Environment

Save Wolves From Extinction

Save Wolves From Extinction

Wolves are under threat because of industrial activity encroaching into their forest home. Speak up to save the last wild wolves in Canada before it’s too late.

Save Lions from Extinction

Save Lions from Extinction

Some African lion populations have been sharply declining and are predicted to cut in half over the next two decades unless something is done to promote major conservation of the animals. Take action now to stop lions from going extinct.

Stop Wasteful Methane Flaring

Stop Wasteful Methane Flaring

Our atmosphere is in jeopardy if the oil and gas industry continues to burn methane during well operations. This is a wasteful and unnecessary practice that contributes to climate change by releasing volatile greenhouses gases. We must take action to protect air quality from methane flaring.

Justice for Elephants Poisoned in Zimbabwe

Justice for Elephants Poisoned in Zimbabwe

Nearly 50 elephants have died after being poisoned by cyanide in the national park in Zimbabwe where Cecil the lion also died. Urge officials to find and charge under the full extent of the law whoever is responsible for poisoning these innocent elephants.

Praise Creation of New Marine Sanctuary

Praise Creation of New Marine Sanctuary

A massive new marine sanctuary has been created by island country Palau, which has recently designated 80 percent of its national waters as fishing and oil drilling-free zones. Praise the move, which solidifies Palau’s spot as a world leader in marine conservation.

black bear, Ursus americanus, resting on an old growth log in the rainforest, Olympic National Park, Olympic Peninsula, Washington

Ban Bear Hunting After Hundreds of Bears Killed in One Day

After 20 years of peace between bears and humans in Florida, the state lifted the ban on bear hunting and 207 bears were killed in a single day. Demand Florida officials reinstate the ban on bear hunting to protect these majestic creatures.

Punish ExxonMobil for Lying About Climate Science

Punish ExxonMobil for Lying About Climate Science

ExxonMobil conducted research as far back as 1977 which affirmed that climate change is in fact caused by the carbon emissions that come from fossil fuels. The corporation then poured millions of dollars into efforts leading politicians and organizations to deny the validity of climate change. Sign this petition to bring ExxonMobil to justice.

End MIT’s Investment in Fossil Fuels

End MIT’s Investment in Fossil Fuels

MIT’s recently announced five-year climate change action plan contains a glaring omission: fossil fuel divestment is specifically not a part of the plan. Sign this petition to tell the university this must change.

Save Orangutans From Palm Oil Forest Fires

Save Orangutans From Palm Oil Forest Fires

Massive forest fires are maiming and killing already threatened orangutans and making the rest sick from the smoke. These fires were intentionally set by palm oil companies to easily clear the land, and now they’re out of control. Sign to demand that something be done to save these creatures from a horrible death.

Stop Torturing Monkeys Used as Personal Helpers

Stop Torturing Monkeys Used as Personal Helpers

Macaque monkeys suffer from inhumane training and treatment when they become helper monkeys for disabled people. We must speak up now to demand that robotic technology replace these helpless monkeys.

Praise Green Initiative for a Car-Free City

Praise Green Initiative for a Car-Free City

Oslo, Norway has proposed a ban on cars in its city center while expanding bike lanes and investing in public transportation. This is the first permanent car ban in a major city. Thank Oslo’s city council for their environmentally friendly initiative.

Applaud Regulation on Hazardous Refrigerants

Applaud Regulation on Hazardous Refrigerants

Human health and air quality will benefit from a new regulation regarding the use, distribution, and recycling of toxic materials typically found in refrigerators and air conditioners. Praise this progressive decision that supports a more sustainable future.

Stop Use of Oil Industry Wastewater on Organic Crops

Stop Use of Oil Industry Wastewater on Organic Crops

Toxic oil industry wastewater is being used to irrigate many crops that are labeled “organic,” duping consumers into eating foods contaminated with acetone and fracking chemicals. Demand the organic certification standards are updated so this can no longer happen.

Stop Illegal Loggers From Destroying Bird Populations

Stop Illegal Loggers From Destroying Bird Populations

Illegal logging practices within the rainforests of Ghana are decimating wildlife populations, especially understory birds, at alarming rates. Sign this petition asking Ghana’s president to enforce stricter logging regulations.

Ban the Shipment of Hunting Trophies

Ban the Shipment of Hunting Trophies

Recently, a business mogul traveled to Zimbabwe and killed one of the largest elephants hunted in the past 50 years. Demand that the international airport of his country of residence ban the import of hunting trophies to help prevent future slaughter.

Protect Utah’s Vulnerable Desert Ecosystems

Protect Utah’s Vulnerable Desert Ecosystems

Valuable conservation areas neighboring national parks in Utah are at risk of losing protection. These areas provide habitat to vulnerable species such as the endangered Mojave Desert tortoise. Urge the Bureau of Land Management to place conservation above land use and protect these fragile desert ecosystems.

Praise Climate Plan Involving Major Corporations

Praise Climate Plan Involving Major Corporations

Corporations will join in the fight against climate change thanks to a new agreement between the White House and 81 major corporate powers. Applaud the agreement, which will keep America at the forefront of environmental protection policy.

Keep the Sale of Rhino Horns Illegal

Keep the Sale of Rhino Horns Illegal

South Africa is considering reversing the ban on the sale of rhino horns. With less than 5,000 rhinos left in sub-Saharan Africa, the reverse of this ban would put these already endangered animals in even more danger. Sign this petition to keep the current ban on the sale of rhino horns to help protect these precious animals.

Success: Obama Administration Shuts Down Arctic Drilling

Success: Obama Administration Shuts Down Arctic Drilling

The Obama administration has taken a stand for the environment by shutting down new oil drilling leases and denying renewal of others. Sign this petition to thank President Obama for standing with environmental activists and scientists.

Release Peaceful Exxon Protester From Jail

Release Peaceful Exxon Protester From Jail

An environmentalist and journalist was arrested after a peaceful protest of ExxonMobil. Sign our petition to help release this concerned environmentalist who was only trying to draw attention to this major corporation’s lies and deceit.

Stop Toxic Uranium From Polluting Groundwater

Stop Toxic Uranium From Polluting Groundwater

Precious groundwater is being contaminated by unsafe uranium mines. An old mining technique that allows radioactive uranium to leak into the water supply and render it undrinkable for 30 years is still being approved by government officials. Demand that this dangerous mining be outlawed.

Stop Killing Monarch Butterflies

Stop Killing Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterflies are being killed by the EPA because the agency allows farmers to use herbicides and insecticides that are wiping out monarch butterfly populations. Ban these herbicides and insecticides today.

Stop Factory Farms From Destroying Small Farms

Stop Factory Farms From Destroying Small Farms

Rural economies have been decimated by the unchecked growth of factory farms. By creating a virtual monopoly, factory farms have effectively blocked family farms out of the business. Sign this petition to demand the buyouts of small farms be reviewed and prevented.

Justice for Massive Elephant Murdered By Hunter

Justice for Massive Elephant Murdered By Hunter

Possibly one of the biggest elephants left in the wild has been killed by a big game hunter for bragging rights. This incredible animal was likely 40 to 60 years old and did nothing to deserve being murdered, just like Cecil the lion. Demand that big game hunting permits stop being issued immediately.

Protect the Grand Canyon from Mining

Protect the Grand Canyon from Mining

The Grand Canyon rim area is at risk from uranium miners. We must permanently ban all future mining claims in this beautiful region. Ask President Obama to make the area a National Monument now and protect it forever.

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