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Beautiful monarch butterfly photos!

People across the country are taking steps to save North America’s imperiled monarch butterflies — and sharing gorgeous photos of how they’re making a difference. How you can help monarchs Make Your Backyard Monarch-Friendly Find out how planting native milkweed can provide crucial habitat for these beloved butterflies. Take Action Online Since their peak in the mid-90s, monarch populations have decreased by 90 percent, in […]

Wolverine | Photo by Victor Benard on Unsplash

Environmental Action Shares: Week of June 1, 2018

This week, help spread the word for the environment with any or all of these social media shares about wildflowers, wolverines and America’s largest national forest. Facebook Environmental Action Social Media Shares Twitter Environmental Action Social Media Shares The Tongass is America’s largest national forest — and the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world. We need your help to keep it wild: https://t.co/2Ek5Cv6fMk […]

Polar bear resting, Alaska (photo: USFWS)

We need your help to protect the Arctic!

The Department of Interior (DOI) has kicked off its efforts to fast-track the lease sale to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to the oil and gas industry — and we really need your help to prevent another catastrophic environmental disaster. Add your name to oppose opening the Arctic Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. The Threat to the Arctic Polar bears, caribou […]

Carrizo Plain National Monument (Photo: BLM)

It’s not just wildflowers. Take action for kit foxes condors and other Carrizo wildlife.

When it comes to Carrizo Plain National Monument, we’re working to protect more than wildflowers. This special place — site of 2017’s unusual wildflower “super bloom” — is important to endangered San Joaquin kit foxes, California condors and nature lovers from around the world. Help protect Carrizo Plain National Monument. Urge E&B Natural Resources Management Corp. to abandon drilling plans […]

Tongass National Forest (Photo: USDA)

Protect the Tongass, Our Largest National Forest

The Tongass National Forest is the largest of America’s national forests  — and few places are quite as wild. We live in a world with a lot of stuff, but not enough nature. Here in our Boston office, the view includes the brick wall of a building, and the big, gray, concrete parking garage behind it. Looking out the window, you can […]

Monarch butterfly (Photo: Pixabay)

Your toolkit for saving monarchs at home

We can all act to save monarchs in our own homes and communities by planting native milkweed. Here are answers to Environmental Action supporters’ most frequently-asked questions! Each year, monarch populations are plummeting — there are 16 million fewer monarchs than just a year ago.1 We can all act to save monarchs in our own homes and communities by planting native milkweed. […]

African Lion (Pixabay) and Elephant (Unsplash)

Tell President Trump: Save Elephants and Lions

It’s time to stand up for African elephants again. And now lions, too. We can’t allow elephants to become an artifact of the past. Stand up for elephants, lions and other wildlife today. Ask President Trump to follow through on his plan to ban bringing African elephant tusks and lion hides into our country on Twitter or Facebook. The Threat to Elephants […]

Gray wolf, captive (Photo: Derek Bakken via Flickr CC BY 2.0)

Environmental Action Shares: Week of May 18, 2018

Sharing social media posts like these can promote better awareness about and appreciation for the environment. Want to help? Just pick a post and click to share! Environmental Action Shares for Facebook Environmental Action Shares for Twitter Some good news to start your day! The @washingtonpost reports: “A federal appeals court has ordered a halt to construction of Dominion Energy’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline, finding that […]

Plastic pollution in the ocean (Photo WikiMedia user MichaelisScientists CC 4.0)

We can’t stop plastic pollution without you

Environmental Action has launched a 50-state campaign to ban foam cups and take-out containers across the country. With your help, we can reduce plastic pollution in the ocean and protect the lives of whales and other wildlife threatened by this trash. Plastic Pollution’s Growing Threat In a new study, scientists have discovered a record amount of plastic particles trapped in Arctic […]

Great Lakes sunset (Photo: Pxhere.com)

Stop the Great Lakes funding cut proposal

By almost any measure, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is a success. So why is the Trump administration working to undermine it? Over the President’s objection, we persuaded Congress to fully fund the Great Lakes cleanup effort. But the Administration has an insidious plan to not spend the money anyway. Help block the proposal and protect the Great Lakes. A Devious […]

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