Environment

Stop Export of Wildlife From Congo to China

Stop Export of Wildlife From Congo to China

China’s plans to import wildlife from the Congo have animal rights groups and conservationists in an uproar, as they fear transport could kill or otherwise harm these already nearly-extinct species, in addition to enabling black market trade of their parts upon their death. Sign this petition to demand China let these animals remain where they belong.

Support Genetic Research to Save Koalas

Support Genetic Research to Save Koalas

Scientists have discovered a genetic map for koala bears that could help them create a vaccine against the chlamydia epidemic that has threatened the species for years. A better understanding of the species’ genes could lead to complete preservation and revival. Sign this petition to support this endeavor and save the koalas.

Protect Rare Predator from Extinction

Protect Rare Predator from Extinction

A rare predator may soon become prey. The Humboldt martin is facing rapid extinction. Sign the petition to demand it be added to Oregon’s endangered species list.

Stop Plastic Pollution From Killing Seabirds

Stop Plastic Pollution From Killing Seabirds

New Zealand’s seabirds are at risk of endangerment and extinction due to plastic pollution. The birds swallow frightening amounts of plastic bags and other waste every day, leading to starvation as the plastic leaves little room for food and prevents nutrients from being absorbed into their system. Sign this petition to prevent the seabirds from disappearing forever.

End the Destruction of the Rainforests for Palm Oil

End the Destruction of the Rainforests for Palm Oil

A large corporation has vowed to protect the rainforests. Instead, it is allegedly leading to their destruction. Sign the petition to demand that Wilmar International protect the rainforests for posterity.

Don’t Allow Oil Companies to Drive Gorillas to Extinction

Don’t Allow Oil Companies to Drive Gorillas to Extinction

The Democratic Republic of Congo is considering allowing oil companies to drill in two famed wildlife parks that endangered mountain gorillas call home. Sign this petition to speak out against any and all oil exploration in these protected habitats.

Stop the West From Turning Thailand Into a Toxic Rubbish Dump

Stop the West From Turning Thailand Into a Toxic Rubbish Dump

Thailand is overwhelmed by mass amounts of electronic waste, which is burned daily and creates toxic smoke that contaminates the air, water, and soil. This is largely due in part to the west’s illegal exports of its electronic waste to dump in Thailand, and the factories that are the antithesis of what recycling should be. Sign this petition to stop the dumping of old electronics and to get these factories shut down.

Protect Millions of Children and Infants by Reducing Air Pollution in the UK

Protect Millions of Children and Infants by Reducing Air Pollution in the UK

A third of UK children are currently living in areas with poor air quality. Demand that the government step up and create plans that reduce air pollution.

Shut Down Whale and Dolphin Meat Market

Shut Down Whale and Dolphin Meat Market

Despite a drop in the consumption of dolphin and whale meat in some countries, several still hunt and kill these poor creatures for their meat. Not only is this a major reason for the endangerment of the species, but the meat is dangerous for humans due to the concentration of heavy metals within. Sign this petition to stop the dolphin and whale meat market for good.

Stop Allowing Luxury Towers to Cause Mass Pollution

Stop Allowing Luxury Towers to Cause Mass Pollution

Luxury high-rise towers, such as Trump Tower, in New York City are responsible for creating over half of the city’s CO2 emissions. These properties, including those owned by Donald Trump and his relatives, must be held to higher regulatory standards. Sign this petition to call for stricter regulations and strong penalties for allowing these buildings to continue to pollute the environment.

Denounce Repeal of Protections for America’s Marine Life and Oceans

Denounce Repeal of Protections for America’s Marine Life and Oceans

Ocean and lake conservation is out. Offshore drilling and corporate greed are in. The Trump Administration just took a hatchet to initiatives shielding marine life and environments. Demand an end to reckless policies that are slowly killing the environment.

Save Declining Southern Resident Orcas

Save Declining Southern Resident Orcas

The number of Southern Resident Orca whales has hit its lowest point in 30 years thanks to the disappearance of the species’ food source and plans to build an oil pipeline in the ocean. We cannot risk the possibility of these whales dying out completely within just a few short years. Sign this petition to demand stronger protection and conservation efforts to save this species.

Protect Rare Cuckoo Bird from Extinction

Protect Rare Cuckoo Bird from Extinction

A rare bird may soon face extinction. Despite its rapidly decreasing numbers, the yellow-billed cuckoo bird may soon be removed from the endangered species list. Sign the petition to demand the bird be protected, not abandoned.

