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Oppose this Pro-Pollution Power Plant Proposal

Stop the Trump Administration from weakening federal rules that limit mercury emissions, and discourage power plants from burning more fossil fuels that contribute to climate change.   A Pro-Pollution Power Plant Proposal We don’t think kids need more pollution in the air. Do you?Unfortunately, the Trump administration has proposed weakening federal rules designed to reduce dangerous mercury emissions and fight climate change — […]

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Whales are dying. We must do more.

Awful news. Another North Atlantic right whale’s song has been silenced, intensifying concern about the future of this increasingly rare species. Can you help us save these whales?     The Threat to Right Whales Officials reported the latest right whale death off the coast of Massachusetts in late August.1This latest death follows a particularly deadly year for right whales in 2017.2 Researchers have […]

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Get bee-killing pesticides out of our wildlife refuges

Bee-killing pesticides shouldn’t be allowed anywhere near our wildlife refuges — especially those our wild bees need to survive. But on August 2, 2018, the Trump administration decided otherwise.     The Threat to Bees National wildlife refuges should be safe havens for wildlife — including wild bees. Yet on August 2, 2018, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lifted an Obama-era ban on bee-killing […]

Boundary Waters Wilderness and Canoe Area, Minnesota (Photo: Jim Brandenburg)

Boundary Waters at Stake: This Company Needs to Hear from You

The Boundary Waters Wilderness and Canoe Area is America’s most popular wilderness area. Urge Twin Metals mining company to abandon plans to threaten these public lands for their own private profit. The Beauty of the Boundary Waters The beautiful Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is home to venerable old forests and priceless riparian ecosystems. You’ll find bears, birds, timber wolves, and […]

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Trump’s Power Plan Rollback Risks Hundreds of Lives Annually

Help save hundreds of lives a year. Speak out to stop the Trump administration’s dirty power plan.   1. Lisa Friedman, “Cost of New E.P.A. Coal Rules: Up to 1,400 More Deaths a Year,” The New York Times, August 21, 2018. 2. Ephrat Livni, “Florida’s red tide crisis shows how climate change will make the world an ugly place,” Quartz, August 22, 2018. 3. […]

Join the Origami Elephant Action

Join Our Origami Elephant Action

Right now, more African elephants are being killed than born in the wild. Help convince Congress that Americans shouldn’t be trophy hunting these beloved and imperiled animals.     The Threat to Elephants Although President Trump called taking elephants for trophy a “horror show” in a tweet earlier this year — the Trump administration hasn’t been a friend to elephants, lions or other endangered […]

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More Wyoming Wolves to Be Killed

Wyoming wolves need your help. The state is planning to eliminate more than half of the iconic wolves within its borders.     The Threat to Wyoming Wolves The state of Wyoming is trying to wipe out half of the state’s wolves. They allowed trophy hunters to kill 76 wolves last year. And this year they’re planning to kill even more.1,2There are fewer than […]

Climate change and vehicle emissions are closely linked.

Demand Cleaner Cars to Help Address Climate Change

Summer 2018 may be over, but it brought home a powerful lesson. The climate crisis has arrived, and it’s ugly. Cleaner cars can help head off the worst-case climate crisis scenarios. But will Americans speak out for reduced carbon emissions and improved fuel efficiency?  We Need Cleaner Cars. This summer saw scorching temperatures.1 We witnessed frequent extreme weather events and massive wildfires.2,3 And toxic algae […]

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Share This! Enviro-Stories for Friends

These enviro-stories are some of the most urgent and compelling news about nature and the environment from the week. Pass these stories on to friends and family. When you do, you’ll help build grassroots inspiration to convince more people to help protect our clean air and water, wildlife, special wild places and a connection to nature that helps make life a […]

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The monarch butterfly has a treacherous journey

At Environment Action, we think monarch butterflies rule. They’re an important pollinator, but that’s not all. Will you help save these beloved butterflies? These tiny, beloved butterflies are a cheerful reminder of the beauty of our natural world. And — unfortunately — our monarchs are becoming more scarce. Today, you can help us protect the habitat they need to survive their […]