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11/10/11: 26,342 signatures sent to Shell headquarters. Please continue to sign for this important cause if you haven't already!
Goal: 50,000 Progress: 31,929
Sponsored by: The Rainforest Site

The oil industry is at it again. Oil giant Shell is planning to conduct coalbed methane drilling in a beautiful and remote area of British Columbia called the Sacred Headwaters. If completed, Shell will construct a network of gas wells that would underlie a large portion of the Headwaters.

Coalbed methane developments have grave impacts for the environment. Methane drilling can contaminate groundwater and disturb natural ecosystems — like the one at the Sacred Headwaters that's home to salmon, caribou, and wolves. And not only is it home to precious animal life, the Sacred Headwaters was declared one of British Columbia's most endangered rivers.

The Sacred Headwaters are home to countless species of invaluable plants and animals. We can't allow big oil conglomerates like Shell to operate in areas that should only be preserved.

Write to Shell executives imploring them to take their toxic drilling elsewhere.

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Dear Shell executives,

I was shocked to learn of the coalbed methane drilling Shell is planning to expand in the Sacred Headwaters of British Columbia.

The Sacred Headwaters is home to precious salmon breeding grounds, as well as majestic species such as caribou, wolves, bears, and moose. The area is one of the most pristine and dazzling sights Canada has to offer.

Yet profit alone is what is driving your company to risk the safety and unadulterated beauty of this landscape. Shell's plans to move forward with coalbed methane drilling in the region threaten local residents and plants and animals alike.

Coalbed drilling has vast and worrisome implications for the surrounding environment and ecosystems. We cannot allow Shell to take advantage of the Sacred Headwaters. We must protect this precious land and keep it out of the hands of big oil.

Please do the right thing for the environment and cease all plans to drill in the Sacred Headwaters.

Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Aug 21, 2017 Arleen Barber
Aug 11, 2017 James Painter
Aug 11, 2017 Susan Harmon
Aug 11, 2017 Robert Thomson
Aug 10, 2017 susan chapman
Aug 10, 2017 Virginia Dempsey
Aug 10, 2017 Ashley Johnson
Aug 8, 2017 Alanna Reuben
Aug 8, 2017 Joanne Koulavongsa
Aug 8, 2017 Anita Kuhn Get rid of your toxic drilling from everywhere! I stopped buying your gasoline a long time ago when I found out about all the nasty oil spills you are responsible for, and also heard you never cleaned them up! Shame on you.
Aug 7, 2017 Donna Gilbert
Aug 7, 2017 Gil Hackel
Aug 5, 2017 Nancy Whiting
Aug 2, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jul 29, 2017 Nadine Miller
Jul 28, 2017 Sandrine Carrigan
Jul 28, 2017 Jessica McCormick We have to stop all drilling we can find non fossil fuels to sustain our energy neefds. We have no idea what all of these damaging tactics will do negatively in the future,but we know what its doing to our environment now. Please wake up.
Jul 27, 2017 Lori Dungey
Jul 25, 2017 Staci Sherwood
Jul 24, 2017 William Tarbox
Jul 23, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jul 22, 2017 George Lewis
Jul 22, 2017 Leigha Henson
Jul 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jul 20, 2017 Karen Hurst
Jul 19, 2017 Betty Finley
Jul 17, 2017 Linda Cypert
Jul 14, 2017 elizabeth levin
Jul 12, 2017 Arrie Hammel Get out of the forests.
Jul 12, 2017 Helen Wright
Jul 10, 2017 Linda Messer
Jul 10, 2017 Kenn Reynolds
Jul 9, 2017 Mary Ware
Jul 9, 2017 Jim Faulks
Jul 9, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jul 7, 2017 mihaela gongescu
Jul 6, 2017 Monalisa Pradhan Dont destroy our wildlife & our forests & our planet only for money... dont be homeless....
Jul 5, 2017 Mariana Lukacova
Jul 5, 2017 Raphaël PONCE
Jul 4, 2017 Carol Kasmicski
Jul 2, 2017 Ivan Zhyvolup
Jul 2, 2017 Sara Vilhena
Jun 26, 2017 JoAnne Edsall
Jun 24, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 24, 2017 Nathan Fisher
Jun 24, 2017 Camelia Mitu
Jun 22, 2017 Maria Timony
Jun 22, 2017 Rob Dexter
Jun 22, 2017 Beverly Brown
Jun 22, 2017 Rilla Heslin

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