Brazil's Atlantic Forest is one of the most threatened ecosystems in the world. Less than eight percent of the original forest remains, and its rare plants and animals are facing annihilation. Ask the Brazilian government to stop the destruction and begin significant reforestation efforts in order to preserve this exceptional ecosystem.
Last year saw a massive increase in the deforestation of the Amazon, and the problem only seems to be getting worse as the Brazilian government encourages land clearing. Sign this petition to tell Brazil’s Minister of Agriculture to stop supporting the destruction of the world’s largest rainforest.
Non-biodegradable plastics are killing wildlife and humans alike. The toxins contained in these petroleum-based products are making their way up the food chain and are leeching into our water supplies, as well as into the air we breathe. Urge the Environmental Protection Agency to ban the use of non-biodegradable plastics in the United States.
The Baishan fir may be the rarest tree on Earth, with only three to five known individuals remaining on the lone Mt Baishan in China. However, as of 2014, forest clear-cutting still occurs in the small province that makes up the tree's only known home. Demand China's Department of Environmental Protection protect the remaining wild Baishan firs, and work to restore them as well.
The Great Barrier Reef has been hit by bleaching for the second year in a row. Bleaching occurs when the oceans are too warm and can kill the algae living inside the coral, negatively impacting the many endangered and vulnerable species that rely on the Reef for support. Sign this petition to protect this beautiful, natural wonder.