wildlife

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 […]
Jaguar (Photo: edmondlafoto)

Send a creative message to U.S.-based Cargill, calling on the company to save the home of jaguars.     The Threat to Jaguars With fewer than 15,000 jaguars remaining in the wild, we need to act now.1The tropical forests that are home to these animals are shrinking fast: an area equivalent to 40 football fields has been lost every minute of every day for […]
Elephants in Tanzania (Photo: nike159, pixabay)

U.S. trophy hunters shouldn’t be killing endangered African elephants. To stop the killing, these beloved animals need your voice.Under a March 2018 decision by the Trump administration, U.S. trophy hunters can once again kill elephants and lions abroad. They can import their hides and other body parts as trophies.The good news? You can help save elephants with just 30 seconds […]
Save wolves in Wyoming (Photo: Pixabay)

In Wyoming’s wolf hunt last year — the first since gray wolves lost Endangered Species Act protections there — 76 wolves were killed. This year’s hunt was extended to be a month longer than the first, and the quota of wolves that can be killed is higher, too.1,2  At least three dozen wolves are already dead on the doorstep of Yellowstone […]
Grey wolf (Wildfaces, pixabay)

With three wolf packs in Washington State targeted for killing this winter, we don’t have a moment to lose on this campaign.   The Wolf and the Wild There’s something so special about wolves. Their fierce beauty and musical howls have inspired us for generations. Today, they are not only powerful symbols of wilderness, but vital components of the ecosystems they call […]
River (public domain photo)

Plastic pollution is one of the greatest threats to our oceans. Environmental Action is tackling the issue, but we need your help.The Threat of Plastic Pollution Plastic litter breaks up in the environment, forming tiny, insidious particles called “microplastics.” It’s been clear for some time that this kind of pollution is harming the ocean, but now we know: microplastics are far […]
Gray wolf (Photo: Wildfaces, pixabay)

The House of Representatives has voted to eliminate Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the lower 48 United States. Will you help save these iconic animals?     Wolves at Risk History shows: when wolves are unprotected, too many of them die.When Great Lakes wolves lost their federal protection in 2012, 1500 were killed before protection finally resumed. Right now, Wyoming […]
Bald eagle (Photo: pixabay)

The Endangered Species Act is our best wildlife extinction prevention tool. Speak out to protect this bedrock conservation law.     The Wildlife Extinction Crisis We need to strengthen the Endangered Species Act — not weaken it.In just the last 50 years, human beings have eliminated more than half the world’s wildlife species. Worse, climate change, plastic pollution, habitat loss, the illegal wildlife […]
African elephants (Photo: Pexels, Pixabay)

Environmental Action supporters have come through in a big way for elephants and the environment on Giving Tuesday 2018!    Giving Tuesday 2018 Update We were able to successfully meet our 2018 Giving Tuesday fundraising goal of $10,000 — AND more than 15,000 Environmental Action supporters joined us in calling on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to show compassion for elephants […]
Two giraffes (Photo: Martin Olsen, Unsplash)

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 […]