Environment

Protect Delicate Marine Life from Deadly Fishing Practices

Fishing nets which capture juvenile fish, trap dolphins and sea birds, and cause extensive damage to the ocean floor and reefs are once more allowed for use in Indonesia. Demand that the long-standing ban on these destructive methods be restored to protect weakened marine life.

Stop Mercilessly Killing Coyotes for Bounty

Thousands of coyotes are killed each year due to the sizable bounties placed on their heads. These small but majestic creatures are an integral part of the ecosystem and this merciless slaughter must stop. Join the movement to stop the coyote bounty.

Success: Endangered Corals and Reef Habitats Protected

Coral reefs in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea that have been decimated by climate change and other human destruction will be granted critical habitat protections. Thank the advocates who helped give some of nature’s most beautiful artifacts a shot at survival.

Trump: Restore Vital Living Space Robbed From At-Risk Wildlife

The Trump administration has doomed countless species to destruction and endangerment by restricting the definition of protected habitats and forbidding the designation of new ones. Demand that this cowardly act be undone before the new administration takes charge.

Share Conservation Funds With Crucial Overlooked Species

Vital species including snails and spiders receive a fraction of the European Union’s conservation budget, despite being essential to a variety of ecosystems. Under current practices, popular vertebrates such as wolves, bears, and birds receive more than their fair share of support. Demand that this funding be redistributed to protect all species equally.

Don’t Let Rodents Die Slow and Horrific Deaths in Glue Traps

Rodent glue traps are the most disgusting method of extermination, and should be banned. They cause unimaginable suffering while the animal slowly dies of starvation and exhaustion. Join this petition to stop the use of these torture devices.

Make Bounties for Beaver Killings a Thing of the Past

Beavers are shot and caught in horrifying traps because they are seen as a pest. However, these magnificent animals play an important role in nature and should be protected. Stop the indiscriminate killing of beavers on private land.

Stop Senselessly Killing Wildlife for Cash Prizes

Wildlife killing contests are disgusting competitions that incite the indiscriminate murder of certain species. Natural predators are senselessly slaughtered for prizes, and laws should be in place to protect these animals. Sign this petition to help stop these “games.”

Save Marine Wildlife From World’s Largest Iceberg

Scores of whales, penguins, and seals could have their habitat and food supplies upended as a giant iceberg is on course to collide with their island. If urgent action is not taken, then this could wreck these animals’ chances for survival. Demand a plan to rescue South Georgia from destruction.

Stop Blowing Up Border Lands for Doomed Construction Projects

Endangered animal and plant life are collateral damage in the federal government’s ongoing destruction of border lands. Miles of mountainous wilderness have already been destroyed, with more to come. Call for an end to this natural destruction that will ultimately be in vain.

Don’t Log Forest of 100-Year-Old Trees

Century-old trees are at risk of being logged, destroying an important carbon sink. Sign this petition to demand immediate cancellation of the Chameleon Timber Sale.

Stop Killing Wild Ducks by Feeding Them Bread

Feeding bread to ducks causes undernourishment, disease, and other issues with the fowl, while creating an unhealthy and unbalanced ecosystem. Urge our government to stop people from doing unintentional damage to nature.

Prepare California for Potential Trillion Dollar Mega-Storm

Scientists have recently warned of a potential trillion-dollar “mega-storm” set to devastate California with floods. Demand Governor Newsom begin drafting emergency legislation to prepare for this disaster.

Don’t Threaten Critically Endangered Orangutans with Hydroelectric Dam

A newly discovered and critically endangered orangutan could soon be wiped out by the construction of a massive hydroelectric dam in Indonesia’s forests. Demand that this project be cancelled to protect this beautiful animal and others like it.

Don’t Let Diesel Trucks Illegally Pump Toxic Chemicals Into the Air

Illegal tampering of diesel trucks has led to the pumping of hundreds of thousands of tons of toxic and potentially cancer-causing pollutants into the air. Help banish the destructive tools deployed in this environmental assault.

Success: Iconic Joshua Tree Receives Endangered Species Protections

The endangered Joshua Tree has finally earned protected status in an environmental success. Climate change hit Joshua trees and other endangered plants especially hard, with habitat loss worsening the crisis. Applaud recent steps taken to ensure the survival of these beloved plants.

Trump: Don’t Destroy Vital Protections for Migratory Birds

Hundreds of species of birds which are vital to the health of ecosystems throughout the Western Hemisphere are under attack by President Trump’s efforts to restrict their essential protections. Demand that this administration halt its intent to endanger migratory birds before it’s too late.

Trump: Don’t Dismantle Climate Science as Final Act in Office

The Trump administration is taking a parting shot at the fight against climate change. Without intervention, one of the nation’s most important climate science tools will soon be warped beyond recognition by climate change deniers. Demand an end to this dangerous game that puts the entire planet at risk.

Stop Abusing and Torturing Great Apes and Elephants for Pleasure

Great apes and elephants are being imprisoned in horrific conditions. Sign this petition to make it a criminal offense to abuse these amazing creatures.

Death is Not Disease Prevention: No More Culling of Innocent Animals

Millions of mink are slaughtered every year to prop up the mink fur industry, and now this industry’s carelessness may make millions more sacrificial lambs in the fight against COVID-19. A mass culling of Denmark’s mink may soon take place in a misguided effort to stop new infections. Urge leaders to reassess this systemic execution that will only raise the death toll.

Trump: Halt Underhanded Sale of Alaskan Wilderness for Ruinous Oil Drilling

The Trump administration is leasing protected Alaskan land to oil producers, whose efforts in the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge would result in untold damage to wildlife and Native American communities. Demand that this craven last-ditch effort to destroy the planet be ended immediately.

Biden: Restore Crucial Protections for Threatened Gray Wolves

The gray wolf, once near extinction and still under serious threats to its survival, has been stripped of federal protection by the outgoing Trump administration. Demand that President-elect Joe Biden pledge to restore the wolves’ protected status to preserve America’s wildlife and natural heritage.

Rescue Pilot Whales From Pod Stranding Massacres

Hundreds of pilot whales died in agony after being stranded along Tasmania’s coast. Dozens more nearly lost their lives in a similar event in Sri Lanka. Demand stronger safeguards and scientifically based plans to save these at-risk marine mammals.

Ensure Strict Penalties for Oil Companies That Produce Excess Emissions

Oil and gas companies may be allowed to continue venting methane and other dangerous pollutants into the atmosphere despite new environmental regulations aimed at restricting them. Demand that potential loopholes be closed, and penalties guaranteed to ensure a safer, cleaner future for all.

Investigate Toxic Barrels of DDT Leaking Into the Ocean

Countless barrels of the lethal pesticide DDT have been discovered on the ocean floor off California’s coast, confirming decades-old rumors that this substance had been illegally dumped by several chemical companies. Demand that the dump site be investigated and cleaned up to prevent any further harm to life or the environment.

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