Environment

Raccoon Allegedly Beaten With Wrench Deserves Justice

A harmless raccoon was allegedly brutally hit multiple times with a wrench. Demand the person accused of this thoughtless act be punished to the fullest extent of the law so that other animals will be less likely to experience such horrific abuse.

Reinstate Officials Fired for Protecting the Amazon

Two selfless officials of Brazil’s environmental protection agency have been fired as punishment for protecting the Amazon rainforest and indigenous Brazilians. This is a brutal act of repression against human rights and environmental conservation. Demand that these two men be reinstated to continue doing their important work.

Don’t Let Coronavirus Wipe Out Mountain Gorillas

Mountain gorillas could be driven to the brink of extinction once again by the coronavirus, after decades of conservationists’ hard work to protect and preserve the species. The gorillas are not only vulnerable to the disease, but a lack of eco-tourism due to social distancing could lead to poachers hunting them for money again. Urge African governments to prevent the loss of these gorillas.

Applaud Protection of Rare Island Butterfly

The island marble butterfly, after facing near extinction, has finally been granted the protections it deserves. Thank the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service for taking actions to protect the species.

Don’t Let Timber Industry Chop and Drop Fire-Stricken Forests Into Oblivion

The forests and wildlife most endangered by Australia’s bushfires were just put in even more dire straits by a careless government that caters to the timber industry above any other consideration. Without immediate and decisive protections, these integral environmental fixtures will continue to be logged and possibly perish forever. Urge Australia’s leadership to safeguard its priceless natural commodities.

Protect Newly Discovered Orchid from Extinction

A new orchid has been discovered in the rainforests of Sri Lanka, but it is already facing extinction. Sign the petition to demand that the species be protected.

Protect the Amazon’s Short-Eared Dog from Extinction

The short-eared dog, the only canine native to the Amazon, is facing imminent extinction. Sign the petition to demand that the species be protected.

Don’t Destroy Endangered Tiger Habitat with Roads and Construction

Tens of thousands of miles of road cut through endangered tiger habitat and threaten the species with extinction. Demand the tiger’s protection.

Success: Trees That Resist and Combat Climate Change Protected From Deforestation

Trees that have developed a resiliency against the effects of climate change have been given a chance to thrive, potentially saving forests from extinction due to global warming. Amazon has funded a grant which will help forest owners to protect climate-resilient forests and reduce their carbon footprint. Thank Amazon for its dedication to the environment.

Success: Earth’s Ozone Shield on Road to Recovery

Ozone holes around the world are healing, closing dangerous gaps in environmental protection. Applaud these significant recoveries for Earth’s strongest shield against global warming.

Michael Moore: Disown Dangerously Misleading Climate Change Documentary

A new documentary produced by Michael Moore has been released which promotes junk science and outright lies about green energy and environmental activism. Sign this petition to demand that Mr. Moore withdraw his support for it and work to undo the damage he’s done.

Success: Wild Wolf Populations Return to the Forests of Belgium After Near Extinction

Wolves are returning to the wild in Belgium, heralded by the arrival of four adults and the pregnancy of a female wolf who found a mate recently. Sign this petition to thank the Flemish environmental minister for helping to protect the returning wolves.

Stop Slaughtering Geese to Prevent Spread of Feces in Sports Parks

Dozens of geese were shot and killed by England’s Football Association to prevent the spread of their feces on their training grounds. This legal cull came after the association pledged to enrich local biodiversity in their parks. Tell those in charge that inhumane slaughter will not be tolerated.

Protect Rare Bumblebee from Extinction

A rare bumblebee has seen its population decline by over 90 percent. Demand that the bee be afforded protections under the Endangered Species Act to save it from extinction.

Protect Alabama’s Drinking Water from Pollution

Reports of water pollution in Alabama have increased, now when freshwater access is more important than ever. Demand that something be done to ensure citizens have clean water.

Protect New Black Iguana Species from Extinction

A newly discovered black iguana already faces extinction. Demand that immediate action be taken to protect this species from harvest, hunting, and habitat loss.

End Clearing of Surviving Trees to Prevent Mass Extinction of Forests

Trees are perishing at an alarming rate due to global warming, drought, and tree-killing insects. Those that do adapt to and survive in these impossible conditions are cleared away for profit, when they should be allowed to thrive and help their species adapt. End mass tree clearings that are putting forests on the fast track to extinction.

Success: Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline Overturned

The destructive Keystone XL Pipeline has been denied an essential river crossing permit. While this may not be a permanent solution to this misguided project, it is a setback for fossil fuel companies and a victory for the organizations who fight hard to protect the environment and the people living in the affected communities. Thank the National Resources Defense Council for doing whatever possible to make sure this detrimental pipeline is stopped.

Don’t Allow Uranium Mining Near National Park Land Sacred to Native Americans

The Grand Canyon is at risk of being opened to uranium mining by the Trump administration, in the latest abuse of public lands which disregards human and animal rights in favor of profit. Demand that this action be undone before it’s too late.

Success: Dangerous Plastics Plant Put on Indefinite Hold

A dangerous plastics plant in Ohio has been suspended indefinitely, with the company responsible pressured by coronavirus and concerned citizens. Congratulate the hard-working activists who have managed to bring this irresponsible effort closer to an end.

Duckling Thrown Off Bridge from Moving Car Deserves Justice

A helpless baby duck was thrown off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge from a moving vehicle. Demand the investigation continue until this person is found and that he receive the strictest legal sentence if he is guilty of this thoughtless crime.

Justice For Slaughtered Greylag Geese

Roughly 60 greylag geese were slaughtered by the English Football Association. This is just another example of the United Kingdom’s habit of resorting to culls much too quickly. Demand the UK revoke all goose-shooting licenses immediately.

Stop Poisoning Turtles, Birds, and Manatees with Polluted Water

Hundreds of endangered species are being poisoned by the actions of the Army Corps of Engineers. Demand that this neglect be put to an end.

Don’t Allow Coal Mine to Pollute Air and Endanger Health

The potential go-ahead for a massive coal mine in the United Kingdom would not only prove destructive for the environment, but also incredibly dangerous for public health during the pandemic. This project will poison the air millions of citizens rely on for survival. Demand leaders abandon this reckless, irresponsible idea.

Duck Allegedly Shot With Bow and Arrow Deserves Justice

A Muscovy duck was allegedly shot with a bow and arrow, though the bird did nothing to provoke such an attack. Th duck apparently suffered considerable pain due to the injuries. Demand the responsible party be given the strictest penalty under law so that other animals will be less likely to be hurt by this individual.

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