Environment

Stop Polluting the Baltic Sea

Stop Polluting the Baltic Sea

More than half of all fish species in the northern European Baltic Sea have been classified as endangered or threatened, to a great degree due to pollution. Despite efforts to protect the sea, it continues to be one of the most heavily polluted bodies of water on the planet. Call on officials to step up efforts to protect this shared water body.

Eagles Shot and Killed at Bird Sanctuary Deserve Justice

Eagles Shot and Killed at Bird Sanctuary Deserve Justice

Two eagles were killed by an attacker who infiltrated a bird sanctuary in Wales. The senseless killing of these birds of prey must not be unpunished. Take a stand for these threatened birds and sign this petition demanding the maximum penalties for those responsible once found.

Don’t Reopen Arctic and Atlantic Oceans for Oil Exploration

Don’t Reopen Arctic and Atlantic Oceans for Oil Exploration

Arctic and Atlantic waters could again face threats from off-shore drilling exploration, which can result in extreme ecological damage. Low oil prices combined with the rise of natural gas and renewable energy is rendering off-shore drilling increasingly irrelevant. Sign the petition urging President Trump to abandon his attempt to revive off-shore energy exploration.

Success: Ireland Bans Destructive and Harmful Fracking

Success: Ireland Bans Destructive and Harmful Fracking

Fracking, a practice that causes man-made earthquakes, pollutes waterways, and harms ecosystems has been banned in Ireland. Thank the Irish government for taking a stand in favor of its country’s environment.

Oppose Trump’s Mexico Pipeline

Oppose Trump’s Mexico Pipeline

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced yet another pipeline deal, this time crossing the Mexican border. Sign this petition to say enough is enough, we need renewables.

Protect Low-Income Communities by Addressing Climate Change

Protect Low-Income Communities by Addressing Climate Change

Climate change is projected to most seriously impact low-income communities in the southeastern United States. State and local governments in these areas have actively discouraged clean energy development. Sign the petition calling on the Governor of Florida to incentivize expansion of the states’ renewable energy sector.

Protect Texas From Invasive Zebra Mussels

Protect Texas From Invasive Zebra Mussels

Zebra mussels, an invasive species of mussel known for disrupting the aquatic ecosystems into which it is introduced, have been found for the first time in a number lakes and rivers in the state of Texas. The mollusks are known to explode in population once they have rooted themselves into a new habitat, and can cause significant economic and environmental damage to regions that they invade. Urge Texas’s state government to contain and remove this threat before the problem becomes uncontrollable.

Save the World’s Most Polluted River

Save the World’s Most Polluted River

Indonesia’s Citarum River has been labeled the most polluted river on Earth. In addition to a revitalization effort projected to take 15 years, pollution must be stopped at the source to keep the river clean. Alongside its clean-up effort, urge the Indonesian government to tackle the causes of the river’s pollution.

Save Florida’s Coral Reefs from Destruction

Save Florida’s Coral Reefs from Destruction

South Florida’s rare coral reefs face destruction thanks to Donald Trump’s immense budget cuts to the EPA. Demand that funding for the reefs’ protection not be taken away.

Don’t Let Trump Gut EPA Water Protections

Don’t Let Trump Gut EPA Water Protections

The Trump administration is considering rolling back a key environmental rule that protects the country’s waterways from pollution. Sign this petition to demand Trump back down.

Injured Kangaroo Disemboweled and Skinned by Attacker Deserves Justice

Injured Kangaroo Disemboweled and Skinned by Attacker Deserves Justice

An injured kangaroo was found skinned, disemboweled, and left to suffer for hours in a pool of its own blood. The kangaroo couldn’t even defend itself due to its injuries. Demand justice for this innocent creature.

Protect Glaciers From Catastrophic Meltdown

Protect Glaciers From Catastrophic Meltdown

Glaciers are melting all across the planet, a huge indicator of the increase in global warming. Such melting has a harmful effect on the chemistry of our oceans’ waters, and the land as well. Sign this petition to demand protection of the remaining glaciers.