Extinct No More? Explore the Potential of Past Animals Saving the Future

Extinct No More? Explore the Potential of Past Animals Saving the Future

‘Jurassic World’ reminds us of the potential pitfalls of cloning an extinct species, but what about the unprecedented benefits? The return of long-forgotten animals offers new hope to endangered animals and even to the battle against global warming. Embrace the possibility of science fiction transforming into promising science fact.

Don’t Allow Mining Companies to Destroy National Forest

Don’t Allow Mining Companies to Destroy National Forest

President Trump has vowed to open a national forest in Minnesota for mining companies to exploit. Sign this petition to denounce his recent measures to roll back environmental protections and demand that this forest be preserved for years to come.

Punish Man Who Reportedly Punched a Possum in the Face

Punish Man Who Reportedly Punched a Possum in the Face

A possum was reportedly punched in the face in a deliberate act of cruelty. One person reportedly laughed as they filmed a young man allegedly punching the possum so hard that poor animal fell over. Demand justice for this innocent possum.

EPA: Assist Iowa After Massive Oil Spill

EPA: Assist Iowa After Massive Oil Spill

More than 230,000 gallons of crude oil recently spilled into waters around Little Rock River, Iowa after 33 freight cars derailed. Now communities are worried that the contamination will travel downstream and negatively affect potable water resources. Sign the petition for the EPA to provide their services and expertise in the cleanup.

Save Endangered Eels From Cocaine Poisoning

Save Endangered Eels From Cocaine Poisoning

Eels are in danger of going extinct due to a buildup of cocaine in European rivers. Eels who suffer cocaine poisoning suffer from muscle degeneration and the loss of fat reserves, which are needed to swim to their breeding grounds. Sign this petition to put a stop to cocaine pollution in European waters.

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Stop Hunters From Killing Wild Jaguars

One of the only wild jaguars known to roam in the deserts of the southwest United States is believed to have been killed by hunters for his spotted pelt. This wasteful slaughter is a tragic loss for biodiversity in this sensitive ecoregion. Sign this petition to demand that officials do more to prevent hunters from killing these rare big cats.

Don’t Allow Pipeline Through Sensitive Bayou Habitat

Don’t Allow Pipeline Through Sensitive Bayou Habitat

An oil pipeline that threatens wildlife and the environment is being built despite a judge denying the project a permit. The company is illegally continuing construction and they need to be stopped. Demand that Louisiana stop construction of the pipeline and that the company be punished for breaking the law.

Protect Threatened Martens From Extinction

Protect Threatened Martens From Extinction

The Humboldt marten is facing extinction due to significant habitat loss. Sign the petition to encourage the California Fish and Game Commission to place the marten on the endangered species list immediately.

Stop Natural Gas Leaks Poisoning Our Air

Stop Natural Gas Leaks Poisoning Our Air

So-called ‘clean’ natural gas may be just as polluting as coal-fired power generation due to significant methane leaks at these facilities. Sign the petition to encourage the EPA to crack down on these invisible emissions sources.

Limit Cruise Ship Tourism Near Maine National Park

Limit Cruise Ship Tourism Near Maine National Park

Residents of Bar Harbor, Maine recently decided to purchase an abandoned ferry terminal from the state’s Department of Transportation to prevent the development of a commercial cruise ship pier. Communities near Acadia National Park receive hundreds of thousands of visitors every year, but the amount of foot traffic, obstructiveness and contamination has overwhelmed many locals. Make sure Maine’s governor doesn’t challenge the people’s voice by signing the petition.

Don’t Turn Mt. Everest Into a Garbage Dump

Don’t Turn Mt. Everest Into a Garbage Dump

An increasing number of Mt. Everest expeditions each year has led to significant pollution of the mountain with climbers’ trash. Sign the petition to encourage Nepal to enforce stricter standards for climbers and maintain this beautiful landmark.

Applaud Hawaii on Deadly Pesticide Ban

Applaud Hawaii on Deadly Pesticide Ban

Despite the Trump administration caving to the industrial lobby, Hawaii has successfully and unanimously banned the use of a dangerous pesticide. Sign the petition to applaud Hawaii’s protection of public health and express support so that other states will follow suit.

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