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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: 31,418
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


Jun 26, 2016 Paul Morse
Jun 24, 2016 Marga Childs
Jun 24, 2016 Bonnielee Josefson
Jun 23, 2016 sharon vander pool
Jun 22, 2016 KAREN MAUERMANN
Jun 22, 2016 CHRIS KULCZAK
Jun 20, 2016 Petra Jones
Jun 19, 2016 Dr. Connell Walker
Jun 18, 2016 Teresa Wright
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Jun 16, 2016 DALE KASMAN
Jun 15, 2016 Jennifer Prescott
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Jun 15, 2016 ISABEL CERVERA
Jun 14, 2016 April Eversole
Jun 14, 2016 Lesley Thomas
Jun 14, 2016 MORERA Valérie
Jun 13, 2016 Marie Hutchens
Jun 13, 2016 Rita Leone
Jun 13, 2016 Andre Kruger
Jun 13, 2016 Ferdi Businger
Jun 12, 2016 Randall Cohen
Jun 12, 2016 Jolanda Klos
Jun 11, 2016 Audrey GEOFFROY
Jun 10, 2016 Kristin Trager
Jun 10, 2016 牧瀬 千佳
Jun 10, 2016 Karina Otero Half-Earth Project - eowilsonfoundation.org - Respect nature! Respect life! Respect yourself! - Thanks!
Jun 10, 2016 Sherry Horne Taylor
Jun 10, 2016 DEBORAH KOWALSKI
Jun 10, 2016 Betsy Gudz
Jun 9, 2016 karine tremblay
Jun 7, 2016 natalia ilina
Jun 7, 2016 John Baughman
Jun 7, 2016 Sylvie MALLEVAL
Jun 6, 2016 Michael Caputo
Jun 6, 2016 Dawn Malone
Jun 6, 2016 miceu tavares
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Jun 6, 2016 maria do ceu tavares
Jun 6, 2016 Mimi Ngo
Jun 6, 2016 Helga Preinesberger
Jun 3, 2016 Christian Schelthoff
Jun 3, 2016 AniMae Chi
Jun 1, 2016 Johanna Bialostosky
May 28, 2016 amber link
May 26, 2016 Janet Grunke
May 26, 2016 evelyn roberts
May 25, 2016 Laura Iglesias de Oliveira
May 25, 2016 Marjorie Coey We do NOT want our province looking like the Gulf of Mexico!
May 25, 2016 Steve Williams

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