Current Action Alerts

When you call or send messages to elected and regulatory officials, you can make a real difference for wildlife. Please check below to see where we need your help the most now.

Seismic blasting poses a serious threat to ocean life. Marine mammal populations that depend on their hearing to hunt, navigate and communicate with each other could be irreparably harmed if this testing moves forward. And that’s where you come in – seismic testing companies still need approval from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) before they can begin their work to survey for oil and gas.
Whitetip Shark
Shark finning is a brutal practice that involves hacking the fins off live sharks and dumping them back into the sea to die. As many as 73 million sharks are finned every year. These slow-growing, slow-reproducing animals simply cannot reproduce fast enough to keep up with the slaughter.
Red Wolf, © Jeff Goulden/iStock
Only 45 red wolves remain in the wild, and the Red Wolf Recovery Program in North Carolina is in jeopardy. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently published a notice of intent to revise existing rules for the management of the wild population of red wolves in North Carolina – a revision that could end the red wolf recovery program in the wild.
Mexican gray wolf, © California Wolf Center
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is in the fight of its life. Congress is determined to rewrite this landmark piece of legislation that protects threatened and endangered species on the brink of extinction. Without the ESA, it is estimated that 227 species would now be extinct.
polar bears, © Daniel Hatch
It's called "A New Foundation for American Greatness," but contrary to its title, the proposed budget released by President Trump seeks to dismantle protections and programs for the conservation of our lands, water and wildlife.
Grand Staircase-Escalante NM
As many as 40 monuments are threatened by Trump’s latest Executive Order – that’s more than one billion acres of wild lands and waters – habitat that the animals you love depend on.
Butterfly
Since taking office in January, the Trump administration and Congress have made no secret of their anti-environment agenda. The need to protect our nation's wildlife has never been more urgent.
Vaquita, © Raziel Levi Mendez Moreno
The largest threat to vaquitas is drowning in fishing gear, which kills half of the remaining population each year. It is currently estimated that fewer than 30 vaquitas survive. Urge the Mexican government to implement and enforce a permanent ban on gillnets in the Upper Gulf of California.
Jaguar
After years of inaction, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has finally proposed a jaguar recovery plan. While the proposed plan signals a step in the right direction, it is far from what the jaguar will need to make a recovery in the U.S.
Mexican gray wolf (captive), © Wolf Conservation Center
A look at how the border wall will alter the landscape that hundreds of species rely on for survival.

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