Environment

Stop the Illegal Trade of Endangered Live Eels

Stop the Illegal Trade of Endangered Live Eels

Endangered eels are being traded, farmed, and consumed. Sign the petition to demand that this illegal trade be brought to an end.

Reduce Pollution on Kenyan Flower Farms

Reduce Pollution on Kenyan Flower Farms

Kenya is the fourth largest flower exporter in the world, but many of the small flower farms surrounding Lake Naivasha are polluting waters. Although many Kenyan farms are already implementing more sustainable practices to reduce toxic pollution, we need to support projects to guide smaller farms in adopting more sustainable practices. Sign the petition below to urge the Kenya Flower Council to help small flower farms establish sustainable farming practices.

Ban Harmful Herbicide That Devastates Plant Life

Ban Harmful Herbicide That Devastates Plant Life

Monsanto’s herbicide dicamba has damaged millions of crops. The herbicide, meant to preserve Monsanto’s role as the top seller of genetically engineered soybeans and cotton, is claimed to have violated various laws. Sign the petition to urge the EPA to prevent Monsanto from renewing its registration.

Success: China’s Ban on Foreign Waste Could Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution

Success: China’s Ban on Foreign Waste Could Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution

This year a ban on 24 types of waste, including electronic waste, became law in China. This addresses environmental and human health concerns, and could lead to a reduction in plastic pollution going into our oceans. Sign the petition to applaud the Ministry of Environmental Protection for its efforts.

Tell Trump Not to Slash Jobs for Scientists

Tell Trump Not to Slash Jobs for Scientists

Over half of the Environmental Protection Agency’s current job positions for scientists and engineers could be lost if the Trump administration has its way. Demand that the best and brightest minds working in environmental science be allowed to keep their jobs.

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UK Agency: Stop Contributing to Plastic Pollution

Plastics represent one of the most insidious and ever-present dangers to the world’s oceans today. While one environmental agency speaks of tackling this problem, its actions actually compound the crisis. Help end this agency’s dereliction of duty.

Save Australian Shellfish Reefs

Save Australian Shellfish Reefs

Australian oyster reefs have almost completely disappeared, leaving roughly seven where there used to be hundreds. These reefs are a vital ecosystem, filtering seawater and increasing production of local fish. Sign this petition to support the restoration efforts being made to aid these reefs.

Save Our Ocean Life from Plastic Waste: Ban Single-Use Plastics

Save Our Ocean Life from Plastic Waste: Ban Single-Use Plastics

Over eight million tons of plastic enter the sea every year, choking wildlife and dirtying the planet’s most wondrous resource, our oceans. Leaders in the UK have been working to stop this human caused disaster, now it is time for the US to follow suit and help clean up our oceans by cutting plastic waste.

Protect Endangered Quino Checkerspot Butterfly from Harmful Border Wall

Protect Endangered Quino Checkerspot Butterfly from Harmful Border Wall

The Quino checkerspot butterfly has been added to the list of over 100 endangered species at risk from President Trump’s border wall. Sign the petition to urge the Department of Homeland Security not to renounce current environmental laws for the advancement of wall construction at the expense of our environment.

Success: Montana to Ban Hunting of Yellowstone Grizzlies

Success: Montana to Ban Hunting of Yellowstone Grizzlies

Montana’s Yellowstone grizzlies will be protected this year, as the state’s Fish, Wildlife & Parks department recommends a hunting ban. Support this humane decision to preserve this iconic species.

Make Wildlife Killing Contests Illegal

Make Wildlife Killing Contests Illegal

A Massachusetts gun store is hosting a cruel and unnecessary coyote killing contest that will likely result in the deaths of hundreds of wild creatures. Demand that wildlife killing competitions be banned.

Stop Construction of the Pilgrim Pipeline

Stop Construction of the Pilgrim Pipeline

A dangerous fossil fuel pipeline has been proposed that would span 178 miles from Albany, New York, to Linden, New Jersey. This project would put many communities and the environment at severe risk. Demand that New York legislators vote to oppose the Pilgrim Pipeline to protect the Hudson River Valley.

