Environment

Stop Power Company from Delaying Coal Clean Up in National Parks

Stop Power Company from Delaying Coal Clean Up in National Parks

A power company plans to sue the Environmental Protection Agency over its recently approved plan to reduce coal pollution in our national parks. This lawsuit’s only intention is to slow coal clean up in the name of corporate greed; demand that it is stopped.

Save Manatees From a Record Number of Boat Collision Deaths

Save Manatees From a Record Number of Boat Collision Deaths

Manatees are being killed by boats at a record rate this year. If protections aren’t increased, this animal could soon become extinct. Sign our petition to demand that boating be restricted to stop these unnecessary deaths.

Protect Unique, Beautiful Ecosystem from Human Destruction

Protect Unique, Beautiful Ecosystem from Human Destruction

Million of acres of wild land are at risk from destruction, yet has no federal protection from human interference. Demand that the government designates these lands as a national monument now or risk losing their natural wonder to developmental pressure, mining and human destruction.

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Pressure Russia to Honor its Environmental Protection Promises

In 2014, the Russian government promised the International Olympic Committee that it would protect its nature reserves in return for hosting the Olympic Games. However, Russian parliament recently made it easier to build infrastructure in these protected environments. Sign the petition to ask the IOC to place pressure on the Russian government to uphold its promise.

Prosecute Those Allegedly Responsible for Great Barrier Reef Oil Leak

Prosecute Those Allegedly Responsible for Great Barrier Reef Oil Leak

Up to 15 tons of oil leaked into the waters off the Queensland coastline, damaging the fragile Great Barrier Reef. The ship that caused such damage to one of the world’s environmental wonders has been identified. Ask the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions to hold the ship’s operators accountable for their harmful actions.

Demand Humane Treatment for America’s Wild Horses

Demand Humane Treatment for America’s Wild Horses

Wild horses are allegedly being subjected to unnecessarily painful and invasive contraceptive procedures despite the availability of less-risky vaccines. Demand that these reported experimental procedures are ceased immediately.

Prevent Extinction of World’s Largest Mammal Species

Prevent Extinction of World’s Largest Mammal Species

Several of the world’s largest mammals, including the tiger, elephant, and water buffalo, are in danger of being wiped off the earth permanently. Demand that action be taken to save these precious creatures.

Save the African Wild Dog

Save the African Wild Dog

African wild dogs are in danger of extinction due to being killed by farmers and losing their habitats to the building of settlements, farms and roads. Sign this petition to protect these dogs from dying out completely.

Expand Walmart’s Plastic Bag Ban

Expand Walmart’s Plastic Bag Ban

Americans use over 100 billion plastic bags a year, a great many of which end up in the most fragile corners of our environment. Walmart Canada introduced a bag ban in an effort to curtail their use and lead to a cleaner environment. Sign this petition to urge Walmart to expand this environmental effort to its U.S. stores.

Stop the Unsafe Cover Up of Coal Ash

Stop the Unsafe Cover Up of Coal Ash

The Tennessee Valley Authority wants to put millions of resident’s clean water at risk by refusing to properly clean up harmful coal ash that contaminates groundwater with toxic metals. Demand that this disastrous plan be stopped and replaced with responsible methods of coal ash cleanup.

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Success: Orangutan Populations Increasing

Orangutan populations are finally increasing at a major national park. Thank the people responsible for helping to make this a reality.

Save Highway from Global Warming

Save Highway from Global Warming

The Alaska Highway has begun to crumble and crack as global warming threatens the very ground upon which it is built. Demand action be taken before this beautiful stretch of road is lost forever.

Keep Hunting Ban in National Wildlife Refuges

Keep Hunting Ban in National Wildlife Refuges

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering lifting the hunting and fishing ban at a national refuge. If the ban is lifted, then hunting and fishing would most likely spread to 12 other refuges. Wildlife refuges are supposed to be a safe haven for animals, not a danger zone. Sign this petition to keep hunting and fishing illegal in wildlife refuges.

Save Gorillas From Extinction

Save Gorillas From Extinction

Western lowland gorillas are not just an endangered species, they are vital to the survival of others. Unfortunately, loggers, poachers and developers are killing them for meat or taking away their homes to build houses, businesses and grazing lands. Sign this petition to help protect this species.

Stop Investing in “Clean Coal” Plants

Stop Investing in “Clean Coal” Plants

The government is still investing in so-called “clean coal” even though it significantly contributes to air and water pollution. Call on President Obama to stop investing in clean coal for good.

Fight Dirty Energy By Pledging to Support Renewable Energy

Fight Dirty Energy By Pledging to Support Renewable Energy

Arcadia Power, a nationwide clean energy company, is giving you the option to choose clean energy at no extra cost to ForceChange members. And in this case, “free” really means “free”. Take the pledge now to have your home or apartment supporting cleaner energy sources.

Protect Endangered Leopards from Trophy Hunting

Protect Endangered Leopards from Trophy Hunting

Leopards are being murdered by trophy hunters for sport, threatening the species’ survival. Urge authorities to protect leopards and ensure the import of their body parts is stopped by classifying the species as endangered.

Pod of narwhals, northern Canada, August 2005. Image courtesy of Kristin Laidre.

Save the Narwhal from Extinction

The narwhal is being hunted to extinction for its meat and horns. The population is at 80,000 and going lower every day. Sign this petition to help save this incredible species.

Success: EPA to Set Airplane Emission Restrictions

Success: EPA to Set Airplane Emission Restrictions

The EPA finally took a step that legally requires them to restrict the amount of emissions allowed from airplanes after years of pressure from environmentalists. Thank them for moving forward and demand that they make the implementation of these rules a priority.

Shut Down Animal Park After Woman Was Killed By Tiger

Shut Down Animal Park After Woman Was Killed By Tiger

The latest visitor death at an unsafe drive-through animal park proves that this facility must be shut down for good. Demand that this park be closed by authorities and all animals are removed and sent to accredited sanctuaries.

Stop Producing Sunscreen that Kills Coral Reefs

Stop Producing Sunscreen that Kills Coral Reefs

Many sunscreen brands contain toxic chemicals that severely damage delicate coral reefs when they are inevitably washed into the ocean. Demand that the largest producer of sunscreen products in the world switch to more natural and nontoxic compounds.

Protect Our National Parks from Destruction

Protect Our National Parks from Destruction

The Republican Party wants to tear down our national parks and sell them for profit, robbing the local wildlife of their homes and destroying the earth’s environment. Sign this petition to demand they be denied this plan.

Save North America’s Most Endangered Gray Wolves

Save North America’s Most Endangered Gray Wolves

Struggling Mexican gray wolf populations in New Mexico and Arizona are at risk of extinction if their federal protections are removed. Urge New Mexico’s senior senator to publicly oppose proposed cuts to conservation programs.

Address Alarming Glacier Melting in Greenland

Address Alarming Glacier Melting in Greenland

Glaciers in Greenland are retreating at an alarmingly high rate, causing sea levels to rise around the world. Demand that this serious environmental crisis be addressed.

Rescue Island Community from Rising Sea Levels

Rescue Island Community from Rising Sea Levels

A low-lying island off the coast of Virginia and the community of fishermen that call it home are projected to be swept away by rising seas in the next century. Call on the governor of Virginia to fund a project to prevent this loss before it is too late.

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