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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: 30,767
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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


May 24, 2015 Laura Smith
May 24, 2015 Diane Wright
May 24, 2015 John Marchesi
May 23, 2015 heidrun mohr
May 22, 2015 cyb terrazad
May 22, 2015 Patricia Lane
May 21, 2015 Jean Lamb
May 20, 2015 C. James
May 20, 2015 Paweł Rusak !
May 20, 2015 Veronica Williams
May 20, 2015 Zoe Engle
May 17, 2015 Orlando Baquero
May 17, 2015 michelle turner
May 17, 2015 Patricia Burney Oh, COME ON! REALLY? What is this? A race to see who kills the planet first? ENOUGH!
May 17, 2015 mimi cubberly
May 15, 2015 Susan Arkin
May 15, 2015 Suzanne English
May 15, 2015 Angela Ferrari Be the first to start the transition to go green. It will be very profitable for your company later. Invest now for your future profits!
May 15, 2015 Ellaine Lurie Janicki
May 15, 2015 Cindy Miller
May 13, 2015 Patricia Yorke
May 11, 2015 Shelagh Austin
May 11, 2015 Rose Martin
May 10, 2015 Donita Lowrey
May 9, 2015 sonsire vale
May 8, 2015 Sally Benardo
May 8, 2015 Annemieke Morks
May 7, 2015 MICHELLE MILLER
May 7, 2015 Laura Simonetti
May 7, 2015 Ageeth Bleeker
May 2, 2015 June Macy
May 1, 2015 Christy Bryan
May 1, 2015 joos branders
Apr 30, 2015 Thenmoli Rajendran Please stop destroying our Planet for your profit. It is a crime, even though you are allowed to get away unpunished.
Apr 28, 2015 Miriam kremers
Apr 27, 2015 Maridell Price
Apr 27, 2015 Fran Salisbury There's an old saying about encountering wilderness: take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints. Develop a mindset of stewardship of wilderness, rather than that of an exploiter of resources.
Apr 27, 2015 Theresa Helander
Apr 25, 2015 LAURA CHINOFSKY
Apr 22, 2015 Susana Careaga
Apr 22, 2015 John Burridge, chemical engineer
Apr 22, 2015 Lise Rapaport
Apr 21, 2015 Andreas Papapanagiotou
Apr 20, 2015 Lou Gephart
Apr 20, 2015 Cristy Christensen
Apr 20, 2015 John Hila
Apr 19, 2015 angelique manen
Apr 18, 2015 Niina Turunen
Apr 16, 2015 Linda Ilgen
Apr 15, 2015 Sherry Spurling

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