Animal Conservation

Protect Rare Salmon from Extinction

The Atlantic salmon has seen its population decline due to overfishing and damming. Sign the petition to demand that it be afforded protections at the state level to ensure its survival.

Stop Trump From Allowing Bear Cubs to be Slaughtered and Reindeer to be Shot from Motorboats

Bear cubs, reindeer and other defenseless animals can now be lured from their dens and brutally killed by hunters, including being shot at from motorboats, due to a Trump administration’s ruling. This method of hunting is inhumane and unacceptable. Demand that this brutal attack on struggling wildlife be reversed immediately to save these animals.

Save Koalas From Destructive Coal Mine

A proposed dirty coal mine threatens to doom koalas living nearby. Demand that everything possible be done to make sure these animals are protected.

Save Brown Bears From Poisonous Gold and Copper Mine

One of the planet’s largest populations of brown bears could endure an imminent crisis thanks to a soon-to-be built gold and copper mine. The destructive mining project would poison Alaskan brown bears and threaten their food supply. Demand a reversal of course on this potentially devastating proposal.

Stop Hunting Endangered Shorebirds on Migration

Thousands of migrating shorebirds are being shot down by hunters in China each season, not only ending their lives, but interrupting their breeding patterns. This could lead to many extinctions, especially as two of the species being targeted are critically endangered. Urge the Chinese government to put a stop to this hunting immediately.

Cancel Proposed Mine That Poisons Brown Bears and Threatens Their Food Supply

Alaska’s brown bear population could be wiped out by a controversial proposed gold and copper mine. This mine would destroy thousands of acres of land and stream, exposing the bears to massive amounts of pollution and robbing them of their food supply. Urge the company behind this project to cancel it immediately.

Elephant Poached and Disemboweled in Wildlife Sanctuary Deserves Justice

An elephant was shot four times, disemboweled, and stripped of tusks in a protected wildlife sanctuary. A poacher likely shot the animal for profit, despite strong restrictions against such cruelty. Demand that this poacher is punished severely for the protection of all local animals.

Success: Vital Wetlands Protected From Invasive and Toxic Industry

Uganda’s government will soon remove encroaching farms, mines, and factories
from its wetlands and lakes, preserving threatened species from extinction and giving conservationists the opportunity to better understand rare animals. Congratulate the minister responsible for his decisive action.

Success: Government Commits Millions to Bushfire-Affected Wildlife

koalaAustralia’s government has committed to spending millions of dollars to aid in the protection of wildlife affected by recent bushfires. This is a huge step forward for the overall continent, which has a poor track record in handling wildlife crises due to climate change and the logging industry. Sign this petition to thank the government for taking this important step.

Success: Endangered Monk Seal Granted Safe Haven

The endangered monk seal has been given a second chance at a former prison island turned conservation paradise. The island has been repurposed to provide the perfect protected habitat for a species threatened by hunting, fishing, and coastal development. Thank those responsible for this conservation success.

Protect the Humboldt Marten from Extinction

The Humboldt marten faces extinction due to logging, pelt hunting, and illegal marijuana farms. It has waited ten years for protection. Demand that it finally be added to the endangered species list.

Protect the Nashville Crayfish from Extinction

The small Nashville crayfish faces certain extinction at the hands of urbanization and pollution. It needs the protection of the Endangered Species Act now more than ever. Demand that the species not be removed from the endangered species list.

Raccoon Allegedly Beaten With Wrench Deserves Justice

A harmless raccoon was allegedly brutally hit multiple times with a wrench. Demand the person accused of this thoughtless act be punished to the fullest extent of the law so that other animals will be less likely to experience such horrific abuse.

Don’t Let Coronavirus Wipe Out Mountain Gorillas

Mountain gorillas could be driven to the brink of extinction once again by the coronavirus, after decades of conservationists’ hard work to protect and preserve the species. The gorillas are not only vulnerable to the disease, but a lack of eco-tourism due to social distancing could lead to poachers hunting them for money again. Urge African governments to prevent the loss of these gorillas.

Applaud Protection of Rare Island Butterfly

The island marble butterfly, after facing near extinction, has finally been granted the protections it deserves. Thank the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service for taking actions to protect the species.

Protect the Amazon’s Short-Eared Dog from Extinction

The short-eared dog, the only canine native to the Amazon, is facing imminent extinction. Sign the petition to demand that the species be protected.

Success: Wild Wolf Populations Return to Belgium After Near Extinction

Wolves are returning to the wild in Belgium, heralded by the arrival of four adults and the pregnancy of a female wolf who found a mate recently. Sign this petition to thank the Flemish environmental minister for helping to protect the returning wolves.

Don’t Destroy Endangered Tiger Habitat with Roads and Construction

Tens of thousands of miles of road cut through endangered tiger habitat and threaten the species with extinction. Demand the tiger’s protection.

Stop Slaughtering Geese to Prevent Spread of Feces in Sports Parks

Dozens of geese were shot and killed by England’s Football Association to prevent the spread of their feces on their training grounds. This legal cull came after the association pledged to enrich local biodiversity in their parks. Tell those in charge that inhumane slaughter will not be tolerated.

Protect Rare Bumblebee from Extinction

A rare bumblebee has seen its population decline by over 90 percent. Demand that the bee be afforded protections under the Endangered Species Act to save it from extinction.

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