. Stop construction of this environmental hazard.
A coal company has contaminated the drinking water of hundreds of families with cancerous chemicals due to negligent coal ash dumping procedures. Demand that they be dealt harsh penalties in addition to demands for immediate cleanup efforts at all of their dumping sites.
A critically endangered tortoise is facing extinction due to illegal poaching for the pet trade. Sign the petition below to demand that the government of Madagascar increases law enforcement to stop illegal wildlife trade and save this threatened species from extinction.