offshore drilling

North Atlantic right whale (Photo: Moira Brown, New England Aquarium, CC 2.0)

Off the East Coast, America’s North Atlantic right whales are beginning to birth this season’s calves. These are some of the most intelligent and rare creatures on the planet,  but as few as 458 North Atlantic right whales are left on the entire planet.  Just 100 of them are reproductively mature females. And because right whales give birth only once every […]
Environmental Action Shares: Hiking photo (Kyle Peyton, Unsplash)

Check out this week’s Environmental Action shares. Retweet or share any of these posts to help protect our clean air and water, bountiful wildlife, and protected wild places. Environmental Action Shares for Facebook Environmental Action Shares for Twitter On Friday, the Senate moved closer to cutting $500M from federal environmental protection efforts. Take action: https://t.co/AI6fIQe3l3 pic.twitter.com/TStBXi1f78 — Environmental Action (@EnviroAction) October 23, 2017 North America’s beautiful […]
Dolphins at Play (Photo NOAA)

The Interior Department is right now considering the use of seismic testing to find offshore drilling sites in the Atlantic ocean — a move that threatens ocean wildlife and could pave the way for more reckless fossil fuel extraction.1 Expanded seismic testing would be a disaster for marine wildlife. The government’s own estimates show that seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic could […]
Environmental Action at Work: Cleaner water Photo: SuperStockShots/Shutterstock

Welcome to the Fall 2017 edition of Environmental Action at Work. In this issue… Our Children Deserve Clean Water Together, We Can Protect Our Coasts Calling For Environmentally Friendly Business   Our Children Deserve Clean Water Clean water isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. We should be doing all we can to keep pollution out of our waterways—so all of our water is […]
Social media helps up spread the word for environmental protection.

These Environmental Action shares are a great way to educate and mobilize people about the importance of protecting nature and the environment. Check out some of our most popular posts from this past week — and then share them to help spread the word.   Facebook: Environmental Action Shares     Twitter: Environmental Action Shares Reversing course, Trump administration will not delay an Obama ozone rule […]
An oiled turtles, following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster

Do you love our oceans and marine wildlife like sea turtles, whales, and dolphins? If so, you need to know about the Trump Administration’s plan 1 to dramatically expand drilling off America’s coasts. The plan is a backwards-looking proposal that could spell disaster for thousands of our most beloved and imperiled animals off our Atlantic Coast 2 — to say nothing of […]
offshore drilling delivery at BOEM

Last week was a watershed moment in the fight to stop offshore drilling and convince President Obama’s team to keep fossil fuels in the ground. It started, as it always does, with concerned activists and members like YOU – who signed on to petitions telling the President’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to scrap all new offshore oil drilling in […]

We had a huge victory when coastal communities and nearly half a million Americans (including over 20,000 Environmental Action members) demanded President Obama protect the Atlantic Ocean from offshore drilling. He listened, and took all new Atlantic oil drilling off the table in his 5 year plan for drilling.1 Now, we have another opportunity to stop dangerous drilling plans before they […]
Break Free DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  The Break Free movement swept Washington, D.C. over the weekend, over 1,300 activists gathered outside the White House on Sunday to demand an end to fossil fuels. Led by frontline community members, people marched in Washington, D.C., to call on President Barack Obama to end all offshore drilling. Outside the White House, in Lafayette square, we heard from […]