START A PETITION27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.


Pipelines Do Not Belong in Our National Forests PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, protection )

- 11 hours ago -
We call on you now to request a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement from FERC so the full range of impacts on our forests from all pipelines planned in our region can be assessed together.
Pact for the Earth - Terra Viva, Earth Democracy
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, global warming, fossil fuel extraction, Alternative Energy, Clean Energy Future, responsibility, Sustainabililty, CO2emissions, pollution reductions, stronger protection laws )

- 1 day ago -
For the first in human history our common future as a species is no longer certain. In just 200 years of a fossil fuel age, humanity has done enough damage to the Earth to ensure its own extinction.
Environment  (tags: wind energy, Alternative Energy, clean energy, Emissions Reduction, renewable power, Sustainabililty, green lifestyle, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Illinois is in need of wind energy and this is why. It's a clean fuel source. Wind energy doesn't pollute the air like power plants that rely on combustion of fossil fuels, such as coal or natural gas. Wind turbines don't produce atmospheric emissions...
Don't Torch Tasmania's Forests for Power PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, destruction, habitat, protection )

- 11 hours ago -
We thought a plan to log in World Heritage listed rainforest was as bad as it could get. But now the Tasmanian Government is trying to kick-start a native forest biomass industry burning world renowned, high conservation value forests for electricity,
Stop the Massacre of Wildlife in Indonesia, Save the Forests From Destruction PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, forests, wildlife, animals )

- 11 hours ago -
Countless animals are being massacred in Indonesia and habitats destroyed for palm oil and profit. This deforestation is largely illegal - it has to stop and the laws already in place must be enforced.
Solitude in Nature
Environment  (tags: environment, nature, solitude, Black Friday )

- 20 hours ago -
Petition: Fracking Our Life Away: Stop Hydraulic Fracturing
Environment  (tags: environmental damage, fracking chemicals, drought effects, groundwater protection, toxic contamination, longterm consequences, destruction, conservation, responsibility, stronger protection laws )

- 1 day ago -
California is currently suffering from the worst drought in recorded history; this does not seem to phase big oil companies as they design a plan to infuse millions of gallons of freshwater with toxic chemicals and inject it into the Earth in order to..
Petition: Save Fort Clinch State Park, Keep People and Wildlife Safe! #1
Environment  (tags: state parks, exploitation of resources, hunting, mining interests, logging, cattle grazing, camping, tourism, environmental degradation, ecosystems, wildlife, conservation, protection, politics, Sustainabililty )

- 1 day ago -
The Rick Scott administration plans to allow hunting in all Florida state parks. Other planned activities include but not limited to: logging, cattle grazing and mining. - We need to keep the people of Fernandina Beach safe.
Globalization Gone Mad: Stop the Nicaragua Canal! - Petition
Environment  (tags: canal, Nicaragua, globalization, Canal de Nicaragua, fresh water Lake Nicaragua, jaguars, tapirs, spider monkey, Central America, petition )

- 1 day ago -
The impact on the environment would be profound at least 100,000 people face forced resettlement. 400,000 hectares of rainforest the habitat of jaguars tapirs and spider monkeys would be cleared, the largest freshwater reservoir in Central America dredged
This City Is the World's First to Mandate Climate Change Warning Labels on Gas Pumps
Environment  (tags: gas pumps, warning labels, conservation, Canada, North Vancouver )

- 1 day ago -
The city council of North Vancouver, British Columbia, voted unanimously earlier this week to approve mandatory climate change labels on gas pumps. "A historic global first." Other cities are considering this also. Would it change your habits to see this?
PETITION - Don't Let Big Polluters Derail Climate Talks
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, climate talks, big pollution lobbyists, global warming, CO2emissions, responsibility, environmental damage, Extreme Weather, Emissions Reduction, Alternative Energy, clean air act, stronger protection laws )

