Hundreds of endangered snow leopards are slaughtered every year by both poachers and herders attempting to protect livestock. Only a few thousand of these animals remain. Sign the petition to demand that the murder of the rare and endangered snow leopard be brought to an end.
Hundreds of whales, many of whom were pregnant, were recently slaughtered by Japanese whalers in direct violation of an international court ruling. Demand strict punishment for these illegal murders.
Nearly 2,000 mammal, butterfly, and bird species are in danger due to illegal gold mining in Peru’s protected forests. Demand that the government take action to end this illegal and harmful practice.
A conservation ranger was shot dead while protecting the critically endangered Grauer’s gorilla. Demand that the perpetrators of this heinous act are found and punished harshly.
An environmental activist who worked to prevent illegal logging and other environmentally exploitative practices was recently shot and killed by two gunmen. Demand that the perpetrators of this crime are brought to justice and that the government work to protect the vulnerable Amazon rainforest.
Leonardo DiCaprio allegedly received embezzled funds for his foundation and his movie, The Wolf of Wall Street. The money is reported to have come from a fund meant to fight deforestation and benefit the people of Malaysia. DiCaprio has made a reputation for himself as a leader in climate change awareness, but this corruption could negate all his work. Demand that he step down from his role as UN Messenger of Peace.
Apple has created a new program for recycling old iPhones and other products, complete with a robot named Liam. But don’t let the robot fool you into believing that the company has actually taken sustainability to heart – they are actually more concerned with protecting their trade secrets. Tell Apple to do better.
Nearly 500 bears were murdered in less than a week during New Jersey’s bow-and-arrow hunt. Demand that this deadly and cruel hunt be brought to an end.
Used in air conditioners and refrigerators, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are greenhouse gases up to 10,000 times more potent than CO2. In a victory for the fight against climate change, 170 countries agreed to stop using HFCS. Sign our petition and applaud this agreement.
Antarctica’s vast expanses of wilderness are threatened by fishing and pollution. Demand the creation of a marine sanctuary that would protect these valuable areas.
Pedals the bear, who walked on two legs like a human, has been shot and killed by hunters in New Jersey. Pedals was beloved by his human neighbors who are devastated by his death. Demand New Jersey adopt protections for bears rather than sanctioning their slaughter.
A documentary filmmaker has been arrested and faces 45 years in prison for filming a protest. Her footage was also confiscated. Demand the charges against her be dropped and her footage returned.
Koalas could lose millions of hectares of habitat to land clearing should a new proposal be approved. Sign the petition to demand that this harmful and dangerous plan be revoked.
A dangerous greenhouse gas that is a huge contributor to global warming could be phased out if leaders of 150 nations are able to come to an agreement on the deal. Demand that the U.N. makes it a priority to reach a compromise to ensure the safety of our planet.
Elephants, dolphins, and other endangered animals are being abused and exploited for the entertainment of tourists. Tell Expedia to follow the lead of TripAdvisor, and stop selling tickets to attractions that use endangered species.
Almost 300 black bears have been killed in a new archery-only hunt. This hunt allows for the killing of mother cubs and leaves the orphaned babies to fend for themselves. Sign this petition to put an end to this barbaric hunt.
The fate of millions of animals and our environment hinges on a major shift away from industrial meat production. Tell one of the world’s largest meat producers to get serious about moving beyond animal products.
Thousands of wild horses taken from America’s public lands are in danger of being put to death. Sign this petition to demand that the problem of wild horse overpopulation is not solved by euthanasia.
ExxonMobil came out with hybrid car and battery technology in the 1970s, in the face of an oil crisis – and then never used it. If Exxon had been interested in anything other than their own bottom line, hybrid cars could have been on the road 16 years earlier. This company must be brought to justice for hiding environmental research.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bees as endangered, the first time bees of any kind have been classified as endangered. Bees are vital for our ecosystems and must be saved. Urge officials to take drastic action towards protecting these bees and getting them off the endangered list.
More than 3,000 baby sea lions washed ashore last year along the coast of California, weak, starving, and dehydrated. These numbers were unprecedented at the time, and rehabilitation centers continue to be overwhelmed. Act now to demand research and conservation efforts to help sea lions.
Four fracking wells have been approved in a local community, overturning the town’s rejection of this project. This represents a threat to local democracy and environment, as well as the fight against climate change. Demand a halt to the project.
A plan to capture or kill most of the remaining wild red wolves in North Carolina because of complaints from landowners has just been thrown out. Applaud the judge for upholding protections for endangered wolves and not bending to the will of vocal landowners.
Around 700 barrels of oil have been spilled into the North Sea due to a technical issue on a BP oil rig. Demand that the company is made to pay reparations for the damage that this spill will inevitably cause to the environment.
Pangolins are the most trafficked animals in the world. Half of all Pangolin species are endangered or critically endangered, and the other half are vulnerable. However, dozens of countries have now agreed to ban the trade of pangolins. Applaud this important trade ban.