Environment

Stop Killing Yellowstone’s Wolves

Stop Killing Yellowstone’s Wolves

Gray wolves are being trapped and killed when they leave the boundaries of Yellowstone National Park. Demand that a buffer zone be created to keep wolves protected outside the park.

Require Comprehensive Mine Cleanup to Prevent Pollution

Require Comprehensive Mine Cleanup to Prevent Pollution

Mining agencies are currently not required to perform a comprehensive cleanup after using the resources of a mine. Sign this petition to demand the United States implement laws requiring comprehensive mine cleanup in order to prevent poisoning the communities that surround the mines.

Applaud Protection of 85 Percent of Essential Rainforest

Applaud Protection of 85 Percent of Essential Rainforest

An area in the Great Bear Rainforest that is twice the size of Belgium will now be protected thanks to a law passed by the Canadian government. Sign the petition to applaud this decision and encourage further land conservation across the globe.

Save the Polar Bear from Extinction

Save the Polar Bear from Extinction

The polar bear is facing extinction in the next century due to climate change. Demand that the president take bolder action to fight climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Stop Yellowstone’s Annual Bison Slaughter

Stop Yellowstone’s Annual Bison Slaughter

Every year, Yellowstone National Park slaughters hundreds of bison. This practice is unnecessary and cruel, and only done to calm the unfounded fears of cattle ranchers. Sign this petition and demand Yellowstone end this practice.

Protect the Grand Canyon Watershed

Protect the Grand Canyon Watershed

Mining and deforestation are threatening the Grand Canyon ecosystem, its Indigenous history, and endangered species. Demand that the entire Grand Canyon watershed be preserved as a national monument.

Don’t Steal Names of Iconic Yosemite Landmarks

Don’t Steal Names of Iconic Yosemite Landmarks

The Native American names of iconic landmarks at Yosemite National Park are about to be changed under the threat of a lawsuit, erasing decades of cultural and historical significance. Urge the company behind this ridiculous legal action to drop their claim to trademarked names.

Urge BBC Program to Stop Selling Ivory

Urge BBC Program to Stop Selling Ivory

An antique show on BBC has been selling and featuring ivory items for years. With the near extinction of elephants, the selling of ivory cannot be condoned. Tell BBC to stop promoting the selling of ivory on their antique show.

Hvalfjšrour, ICELAND
An endangered Fin Whale, harpooned yesterday is brought to the harbor of Hvalfjšrour, Iceland. The Fin whale is the first kill by Iceland and marks the resumption to commercial whaling for the country. Greenpeace condemns the act of the killing an endangered Fin whale as "a senseless waste" arguing that there is no economic or scientific justification for the hunt.
©2006 Greenpeace/ Ragnar Axelsson

End Pointless Killing of Endangered Fin Whale

The endangered fin whale is suffering due to commercial whaling operations in Iceland. Killing an endangered species, especially for commercial gain, is unacceptable and irresponsible. Demand that Iceland end whaling to protect the fin whale from extinction.

Save Manatees From Warm Water Loss

Save Manatees From Warm Water Loss

Already-imperiled manatees are threatened by a plan that could cause them to lose warm water refuges. Demand action to include provisions for manatees in planning efforts.

Save the Last 38 Giraffes in Congo

Save the Last 38 Giraffes in Congo

Giraffes are on the brink of extinction in the Congo with only 38 animals left. If even a few more are killed, the population of this distinct species may disappear. Ask President Obama to send immediate aid to save these animals before they are gone forever.

Shut Down Leaking Gas Facility

Shut Down Leaking Gas Facility

A gas company is being forced to seal a massive leak that has released greenhouse gases and carcinogens into the environment for months. Demand that the entire facility be shut down to avoid future environmental disasters.

End Sale of Ivory on Yahoo

End Sale of Ivory on Yahoo

Yahoo is still allowing the sale of ivory through its website, fueling a market that’s responsible for the extinction of the western black rhino. If this isn’t stopped, elephants could soon be extinct as well. Sign to demand that Yahoo prohibits all sale of ivory through its services.

Success: Koch Brother Leaves Natural History Museum Board

Success: Koch Brother Leaves Natural History Museum Board

Oil baron David Koch has left the board of a natural history museum. As a hugely influential climate denier, he posed a threat to all the evidence of climate change that a natural history museum provides. Applaud the activists who pressured him to step down.

Punish Billionaire for Destroying Coral Reef With Megayacht

Punish Billionaire for Destroying Coral Reef With Megayacht

Eighty percent of a protected coral reef was reportedly destroyed by a billionaire’s megayacht. This fragile and essential ecosystem can never be replaced. Demand this man be justly punished for this environmental devastation.

Clean Up Toxic Mine Spill Disaster

Clean Up Toxic Mine Spill Disaster

In one of the worst environmental disasters in Mexican history, a copper mine spilled 11 million gallons of toxic chemicals into the Sonora River Basin. Farmers are still afraid to use local water because of adverse health effects. Don’t let this tragedy be forgotten or overlooked.

Praise Obama for Halting Coal Leases on Public Land

Praise Obama for Halting Coal Leases on Public Land

Obama has halted new coal leases on American public lands, fulfilling part of his State of the Union goals. Applaud him for his excellent foresight and drive for sustainable environmental practices.

Protect First Amendment Rights in National Park Animal Slaughter Case

Protect First Amendment Rights in National Park Animal Slaughter Case

The scheduled mass execution of 900 wild bison at Yellowstone National Park is planning to bar access to the public and the media. Demand the National Park Service make the event available to everyone, so that this tragedy can be documented and publicized.

Don’t Build Road Through Orangutan Habitat

Don’t Build Road Through Orangutan Habitat

Bornean orangutans, numbering only 800 in the wild, are in jeopardy due to plans to build a roadway through their main habitat. Sign this petition to stop this road project that will destroy precious wildlife habitat.

Applaud Akon for Solar Power Initiative

Applaud Akon for Solar Power Initiative

Over 1.3 billion people across the globe do not have access to electricity. This prevents students from studying, businesses from running, and women from feeling safe on the street after dark. Thank an innovative company for developing solar power initiatives in villages across Africa.

Applaud Ban on Leopard Hunting

Applaud Ban on Leopard Hunting

South Africa has banned leopard hunting for the year of 2016. This is a huge step, despite its 12-month limit, to ending hunts on these animals. Send your support to the Ministry of Environmental Affairs in South Africa for this decision.

Don’t Spray Neurotoxin in Delicate Estuaries

Don’t Spray Neurotoxin in Delicate Estuaries

A dangerous neurotoxic insecticide could soon be sprayed in and estuary where oysters are harvested. This misguided plan risks doing serious harm to aquatic life. Stop the spraying of this chemical along our shores.

Protect Bison from Cruel Population Control

Protect Bison from Cruel Population Control

Yellowstone bison are being slaughtered to maintain a ridiculous population control law despite the fact that Native American tribes have plenty of room for the excess animals. Tell Yellowstone there’s a better alternative to killing bison.

Applaud Country for Decreasing Rhino Poaching

Applaud Country for Decreasing Rhino Poaching

Rhinoceros poaching has increased nearly ten thousand percent since 2007, but for the first time in nearly 10 years we have finally seen a decrease in the rate of poaching. Sign this petition to thank the Minster of Environmental Affairs for their efforts to protect these vulnerable animals.

Stop Plastic Pollution From Destroying Our Oceans

Stop Plastic Pollution From Destroying Our Oceans

Over eight million tons of plastic ends up in our seas every year, and this environmental catastrophe is growing at a frighteningly fast rate. Take action now to save the future of our oceans and our planet’s health.

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