Shocking levels of air pollution in China pose serious threats to its 1.3 billion citizens, as well as the rest of the world. Urge the Chinese government to tackle pollution and improve air quality immediately.
Streams, rivers, wetlands, and wild rice waters are in danger of pollution and destruction due to a bill that seeks to limit protection for these natural waterways for development projects. We must act now to protect these bodies of waters from development projects that will only destroy water quality and aquatic wildlife and their habitats.
Nearly 200 world leaders have come together to combat climate change. The creation of the Paris Agreement is a big step toward reducing greenhouse gases and exploring alternative energy sources. Praise the world leaders for coming together for the sake of our planet.
All-terrain vehicles may soon be permitted on Vermont’s pristine state lands. Urge legislators to strike down this proposal and protect the state’s delicate ecosystems from these destructive machines.
Big Oil is looking to expand drilling and fracking in the Florida Everglades, one of America’s most diverse and sensitive ecosystems. Urge the National Park Service not to allow this ecological catastrophe to occur.
The Himalayan mountains are in danger due to thousands of pounds of trash that are left by hikers every year. The trash pollutes drinking water and damages ecosystems. Sign this petition to clean up this contaminated yet beautiful mountain range.
The 40-year-old U.S. oil export ban could soon be lifted, endangering the environment and our energy security. Urge Senate Democrats not to bargain with Republicans and to oppose this environmentally catastrophic legislation.
We need science-based policies that protect our health and the global environment. Urge candidates running for President to support good science in government.
Healthy marine ecosystems and a clean energy future can coexist when offshore wind projects are planned right. Support smart planning for offshore wind.
A fracking company may have to pay millions in restitution for allegedly cheating rural populations out the money they promised them for access to their land. Support the fight against corporate greed and environmental devastation by signing our petition.
Two endangered lions, including a lioness named Bibi, have died after being poisoned by local herdsmen. The lions were tracked and poisoned after eating cattle on their land. Demand that laws actually be enforced to prevent future killing of endangered lions.
The sale of environmentally unfriendly microbeads commonly found in soaps and toothpaste will soon be banned. Commend the sponsor of the bill for his efforts to clean up the environment.
Animal agriculture and meat consumption’s effects on climate change were discussed at the recent Paris climate change talks. Applaud this significant discussion and push for more of them in the future.
Commercial logging could once again ravage America’s protected national forests if greedy politicians are allowed to sneak an anti-environment bill through. Urge President Obama to veto this law and protect our precious natural landscapes.
Due to a federal ban on plastic microbeads, water quality and aquatic wildlife are saved from the damaging effects of microbeads that are found in personal care products. Applaud this decision to ban microbeads and to promote environmental protection and wildlife well-being on a federal level.
Endangered manatees are being driven from a safe spot by hundreds of over-eager, harassing human tourists. Tell the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to ban humans from this area to protect them from unnecessary stress and possible death.
A massive oil spill or explosion could take place if the largest oil rail terminal in the U.S. is built. Trains would carry oil through many states on a daily basis, putting local residents, land, and wildlife at risk. Stop this project to protect our natural resources from the dirty oil industry.
Former Miss Kansas was charged for the alleged illegal killing of two bears—one of them an Alaska grizzly bear—and committing a misdemeanor in an attempt to cover up her crime before skinning both bears. Demand she receive the maximum punishment for allegedly murdering these poor, innocent bears.
North Korea has pledged to fight deforestation and lower its greenhouse gas emissions. Applaud this step towards protecting our planet.
Wolves in Denali National Park are struggling to survive amidst repeated hunting seasons, and it is estimated only 48 wolves remain in the area. Urge officials to save these persecuted animals from extinction.
A huge methane gas leak has been allowed to go on for over a month while nearby citizens became sick from the fumes that are responsible for so much of the Earth’s warming. Demand that political leaders immediately act to stop the dangerous leak.
A city in India is cutting its car pollution in half with a limited traffic ban. The same could be done in heavily populated U.S. cities, helping to curb potentially deadly climate change. Urge the mayor of New York to implement some kind of traffic ban in the city.
A vital part of Alaskan wilderness may finally receive federal protection from oil drilling and development, thanks to newly proposed legislation. Applaud the senators responsible for this bill and show support for its passage.
A rare species of parrot, once thought to be extinct, has been re-discovered in Australia. Demand that the government do everything in its power to protect these critically endangered birds.
Big game animals such as elephants and lions constantly find themselves in danger of being hunted and killed by rich tourists looking for a quick thrill. Call upon the Zimbabwe government to end the barbaric practice of trophy hunting.