Yosemite National Park (Photo: Christian Vasile, Unsplash)

Check out this week’s social media shares, including stories on funding for the Environmental Protection Agency, offshore oil and gas drilling and more. Please share any of these posts on Facebook or Twitter to spread the word for the environment.Social Media Shares for FacebookSocial Media Shares for TwitterAn urgent warning from Christoper Solomon on the proposed #PebbleMine in Alaska: “Don’t give […]
Urge McDonald's to stop pushing plastic straws. | Erin Simmons, Unsplash

McDonald’s is one of the largest distributors of plastic straws in the world — straws that wind up polluting our ocean and environment and harming sea turtles, whales and other wildlife. The fast food chain is already phasing out straws in their UK restaurants. Help us convince McDonald’s to do the same in the US.Plastic Straws Threaten the Environment We’re going […]
Sperm whale and calf (Photo: Gabriel Barathieu via WikiMedia CC 2.0)

Whales and other wildlife should not have their lives put at risk from our garbage. Can you take action today to help?The Threat to Whales In early April, a young sperm whale washed up on a beach in Spain with 64 pounds of human-made trash in its digestive system. The whale died of inflammation of its abdominal lining — the amount […]
Leatherback sea turtles (Photo: Pxhere.com)

Commercial fishing interests want to eliminate protections for leatherback sea turtles — despite researchers’ concerns about the future of the species. Here’s how you can help.The Atlantic leatherback nesting season has just begun. And we need you to speak out before adult sea turtles and this season’s hatchlings make their way to the Atlantic’s open waters later this year.Fishing interests […]
Offshore Drilling Dangers: The 2010 Deepwater Offshore Oil Disaster (Photo: US Coast Guard)

Offshore drilling is inherently dangerous, and spills can have devastating impacts on ocean wildlife. Will you stand with us by telling President Trump and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement not to roll back important drilling safety regulations? Submit your public comment today.Drilling: Risky and dangerous Drilling is dangerous. Oil spills harm our coasts and marine wildlife.That’s why we need […]
Earth Day 50 Challenge at Earth Day Texas

Environmental Action traveled to Dallas, TX, to team up with allies at Earth Day Texas who have a bold plan to call on the 50 biggest companies on earth and make specific, systemic commitments to our oceans, forests and climate.As you can see at the start, Earth Day Texas is a HUGE affair, with hundreds of booths and exhibitors showing off […]