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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: 31,774
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


Apr 21, 2017 Nicholas Lee
Apr 19, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 18, 2017 Tanja Gistl
Apr 16, 2017 Lanette Norris
Apr 15, 2017 Sarah Townsend
Apr 14, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 12, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 11, 2017 Mark Berriman
Apr 11, 2017 Josette Maury
Apr 9, 2017 Rachel Taberner
Apr 9, 2017 I. meszaros
Apr 6, 2017 Tonya Green
Apr 6, 2017 Patsy Reynolds
Apr 5, 2017 Carolyn Bridges
Apr 5, 2017 Lindsey Dakin
Apr 4, 2017 Evelyn Peterson
Apr 3, 2017 Elise Caplan
Apr 3, 2017 Nancy Rooney
Apr 3, 2017 Deborah Lill
Apr 2, 2017 lisa hamilton
Apr 2, 2017 DIANE POOLE
Apr 2, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 1, 2017 gary hachmeister DON'T ALLOW SHELL, for their own self serving GREED $$ destroy this environment. WORSE: THEY NEVER TAKE RESPONSIBILITY TO CLEAN IT UP! FIGHT THEM!
Apr 1, 2017 Kara Walmsley
Mar 31, 2017 Tim Young
Mar 30, 2017 mary jackson
Mar 29, 2017 Daniele Walker
Mar 26, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 25, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 25, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 25, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 23, 2017 (Name not displayed) Native Americans understood that land such as the Sacred Headwaters is a gift from the Divine. Why are we only interested in destroying land for profit?
Mar 21, 2017 Regina Powell
Mar 20, 2017 Brenda Trueblood
Mar 20, 2017 J. Scott
Mar 20, 2017 John and Deborah Haynes
Mar 20, 2017 Linda Anderson
Mar 20, 2017 Kim Ingram
Mar 20, 2017 Janet Coleman
Mar 20, 2017 Jennifer Lindridge
Mar 20, 2017 Agnes Hetzel
Mar 20, 2017 Martina Behla
Mar 17, 2017 corinne etancelin
Mar 17, 2017 Myrna Alvarado
Mar 17, 2017 Laura Janes
Mar 17, 2017 Raleigh koritz
Mar 16, 2017 Helen Golding
Mar 14, 2017 Charlotte Gray
Mar 12, 2017 Simona Eastlake
Mar 12, 2017 janine pol

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