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American bison (Unsplash)

Wildlife corridors are for wildlife — it’s even in the name! They’re not for oil and gas extraction. But that hasn’t stopped the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from leasing these precious places to oil and gas companies.     Wildlife corridors are being opened to oil and gas drilling. In fact, about one-quarter of all land leased by the BLM for fossil fuel […]
Polar bear resting, Alaska (photo: USFWS)

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

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 […]
Bears-Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments (Photo: BLM)

Congress can stop the Trump administration’s drive to drill, mine, log and develop national monument lands like Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante for private profit. Urge lawmakers to stand up to keep our public lands in public hands. The Beauty of Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante Bears Ears contains thousands of archaeological sites that detail centuries of human history. You can also find […]
Carrizo Plain National Monument (Photo: Bob Wick, BLM)

Last spring’s wildflower “super bloom” at California’s Carrizo Plain National Monument was pretty spectacular. Thousands of wildflowers burst across the plain, thrilling visitors with a gorgeous eruption of color.1 But now Carrizo’s natural beauty is at risk. The Trump administration has just approved a new oil well and pipeline on these protected public lands.2 It’s up to us to safeguard the […]
birds on lines (Photo: Pxhere)

Oil and gas drilling kills millions of birds. The technology to save them exists. Let the drillers know it’s time to do the right thing.The Threat to Birds The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has estimated that 500,000 – 1,000,000 birds are killed annually in the United States after landing on fluid-filled waste pits at oil and gas production operations. […]

We need action to limit pollution from oil and gas drilling. Tell Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to keep limits on methane pollution in place on public lands!The Trump administration is once again making moves to repeal the rule restricting methane emissions that accelerate climate change.The rule would require oil and gas companies to capture methane leaks, which would reduce 180,000 tons […]
Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Oiled By the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster (Photo: NOAA)

President Trump took another dangerous step yesterday — he announced a plan to open nearly all federal coastal waters to offshore oil and gas drilling.1 The plan includes the California Coast, the Gulf coast and the Atlantic coast — all targeted for offshore drilling. Help us stop this new offshore drilling by supporting our work today.Offshore Drilling Threatens Nature and Wildlife Offshore […]