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Tell President Obama to protect our environment, our health and our children's future by putting the Arctic permanently off-limits to reckless oil and gas drilling.
Tell Subway's CEO to disclose his company's antibiotics policies and commit to buying meat produced without the routine use of antibiotics and protect our families’ health.
Tell your Governor to support the Clean Power Plan, stand up to Big Coal and demand climate action.
Tell President Obama to repel Big Oil's full-blown tar sands assault and protect our natural heritage, our communities and our climate from the dangers of filthy tar sands oil.
In his encyclical message from the Vatican, the pope made a historic call for action to protect future generations from the dangers of further climate chaos. If you support Pope Francis' call, say you’re ready for bold action on climate change.
Leaders of the new Congress are now embracing a Big Polluter Agenda that would give America's global warming polluters a free pass to drive more climate chaos. Tell President Obama to act now to protect our climate, environment and health.
Industrial agricultural giant Dow Chemical unveiled its newest toxic herbicide, Enlist Duo, which destroys milkweed plants that monarch butterflies need to survive. And monarch populations are crashing from nearly 1 billion butterflies 20 years ago to just 57 million last winter. Tell Dow's CEO to shelve the company's plan for selling this potent chemical cocktail -- before it wreaks more destruction on monarchs.
The U.S. Navy is conducting training and testing exercises that could kill countless whales, dolphins and other marine mammals with dangerous sonar and explosives. Urge President Obama to direct his administration to put vital safeguards in place that will protect marine mammals without compromising military readiness.
President Obama has announced new rules that will crack down on sales of ivory in the United States and help stop the brutal killing of elephants. With scientists predicting that African forest elephants could be wiped out in just 10 years, further delay would be disastrous. Thank the President for delivering on his promise to end America’s role in tragic elephant poaching abroad -- then urge him to move to strengthen and finalize these new protections and help save elephants from extinction.
The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would endanger the American heartland, worsen our dependence on fossil fuels and drive more climate chaos. Tell President Obama to stand strong against pressure from the oil industry and put people before polluters by rejecting the climate-wrecking tar sands pipeline for good.
The Obama Administration just proposed a disastrous five-year plan that would open up vast portions of our Arctic and Atlantic coasts to dangerous new offshore oil and gas drilling. Tell President Obama to protect these irreplaceable waters from reckless oil and gas exploration and drilling.