Save Rare Dolphin from Extinction

Save Rare Dolphin from Extinction

A rare white dolphin is near extinction. Demand that the American government step in and classify the species as endangered so that its population can thrive and increase.

Save the Endangered Kagu Bird

Save the Endangered Kagu Bird

The Kagu bird, of which there are likely no more than a thousand, is endangered and continues to be threatened by logging, mining, and the encroachment of invasive species. This rare species needs to be better protected. Demand government officials step in to save it.

Don’t Strip Grizzly Bears of Endangered Protections

Don’t Strip Grizzly Bears of Endangered Protections

Yellowstone’s grizzly bears may soon face hunting and other threats from humans. The shooting will begin soon so please sign the petition demanding the Trump Administration not strip grizzly bears of their protections.

Help Developing Countries Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change

Help Developing Countries Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change

Developing nations are most at risk from the worsening impacts of climate change. Industrialized countries were built through decades of burning fossil fuels which also warmed the planet. Sign the below petition calling on wealthy members of the United Nations to fulfill their moral duty to support developing countries’ adoption of renewable energy and preparation for future climate change impacts.

Stop the Looming Bee Apocalypse

Stop the Looming Bee Apocalypse

Bees are vanishing around the world because of toxic pesticides known as neonicontinoids. China, the second largest producer of food in the world, has not restricted the use of these poisons at all. Demand the Chinese government do more to save the bees.

Stop Selling Endangered Fish for Food

Stop Selling Endangered Fish for Food

Endangered fish are being captured and sold in grocery stores. Sign the petition and demand that tougher regulations be enacted to prevent the endangered species from being sold as food.

Save the Rare Sumatran Ground-Cuckoo

Save the Rare Sumatran Ground-Cuckoo

The Sumatran ground-cuckoo is a nearly-extinct bird native to the Indonesian island of Sumatra. With only 40-700 individuals of this species left in the wild, it is clear that more needs to be done to protect them for posterity. Call on the Indonesian government to protect this unique species.

Success: Congress Rejects Massive Proposed Cut to EPA Budget

Success: Congress Rejects Massive Proposed Cut to EPA Budget

Congress has indicated it will not implement a proposed 31 percent budget cut to the Environmental Protection Agency. This would have eliminated 50 agency programs and severely hampered the country’s ability to address climate change. Sign the below petition applauding this bipartisan stand against the Trump Administration.

Don’t Pollute Drinking Water for Millions

Don’t Pollute Drinking Water for Millions

The Delaware River Water Basin supplies drinking water to about 17 million Americans, yet fracking may put the health of those citizens at risk. Sign the petition and demand that fracking in the area be banned.

Restore U.S. Parks to United Nations Reserves List

Restore U.S. Parks to United Nations Reserves List

In a recent meeting of a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) program, 17 United States parks, natural refuges and research areas were removed from a list of international biosphere reserves. This decision appears to have been the result of conservative advocacy groups who have wrongly decried the reserves as a “U.N. land grab.” Ask the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to push for these sites to be reinstated so scientific research can continue.

Halt Rapid Deforestation of Earth’s “Second Set of Lungs”

Halt Rapid Deforestation of Earth’s “Second Set of Lungs”

The Congolese rainforests contain some of the world’s most bio-diverse areas, as well as one of the most effective carbon sinks on the planet. However, it is threatened by rapid deforestation and may represent the greatest loss ever suffered by nature. Demand urgent action be taken to reverse this destructive trend.

Stop Harming Earthworms With Dangerous Farming Practices

Stop Harming Earthworms With Dangerous Farming Practices

Earthworms are being killed by harmful and environmentally destructive farming methods, a practice which must be stopped. Farmers may not be aware of what they’re doing. Sign this petition for an awareness campaign explaining the farming benefits of protecting earthworms.

Oppose Closure of International Climate Change Office

Oppose Closure of International Climate Change Office

The Department of Energy has eliminated the office responsible for collaborating with foreign countries to develop clean energy technology. This action further withdraws the United States from a leadership position on climate change. Sign the below petition demanding this critical office be restored.

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