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The home of the jaguar is being clear-cut. Take action now.

These big cats are losing key habitat to deforestation. The jaguar needs your voice.  The Imperiled Jaguar Jaguars are on the decline — fewer than 15,000 remain in the wild.1And right now, the tropical forests they call home are being destroyed. We’ve lost the equivalent of 40 football fields of tropical forests every minute of every day for the past two years.2Jaguars […]

Red Wolf, captive (Photo: Matthew Zalewski via Flickr CC BY 4.0)

Victory for Red Wolves

The planet’s 35 remaining red wolves are on safer ground thanks to a federal judge’s ruling.     Victory for Red Wolves Just last week, a federal judge made an important decision. A rule stopping the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) from capturing and killing red wolves — or authorizing private landowners to do the same — is now permanent.1Tens of thousands of you […]

Election 2018 Update

Election Update: How did wolves, elephants and manatees do?

Check out Environmental Action’s post-election look at the changing political dynamics around some key issues across the country.    Election 2018 The votes haven’t yet been entirely counted. But the consequences for wolves, elephants, manatees and everyone affected by climate change are as clear as they’re ever going to be.Here are three takeaways from the results: 1. Endangered species should rest a little easier, […]

Two giraffes (Photo: Martin Olsen, Unsplash)

Giraffe body parts are being sold in the U.S., and it’s legal

Giraffe numbers have plummeted — in part, due to U.S. demand for their hides and other body parts. Environmental Action is working to help save these beloved creatures from extinction, but we need your help.     Giraffes in Peril The tallest animal on the planet is in peril.Not only has the wild giraffe population declined 65 percent in the last three decades, but […]

Yellowstone grizzly and cub (Photo: Marco Secchi, Unsplash)

Good News to Share

It hasn’t been hard to find negative headlines lately, so we wanted to make sure you saw these good news stories. May they make your day a little brighter…Good News for Grizzlies Yellowstone grizzly bears protected by a federal court! Roughly 700 bears live in and around Yellowstone National Park, and this ruling overturned a Trump administration claim that this bear […]

Food in garbage can. (Photo: USDA via Flickr)

Tell Kroeger’s to Help Reduce Food Waste

Our country has a food waste problem. We throw away a lot of food — and energy and water — on food we don’t eat. Urge Kroeger’s, one of the nation’s largest grocery store chains, to help lead the way to a less wasteful future.   America’s Food Waste We’re throwing away 40 percent of the food produced in the U.S., and about […]

Giraffe (Photo: Juan Carlos Gonzales, Unsplash)

Giraffes are in dire straits. Sign this petition to help.

Giraffe numbers have plummeted. Urge federal officials to list giraffes under the Endangered Species Act.     The Threat to Giraffes Africa’s giraffes have sparked the imaginations of children (and adults!) the world over. But — if we don’t act soon — these lanky animals may not exist in the wilds of the real world for very much longer.Wild giraffe numbers have plummeted, decreasing […]

plastic pumpkin

A styrofoam pumpkin? A surefire winner of the October Thneed Trophy

The winner of October’s Thneed Trophy is . . .The Styrofoam  “Orange Harvest Pumpkin” sold by Walmart and many other fine outlets for your Halloween decorating delights. For a mere $23.49, you can pick up (and toss around, unlike the heavier vegetable version) this 7 ¾” by 9 ¾” beauty, safe in the knowledge that it will still be around […]

Girl in field of wildflowers (Photo: Pixabay user Jill111)

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 — […]

right whale (photo: NOAA)

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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