Environment

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.

Ban Iconic African Animal Trophies in California

Ban Iconic African Animal Trophies in California

California can help protect iconic African animals like elephants, lions, giraffes, and many more from the horrors of trophy hunting, if a bill that has moved to the floor is passed into law. Demand the preservation of these animals and the passage of The Iconic African Species Protection Act.

Protect More Than 300,000 Homes from Flooding

Protect More Than 300,000 Homes from Flooding

The results of a new climate study reveal that US coastal communities will be severely damaged by rising sea levels in as little as 30 years if action is not taken to prevent climate change. Sign this petition to urge Scott Pruitt of the US Environmental Protection Agency to invest in reducing greenhouse gas emissions to prevent rising sea levels.

Don’t Mine Our Beautiful National Monuments

Don’t Mine Our Beautiful National Monuments

A Canadian mining company has purchased land previously protected as part of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, which was made possible by President Trump’s unprecedented revocation of land area from federally protected national monuments. Sign the petition to discourage this mining company from developing what is still considered a national treasure.

Return Tigers to the Wild

Return Tigers to the Wild

More tigers can be found in backyards or apartments in the United States than in their natural habitat in Asia, which is dangerous for both the animals and the humans who hold them captive. Children have lost limbs and lives to these tigers, and it is harder to keep track of the animals’ numbers if they are in captivity. Sign this petition to return tigers to the wild and to zoos as soon as possible.

Support Victory for Conservation in Florida

Support Victory for Conservation in Florida

Florida just passed a constitutional amendment to ensure that a billion dollars goes towards conserving land. Stand with us in thanking Florida for their bold efforts.

Success: Seattle Bans Plastic Straws

Success: Seattle Bans Plastic Straws

Seattle just made another historic policy decision and banned plastic straws. Stand with us in congratulating the hard work of Seattle’s mayor.

Stop Cutting Support for Essential Conservation Programs

Stop Cutting Support for Essential Conservation Programs

Land preservation, habitat protection, natural disaster prevention: these and other important efforts continue buckling under attacks from our nation’s federal agencies. Ensure America’s leading land conservation agency remains an ally, not a destructive opponent, of our environment.

Success: No More Permits Issued for Cruel Black Bear Killings

Success: No More Permits Issued for Cruel Black Bear Killings

Permits will no longer be issued in Washington authorizing the inhumane killing of black bears. Support this victory and encourage the discontinuance of any such permits in the future.

Protect Endangered Dragonfly from Extinction

Protect Endangered Dragonfly from Extinction

The beautiful, rare southern snaketail dragonfly is at risk of imminent extinction due to encroaching human activity. Sign the petition to demand that the federal government protect this vulnerable species.

Save America’s Wolves: Do Not Remove Their Endangered Species Protections

Save America’s Wolves: Do Not Remove Their Endangered Species Protections

All of America’s wolves will be threatened if the Trump Administration goes through with plans to remove their Endangered Species protections. Demand that wolves remain protected and this cruel and corrupt proposal rejected.

Starbucks: Stop Encouraging Cruel Shark Fin Trade

Starbucks: Stop Encouraging Cruel Shark Fin Trade

Starbucks conducts business with a company that allegedly sells shark fin on a secret menu, despite claiming they stopped selling it. Selling shark fins is illegal and cruel. Demand that Starbucks cuts their ties with this company.

Save Britain’s Wild Mammal Population

Save Britain’s Wild Mammal Population

One fifth of Britain’s wild mammal population is at risk of extinction due to habitat loss, as their homes are destroyed to make way for industrialization. The loss of so many species will deal a great blow to the ecosystem. Sign this petition to ensure the protection and preservation of these mammals.

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Stop Hydroelectric Dams from Destroying Cambodia’s Ecosystems

Hydropower development in Cambodia is threatening the region’s ecosystems and food security. Sign the petition for the Prime Minister to reconsider this destructive development.

Stop Sanctioning Cruel Wildlife Hunts on Nature Reserves

Stop Sanctioning Cruel Wildlife Hunts on Nature Reserves

Land that is supposedly meant for “conservation” is allowing the hunting of wild animals for sport, including a male lion that may have been the leader of his pride, which would set off a chain reaction of still more deaths within the pride. Demand that these hunts be banned.

Adapt New Technologies to Save North Atlantic Whales

Adapt New Technologies to Save North Atlantic Whales

North Atlantic right whales could face extinction soon, but there is new hope that lies in advancing technology. Sign this petition to demand life-saving technology be implemented.

Protect Us from Polluters: Eliminate Corruption in the EPA

Protect Us from Polluters: Eliminate Corruption in the EPA

Nearly half of all political appointees to the EPA have ties to industry and are supposed to be regulating the companies they previously worked for. Sign the petition to eliminate corruption in the EPA and prevent more environmental damage.

Environment vs. Polluters: Don’t Let the EPA Tip the Scales in Pollution’s Favor

Environment vs. Polluters: Don’t Let the EPA Tip the Scales in Pollution’s Favor

The environmental destruction and the human sicknesses resulting from carbon pollution are worth just five dollars, according to recent EPA standards. The nation’s lead environmental agency is once again abandoning its mission in favor of anti-environment activists. Ensure the environment and the people do not lose out in the agency’s new cost-benefit analysis.

Denounce Ornithologist for Killing Endangered Bird

Denounce Ornithologist for Killing Endangered Bird

Moments after the rare male mustache kingfisher was identified and photographed for the first time in the Solomon Islands, it was euthanized. The ornithologist responsible tried to justify his actions for the sake of ¨research¨ even though less than 1,000 remain in the wild. Urge leading conservationists to not tolerate such unethical scientific practices.

Protect Napa Valley from Environmental Degradation

Protect Napa Valley from Environmental Degradation

Longtime Napa Valley locals, conservationists and business owners fear that agricultural development is endangering the cherished California lands. Many attribute this to corporate greed within the lucrative wine industry. Sign the petition to urge companies to limit their amount of environmental exploitation.

Stop the Disappearance of Songbirds’ Habitat

Stop the Disappearance of Songbirds’ Habitat

Scotland’s garden warblers are at risk of habitat loss, due to the increasingly tidy countryside clearing away most of the thick brush the birds thrive in. While the species is currently of least concern, they could become endangered very quickly if their habitat disappears for good. Demand protected areas of brush be designated as safe spaces for the garden warbler.

Save Marine Life by Reducing Plastic Waste

Save Marine Life by Reducing Plastic Waste

Tragically, a pilot whale died in Thailand after having 17 pounds of plastic removed from its stomach. Demand that Thailand take action to reduce plastic waste and save the lives of marine animals.

Praise Colorado For Advancing Clean Energy

Praise Colorado For Advancing Clean Energy

Colorado’s biggest energy producer committed to replacing two coal plants with renewable energy. Sign this petition to mark a clean step forward.

Do Not Allow Yellowstone Bison to be Slaughtered

Do Not Allow Yellowstone Bison to be Slaughtered

Yellowstone National Park’s Superintendent claims that he is being forced out of his job because of his disagreement with the Trump Administration over a plan to slaughter bison to appease nearby ranchers. Whoever takes his place will likely face similar pressure to kill these iconic animals. Sign this petition to tell the federal government that bison belong in this famous national park.

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