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South Yuba River (Photo: Dorrit, CA)

Add your name to keep “forever chemicals” out of our waterways

Reaching over 29,000 feet into the atmosphere, the summit of Mount Everest is a barren and unforgiving place. Little more exists there than rock, ice and snow. Yet somehow, high levels of toxic chemicals called PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, have made their way to the roof of the world.1   “Forever chemicals” don’t belong in our environment. This finding highlights the […]

Environmental Action Earth Day 2018

Let’s bring our planet back from the brink

From whales and wolves to our waters and forests, wildlife and wild places need our help.   The planet needs our protection this Earth Day. After living through years of environmental rollbacks, one thing is clear: our planet’s special places and species can’t speak for themselves — and that’s where you come in. Right now, we’re at a crossroads: The environmental action we take […]

Action Needed: Add your name to protect wolves

One in every 5 Wisconsin gray wolves were killed in just 60 hours this February.1   This won’t be the last wolf hunt. It was the first wolf hunt that was a direct result of the Trump administration erasing Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for gray wolves — but it won’t be the last. Wisconsin is already planning another hunt for this November — […]

Save wolves in Wyoming (Photo: Pixabay)

216 wolves were killed in Wisconsin. Here’s how we can help.

Hunters in Wisconsin killed 216 wolves in just the first three days of the state’s wolf hunt.1   Almost 1 in 5 Wisconsin wolves were killed. 216 wolves amounts to about 18 percent of the state’s total estimated population of gray wolves lost to needless slaughter in less than a week. And the hunt is scheduled to happen again in just a few […]

Sea turtle (Photo Jeremy ishop via Unsplash)

Tell Coca-Cola: Help lead us out of the plastic waste crisis

Plastic waste is choking our oceans and killing the wildlife that call them home. If we want to do something about the plastic waste crisis, we have to go to the source.     Coca-Cola ranked number one on the list of the world’s worst plastic polluters. In 2020, for the third year running, Coca-Cola ranked number one on the list of the world’s […]

What President Biden can do to defend wolves

The new administration can restore Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves.     Wolves need protection now more than ever. In a reckless decision by the Trump administration, gray wolves in the Lower 48 were stripped of their Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections. Now, the management of gray wolves is in states’ hands, and some are already making plans to start hunting and trapping […]

Tell Whole Foods: Put our planet over plastic

Plastic pollution isn’t on anyone’s grocery list — but at most grocery stores, it’s unavoidable.     Whole Foods scored an “F” for its efforts to address wasteful plastic packaging. In a recent plastic waste report, Whole Foods received an “F” for its efforts to address wasteful plastic packaging.1 Plastic packaging is flooding landfills, polluting oceans and hurting marine life — but we have a […]

Bald eagle (Photo: pixabay)

The Trump administration rolled back the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act has protected birds for over 100 years — but it was weakened by a Trump administration rollback this month.1 Environmental Action is working to restore the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which is a vital and historic law with an inspiring history.     The Migratory Bird Treaty Act was the product of good organizing. At the turn of the […]

Together we can save wolves in 2021

With just one day left in 2020, we’re pulling out all the stops to make sure we can save wolves in the year to come.     Wolves need our help. Wolves are amazing animals — and they’ll need all the help we can give if they’re going to survive. We’re trying to raise $25,000 by midnight so we can start the new year strong […]

Polar bear mothers and cubs are in danger

In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain, pregnant polar bears build dens in the snow to give birth and nurse their young.1     Seismic testing puts mother bears and cubs in danger. The polar bear mothers and cubs denning in the Arctic Refuge could soon face the terrifying threat of seismic surveys, which have a 1 in 5 chance of killing or […]