Environment

End Land Clearing Near the Great Barrier Reef

End Land Clearing Near the Great Barrier Reef

Land clearing is threatening the Great Barrier Reef and killing its rare species. Demand that the practice of deforestation be banned in the areas surrounding the Great Barrier Reef.

Applaud President Obama’s Creation of National Monument

Applaud President Obama’s Creation of National Monument

President Obama has designated over 87,000 acres of land in Maine as a national monument. Thank the president for taking action to protect our nation’s land and wildlife for the enjoyment of future generations.

Thank NASA for Making Its Funded Research Free to All

Thank NASA for Making Its Funded Research Free to All

NASA just announced that hundreds of its research articles are now free for access by anyone through an online database. Thanks to this, scientific minds across the globe can now build on existing research, including climate and environmental science. Praise NASA for this wonderful decision.

Tell Congress: Stop Denying Climate Change

Tell Congress: Stop Denying Climate Change

More than 6 in 10 Americans are represented by a Congressman who denies climate change. We deserve officials who respect science and fight back. Add your name demanding Republican leaders in Congress to acknowledge climate change is real.

Apprehend Arsonist Who Allegedly Started Multiple Wildfires

Apprehend Arsonist Who Allegedly Started Multiple Wildfires

Over a dozen forest fires have broken out recently in Oregon, and authorities suspect that these blazes may have been started intentionally. Demand that all parties responsible be apprehended and punished.

Stop Brutal Slaughter of Endangered Gray Wolves

Stop Brutal Slaughter of Endangered Gray Wolves

A pack of 11 endangered gray wolves is slated for execution because the animals have been preying on local livestock. Denounce this barbaric plan and demand that a more humane solution be found.

Support Proposed Barrier to Protect Dolphins

Support Proposed Barrier to Protect Dolphins

Many Hawaiian businesses are capitalizing on the chance to bring tourists out to view and interact with wild dolphins, a practice which can lead to many problems. Thankfully, a barrier between the dolphins and tourists has been proposed. Sign this petition to show your support for the building of the barrier.

Walmart Must Stop Poisoning Bees

Walmart Must Stop Poisoning Bees

Bees are dying off in record numbers and their disappearance is linked to products containing dangerous chemicals that are sold at Walmart. Tell Walmart to stop carrying toxic pesticides that are pushing bees toward extinction.

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Success: Wild Cougars Return to Tennessee

Cougars have returned to Tennessee after being driven out by over-hunting and habitat loss. Applaud the rigorous environmental regulations that have allowed these precious creatures to not only survive, but thrive.

Clean Up Beaches Full of Plastic Waste

Clean Up Beaches Full of Plastic Waste

The beaches of Hong Kong are absolutely awash with harmful plastic and pollution. If any more of this pollution leaks into the ocean, the ecosystem surrounding China will be destroyed. Demand that Hong Kong take care of its pollution problem.

Save Historic Chalet in Danger of Falling into River

Save Historic Chalet in Danger of Falling into River

The Enchanted Valley Chalet has stood in Washington’s Olympic Wilderness for over 75 years. Shifting riverbanks now threaten this historic landmark. Sign this petition to ensure it is saved.

Increase Funding to Protect Endangered Species

Increase Funding to Protect Endangered Species

Endangered and threatened species are waiting over 12 years to be officially classified by the government. Sign the petition to urge Congress to increase funding for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service so that this process can be expedited.

Success: China Plans for National Panda Park

Success: China Plans for National Panda Park

Chinese authorities have proposed a plan for a national panda park after numerous calls for the animal’s protection. Applaud their admirable efforts to ensure that this species will be preserved.

Let Native Americans Protest Oil Pipeline

Let Native Americans Protest Oil Pipeline

Yet another oil pipeline is threatening Native American land, but a court just barred tribes from blocking its construction on the basis that it goes through sacred sites protected by federal treaties. Demand that protests be allowed to continue.

Success: Endangered Species Recovering at Record Levels

Success: Endangered Species Recovering at Record Levels

Endangered species are recovering at a record rate thanks to proactive government protections. Applaud these extremely encouraging statistics and thank the officials responsible for protecting these vulnerable animals.

Stop Deforestation for the Sake of Solar Farms

Stop Deforestation for the Sake of Solar Farms

Roughly 350 acres of forestland may be destroyed to make room for a proposed solar power farm. Sign the petition to urge the energy company behind the project to find an alternative, more sustainable way of providing solar energy.

Save Croatia’s Oldest National Park from Overdevelopment

Save Croatia’s Oldest National Park from Overdevelopment

Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park is in danger of losing its UNESCO World Heritage Status due to construction and over-visitation. Sign the petition to urge the Croatian government to take action to protect this rare and wonderful site.

Pay Farmers for Damages Caused by EPA Mine Spill

Pay Farmers for Damages Caused by EPA Mine Spill

Over a year after EPA workers accidentally released toxic wastewater into the Animas River, many affected farmers have yet to be reimbursed. We demand that they be compensated for their losses at once.

Give Lions Maximum Protections

Give Lions Maximum Protections

Lions are often killed and sold for their parts. Demand lions be granted better protections in order to prevent thousands more of these beautiful animals from being needlessly killed.

Demand Criminal Charges for Disastrous Oil Spill

Demand Criminal Charges for Disastrous Oil Spill

In 2010, a pipeline burst and spilled millions of gallons of crude oil into Michigan waterways. A settlement is giving the company responsible a slap on the wrist. Ask authorities to throw out the ridiculous settlement and pursue the criminal charges deserved.

Stop Pokémon Go From Damaging Environment

Stop Pokémon Go From Damaging Environment

The video game Pokémon Go is causing the destruction of environmentally sensitive ecosystems and the game’s creator doesn’t appear to care. The game has been sending players into areas with rare animal and plant life, despite official complaints. Urge the company behind Pokémon Go to remove fragile natural areas from its game.

Stop Chinese-Backed Oil Refineries and Gas Pipeline

Stop Chinese-Backed Oil Refineries and Gas Pipeline

A Chinese government-backed company seeks to build three new natural gas-to-oil refineries in the Pacific Northwest, risking the health and safety of the local communities and environment. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee must reject this proposal to deplete our resources and continue our commitment toward clean energy.

Stop Salmon-Killing Coal Mines

Stop Salmon-Killing Coal Mines

PacRim Coal’s proposed Chuitna Coal Strip Mine would eradicate an entire salmon stream in Alaska, greatly harming the species, the environment, and the local economy. Demand Alaska’s Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack deny their mining permit and protect Alaskan salmon.

Oppose Rate Hikes that Support Fossil Fuel Production

Oppose Rate Hikes that Support Fossil Fuel Production

A Florida utility company wishes to raise rates for local residents to fund the development and expansion of gas-burning plants despite evidence that over-reliance on fossil fuels contributes to climate change. Urge the Florida Public Service Commission to deny this irresponsible and economically damaging request.

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Stop Acid Mines Polluting our Waters

Utility giant Pacificorp’s plans to clean toxic acid water drainage by building a pipeline to transport this toxic waste two miles downhill to Huntington Power Plant. This greatly endangers the adjacent Huntington Creek, the groundwater and the environment. Demand that this proposal be stopped.

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