Environment

Praise the E.U. for Fining Country Accused of Illegal Logging

Praise the E.U. for Fining Country Accused of Illegal Logging

Poland stands accused of having put Europe’s last remaining unspoiled forest in jeopardy. As a result, the nation now faces stiff fines for its continued illegal logging activities. Sign this petition to thank the E.U. for taking this threat seriously and holding the Polish government accountable.

Save Possum Species From Extinction

Save Possum Species From Extinction

The white lemuroid possum of Australia is on the verge of extinction due to climate change and deforestation. These animals are one of the chief indicators of climate condition and change, and we must not allow them to die out. Sign this petition to help protect this species.

Thank Chocolate Company for Fighting Deforestation

Thank Chocolate Company for Fighting Deforestation

A popular chocolate company has joined the United Nations to fight deforestation. Sign the petition to thank the company for taking a stand and urge it to continue to protect and restore our planet’s threatened forests.

Protect Critically Endangered Axolotl from Extinction

Protect Critically Endangered Axolotl from Extinction

Only a few hundred axolotls are left in the wild. Sign this petition to urge the Mexican government to protect axolotls by reducing pollution and invasive species in their habitat.

Plant Trees in Cleveland to Reduce Air Pollution and Improve Health

Plant Trees in Cleveland to Reduce Air Pollution and Improve Health

Cleveland has some of the worst air pollution of any U.S. city, along with high rates of asthma and poor tree cover. Sign this petition to support planting trees to decrease pollution.

Demand Cleanup of Toxic Waste From Oil Sand Mining

Demand Cleanup of Toxic Waste From Oil Sand Mining

Over one trillion liters of toxic waste from oil sand mining are being held in leaking containment ponds. This toxic waste leakage is a major threat to river ecosystems and human health. Sign this petition to demand immediate cleanup of this dangerous mining byproduct.

Success: Trump Puts Hold on Importing Elephant Trophies

Success: Trump Puts Hold on Importing Elephant Trophies

Following outrage about the announcement to lift the ban on elephant trophy imports, President Trump has announced a hold will be placed on allowing these imports. Support this step toward ensuring the protection of elephants, and demand that the vital ban on these cruel imports be maintained.

Stop Dirty and Dangerous Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

Stop Dirty and Dangerous Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

As oil gushes out of the Keystone pipeline and into the environment, Trump is on the verge of approving an even bigger version of the pipeline, called the Keystone XL. Sign this petition to tell Trump to stop these dirty plans.

Stop Trump’s Attempt to Destroy Elephant Population

Stop Trump’s Attempt to Destroy Elephant Population

Hunters will now be able to import elephant trophies due to a rollback of an Obama-era ban. This could spell the end of the entire species as we know it. Sign this petition to demand the USFWS revoke those permits and keep the ban in place.

Punish U.S. Steel for Repeated Toxic Chromium Spills

Punish U.S. Steel for Repeated Toxic Chromium Spills

A U.S. Steel facility has repeatedly violated water pollution regulations and spilled carcinogenic chemicals near Lake Michigan. Sign this petition to punish U.S. Steel for endangering the millions of people who get their drinking water from Lake Michigan.

Don’t Pollute Fresh Water with Massive Fracking Project

Don’t Pollute Fresh Water with Massive Fracking Project

Hundreds of thousands of acres of land and thousands of miles of streams and rivers are in danger due to a massive fracking project in Nevada. Sign the petition and demand that this project not go through.

Stop Drilling In The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Stop Drilling In The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is under threat, as Senate Republicans have approved a bill to allow gas and oil companies to drill there. The refuge is home to caribou, bears, and other vulnerable species of wildlife, and drilling in their habitat is a violation of these animals’ safety. Sign this petition to protest this bill and demand it be revoked.

Protect Endangered Snail From Extinction

Protect Endangered Snail From Extinction

The extinction of a small snail can have a big impact on our environment. Sign the petition and demand that the San Gabriel snail be given endangered species protection.

End Illegal Mining in Venezuela

End Illegal Mining in Venezuela

Illegal mines in Venezuela are a major threat to human and animal welfare, resulting in deforestation and mercury pollution. Sign this petition to put an end to these illegal mines.

Shame on Trump for Legalizing Trophy Hunting

Shame on Trump for Legalizing Trophy Hunting

Trump is legalizing “trophy hunting” of endangered African elephants. His administration has literally claimed that hunting elephants “can benefit the conservation” of the species. This is factually inaccurate, morally repugnant, and assumes that the public can’t tell the difference between “conservation” and “slaughter.” Sign this petition to condemn Trump’s legalization of trophy hunting.

Stop Plans to Slaughter Endangered Wolves

Stop Plans to Slaughter Endangered Wolves

Endangered grey wolves will soon be open to slaughter in Wisconsin if ranchers and hunters get their way. Sign this petition to demand protections for this majestic endangered species.

Reject Bill Threatening Marine Wildlife

Reject Bill Threatening Marine Wildlife

Republicans in Congress are threatening marine mammals with a bill that would grant the gas and oil industry a free pass to harass and harm the poor creatures for the sake of profit, further endangering the well-being of the oceans in general. Sign this petition to fight this bill and protect the creatures of the sea.

Success: UK Will Support Banning Pesticide That Endangers Bees

Success: UK Will Support Banning Pesticide That Endangers Bees

The UK will support a Europe-wide ban of neonicotinoids, a type of pesticide that has been linked to declining bee populations. Applaud the UK for their commitment to protecting bees.

Protect Endangered Mouse from Extinction at the Hands of Property Group

Protect Endangered Mouse from Extinction at the Hands of Property Group

A rare, endangered mouse is facing extinction due to a large property group. Sign the petition and demand that the mouse be protected.

Stop Trump from Supporting the Killing of Endangered Lions

Stop Trump from Supporting the Killing of Endangered Lions

U.S. trophy hunters will now be able to import lion parts from three African nations following a shameful decision made by the Trump administration to reverse the existing ban. Lions are endangered throughout Africa and need our help. Sign this petition to help ensure these majestic creatures do not go extinct.

Justice for Baby Elephant Burned Alive

Justice for Baby Elephant Burned Alive

The back legs of a baby elephant are consumed in fire as she desperately runs to her mother, screaming in pain and fear. This was the scene captured by a photographer in India who witnessed an angry mob attacking a mother and child elephant with flaming tar balls and firecrackers. Demand authorities take immediate action to protect elephants.

Photographer - Greg McFall/ONMS

Description - Bigeye soldierfish underneath coral at Rapture Reef, French
Frigate Shoals, in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument


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Protect Hawaii’s Coral Reefs From Destruction

Hawaii’s coral reefs are being destroyed and millions of species are now without a home. More than half of the reefs have been bleached in only a year. Sign the petition and demand action before it is too late.

U.S. Must Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement

U.S. Must Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement

Syria has stated its intent to join the Paris climate agreement, leaving the U.S. as the only country in the world excluded from the deal. Demand that President Trump act in the best interest of our country, our planet, and our future, and rejoin the Paris climate deal.

Shut Down Ape Attraction With Reported Feces-Smeared Cages and Open Sores

Shut Down Ape Attraction With Reported Feces-Smeared Cages and Open Sores

A gorilla and an orangutan have allegedly been subjected to horrifying neglect and abuse at a Florida ape attraction. Sign this petition and demand that the owners address these issues immediately or shut down for good.

Protect Newly Discovered Albino Orangutan

Protect Newly Discovered Albino Orangutan

The most endangered ape species in the world has been discovered in Indonesia. However, the species, which has survived for more than three million years, may soon go extinct. Sign the petition and demand that it be protected at all costs.

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