Environment

Cancel Proposed Mine That Poisons Brown Bears and Threatens Their Food Supply

Alaska’s brown bear population could be wiped out by a controversial proposed gold and copper mine. This mine would destroy thousands of acres of land and streams, exposing the bears to massive amounts of pollution and robbing them of their food supply. Urge the company behind this project to cancel it immediately.

Protect Sacred Navajo Lands from Fracking

One of the Navajo Nation’s most sacred sights may be threatened by the construction of 3,200 fracking wells. Demand that the government abandon plans to open the Chaco Canyon region up to the destructive practice of fracking.

End Dumping of Toxic Waste into Papua New Guinean Waters

A lethally poisonous mine has been dumping toxic waste off the coast of Papua New Guinea for years, endangering the lives of thousands of people. Demand the company responsible clean up this waste and pay reparations to the people they’ve harmed and endangered.

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Shut Down Company That Flooded Town and Potentially Released Toxic Chemicals

Floodwaters from a dam failure in Michigan have reached a chemical plant and may be spreading toxic substances throughout the area. The company behind the faulty dam has been cited for safety violations in the past, and it could continue to harm local communities if the government doesn’t step in. Demand that the license of this company be revoked.

Stop Post-Lockdown Littering That Trashes Beaches and Kills Marine Life

Over 12,000 pounds of garbage was discarded on one Florida beach following the lift of the COVID-19 lockdown. Without intervention, these deadly pollutants could make their way into the ocean to poison precious marine life. Urge this state to throw out the garbage and clean up its act.

Elephant Poached and Disemboweled in Wildlife Sanctuary Deserves Justice

An elephant was shot four times, disemboweled, and stripped of tusks in a protected wildlife sanctuary. A poacher likely shot the animal for profit, despite strong restrictions against such cruelty. Demand that this poacher is punished severely for the protection of all local animals.

Save Endangered Forest Home to Rare Animals From Agricultural Tycoons

The continued and unregulated decimation of a forest targeted by agricultural tycoons could mean the extinction of over 3,000 plant and animal species. Don’t allow big money conglomerates to destroy this ecosystem for profit. Demand protection for the Amazon’s forgotten neighbor, the Gran Chaco Forest.

Success: Green Energy Projects Granted Extended Timelines

Green energy companies will be granted extended deadlines to apply for vitally important tax credits, saving them from discontinuing their environment-saving work. Congratulate the U.S. Secretary of Energy for this momentous decision.

Success: Vital Wetlands Protected From Invasive and Toxic Industry

Uganda’s government will soon remove encroaching farms, mines, and factories
from its wetlands and lakes, preserving threatened species from extinction and giving conservationists the opportunity to better understand rare animals. Congratulate the minister responsible for his decisive action.

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Success: Government Commits Millions to Bushfire-Affected Wildlife

Australia’s government has committed to spending millions of dollars to aid in the protection of wildlife affected by recent bushfires. This is a huge step forward for the overall continent, which has a poor track record in handling wildlife crises due to climate change and the logging industry. Sign this petition to thank the government for taking this important step.

Success: Endangered Monk Seal Granted Safe Haven

The endangered monk seal has been given a second chance at a former prison island turned conservation paradise. The island has been repurposed to provide the perfect protected habitat for a species threatened by hunting, fishing, and coastal development. Thank those responsible for this conservation success.

Protect the Humboldt Marten from Extinction

The Humboldt marten faces extinction due to logging, pelt hunting, and illegal marijuana farms. It has waited ten years for protection. Demand that it finally be added to the endangered species list.

Protect Impoverished Village from Fracking

Fracking is closing in on an impoverished Colombian village, threatening its water supply and its livestock. Demand that the wishes of the villagers, not the money of big business, be respected.

Protect the Nashville Crayfish from Extinction

The small Nashville crayfish faces certain extinction at the hands of urbanization and pollution. It needs the protection of the Endangered Species Act now more than ever. Demand that the species not be removed from the endangered species list.

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.

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