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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: 30,259
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


Sep 30, 2014 Carla Caston
Sep 30, 2014 Joshua Blackfoot
Sep 30, 2014 Lorraine Pierre
Sep 29, 2014 Huney Goh
Sep 29, 2014 Patricia Hickey
Sep 29, 2014 Angela Pope
Sep 29, 2014 Mary Connors
Sep 27, 2014 Béatrice SILVESTRE
Sep 25, 2014 Jane Penn
Sep 25, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 25, 2014 Cheryl Hanks-Hicks
Sep 25, 2014 Jo Ardell
Sep 25, 2014 ANTONIO GONZALEZ MANCEBO
Sep 25, 2014 Betty Kowall
Sep 25, 2014 marga terstal
Sep 24, 2014 Michele Marshall The greed for profits and worship of material things will not benefit future generations of even the wealthiest if all the beauty of nature is destroyed
Sep 24, 2014 Jesus Cruz
Sep 24, 2014 Toni Peters
Sep 24, 2014 Laura Sanchez
Sep 24, 2014 Kelsey Ticknor
Sep 24, 2014 Laus Jacques
Sep 22, 2014 Mal Scott
Sep 22, 2014 Carla Marques
Sep 22, 2014 Sieglinda Du Preez
Sep 21, 2014 Rosa Casas
Sep 21, 2014 Peter Ozzimo Jr
Sep 20, 2014 Annette Pieniazek
Sep 20, 2014 Stacie Miller
Sep 20, 2014 Dawn Driskill
Sep 20, 2014 GILBERTO SIMAO
Sep 20, 2014 Maria Simao
Sep 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 19, 2014 C E Krause
Sep 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 19, 2014 Michele Chalice Your corporate example will lead to the destruction of the earth by communicating to third world, expanding economies that the horrendous damage and destruction is justifiable by corporate profits. STOP
Sep 19, 2014 Dona Anderson
Sep 19, 2014 Joe Ward
Sep 19, 2014 Carla Winger
Sep 19, 2014 Karen Scrivner
Sep 19, 2014 gail reissen
Sep 19, 2014 Caroline Harris stop the greed
Sep 19, 2014 Heather Voss
Sep 18, 2014 Meghan Soukup
Sep 18, 2014 Elizabeth Rocco
Sep 18, 2014 Pete Zink
Sep 17, 2014 RENATA FLIS
Sep 17, 2014 Linda Scott
Sep 17, 2014 Emma OHara We need another energy source than dirty oil. It is long overdue. Our planet is being destroyed.
Sep 16, 2014 Dana Myers
Sep 16, 2014 Lisa Silliman-French

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