START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good


Take Action! - Stop Peanut Butter Company From Destroying Rainforests - Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Peanut butter, Palm oil, Rainforests, Orangutans, climate change )

- 34 days ago -
Endangered orangutans and tigers continue to suffer at the hand of the palm oil industry. Rampant deforestation, forest fires, and peatland destruction are quickly eliminating the homes of these precious creatures and contributing to climate change.
TAKE ACTION, Help Save the Last Forest on Earth Where Tigers, Elephants, Rhinos and Orangutans Live Together
Environment  (tags: Petition, rainforests, endangered, Indonesia, Sumatra, sun bears, tigers, orangutans, rhinos, elephants, palm oil, logging, mining, animals )

- 99 days ago -
The last place on earth where critically endangered Sumatran tigers, rhinos, sun bears, elephants and orangutans are found together in one forest is under threat from mining, logging and palm oil companies. Conservation groups are fighting a spatial plan
THE Forests of Indonesia Are Burning, Malaysian Companies Suspected- Please Sign!
Environment  (tags: Indonesia, Malaysia, forests, burning, Orangutans, environment )

- 205 days ago -
The forests in Indonesia are burning in such a quantity, that the smoke is suffocating the neighbor countries. E.g. in Malaysia, the people have been advices to stay in doors, and if they really must go out, they should use a face mask.
Tell PepsiCo To Save Endangered Animals From Habitat Destruction - Via Animal Petitions
Environment  (tags: Habitat Destruction, Wild Animals, Endangered Species, Eco-system, Palm Oil, PepsiCo, Tigers, Elephants, Orangutans, Suffering, Death, Extinction, Petiton to sign )

- 217 days ago -
Tell PepsiCo you will not support a company that uses conflict palm oil and ask them to adopt a responsible and verifiable palm oil sourcing process. With almost 90% of existing palm oil grown in Indonesia and Malaysia, this precious habitat needs help.
Cargill: Stop Using Slavery in Palm Oil! ACTION
Environment  (tags: orangutans, wildlife, palm oil, destruction, new growth, ecosystems, Cargill, slavery, environment, habitat )

- 390 days ago -
Take a stand by demanding that Cargill adopt concrete systems to ensure that slavery is not used in its supply chain, and to provide the public with transparent information about supplier working conditions.
The Plan to Kill Orangutans - Avaaz TAKE ACTION NOW!
Environment  (tags: Indonesia, Aceh, logging, palm oil, orangutans, forests, moratorium )

- 476 days ago -
A logging ban here in Indonesia has been a life insurance policy for our critically endangered species. But it's about to expire, and now an area the size of a small country could be turned over to mining and palm oil companies.
Rainforest Action Network ACTION
Environment  (tags: rainforest, environment, ecosystems, protection, Indonesia, orangutans )

- 879 days ago -
Action Page with Today's Action:Stop the fires in Indonesia and save Sumatran orangutans Tell the president of Indonesia to stop palm oil companies from burning the Tripa forest of Sumatra--critical habitat for endangered orangutans.
Willie Smits Restores a Rainforest
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, orangutans, rainforests, sustainability, water, wildlife )

- 1060 days ago -
Biologist Willie Smits has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans -- and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems.
ACTION ALERT: Please Send Automatic Messages Regarding Palm Oil and Environmental Destruction!
Environment  (tags: orangutans, wildife, threatened, killed, palm oil, destruction, forests, destruction )

- 1149 days ago -
The development of oil palm plantations is often at the expense of tropical forests and carbon-rich peatlands, which has disastrous consequences for critically endangered species, including the orangutan, elephant, rhino and tiger, as well
ACTION ALERT: Save the Orangutans! Make Palm Oil Labelling Compulsory! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: palm oil, orangutans, destruction, surivival, threatened, habitat, destroyed )

- 1181 days ago -
Palm oil is grown in plantations that causes great deforestation and destroys orangutans homes. The survival of orangutans' biggest threat is palm oil therefore buyers have the right to know if they are buying palm oil and contributing to the death of
Tell HSBC to Stop Passing the Buck on Rainforest Destruction ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, rainforest, animals, tigers, orangutans, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1529 days ago -
HSBC bank may not use palm oil directly, but by investing in companies that are destroying Indonesia's rainforests to grow palm oil, HSBC is investing in deforestation and pushing endangered species like the orangutan and Sumatran tigers to the brink
ACTION ALERT: Tell General Mills to Stop Its Destructive Production of Palm Oil !!
Environment  (tags: general mills, habitat destruction, orangutans, wild animals, homes destroyed, logging, forests, palm oil, environment, destruction )

- 1621 days ago -
General Mills is brazenly increasing its own carbon footprint by using palm oil in its products. The company's harvesting techniques cause rainforest destruction, emission of harmful gases, and habitat annihilation for many
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, orangutans, habitat, nature, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1622 days ago -
Orang-utans have descended on Nestle's London headquarters today, scaling the walls of the building in a protest over the company destroying their last few remaining habitats to make their various confectionery products
ACTION ALERT: Ask Nestle' to Give Rainforest a Break !!!
Environment  (tags: rainforests, nestle, companies, palm oil, wildife, orangutans, habitat homes destroyed )

- 1623 days ago -
Nestlé, maker of Kit Kat, uses palm oil from companies that are trashing Indonesian rainforests, threatening the livelihoods of local people and pushing orang-utans towards extinction.
Nestlé Is Using Palm Oil That Comes From Destroyed Forests
Environment  (tags: major companies, nestle, rainforests, habitat destruction, orangutans, wildlife, homes, destroyed, environment, humans )

- 1623 days ago -
Nestlé uses palm oil in a wide array of its products - including Kit Kat. Demand for palm oil has been increasing so much that the companies that sell it are leveling rainforests in Indonesia to make way for palm oil plantation.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Environment

Most Active Stories Today in Environment tagged with Orangutans

top story finders in Environment

1. Natasha Salgado 45 popular stories

2. Carole K. 44 popular stories

3. AniMae Chi 42 popular stories

4. Alexandra G. 41 popular stories

5. Laura H. 36 popular stories

6. Ana MESNER 35 popular stories

7. Richard S. 34 popular stories

8. Debbie Williamson 33 popular stories

9. NicoleAWAY W. 33 popular stories

10. Cal Mendelsohn 32 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!