Environmentalists’ right to protest is in jeopardy because a couple politicians, supported by the oil and gas industry, seek to change a law that guarantees this right. Urge a supporter of the change to reconsider his position on this matter so that the rights of concerned citizens are protected and the environment saved from environmentally harmful projects.
Norway has delivered over 11,000 hunting licenses for just 16 wolves to be shot and killed, despite total wolf numbers in the country being fewer than 30. Demand the government revoke hunting licenses and protect this severely endangered species.
Hunters in Africa can buy raffle tickets with the grand prize being the right to slaughter a majestic lion. This sick lottery is continuing despite a 25 percent decline in lions in Zimbabwe. We demand that all raffle contests for lion hunting be banned to ensure these beautiful animals do not go extinct.
A national forest in Colorado is threatened by oil and gas companies who want to illegally drill in the area. Urge the government to revoke unlawfully issued development leases and save the forest.
A fracking company has refused to comply with a directive to reduce the amount of water injections. The fracking activities have been linked to an increase in earthquakes in the surrounding areas. Denounce this decision to ignore the guidelines in favor of making a profit.
President Obama has pledged millions to helping nations tackle poaching epidemics that are wiping out elephant and rhino populations. Applaud the president for funding the fight against animal poaching in Africa and the illegal trade of ivory.
Dugongs are critically endangered in Japan and may become extinct following the construction of a new U.S. air base off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. Urge the Japanese government not to allow this ecological disaster to occur.
Tons of electronic waste could be created if Apple equips the new iPhone with a non-standard headphone jack that doesn’t work with most headphones. Sign our petition to ensure that mountains of new garbage are not added to landfills just to help fill corporate pockets.
An annual coyote-killing competition will continue despite strong opposition from the general public as well as wildlife experts. Demand that the government step in to cancel this cruel and ineffective event.
Disastrous floods, droughts, and extreme weather caused by climate change will hit many of the world’s poorest people the hardest. Support giving crucial climate aid to the communities who need it most.
Road building projects in developing countries around the world are putting the planet’s last remaining wildernesses at risk. International investors will ignore the environmental problems such projects will cause in the name of economic progress. Demand that the banks stop funding this destruction.
Thousands of wolves and coyotes may be shot and killed if a government proposal to loosen hunting restrictions goes through. Add your voice to the crucial opposition to this misguided and cruel amendment.
West Virginia’s environment is at risk thanks to a recent rejection of tightened regulations for coal ash disposal and underwater streams. Sign this petition and show that these regulations are necessary for a cleaner and safer environment.
A polar bear suffered greatly after ingesting explosives. Evidence indicates that this was a deliberate act of torture. Demand that the person responsible for this heinous act receive the maximum punishment by law.
A sushi restaurant chain paid over $117,000 for an endangered tuna species. Criticize the restaurant’s president for contributing to the decline of this innocent fish population.
A rare species will soon be extinct due to logging and habitat loss. The coastal marten has lost nearly 90 percent of its habitat. Demand protection for this endangered species and save the coastal marten from extinction.
It is now illegal in Wyoming to collect information about environmental abuses on property that you do not own, including public lands. This means documenting pollution on public property is now a criminal act. Denounce the passing of this abusive law.
The waters surrounding Ascension Island in the South Atlantic will soon become a marine reserve, allowing for the marine life therein to be protected by law. Applaud this decision to protect the area from illegal fishing and encourage conservation.
Beavers are being trapped and killed because the dams they build sometimes cause flooding, despite there being more humane ways to deal with this potential issue. The traps also kill other innocent animals that accidentally step on them. Demand all cruel traps be taken down and that a humane approach be used to address the problem of flooding.
Burial and cremation are harming our environment and becoming more costly. Green burial options are available in the United States and Great Britain but Italy still forbids natural burial. Tell Italian legislators to legalize natural burial to combat the negative environmental effects of traditional burials.
Fishermen are using explosives to kill massive amounts of aquatic life, a practice known as blast fishing. This method kills not only the fish for the markets, but all marine life in the blast radius, including fragile coral reefs. Sign this petition and help to stop this destructive custom.
Beavers are dying in a desperate attempt to stop flooding. Underwater traps catch and kill the unsuspecting beavers on contact. Demand that non-lethal solutions be considered to end this needless killing.
Rare, majestic manta and mobula rays are being killed by the thousands in Sri Lanka to meet demand for their gills in Chinese markets. Urge the Sri Lankan government to stop allowing the slaughter of these gentle creatures.
Morgan Freeman recently spoke publicly about bee conservation and his plan to create a massive bee sanctuary. Sign this petition to applaud Freeman’s efforts towards bee conservation.
The Sierra Nevada Red Fox is at risk of endangerment. These gentle and solitary creatures are being forced out of their homes due to unnecessary logging of California forests. Sign this petition to advise California governor Jerry Brown to stop clear-cutting California’s forests and give these stunning creatures a chance to thrive.