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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: 30,335
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


Oct 24, 2014 Irene Lutz
Oct 24, 2014 Beate Schoen
Oct 24, 2014 Alexandra D'cruz
Oct 24, 2014 Paola Catapano
Oct 23, 2014 J S
Oct 23, 2014 Gina Freitas
Oct 23, 2014 Melanie Leone And stick it where the sun don't shine too! We need clean energy!
Oct 22, 2014 sherri pickett
Oct 22, 2014 Michael Haskell
Oct 22, 2014 kevin lawson
Oct 22, 2014 Lenka Mašková
Oct 22, 2014 Brian Mahon
Oct 21, 2014 Julia Petersen
Oct 20, 2014 Debbie Horn
Oct 18, 2014 mauffrey magali
Oct 18, 2014 Philippe BEIGNATBORDE
Oct 17, 2014 bordier cris
Oct 17, 2014 antona manuela
Oct 16, 2014 aurélie péris
Oct 16, 2014 Nina Røstad
Oct 16, 2014 Diana Schipperen
Oct 16, 2014 Christine Müller
Oct 15, 2014 Charlotte Vrancart 07726
Oct 15, 2014 S Greeven
Oct 15, 2014 Lynda Stewart
Oct 15, 2014 Lauri Rogers
Oct 15, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 15, 2014 anna halkiadis
Oct 15, 2014 Ann Bertens
Oct 14, 2014 Jade Golden Stewardship, in the Christian tradition, implies protection. Man should exist in harmony with the earth, not work against it as is noted in Colossians 1:16-17
Oct 14, 2014 Stefano Fuschetto
Oct 14, 2014 Vera Schmitt
Oct 14, 2014 Kelly Perkins Please rethink before drilling in the Sacred Headwaters of British Columbia, the fish and animals NEED us and we NEED them!
Oct 14, 2014 Jen Dowdy
Oct 13, 2014 якимчук женя
Oct 13, 2014 Wendy Schroeder
Oct 13, 2014 Jennifer Vanderwyst
Oct 13, 2014 Martine Hans
Oct 13, 2014 janice hanninen
Oct 13, 2014 Ellen Buchanan
Oct 13, 2014 Micheline Mauvis
Oct 13, 2014 Liz Godber
Oct 12, 2014 Don Hannah
Oct 12, 2014 Geoff Kemp
Oct 12, 2014 Joyce Angleberger
Oct 12, 2014 Kerry Folwer Say no to Shell. They will destroy the habitat of many majestic creatures.
Oct 11, 2014 Pam Ackerman
Oct 11, 2014 (Name not displayed) Shell a corporate serpent that needs to be controlled for good
Oct 11, 2014 daryl bishop
Oct 10, 2014 Jill Beattie

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