Articles written by: Ben Strauss

Save Foxes from Cruel Trapping

Save Foxes from Cruel Trapping

Trapping foxes is an unnecessarily cruel way to deal with wildlife, yet one city is jumping to trap and remove these harmless animals from its vicinity. Tell city officials that this is a ridiculously strong reaction to the presence of foxes in the area.

Stop the Abuse and Torture of Turkeys

Stop the Abuse and Torture of Turkeys

Turkeys are being mutilated, dropped, and cruelly killed by a major poultry company. Tell the company CEO that this extreme abuse is unacceptable.

Save Sioux Indian Tribal Lands

Save Sioux Indian Tribal Lands

Lands belonging to the Oglala and Lakota Sioux Indians are in danger of being forcibly seized by the federal government. Help stop this unjust land grab and stand up for tribal rights.

Help Protect Whales from Tar Sands Oil Pipeline

Help Protect Whales from Tar Sands Oil Pipeline

The expansion of a tar sands oil pipeline would put endangered species, like the North Pacific right whale and the blue whale, in a great deal of danger. Sign this petition to stop the expansion of this pipeline to save the lives of countless animals.

Demand Justice for Dog Shot by Police

Demand Justice for Dog Shot by Police

Recently a police officer shot and killed a dog while responding to a call about a suspicious van. In their report, investigators stated that the dog lunged at one of the officers and that it was a “vicious” looking pit bull. However, the dog was actually a black lab. Sign this petition to ensure that this kind of accident does not happen again.

Protect North Atlantic Right Whales

Protect North Atlantic Right Whales

North Atlantic right whales are an extremely endangered species and they need our help if they are going to survive. These whales face danger from ships and fishing gear and are near extinction. As the peril these whales face is human-made, it is our duty to push for more whale safety on our seas.

Urge the EPA to Ban Toxic Pesticide

Urge the EPA to Ban Toxic Pesticide

A highly potent insecticide was recently approved by the EPA. Scientists warn that this insecticide is highly toxic for honeybees. This approval must be reversed before honeybee populations are permanently damaged.

Don’t Limit Protections for Endangered Species

Don’t Limit Protections for Endangered Species

The U.S. government is considering limiting the protections offered to endangered species. Help protect wildlife from extinction by opposing the changes today.

End Commercial Whaling

End Commercial Whaling

Despite being banned in 1986, commercial whaling continues today. Thousands of whales die inhumane deaths each year for this cruel and illegal business. Demand an end to commercial whaling once and for all.

Expand Protection of U.S. Waters

Expand Protection of U.S. Waters

Expanded protection to many vulnerable wetlands and streams across the country is currently being considered by the EPA. Ensure that our country’s wetlands and their wildlife are protected by signing the petition today.

Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Coal Power Plants

Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Coal Power Plants

The EPA is considering limiting carbon dioxide pollution for coal power plants nationwide, which will increase their efficiency and lower the U.S.’s carbon footprint. Support this important rule by signing the petition.

Save Wildlife from Plastic Pollution

Save Wildlife from Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution is hurting ocean environments and the wildlife that depend on them. Help marine animals by supporting a statewide ban on plastic bags.