Monarch butterfly. Photo: Suzanne Schroeder (CC2)

Environmental Action Shares: Week of February 16, 2018

Bees, sea turtles and butterflies dominated this week’s Environmental Action shares. Please help us spread the word on these and other important environmental issues. Share any (or all) of these posts and build the movement to protect our air, water, wildlife and environment. Environmental Action Shares for FacebookEnvironmental Action Shares for TwitterICYMI: Arnold Schwarzenegger on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt:“He does […]

Urge Amazon to Go Green

Calling for eco-friendly businesses

A sound economy is impossible without a healthy environment—not the other way around. If more businesses put the planet first, it could have a profound impact. For example, streaming videos online uses a tremendous amount of energy. And, depending on the source of that energy, it can have major impacts on the air we breathe, the water we drink, and our […]

Washington State (Photo by Unsplash user Adrian)

Environmental Action Shares: Week of February 9, 2018

This week’s Environmental Action shares include posts about monarch butterflies, protecting a treasured national monument in New Mexico, dolphins and more.Please share any (or all) of these posts and help build the movement to protect our air, water, wildlife and environment. Environmental Action Shares for FacebookEnvironmental Action Shares for TwitterThese are dangerous times for America’s wolves — especially in […]

Help monarchs: Stop deforestation in Mexico

Take action for monarchs around the world here. Monarch butterflies are at risk around the world. Monarch butterflies are an invaluable part of our ecosystem. Colored like orange stained glass windows, monarchs enliven our skies each year during their magnificent journey across the United States to their overwintering homes in southern California and Mexico.But monarch butterflies are at risk. We’ve lost 90 percent […]

The jagged mountains of Organ Mountain - Desert Peaks National Monument outside Las Cruces, New Mexico (Photo: Bureau of Land Management

New Mexico’s Enchanting and Imperiled Organ Mountain – Desert Peaks National Monument

Across the US, you’ll find places of stunning natural beauty and rich ecological value. But none are enchanting in quite the same way as the jagged mountain peaks just outside Las Cruces, New Mexico in Organ Mountains – Desert Peaks National Monument.Unfortunately, the Trump administration is set to greenlight destructive private development on these gorgeous public lands.1Please sign our people’s […]

Yellowstone National Park (Photo: Hans Veth, Unsplash)

Environmental Action Shares: Week of February 2, 2018

Environmental Action shares this week: North Atlantic right whales, Wyoming wolves and more. Please help us spread the word. Share any (or all) of these posts and build the movement to protect our air, water, wildlife and environment. Environmental Action Shares for FacebookEnvironmental Action Shares for TwitterKnow a kid who loves wolves? This contest lets K-8 students name a Mexican […]

A North Atlantic right whale, found dead off the Virginia coast and entangled in fishing lines. (Photo: Sea to Shore Alliance / NOAA permit

Rare North Atlantic Right Whale Dies Entangled in Fishing Gear

She was #3893 in the New England Aquarium’s catalog of North Atlantic right whales. But, as one of only around 100 reproductively mature North Atlantic right whales remaining on the planet, she may well have helped save her species from extinction.1Last Monday, whale #3893 was found dead and entangled in fishing line off Virginia’s coast in what is 2018’s first […]

Sea turtle (Photo Jeremy ishop via Unsplash)

Environmental Action Shares: Week of January 26, 2018

This week’s Environmental Action shares: wolves, protecting marine wildlife from offshore drilling and more. Please share these stories on Facebook and Twitter to help us realize a cleaner, greener world.Environmental Action Shares for FacebookEnvironmental Action Shares for Twitter Tell your senators: Don't push Mexican gray wolves over the brink…then tag a friend who will want to take action too! […]

Gill nets ensnare, injure, and kill imperiled dolphins and other marine wildlife

Live in California? Take action to stop new, deadly drift gill nets.

Drift gill nets. Marine biologist Tom Steiner calls them “invisible curtains of death.” He says they are “a barbaric way of catching fish.”1At Environmental Action, we call them “monster nets.” And these deadly devices inadvertently have killed thousands of sea turtles, whales, sea lions and other ocean animals since 1991.California is the only remaining state on the West Coast that does […]

Offshore Drilling Dangers: The 2010 Deepwater Offshore Oil Disaster (Photo: US Coast Guard)

Offshore Drilling, at a Minimum, Needs Safety Regulations

Offshore drilling is inherently dangerous, and spills can have devastating impacts on ocean wildlife. Will you stand with us by telling President Trump and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement not to roll back important drilling safety regulations? Submit your public comment today.Drilling: Risky and dangerous Drilling is dangerous. Oil spills harm our coasts and marine wildlife.That’s why we need […]