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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: 30,629
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


Mar 2, 2015 Yvonne Chrsitison
Mar 2, 2015 ROSSANA MIANULLI
Mar 1, 2015 Suzanne Twohig Shell what will you do when there is no earth left to drill
Feb 28, 2015 Alice Neuman
Feb 28, 2015 Maryjane A. Burns
Feb 28, 2015 Mary Wheeler
Feb 27, 2015 Daniela Wever
Feb 27, 2015 Robin Gregory
Feb 27, 2015 Tess Dunlap
Feb 26, 2015 robert wiehemeijer
Feb 25, 2015 Bari Bowles
Feb 25, 2015 Natalia Truex
Feb 24, 2015 Wanda Latendresse
Feb 24, 2015 Elena Vitale
Feb 24, 2015 Jannie Irene Hansen
Feb 23, 2015 Martina Dietl
Feb 23, 2015 Jan Sloat
Feb 23, 2015 Leticia Acevedo
Feb 22, 2015 Małgorzata Wiśniewska
Feb 21, 2015 Crystal Kimmel
Feb 21, 2015 Lisa Carpenito
Feb 21, 2015 Laura Thomas
Feb 19, 2015 Marty Mathieson
Feb 19, 2015 Stephanie Vargo
Feb 19, 2015 diane sacchetti
Feb 19, 2015 christine kruger
Feb 18, 2015 Barbara Bruce
Feb 18, 2015 Michele Villeneuve
Feb 17, 2015 Melissa Newman dont take it elsewhere - just Don't do it!!! There are better alternatives!
Feb 17, 2015 Naomi Itkine
Feb 16, 2015 Jeanne Gilmore
Feb 16, 2015 Vicky S
Feb 15, 2015 Tracy Root
Feb 15, 2015 M. Scileppi
Feb 15, 2015 carrie west
Feb 14, 2015 Julie Kiran
Feb 13, 2015 Gloria Paddock
Feb 13, 2015 Dan Dan
Feb 13, 2015 Jacqueline Fitch
Feb 13, 2015 Klaudia abramowicz
Feb 12, 2015 Joe C.
Feb 12, 2015 Pat A.
Feb 12, 2015 Laura Bauer
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Feb 10, 2015 Ber Kavanagh
Feb 10, 2015 Ashley Tovar
Feb 9, 2015 dogan ozkan
Feb 9, 2015 Isabelle Jacques
Feb 9, 2015 reed birnel
Feb 9, 2015 Jaci Wrana

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