Environment

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.

Protect the Endangered Pygmy Elephant From Extinction

Protect the Endangered Pygmy Elephant From Extinction

Only 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants are left in the wild. These elephants are severely threatened by habitat loss due to the destruction of the rainforest. Sign this petition to support protections for the pygmy elephant and its habitat.

Zebra mussel cluster. Photo taken by D. Jude, Univ. of Michigan.

Protect the Great Lakes from Invasive Mussels

Trillions of invasive mussels have taken over the Great Lakes, damaging ecosystems and infrastructure. Sign this petition to support research on mussel eradication strategies and save native fish and bird species.

Save Newly Discovered Species of ‘Great Apes’

Save Newly Discovered Species of ‘Great Apes’

A new species of orangutan, considered one of the “great apes,” has been discovered, and is also at risk of extinction. Demand that conservation measures be taken to save this species.

Applaud Largest-Ever Tropical Forest Restoration

Applaud Largest-Ever Tropical Forest Restoration

Conservation International will plant 73 million trees in Brazil, turning pasturelands back into rainforest. Sign this petition to applaud the reforestation of the Amazon.

Don’t Allow New Uranium Mines Near the Grand Canyon

Don’t Allow New Uranium Mines Near the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon will be put at risk if a recommendation to build uranium mines is approved. This Trump administration-backed plan must be challenged. Sign this petition to stop uranium mining in one of America’s most iconic landscapes.

Protect and Conserve Rare Welsh Spider Species

Protect and Conserve Rare Welsh Spider Species

Several rare and crucial spider species may face extinction if action is not taken, according to a new review. Demand that the habitats of these spiders be conserved and their survival ensured.

Save Whales from Becoming Entangled in Fishing Gear

Save Whales from Becoming Entangled in Fishing Gear

Dungeness crabbing lines are putting the lives of endangered whales at risk. Sign this petition to demand that more be done to protect these innocent creatures from drowning or becoming entangled in long crabbing lines and other equipment.

Save the Regal Fritillary

Save the Regal Fritillary

The regal fritillary is in danger of going extinct due to habitat loss. Efforts are being made to restore their habitats and plant violets for the larvae to feed on, and they are being considered for federal endangerment status. Sign this petition to support these endeavors and save these butterflies.

Save Kiwi Birds from Extinction

Save Kiwi Birds from Extinction

The unique kiwi bird is considered a symbol of New Zealand, yet these birds are at dire risk of going extinct in as little as 50 years. Kiwi birds face many human-caused threats that must be addressed in a humane manner. Sign this petition to demand that more be done to protect the kiwi from going extinct.

Don’t Cripple U.S. Solar Power Industry

Don’t Cripple U.S. Solar Power Industry

The price of imported solar equipment could soon rise by up to 35 percent due to a proposed new tariff, which would slow the expansion of solar power and cause negative effects for the environment. Sign this petition to oppose tariffs on imported solar equipment.

Save the Yellowstone Bison

Save the Yellowstone Bison

Over 1,000 Yellowstone bison are set to be slaughtered this winter due to ranchers’ fear of a virus that bison no longer carry in large numbers. This slaughter is not only inhumane, but unnecessary. Sign this petition to demand these animals be spared and allowed to live in peace.

Save Sacred Public Lands From Trump Administration

Save Sacred Public Lands From Trump Administration

Donald Trump intends to shrink two historically important national monuments in Utah, making these areas available for mining and drilling. Sign this petition to denounce Trump’s decision and prevent the shrinking of these monuments.

Stop Keeping Whales and Dolphins in Captivity

Stop Keeping Whales and Dolphins in Captivity

Canada has proposed a ban on the cruel and unethical practices of breeding and keeping dolphins and whales in captivity. Show your support for this ban by signing this petition.

Applaud Victoria for Banning Plastic Bags

Applaud Victoria for Banning Plastic Bags

Victoria, Australia has banned single-use plastic bags, an action that will reduce plastic pollution in the ocean and save marine animals. Sign this petition to thank the government of Victoria.

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