A bow fishing trial is posing threats to Australian duck-billed platypuses and other native species. Sign this petition to shut down the trial and save the platypus from accidental killings.
Dr. Jonah Ratsimbazafy has devoted his life to saving the lemur from extinction through global and local education and dialogue with poachers. Commend this man for his dedication to this imperiled species.
The Washington State Parks Department has dropped plans for a privately owned RV park that would have harmed local wildlife by driving them away from planned animal highway bridges. Applaud the director for choosing to keep animals safe.
A corporate herring fishery that contributed to the species’ decline in the past is about to be reopened. Sign this petition to demand a sustainable alternative and protect the threatened herring from overfishing.
Nine endangered penguins were allegedly trapped and slaughtered. The disturbing nature of the actions concerned authorities. Demand the maximum punishment for those convicted of this cruelty and prevent future crimes against innocent animals.
Recently, a dolphin became the fourth animal to die at a single SeaWorld park in the past year. Demand all the park’s captive mammals be released to sanctuaries or their natural habitat before more deaths occur.
A dam has blocked spawning of the endangered pallid sturgeon for decades. Urge removal of the dam and restore full river access to the sturgeon.
Permits to hunt over 600 animals in 32 countries have recently been auctioned off, encouraging the unethical slaughtering of wild animals in the name of trophy hunting. Demand that this annual event be discontinued and urge Safari Club International to make this year’s auction the last.
The Madagascar lemur is quietly facing extinction due to a lack of education. Deforestation and human interaction have decimated its habitat. Demand that Madagascar raise awareness about this endangered species and educate future generations on the importance of preserving the ecosystem.
Bees and other essential pollinators are at risk due to the indiscriminate use of dangerous pesticides. Tell the EPA to ban bee-killing toxins before it is too late.
Bluefin tuna are being overfished to the point that they have been classed as a vulnerable species. A major factor in their population decline is unregulated fishing at their spawn sites. Call for regulations to be put in place and enforced.
The hunting ban on an endangered desert bird has recently been lifted, leaving it a target for wealthy hunters. Sign this petition to demand that the ban is reinstated in order to protect the rare houbara bustard.
A dam in the Yellowstone River is blocking endangered pallid sturgeon from reaching their spawning grounds. Sign this petition to demand that the dam is removed and the pallid sturgeon granted passage to their natural habitats.
The ivory trade is a major problem for the continued existence of elephants. A major outlet for this trade is Yahoo Japan, which still refuses to ban ivory sales. Sign and urge major shareholders to vote against allowing ivory to be sold through Yahoo Japan.
Bayer is refusing to comply with the EPA’s request to remove a toxic pesticide from the market in favor of protecting profits. Sign this petition to demand they immediately comply with the EPA’s request.
A new high speed railway plan for England would impact more than 60 ancient forests that have been unchanged for centuries. Demand a new plan that minimizes impact on these ancient woodlands.
Genetically modified crops are spreading like wildfire in China due to the government’s lack of regulation and supervision of companies like Monsanto. Ask the Chinese government to investigate and destroy these illegal GMO seeds before the world’s food supplies are all contaminated.
Pipeline proposals from Chevron seek to destroy indigenous territory and endanger the local salmon population. Demand that Chevron stop proposing pipelines that would traverse tribal land and harm wildlife habitat.
Three people were attacked after a leopard wandered into a school. This is only one of many wildlife attacks stemming from rapid deforestation. Sign this petition to halt rapid deforestation and preserve leopard habitat in order to prevent future wildlife attacks.
Queensland, Australia has the opportunity to save thousands of marine lives per year by banning plastic bags. With the Great Barrier Reef just off its coast, we must ensure plastic bags don’t endanger this ecosystem any longer. Tell the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection to ban plastic bags once and for all.
In the U.S., 48.1 million people live in food-insecure households. Meanwhile, supermarkets and grocery stores disposed of 43 billion pounds of food in 2010. Sign this petition to ban supermarkets from wasteful disposal of edible food.
Gray wolves are being trapped and killed when they leave the boundaries of Yellowstone National Park. Demand that a buffer zone be created to keep wolves protected outside the park.
Mining agencies are currently not required to perform a comprehensive cleanup after using the resources of a mine. Sign this petition to demand the United States implement laws requiring comprehensive mine cleanup in order to prevent poisoning the communities that surround the mines.
An area in the Great Bear Rainforest that is twice the size of Belgium will now be protected thanks to a law passed by the Canadian government. Sign the petition to applaud this decision and encourage further land conservation across the globe.
The polar bear is facing extinction in the next century due to climate change. Demand that the president take bolder action to fight climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.