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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: 30,903
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


Jul 27, 2015 Monneron Sophie
Jul 26, 2015 linda turcotte
Jul 26, 2015 Jeannine Boone
Jul 26, 2015 Ken Greenwald
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Jul 25, 2015 Lisa Haut
Jul 25, 2015 Myriam Baynard
Jul 25, 2015 Kimberley Clack
Jul 24, 2015 Suzanne Pals
Jul 24, 2015 Jean du Ross
Jul 24, 2015 Margriet Coolsma
Jul 24, 2015 Anneke Ruys
Jul 24, 2015 Shannon Sicocan
Jul 22, 2015 A Martin
Jul 22, 2015 Bernard Hudson
Jul 21, 2015 linda berit hansen
Jul 21, 2015 Barbara Bruce
Jul 21, 2015 Cynthia Cook
Jul 20, 2015 Mimette Romney
Jul 20, 2015 Annette-Marie Mocydlarz
Jul 20, 2015 Maria Gomez
Jul 20, 2015 Mary Stone
Jul 19, 2015 Dawn Gantzler
Jul 18, 2015 Marke Sinclaire
Jul 16, 2015 Carrie Tomas
Jul 16, 2015 Jan LeVesque Boycott Shell. Do not buy
Jul 16, 2015 David Young
Jul 16, 2015 Rosa Pereira
Jul 16, 2015 Zane Platina
Jul 15, 2015 Mary Powell
Jul 15, 2015 Marci Turner
Jul 15, 2015 Denise Plymale
Jul 15, 2015 Judy Goldman
Jul 15, 2015 Steven Prow
Jul 15, 2015 Caroline Miller Please drill elsewhere!
Jul 14, 2015 Sjoerd de Graaf
Jul 13, 2015 Kim Zwicker
Jul 13, 2015 Kay Long
Jul 10, 2015 Connie Ridge
Jul 10, 2015 Paul-Denis Clermont
Jul 10, 2015 Linda Astleford I am telling Shell executives imploring them to take their toxic drilling elsewhere.
Jul 10, 2015 Brent Rusert
Jul 10, 2015 lennart blomqvist
Jul 10, 2015 Thomas Avery
Jul 10, 2015 katarzyna powezka
Jul 10, 2015 Diane Caird
Jul 9, 2015 Timothy Pratt

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