- 1 day ago -
Powerful polluters want their voices to be heard in the global discussion on climate change action. World leaders will discuss climate policy at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) this month in Paris.
PETITION - Tell UN Climate Talks in Paris to Reject Brazil's Disastrous Amazon Dams
Environment  (tags: Amazon region, dam construction, devastation, rainforest destruction, Climate Change, habitat protection, Wildlife conservation, ecosystems, responsibility, Sustainabililty, stronger protection laws )

- 13 hours ago -
Sign the petition: Tell world leaders assembled at COP 21 in Paris that Brazil must halt plans to construct more devastating dams in the Amazon - like the one proposed on the Tapajos River, the last undammed tributary of the Brazilian Amazon.
PETITION - Demand Climate Action in 2015
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, climate talks, global warming, Emissions Reduction, changing attitudes, responsibility, regulations, pollution control, Sustainabililty, renewable energy, clean air act, green lifestyle, stronger protection laws )

- 1 day ago -
We have reached a critical point in the climate crisis. December 2015 is the deadline for a new global climate treaty - one with the goal of action from every country to avoid catastrophic levels of global warming.
Petition: Petition the Zoning Reclassification for a Sherwin Williams Near Sherwood Forest in Chesapeake
Environment  (tags: area protection, woodland protection, safety, security, wildlife protection, environment, politics, reclassification )

- 1 day ago -
For those who moved to the Sherwood Forest and the surrounding neighborhods to have a family oriented, safe and secure neighborhood and to protect what trees and wildlife are around us, we ask that you sign the petition against the Chesapeake...
Globalization Gone Mad: Stop the Nicaragua Canal!
Environment  (tags: environment )

- 16 hours ago -
DonâEUR(TM)t sacrifice NicaraguaâEUR(TM)s environment and the welfare of its people for a new canal for oil tankers and container ships.
Save Woolsington Woods From Developments PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 11 hours ago -
One of the last areas of mature woodland in Newcastle, Woolsington Woods, is threatened by an unnecessary major building development.
Petition: Use Big Oil's Royalties to Preserve Our Public Land and Water Again!
Environment  (tags: oil and gas exploration, land exploitation, Water Conservation, Wildlife conservation, habitat protection, preserving the environment, public lands, responsibility, Sustainabililty, ecosystems, protected areas )

- 8 hours ago -
Sign the petition and tell your members of Congress to reauthorize the successful Land and Water Conservation Fund! Big Oil and Gas should keep paying to preserve the lands they threaten!
Petition: Don't Sink It - Save Swansea Bay's Tidal Lagoon
Environment  (tags: environmental protection, tidal energy, abandoned regions, Alternative Energy, conservation, ecosystems, politics, protection )

- 1 day ago -
Today, we wish to take the opportunity to appeal directly to you, and urge you not to abandon this region and a population fully aware that its future and a golden new era stands at a precipice. As international interest in the Swansea Bay Tidal...
Save Boracay's Last Remaining Wildlife, Forest and Puka Shell Beach PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, protection )

- 11 hours ago -
Help us protect the last remaining pristine beach, forest and wildlife in Boracay, as its now again threatened to disappear.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Brazen Attempt to Destroy Land and Water Conservation Fund
Environment  (tags: politics, environment, destruction, conservation )

- 8 hours ago -
AmericaâEUR(TM)s parks, forests, wildlife refuges and other recreation lands are under attack by Congressman Rob Bishop (UT) and the special interests that support him
Petition: Stop the Destruction of Lake Elementaita
Environment  (tags: UNESCO World Heritage, environmental protection, habitat conservation, wildlife protection, ecosystems, prevention of destruction )

- 7 hours ago -
Lake Elementaita was designated as an Important Bird Area(IBA) in 1999, a Ramsar site in 2005, a National wildlife sanctuary in 2010 and feted as a World Heritage Site in 2011 by UNESCO, together with Lake Nakuru and Lake Bogoria as part of the...
TAKE ACTION NOW - PM Trudeau -- Become a Climate Champion!
Environment  (tags: climate, justin trudeau, commonwealth leaders, malta, paris, environment, world )

