A lawmaker is trying to ban all restrictions of wasteful plastic grocery store bags in his state. These are the same bags that are collecting in massive trash islands in our oceans and killing marine life. Demand that this ban be removed from consideration.
More than 40 endangered animals were sold to restaurants by forest rangers for personal profit. Demand that these officials, who have shown blatant disregard for their duties, be fired immediately.
Increased water conservation regulations have been proposed to combat the devastating effects that an extreme drought is having on plants and wildlife. Urge the State Water Resources Control Board to implement regulations in restaurants and hotels to cut down on water consumption.
A polluting coal company is being charged and fined millions of dollars for knowingly contaminating local rivers with toxic waste. Thank federal prosecutors for listening to the people and punishing an infamous enemy of the environment.
The largest private corporation in the U.S. is threatening to build a massive housing development on restorable salt ponds. This development represents the single biggest threat to the San Francisco Bay and must be stopped to protect our great natural treasure. Tell EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to intervene on the Bay’s behalf.
The largest aquifer in the U.S. is in danger of pollution by a proposal to inject fracking wastewater underneath the vital water source. Action must be taken now to stop this injection well before it causes harm to the aquifer, farmland, and human health.
Citizen health and the integrity of the environment are at risk from a proposed project to build a rail line to transport crude oil to an oil refinery. Action must be taken now to save local residents and natural resources from deadly emissions and potential oil spills.
Coyotes, cougars, wolves, and a variety of other species have been slaughtered because of a federal program designed to help maintain local agriculture. Help put a stop to these senseless and cruel murders by taking action now.
Cruel coyote-killing contests may soon be banned in New Mexico. Please help thank New Mexico’s government for its efforts to protect coyotes and finally put a stop to these heartless competitions.
Cottonelle flushable wipes have caused severe damaged to sewage systems globally, causing many environmental issues. Persuade Cottonelle to stop making flushable wipes.
An aging, crumbling nuclear plant threatens millions of lives. Owners are desperate to keep the plant running despite the threat of meltdown. Help protect fragile Great Lakes ecosystems and call for its immediate closure.
The United Kingdom has successfully reduced the use of fossil fuels by one-fifth in the past decade. Applaud the country’s success, and encourage it to continue working toward its goal of sourcing 30 percent of all energy fro renewable sources by 2020.
California’s state parks are in danger of being closed due to budget cuts. State park closures would deny travelers the opportunity to experience our nation’s majestic landscape and destroy local businesses that rely on the parks’ visitors. Urge government officials to protect our national parks.
Alaska’s forest wilderness is under threat of being ruthlessly destroyed to build an unnecessary road. Wetlands, trees, and wildlife will be displaced by the construction. Convince authorities to not go through with this misguided road project.
A wolf who traveled over 750 miles to reach the Grand Canyon was killed by a hunter, bringing a tragic end to her brave and pioneering journey to a place where wolves have been extinct for 70 years. Bring the person who shot her to justice.
The world’s biggest coral reef and the millions of marine animals who live there are under threat. Help stop this planetary treasure from being destroyed by a massive coal port.
Wild elephants in Zimbabwe may soon be shipped to zoos in China, despite the fact that elephants are a troubled species. Sign this petition to partner with a major elephant advocate to stop this trade from happening, and to protect elephants in the future.
A lone gray wolf was gunned down by a hunter who supposedly mistook her for a coyote. This was the first wolf sighted near the Grand Canyon in over 75 years, and hopes of seeing the population grow once again have been diminished. Sign this petition to demand the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to investigate the shooting.
Air pollution hurts our kids’ health and endangers our families. Don’t let big polluters continue to put our children and communities in danger any longer.
Only 100 highly endangered red wolves survive in the wild, and now their future is more threatened than ever. Don’t let this beautiful and important species disappear. Take action now to save red wolves from extinction.
An important biological hot spot in the Arctic will no longer be susceptible to environmental exploitation by oil companies. Thank the federal government for its continued commitment to preservation and conservation.
Millions of tons of plastic waste are dumped into the world’s oceans each year and killing countless marine animals, according to the most recent study published on the subject. Demand that President Obama launch efforts to remove this dangerous garbage from the oceans.
Thanks to the generous donation of bear deterring kits, law enforcement officers can effectively deter black bears from residential areas without resorting to lethal options. Commend the donation of bear hazing kits in an effort to save black bears.
Unregulated water use during a drought has forced an essential lake to historically low levels. Urge the Utah Chairman of Water Resources to set necessary regulations on water use and save lake-dependent industries, air quality, and wildlife.
Native land and wildlife habitat are in danger of development from a massive budget cut to a land conservation program. Action must be taken now to enforce the long-term funding for land conservation. Sign to help protect this pristine ecosystem.