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Demand Tyson Foods Stop Polluting Waterways

Tyson Foods has been linked to the biggest dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, but refuses to clean up its pollution. Sign the petition below to demand reduced pollution in our waterways.

Help World’s Loneliest Frog Find Mate

Help World’s Loneliest Frog Find Mate

The Sehuencas water frog is on the brink of extinction, with only one known to exist in the last ten years. Romeo, the world’s loneliest frog, hopes to find a mate through fundraising efforts and expeditions by scientists and Global Wildlife Conservation. Sign the petition below to urge Bolivia’s Ministry of Environment and Water to contribute to the cause.

Success: Shop Owner Held Accountable for Selling Endangered Animal Products

Success: Shop Owner Held Accountable for Selling Endangered Animal Products

A San Francisco shop owner was sentenced to three years of probation, 500 hours of community service, and $3,599 in penalties for possessing and selling endangered animal products. Animals used included ocelots, jaguars, and snow leopards, which are endangered and threatened species. Thank District Attorney George Gascon for charging the offender and helping prevent more poaching.

Preserve the Endangered Species Act

Preserve the Endangered Species Act

The integrity of the Endangered Species Act may be threatened as Congress considers passing fiscal legislation that weakens protections for endangered animals. Demand the protection of the Endangered Species Act.

Protect UK’s Hedgehog Population

Protect UK’s Hedgehog Population

The United Kingdom’s hedgehog population has been on a sharp decline since the 2000s due to habitat loss, pesticide poisoning, and hedgehogs being struck and killed by motorists. These animals are not only loved for their cuteness, but control the insect population via their preferred diet. Sign this petition to help save the remaining hedgehogs of the United kingdom.

Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

Help Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

No-till farming, the practice of leaving soil undisturbed prior to planting, is gaining support in Oklahoma, which is helping farmers prepare for worsening climate change conditions. However, a major barrier to adopting the practice includes a cost of up to $160,000 upfront. Sign the petition below to help Oklahoma farmers receive financial support from the Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry.

Do Not End Protections for Migratory Birds

Do Not End Protections for Migratory Birds

Protections against the ‘unintentional’ and unnecessary deaths of migratory birds due to industries like oil drilling, fishing, and communications may be undone under the Trump administration, even though they’ve been in place for a century. Demand that migratory birds continue to be protected from wrongful deaths.

Answer Community’s Call for Help and Curtail Harmful Pollutant

Answer Community’s Call for Help and Curtail Harmful Pollutant

Nutrient pollution is one of the most significant threats to our environment. Currently, an estimated 90 percent of industrial nitrogen output becomes environmental waste. Help citizens in Tennessee hold a damaging nitrogen plant accountable for its careless practices.

Stop Cruelly Shooting Doves for Entertainment

Stop Cruelly Shooting Doves for Entertainment

Innocent doves are hunted and used as live targets, with over 20 million shot to death annually. Although a symbol of peace and hope, doves are being slaughtered for the sake of entertainment. Demand that all dove shooting be banned in California, and reinstate respect for this inoffensive species.

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Save Starving Polar Bears

Polar bears are starving to death and heading towards extinction more rapidly than scientists originally expected. Sign this petition to urge the United States to combat climate change and protect these magnificent animals.

Justice for Elephant and Rhino Hero Stabbed to Death

Justice for Elephant and Rhino Hero Stabbed to Death

Conservationist, researcher, and investigator of illegal animal trades Esmond Bradley Martin was found stabbed to death in his Kenya home. Demand a full investigation and that justice be served.

Protect Whales and Sharks from Plastic Pollution

Protect Whales and Sharks from Plastic Pollution

Sharks and whales are falling victim to slow deaths due to plastic pollution as they ingest microscopic but indigestible bits of plastic every time they feed. These bits prevent their bodies from absorbing nutrients, leading to starvation and suffocation. Sign this petition to demand stronger laws and protections against plastic pollution.

Success: Lawsuit Combats Trump’s Assault on Monumental Landmarks

Success: Lawsuit Combats Trump’s Assault on Monumental Landmarks

President Trump recently gutted two national parks. Without strong action, these and other natural wonders will face disintegration and destruction. With willing allies, we can stop these travesties. Join the fight for Utah’s and America’s sacred environments.

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