Environment

Punish Company for Repeat Oil Spills Harming Indigenous People

Punish Company for Repeat Oil Spills Harming Indigenous People

Yet another oil spill from the corporation PetroPeru has spewed crude oil across the Amazon rainforest, damaging the fragile ecosystem and affecting hundreds of indigenous people. Put an end to the corporate neglect of this beautiful rainforest.

Stop Sucking Forests Dry and Help Prevent Wildfires

Stop Sucking Forests Dry and Help Prevent Wildfires

California has lost 66 million trees since 2010. This massive die-off increases wildfires, putting lives and property at risk. Tell lawmakers to prevent these fires by giving forests the water they need to stay healthy.

End Fracking on Federal Land

End Fracking on Federal Land

A federal judge has ruled that the federal government does not have the authority to regulate fracking on public and tribal lands. This threatens to roll back all environmental regulations for fracking. Demand an end to fracking on public lands.

Stop Killing Deer in Their Habitat

Stop Killing Deer in Their Habitat

Innocent deer are being killed to control their numbers in the natural park they inhabit. Demand that this planned murder is canceled and encourage the use of alternative, humane population control methods

Success: U.S, Canada, and Mexico Commit to Clean Energy

Success: U.S, Canada, and Mexico Commit to Clean Energy

President Obama has reached an agreement with Canada and Mexico to change to 50 percent renewable energy by 2025. Celebrate these new efforts in the fight to protect the environment, and urge the government to continue combating global warming.

Tell Tyson Foods to Stop Polluting Our Water

Tell Tyson Foods to Stop Polluting Our Water

Tyson Food’s dirty practices resulting in over a million pounds of water pollution don’t match its claims of providing fresh and wholesome products as one of the largest producers of both fresh and frozen chicken in the country. Tell Tyson to take better care of the environment.

Protect Newly Discovered Groundwater From Oil Companies

Protect Newly Discovered Groundwater From Oil Companies

Newly discovered groundwater is under threat from oil and gas drilling in the state of California, which is in desperate need of clean water after a prolonged drought. Demand that this precious water be protected from greedy fossil fuel corporations.

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Support Proposed North American Clean Energy Agreement

Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. are expected to announce an aggressive new agreement to derive 50 percent of energy from low-emission sources by 2025. Support the move and ask that everything possible is done to ensure that the goals are reached.

Save Endangered Blue Whale Trapped in Fishing Net

Save Endangered Blue Whale Trapped in Fishing Net

An endangered blue whale is entangled in a fishing net, prompting a massive rescue effort. The whale appears to be swimming slowly and is likely suffering. Demand an immediate ban on fishing nets near its habitat.

Success: Volkswagen to Pay $14.7 Billion in Emissions Cheating Scandal

Success: Volkswagen to Pay $14.7 Billion in Emissions Cheating Scandal

Volkswagen has agreed to pay more than $14 billion as punishment for an emissions cheating scandal that caused extensive environmental damage. Celebrate this encouraging step toward making amends for such blatant law-breaking.

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Demand Company Inspect Faulty Pipelines

Twenty-nine thousand gallons of oil were recently spilled in Ventura County, CA. The company responsible has had a pipeline malfunction a year for the past 10 years. Call on Crimson Pipeline to increase its independent inspections and show consideration for the communities it operates in.

Use Green Technology to Reduce Air Conditioner Pollutants

Use Green Technology to Reduce Air Conditioner Pollutants

The hydrofluorocarbons and carbon dioxide produced by air conditioners are serious contributors to global warming. Tell air conditioning companies to take advantage of the green technologies available and limit these dangerous pollutants.

Reduce Diesel Pollution and Protect Public Health

Reduce Diesel Pollution and Protect Public Health

Oregon has dangerously few diesel regulations. Diesel is a pollutant that causes lung and heart disease. Advocate for lawmakers to increase regulations and make Oregon a healthier place to live.

Success: Season’s Bear Hunt Canceled

Success: Season’s Bear Hunt Canceled

Florida black bears will be safe from hunters this year thanks to caring commissioners and advocates. Thank the amazing people who fought to stop the senseless killing of these spectacular animals.

Ban Bear Hunting for Sport

Ban Bear Hunting for Sport

It is still legal to hunt bears, despite several subspecies of these majestic animals being endangered. Moreover, these sentient creatures do not deserve to suffer and die for hunters’ entertainment. Urge authorities to outlaw the senseless and brutal practice of gunning down bears.

Success: Wildlife Conservation Center Saved From Closure

Success: Wildlife Conservation Center Saved From Closure

A valuable, non-profit animal conservation center has been saved from closure. Sign this petition to applaud the approval of a 20-year permit that will enable the organization to continue its rescue and rehabilitation work.

Demand Justice and Protection for Orangutans

Demand Justice and Protection for Orangutans

An 18-month-old orangutan named Didik was rescued with a bullet in his shoulder after witnessing the death of his mother in Borneo, Malaysia. Prevent tragedies like this from continuing to threaten this fragile species.

Success: Unsafe Nuclear Power Plant to Be Shut Down

Success: Unsafe Nuclear Power Plant to Be Shut Down

Two California nuclear reactors located over several fault lines will be shut down. This will protect public health and help reach California’s green energy objectives. Praise those whose negotiations made the closure possible.

Drop Charges Against Oil Train Protesters

Drop Charges Against Oil Train Protesters

Protesters have been arrested and charged for blocking oil train cars after another derailment spilled 42,000 gallons of crude oil into the nearby river. Sign our petition to demand that all charges against these brave protesters be dropped.

Prevent Further Wolf Killings After Slaughter of Cubs

Prevent Further Wolf Killings After Slaughter of Cubs

A litter of wolf cubs were dragged from their den and slaughtered in Idaho. Wolves have been hunted for far too long. Let Idaho’s capture and conviction of the cub-killers be just the beginning of a state-wide ban on violence against these creatures.

Keep Electric Cars on the Road

Keep Electric Cars on the Road

A subsidy for low income buyers to purchase electric cars may be eliminated. This subsidy reduces pollution and keeps people healthy. Tell lawmakers to continue the program and safeguard the interests of their constituents.

Stop Costly and Environmentally Damaging Desalinization Plants

Stop Costly and Environmentally Damaging Desalinization Plants

Desalinization plants use an inefficient and energy intensive process which produces dangerous greenhouse gases and sludge that damage delicate ecosystems. Urge California to shut down existing plants and halt plans to commission new desalinization plants.

Halt Sales of Plastic Coffee Pods

Halt Sales of Plastic Coffee Pods

Every year, billions of single-use coffee pods hit the stores. These products create greenhouse gases and rot in our landfills. Tell retailers to take them off the shelves.

Do Not Allow Sale of Ivory Stockpiles

Do Not Allow Sale of Ivory Stockpiles

A proposal would allow countries to sell stockpiles of ivory collected from elephants that died of natural causes. Previous sales have been shown to increase the number of African elephants killed illegally. Demand that the proposal be rejected.

Shut Down Oil Drilling Site in Residential Area

Shut Down Oil Drilling Site in Residential Area

An oil drilling site has been built in the middle of a neighborhood, contaminating the air with dangerous fumes and disturbing residents with horrible noise. Sign to demand this site be shut down permanently for the health of the community.

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