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Fish-killing plastic pellets are spreading like wildfire

Tiny plastic pellets are spreading across the Indian Ocean like wildfire, coating coastlines and killing wildlife everywhere they go.1       Plastic pollution is choking the planet. The plastics we’re producing are choking our planet and its wildlife. We can’t reduce, reuse or recycle our way out of this problem — but it’s not too late to change our relationship with plastic and save […]

Tell Congress: Save the Southern Resident orca

Back when the oldest Southern Resident orca, L25, was born, Chinook salmon freely swam up the Snake River and back into the ocean, providing critical food for these majestic creatures. Now, L25 is 93 years old and battles starvation, hunting alongside her pod for the vanishing Chinook salmon.     There are only 74 Southern Resident orcas left. Southern Resident orcas are critically endangered, […]

Add your name to help save spotted owls

The spotted owl is a beautiful bird, its chocolate-brown feathers dappled with white speckles like snowflakes. They’re an amazing part of forest ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest — but they’re in trouble.     Spotted owls have lost 70 percent of their habitat. Spotted owls have lost 70 percent of their habitat — and without more federal protection, they could go extinct.1 The owls depend […]

The Arctic needs your voice: Call today

Oil drilling doesn’t belong in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — and there’s something you can do right now to help save this irreplaceable wilderness.    The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is at risk. We urgently need your help to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from a last-minute attempt at drilling. The refuge is one of the last remaining pristine wildernesses in our […]

Tell Secretary Haaland: Kick single-use plastics out of our parks

Single-use plastics don’t belong in our national parks.     Plastic harms our most precious wild places. You just hiked miles and miles through Grand Canyon National Park, descending past layers of golden, majestic rock. You finally reach the bottom of the canyon and pop your hiking boots off to cool your toes in the Colorado River. Something hits your foot — you look […]

Take action to stop this bottled water company from draining parts of California dry

A company called BlueTriton, known until recently as Nestlé Waters North America, is draining tens of millions of gallons of water annually from San Bernardino National Forest in California — all to bottle it up and sell it.1     California is in a drought. Right now more than 97 percent of California is in a drought, compared to just 41 percent of the […]

Bumblebees (Photo: TimHill, pixabay)

Tell Congress: Protect bees from harmful pesticides

Enjoy honey, chocolate and coffee? With bee populations in freefall, some of your favorite foods might start to vanish alongside your favorite pollinator.     It’s time to save the bees. A summer day just wouldn’t be complete without the buzzing of bees. That’s why Representatives Earl Blumenauer (Ore.) and Jim McGovern (Mass.) put together a plan to protect bees by suspending the use of […]

Wolf howling.

Help us save wolves from hunting

We need your support to help save gray wolves from hunting. The clock is ticking toward the end of our fiscal year — and so is the clock for gray wolves. Right now, for the first time since the 1970s, gray wolves across the entire Lower 48 states are missing the strong Endangered Species Act protection that rescued them from the […]

Will you take action to help save gray wolves?

Two hundred and sixteen dead wolves in 60 deadly hours. That’s 18 percent of Wisconsin’s wolf population slaughtered by hunters in less than three days.1     Gray wolves are dying. Wisconsin rushed to allow hunters to chase down wolves with dogs this past February, just weeks after wolves lost their Endangered Species Act protections. Yet another hunting and trapping season is already planned […]

Sea turtle (Photo: Jeremy Bishop, Unsplash)

8 million tons of plastic pollution each year

Each year, approximately 8 million metric tons of plastic waste make their way into our world’s oceans. That’s the equivalent of five grocery bags filled with plastic for every foot of coastline.1     Plastic pollution is deadly to wildlife. All this plastic pollution in our environment isn’t just unsightly. It’s also deadly. Millions of animals are killed by plastic every year, from fish […]

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