Environment

Applaud Increase in Endangered Tiger Populations

Applaud Increase in Endangered Tiger Populations

For the first time in the last century, the world population of tigers is increasing. India, which is home to the majority of the world’s wild tigers, is predominately responsible for this. Sign this petition to encourage the continual growth of India’s wild tiger population.

Save the Royal Turtle From Extinction

Save the Royal Turtle From Extinction

The Cambodian Royal Turtle is one of the most endangered turtles in the world, with fewer than 10 left alive. Sign this petition to demand that this highly threatened species is protected from disturbances to its environment in order to save it from extinction.

Clean Up Delhi’s Dangerous Pollution

Clean Up Delhi’s Dangerous Pollution

Delhi is the most polluted city in the world. Its citizens are exposed to highly dangerous levels of air and water pollution. Sign this petition to urge India’s government to develop a serious strategy that will fight this pollution and make the cleaning of Delhi a priority.

Stop Overfishing of Ecologically Important Sea Cucumbers

Stop Overfishing of Ecologically Important Sea Cucumbers

Sea cucumbers off the coastline of Japan are dropping rapidly in numbers due to overfishing. To prevent more species of sea cucumber from making the endangered species list, increased fishing regulations must be enforced in Japan. Sign to demand that protections are implemented for this vital species.

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Compensate Farmers for Losses Related to Sanctioned Pesticide Treatments

Farmers have suffered tremendous financial and livestock losses as a result of sanctioned pesticide use. Demand they are reimbursed for their losses without having to file a lawsuit.

Demand Expansion of Butterfly Sanctuaries in Public Parks

Demand Expansion of Butterfly Sanctuaries in Public Parks

Butterflies in Kuala Lumpur are competing with growing urbanization that destroys the green spaces that they need to survive. A study has found that they seek refuge in wild, overgrown parts of the city’s parks. Demand that more park space is reserved in order to provide a safe haven to these animals.

Save Penguins and Their Habitat

Save Penguins and Their Habitat

Penguins are facing grave threats from pollution, climate change and fishing. If the penguins are to be saved, we must protect environmentally sensitive areas of Antarctica before it is too late.

Stop Killing Innocent Baboons

Stop Killing Innocent Baboons

Baboons are being mercilessly trapped and killed for stealing people’s food, despite the fact that it is people who are choosing to feed them. Demand officials stop murdering these animals and instead enforce laws that require people not to feed them.

Save Nonprofit Investigating the Effects of Fracking on Water Quality

Save Nonprofit Investigating the Effects of Fracking on Water Quality

A nonpartisan organization that produces research on the effects of fracking on water quality has been stripped of its funding. Demand that the funding is restored.

Save the Southern Black-Throated Finch

Save the Southern Black-Throated Finch

Mining plans threaten to destroy 60 percent of the remaining habitat for the southern black-throated finch. Sign the petition to demand a halt on new open faced mines in prime finch territory, including the Galilee Basin.

Applaud the End of Illegal Fishing in Antarctica

Applaud the End of Illegal Fishing in Antarctica

An environmental protection organization recently ended all illegal fishing in Antarctica. Congratulate the organization on its success and thank it for its steadfast and courageous defense of the oceans.

Save Tigers From Being Farmed for Bone Wine

Save Tigers From Being Farmed for Bone Wine

Chinese tiger farms have a captive population of an estimated 4,000 tigers. These tigers are kept in deplorable conditions, abused, and then made into a food product. Put pressure on Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang to end the cruel tiger farming industry.

Protect the Scarlet Macaw

Protect the Scarlet Macaw

The scarlet macaw is heavily threatened by habitat loss and the parrot trade, and is at risk of losing valuable endangered species protections. Sign this petition to demand that this endangered parrot continues to receive the protection it needs to survive.

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Success: Rhino Horn Trade Will Not Be Legalized

South Africa has decided not to propose an end to the ban on the international rhino horn trade, a move that would have left rhinos even more vulnerable to poachers. Sign this petition to applaud the country’s decision to maintain the ban, and urge further action to protect the rhino from extinction.

Save the Last Living Half of the Great Barrier Reef

Save the Last Living Half of the Great Barrier Reef

Over half of the Great Barrier Reef is dead or dying and the entire marine ecosystem is in danger of extinction. Urge the Australian government to protect the world’s largest living ecosystem.

Protect the Great Barrier Reef From Disastrous Coal Mining Consequences

Protect the Great Barrier Reef From Disastrous Coal Mining Consequences

The already fragile Great Barrier Reef is being put at risk for the sake of corporate profit and unsustainable energy. This is a mistake that cannot be fixed after the fact. Urge Queensland Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr. Anthony Lynham, to revoke his approval for the project.

Increase Punishment for Littering on Historic Site

Increase Punishment for Littering on Historic Site

Plastic bags, fast food wrappers, and even mattresses litter streets and threaten the environment. Even regular cleanups are not enough to keep a historic site free of pollution. Take action now to urge for stricter penalties for those who litter.

Protect Sperm Whales From Ship Strikes

Protect Sperm Whales From Ship Strikes

Sperm whale populations in the Canary Islands are under threat from shipping traffic. Researchers believe that the number of whales killed by ship strikes each year exceeds the number born. Tell government regulators to protect sperm whales by diverting shipping routes.

Shut Down Aging and Dangerous Nuclear Plants

Shut Down Aging and Dangerous Nuclear Plants

Two old, unstable nuclear plants are remaining open in Belgium despite a request for shutdown from its neighboring country, Germany. Sign this petition to demand that the nuclear plants are shut down until the ongoing safety risks are resolved.

Save the Swaziland Pangolin

Save the Swaziland Pangolin

2,500 pangolins are poached in Swaziland annually. Poachers are given free rein, with a slap on the wrist as the only punishment when they are caught. Tell Swaziland’s king that the poaching needs to be stopped.

Protect Vulnerable Parrots From International Trade

Protect Vulnerable Parrots From International Trade

African grey parrots have been dying out due to the international bird trade, which remains largely unregulated and often operates illegally. Sign this petition to demand greater protection for this vulnerable species.

Don’t Build Highway That Threatens Koalas

Don’t Build Highway That Threatens Koalas

Plans to construct a new, invasive highway threaten to drive a critical koala population to extinction. These iconic animals need our protection. Urge Australian authorities to block the highway plans from going forward.

Demand a Nationwide Ban on Styrofoam

Demand a Nationwide Ban on Styrofoam

An architecture school proposed a ban on Styrofoam models, citing its harmful effects on both people and the planet at large. This is one of many recent movements to ban this pollutant. Take a stand this Earth Day and support a national ban on Styrofoam.

Don’t Allow Fracking Industry to Bypass Safety Precautions

Don’t Allow Fracking Industry to Bypass Safety Precautions

Fracking could be made easier for drilling companies, threatening environmental safety, by new regulations in the U.K. A vague definition used in the regulations covers only a small percentage of actual fracking cases. Stand up for the protection of the environment and speak out against Prime Minister Cameron’s encouragement of a harmful practice.

Don’t Suspend Students for Protesting Fossil Fuels

Don’t Suspend Students for Protesting Fossil Fuels

Students protesting toxic fossil fuel investments may be punished with suspension at Columbia University. Tell the university not to punish students who are nonviolently fighting for their future.

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