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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: 31,692
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


Feb 20, 2017 Francisca Brechbuhler
Feb 20, 2017 Mila Counihan
Feb 19, 2017 Lulu LaRocca
Feb 18, 2017 Christmas Goldman Haven't y'all done enough damage in the waterways, you can't drink the oil.
Feb 18, 2017 Jeane Casey
Feb 18, 2017 Natalia Smirnova
Feb 16, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 16, 2017 Jean-Claude Morin
Feb 16, 2017 DeLisa Fields
Feb 14, 2017 Tammy Ferrell
Feb 13, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 11, 2017 Nico Sandman
Feb 10, 2017 melissa suarez
Feb 9, 2017 Leslie Dancer
Feb 9, 2017 (Name not displayed) Don't allow animals to become victims of human greed.
Feb 9, 2017 Barb Rysdale
Feb 8, 2017 Jordi Estruells
Feb 6, 2017 Danielle Walden
Feb 6, 2017 Jack Martin
Feb 6, 2017 Tanya Lowrie
Feb 5, 2017 Shelby Fry
Feb 5, 2017 Anna Tangi
Feb 5, 2017 Andrea Schnitzler
Feb 5, 2017 Stacey Govito
Feb 5, 2017 Martin Henz
Feb 4, 2017 Cindy Ray
Feb 4, 2017 Jackey Caldwell
Feb 4, 2017 Kathleen Tennyson
Feb 4, 2017 Valerie Brown
Feb 4, 2017 Dalca Carvalho
Feb 4, 2017 Daisy Costa
Feb 2, 2017 Sheila Phillips
Feb 2, 2017 Annette Utz
Feb 1, 2017 Jamie Smith
Jan 31, 2017 diane rockafellow
Jan 31, 2017 Amanda Dickinson
Jan 31, 2017 Rebecca Straus
Jan 30, 2017 Karen Lowery
Jan 30, 2017 David Dvorak
Jan 30, 2017 gladys carp
Jan 30, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jan 29, 2017 Delphine Bonk
Jan 27, 2017 Elvira Bergenholtz
Jan 27, 2017 Bonnie Farmer
Jan 27, 2017 ELIANE STORCH
Jan 27, 2017 shelia jons
Jan 26, 2017 Kathlene Rohm
Jan 26, 2017 Ivana Breber
Jan 26, 2017 Jim & Kari Stuber
Jan 26, 2017 Sandra Rose

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