Action Alerts

MAP Action Alerts

Below are current and past action alerts.

Vote yes for mangrove conservation in Madagascar!

Use your vote to protect Madagascar’s mangroves Click HERE to find out more and vote Madagascar’s mangrove forests are amongst the largest in the Indian Ocean, harbouring exceptional marine biodiversity that is critical to the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of coastal people. From wood harvested from mangrove trees to shrimps and mud crabs fished from Read more

Slavery In The Global Prawn Industry

The three largest grocers in the world — Walmart, Carrefour, and Costco — were named specifically in a new investigation by the Guardian for selling prawns and shrimp whose production relies upon slave labor. One week later, those companies are still refusing to take two simple steps to rout out slavery from their supply chains Read more

Why Is Jamaica Selling Out Its Environment to a Blacklisted International Conglomerate?

Why Is Jamaica Selling Out Its Environment to a Blacklisted International Conglomerate? A $1.5 billion investment and the promise of 10,000 jobs were enough incentive to convince Jamaican officials to turn their backs on conservation. Take Action April 22, 2014 By Richard Conniff Richard Conniff is the author of ‘The Species Seekers: Heroes, Fools, and Read more

Your support is needed: Cameroon activists on trial for peaceful protest against Wall Street land grabber

From Grain.org Nasako Besingi is a land grabber’s nightmare. The community organiser and director of Struggle to Economise Future Environment (SEFE) has made a mess of a US company’s plans to grab a huge chunk of land in Cameroon’s southwest to produce palm oil. Herakles Capital is a venture capital firm based in New York City Read more

Safeway CEO: Label your GMO foods

We have the right to know if our food contains GMOs. We urge you to support your customers’ right to know what’s in their food by labeling GMO ingredients found in Safeway store-brand products. PETITION BACKGROUND We learned how much it takes to buy an election in Washington: $25 per vote. That’s how much money Read more

Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch: Retract the “Best Choice” Rating for ASC Selva Shrimp

Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch: Retract the “Best Choice” Rating for ASC Selva Shrimp Retract the “Best Choice” Rating for ASC Selva Shrimp SIGN THE PETITION Mixed shrimp farming-mangrove forestry systems have been gaining the attention of seafood certification organizations and scientific research alike in recent years. One such scheme has come into use called Read more

Rampal power plant: A project of deception and mass destruction

Rampal power plant: A project of deception and mass destruction Original article HERE See end of article for sample letter and take action Anu Muhammad Painting by Dhiman Sarkar Thousands of people, young and old, women and men, are now preparing for more than 400 km 5 days long march from Dhaka, the capital city, to Read more

Stop Plans to Construct a Cruise Ship or Ferry Docking Terminal off Bimini’s Western Shore

Stop Plans to Construct a Cruise Ship or Ferry Docking Terminal off Bimini’s Western Shore Sign The Petition Petition by Bimini Blue Coalition View Video of Gail Woon with Earthcare. Bimini’s economic and ecological future depends upon keeping our waters clean, our reefs healthy, and our fisheries thriving. In order to preserve the tourism industry that Read more

Demand Justice for Victims of Bangladesh Building Collapse

Demand Justice for Victims of Bangladesh Building Collapse Sign the petition to Benetton, Matalan, Mango and Bonmarche now Over 1,000 people, mostly female garment workers, have been killed in the collapse of a building in Bangladesh which housed factories making clothes for Primark, Matalan, Mango and other major brands. Take action now and demand these Read more

Protect Mexican Mangroves Threatened By Development

Protect Mexican Mangroves Threatened By Development Dear Friends, Please help RedManglar Mexico put pressure on the Mexican government to protect the mangroves now threatened by development. Please join us in signing this Avaaz petition: http://www.avaaz.org/es/petition/Protejamos_los_manglares_de_Mexico/ Here is a Google translation of the Spanish written petition: The H. Congress of Mexico must not give in to Read more

Demand India Protect Old-Growth and Abandon Coal

Demand India Protect Old-Growth and Abandon Coal Sign The Petition India is a thriving democratic nation with tremendous potential to achieve just, equitable, and ecologically sustainable national development that could last forever. Yet India is heading towards social and ecological collapse unless it stops burning coal and clearing its natural ecosystems, especially important old-growth forest Read more

Massive Chinese Dam Threatens Cambodia’s Cardamom Rainforests

Massive Chinese Dam Threatens Cambodia’s Cardamom Rainforests Sign The Petition at Forest.org and/or Sign The Petition at Rainforest Rescue The Areng Valley in the Cardamom Mountains of south-west Cambodia is threatened with flooding by a Chinese hydropower dam. This biodiversity gem – home of the Siamese crocodile and indigenous Khmer Daeum – is to be Read more

Save Bimini Island from Destructive Development

{PARA}WATCH VIDEO “The Beauty of the Mangrove Forests” by Dennis Zaidi Please sign onto this letter and mail to: Bimini.Blue.Coalition@gmail.com To the Hon. Kenred Dorsett (Minister of the Environment), The Hon. Obie Wilchcombe (Minister of Tourism, and Member of Parliament for Bimini), and The Hon. V. Alfred Gray (Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources, Dear Read more

Question Your Shrimp- Don’t Buy or Sell Imported Tropical Shrimp!

{PARA} SIGN THE PETITION Industrial Shrimp Aquaculture is causing massive environmental and social problems around the world, including mangrove forest loss, wild fisheries decline, shoreline erosion, coral reef and sea grass loss, displacement of countless coastal communities, loss of traditional livelihoods and displacement of countless coastal fishing and farming communities, human rights and labor abuses. Read more

Kenyan Government Moves Quickly to Push Port Through, Circumventing Local People and Kenyan Law

Kenyan Government Moves Quickly to Push Port Through, Circumventing Local People and Kenyan Law Though the presidential election still remains in dispute in Kenya, with the opposition charging fraudulent and erroneous voting, the left hand of the government is busy pushing forward the multi-billion dollar project to build a second national port. The process is Read more

Stop Bombing the Mentawai Reefs

Stop Bombing the Mentawai Reefs Sign The Petition Since 1980′s, the remote Mentawai Islands have been attacked by fishermen using dynamite to explode the reef in order to kill fish. With increasing tourism and local populations, the bombers can no longer operate in secrecy. This practice must stop! We are petitioning the Indonesian government to Read more

Stop European Salmon Viruses From Killing Pacific Salmon Runs

Stop European Salmon Viruses From Killing Pacific Salmon Runs Sign The Petition Today The survival of Pacific salmon is threatened by European salmon feedlot viruses. Canada must stop ignoring positive lab results for the flu-like ISA virus, an internationally controlled salmon pathogen. Salmon feedlot viruses travel between oceans, multiply and mutate into higher virulence. Salmon Read more