- 1 day ago -
This weekend, Prime Minister Trudeau is meeting with Commonwealth leaders in Malta. 24 hours later, he travels to Paris to negotiate the most important climate deal of this decade with the rest of the world.
Globalization Gone Mad: Stop the Nicaragua Canal!
Environment  (tags: nicaragu canal, container shiips, oil tankers, china, rainforests, destruction, conservation, environment )

- 1 day ago -
ACT NOW! Nicaragua is planning a new canal for container ships and oil tankers. While the project is economically important for China âEUR" the apparent driving force behind the canal âEUR" it would mean clear-cutting rainforests, mass resettlement
Quebec to Restrict Neonicotinoids and Atrazine Pesticides
Environment  (tags: quebec, restricting neonicitinaids, atrazine, pesticides, environment, protection )

- 1 day ago -
Environment Minister David Heurtel hopes stricter guidelines will encourage use of biopesticides
Nicaragua: NO to the Mega-Canal Through the Rainforest!
Environment  (tags: Rainforest destruction, ecosystems, destruction )

- 1 day ago -
Nicaragua is planning a new canal for container ships & oil tankers: It would mean clear-cutting 400,000 hectares of rainforest, the forced resettlement of 100,000 people & the destruction of Lake Nicaraguas ecosystem. Please speak out against this...
Navajo Nation Estimates $700K in Damage From Mine Spill
Environment  (tags: mine spill, indigenous rights, spill costs, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, pollution, healthconditions, wildlife )

- 9 hours ago -
The Navajo Nation estimates that ranchers and farmers in two reservation communities will suffer about $700,000 in damages from an August mine spill in Colorado.
10 Reasons to Thank You for An Amazing Year
Environment  (tags: Sierra Club, thankful, 2015, ecosystems, environment, habitat, healthconditions )

- 1 day ago -
From Shell abandoning drilling in the Arctic to President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, we have much to be thankful for in 2015.
GREENPEACE UK - Fracking: Don't Undo Democracy
Environment  (tags: uk fracking, democracy, gas industry, environmental damage, longterm consequences, Alternative Energy, groundwater contamination, ecosystems, destruction, responsibility, Sustainabililty, pollution, protection, politics )

- 6 hours ago -
Earlier this year, people from across Lancashire worked tirelessly to pressure council leaders, pushing them to say a resounding NO to opening up the county to the shale gas industry. But now, in a move that would make a mockery out of local...
30 Reasons to Be Thankful This Thanksgiving
Environment  (tags: climate change, fossil fuels, endangered species, animal testing, wildlife sanctuaries, good news )

- 1 day ago -
A look on the bright side of the environment, sustainability, renewable energy, food safety, food security, organic food systems and animal welfare.
Protect Lake Superior Watershed From Toxic Mine PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 1 hour ago -
The proposed PolyMet sulfide copper mine poses a major threat to the wetlands, waters and wildlife of the Superior National Forest in northeast Minnesota. PolyMet seeks to construct an open-pit mine that would operate for 20 years and then require

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

Top Story Analysts in Environment

1. John Pierce   17 notes,
  100% popular

2. Betty G.   11 notes,
  100% popular

3. Barbara K.   7 notes,
  100% popular

4. Carole K.   61 notes,
  95% popular

5. Billy J.   46 notes,
  87% popular

6. Borg Drone   18 notes,
  83% popular

7. Jessica Harvey   53 notes,
  83% popular

8. Wood Lover   54 notes,
  81% popular

9. Dee C.   5 notes,
  80% popular

10. Angelika R.   5 notes,
  80% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
Darren Woolsey 1127
AniMae C. 1107
Natasha Salgado 743
Ben Oscarsito 237
Ed V. 203

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!

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.

site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!