Bristol Bay (Photo: Richard Price, Unsplash)

Protect Bristol Bay: We need to stop this mine

Alaska’s Bristol Bay is teeming with wildlife. It’s also now one giant step closer to becoming home to Pebble Mine, a proposed open-pit gold and copper mine.   Bristol Bay is in terrible danger. On Feb. 20, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ released its 1,400-page draft environmental impact statement for the Pebble Mine project. But it’s what the statement doesn’t say that’s […]

Protect Gray Wolves

ALERT: The Trump admin. plans to end protection for gray wolves

It’s now or never for gray wolves in the Lower 48 states: The Interior Department just moved to end wolves’ Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections.1   Gray wolves need our help right now. This could be a disaster. Delisting wolves in this way would leave them vulnerable across the entire Lower 48 states.Hunting, trapping and poisoning nearly drove wolves to extinction in the […]

A rare Mexican Grey Wolf

The deadliest year for Mexican gray wolves

Last year was the deadliest year for Mexican gray wolves since their reintroduction program began.1 If these wolves are going to continue to recover, they need all the support they can get.     Mexican gray wolves are worth protecting. The unique, beautiful landscape of the American southwest echos with the howls of the rarest subspecies of gray wolf in our nation. Mexican gray wolves, or “lobos,” have been the subject of conservation efforts […]

Monarch butterfly (Photo: Erin Wilson, Unsplash)

Help Save Monarch Butterflies: Petition the FWS

The population of monarch butterflies spending the winter in California is now less than 0.5 percent of its historical size — and this year’s population is down by roughly 86 percent compared to 2017.1     We could lose monarch butterflies if we don’t act soon. This June, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will decide whether they’ll list monarch butterflies under the […]

Polar bear resting, Alaska (photo: USFWS)

Polar Bear Petition – Stop Arctic Drilling

The Trump administration is barreling ahead with approvals for destructive oil and gas drilling in the sensitive Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — some of the best polar bear denning habitat in the country.1     The Threat to Polar Bears and the Arctic Make no mistake. Drilling is bad for wildlife and the environment.Land near the Arctic Refuge bears the scars from fossil fuel […]

Oppose harmful offshore drilling

Oppose Dirty Drilling Off Our Coasts – Petition Your Governor

Whether you live on one of America’s coasts or not, we need your help to stop offshore drilling that would fuel climate change and threaten some of our rarest and more beloved ocean wildlife.   The Threat of Offshore DrillingAt Environmental Action we believe that a cleaner, greener world is possible. But we also know that a better world can only be […]

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Stop mining from spoiling the Boundary Waters wilderness.

Help protect beautiful lands and waters around Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.     The Threat to the Boundary Waters Healthy forest torn up and replaced with roads and tailing ponds. Mining waste pouring into pristine lakes and waterways. Vulnerable wildlife disturbed by constant light, dust and noise.That could be the future of Minnesota’s beautiful Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness if we don’t […]

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As climate crisis worsens, Trump admin opens millions of acres to oil and gas

America’s public lands are home to a spectacular array of wildlife. They are places of astounding beauty. But massive tracts of these special lands — lands we all own — are being mined and drilled for oil, gas, and coal that fuels the climate crisis.1    America’s public lands shouldn’t fuel the climate crisis. Urge congressional leaders to support a moratorium on […]

North Atlantic Right Whale and Calf (Photo: NOAA)

Act to save the last 411 North Atlantic right whales

Just 411 North Atlantic right whales remain on the planet — and that’s the best estimate.1 And the Trump administration just further jeopardized their future.     The Threat to North Atlantic Right Whales North Atlantic right whales are hanging onto existence by a thread and seismic blasting for offshore oil and gas deposits is a threat they may not be able to survive.The […]

Jaguar (Photo: edmondlafoto)

Get Creative to Help Save Jaguars

Send a creative message to U.S.-based Cargill, calling on the company to save the home of jaguars.     The Threat to Jaguars With fewer than 15,000 jaguars remaining in the wild, we need to act now.1The tropical forests that are home to these animals are shrinking fast: an area equivalent to 40 football fields has been lost every minute of every day for […]