Virunga's guardians need your help. The park's rangers have been on the frontlines of the emergency response following the eruption of Mt. Nyiragongo. Through the Rapid RESCUE program established by the European Union and Re:wild, for every $2 donated to the Virunga Action Fund the EU is matching $1.
Sign the petition to protect Ghana’s Atewa forest from bauxite mining. The forest provides drinking water for 5 million people. Show solidarity with local activists in Ghana and help turn Atewa forest into a national park.
Share the Kayapo people’s declaration against a proposed bill that would weaken protections for their 23 million-acre territory in Amazonia. For 40 years, the Kayapo have been protecting their territory from outsiders looking to exploit its natural resources.
Sign the declaration and share your support using #EndTheTrade and #ExtinctionEndsHere on social media. Call on our world’s governments to permanently end the commercial trade and sale in markets of wild terrestrial animals, for consumption, worldwide.
Sign the petition to keep protected forests safe in Ecuador. Ecuador’s constitutional court is deciding a case that will set the precedent for the rights of nature. The decision could have implications beyond Los Cedros Reserve, the bosque protector at the center of the case.
Support local activists working to protect The Bahamas’ pristine reefs and ocean. Sign and share a petition asking the prime minister of The Bahamas to cancel all oil exploration permits, reject all new proposals and ban all fossil fuel exploration in the country’s waters.
Call on Albania’s public and political leaders to protect Vjosa River as a wild river national park. Share this six-minute documentary on your social media with the hashtag#VjosaNationalParkNow.
Our actions matter. Whether it is signing a petition and amplifying a story to convince governments to protect irreplaceable places, or making changes to our daily habits, we have seen the power of collective action in rewilding our world. This page is updated regularly with urgent calls to action where we can make a difference right now, for all wildkind. Check back often and subscribe to our Weekly Wild list and we’ll make sure you never miss an opportunity to act:now.
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