Articles written by: Anika Anderson

Success: Wildlife Protected From Poisonous Gold Mine

The construction of a destructive gold mine that would have severely damaged Alaskan wildlife has been blocked due in part to an environmental impact statement issued by the Army Corps of Engineers. Thank them for protecting endangered salmon and other species from habitat destruction and contamination.

Remove Dams to Protect Endangered Salmon and Orcas

Despite pleas from scientists to remove them, a set of dams in Washington state continue to threaten the future of endangered salmon and orcas. Call for the dams to be removed.

Free Lolita the Orca After 50 Years in Captivity

Lolita the orca has been in captivity for fifty years at a water attraction, where she has been forced to live in a tiny space without others of her species. Demand that she be relocated to an ocean sanctuary where she can move and live freely in her natural habitat.

Protect the Sonoran Desert Tortoise From Extinction

The Sonoran Desert Tortoise is at imminent risk of extinction due to climate change and habitat loss. Call on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect this unique animal under the Endangered Species Act.

Protect Sockeye Salmon From Destructive and Toxic Gold Mine

The EPA has approved a destructive gold mine that would contaminate sockeye salmon habitats in Alaska. This would have far-reaching effects not only on salmon, but also grizzly bears and the Alaskan fishing industry. Demand that the construction of this mine be cancelled.

Restore Endangered Grizzly Bears to the Cascades

Grizzly bears are nearly extinct in the North Cascades, and the Department of the Interior has scrapped plans to help them recover. Speak out to ensure a future for these majestic, imperiled animals.

Enforce Ban on Harmful Bee-Killing Pesticides

The EU has allowed companies to use harmful bee-killing pesticides repeatedly despite its ban on insecticides. Call for the EU to protect pollinators and enforce its ban on these deadly chemicals.

Stop Criminalizing Animal Rights Activists

Activists and journalists exposing animal cruelty are being targeted with laws that stifle free speech. Call for Ontario to stop criminalizing animal rights advocates and journalists.

Stop Mass Shooting of Endangered Gray Wolves

Innocent gray wolves have been repeatedly shot and killed by cattle ranchers who face no consequences for the slaughter. Demand greater protections for wolves and alternative solutions to protect livestock.

Don’t Let Polluters Recklessly Kill Wild Birds

Countless birds are under threat because the Trump administration wants to role back crucial protections. Don’t let industrial polluters kill birds with impunity.

Protect Wolverines from Extinction

Wolverines have suffered from overhunting and habit loss as a result of climate change. Fewer than 300 individuals of the species are living today in the contiguous U.S. Call for wolverines to be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

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