Petitions

Stop Harming Hedgehogs

Stop Harming Hedgehogs

Postal workers discard millions of rubber bands that bind people’s mail for delivery every day. The bands are a threat to hedgehogs that become entangled in them. Sign this petition to urge this postal service to find alternatives that will protect the wildlife and keep the community clean.

Fund Life-Saving Cancer Research

Fund Life-Saving Cancer Research

Life-saving medical advances that could help cure cancer are stalling due to a dangerous lack of funding. Don’t let this important field of research fall by the wayside.

Thank Nestle for Improving Animal Welfare Standards

Thank Nestle for Improving Animal Welfare Standards

Nestle has promised to implement stricter animal welfare standards, including banning small enclosures and painful procedures on its suppliers’ farms. Praise Nestle for improving the livelihood of tens of millions of animals globally.

Stop Threats Against Female Landowners

Stop Threats Against Female Landowners

Many landowners in Colombia have been fighting to retrieve lands that were illegally and wrongfully taken from them by paramilitaries, security forces, and guerilla groups. However, many of these activists have faced threats and harassment as a result of their work. Sign the petition and demand protection for threatened landowners.

Stop Advertising Bee-Killing Plants as ‘Bee-Friendly’

Stop Advertising Bee-Killing Plants as ‘Bee-Friendly’

Stores are falsely advertising bee-killing plants as ‘bee-friendly’, which violates the trust of the consumer and contributes to rising bee epidemic. Plants labeled as ‘bee-friendly’ have been found to contain a certain pesticide known to be the leading cause of bee deaths. Stop these stores from lying to consumers and harming the environment.

Support Primate-Friendly Legislation

Support Primate-Friendly Legislation

Primates are often kept privately as pets, however, their unnatural captivity has led to countless acts of aggression against their human owners. Urge government officials to ban the commercial trade of primates and end the inhumane slavery of these animals.

Applaud Oregon for Blocking Coal Exports to China

Applaud Oregon for Blocking Coal Exports to China

The use of coal is detrimental to the environment, but corporations continue to profit off of it. The government of Oregon recently blocked a proposal to ship large amounts of coal through the state, and this decision will cause a major blow to the coal industry. Applaud Oregon’s commitment to the environment over monetary profit.

Protect Rare Dolphin Species from Habitat Destruction

Protect Rare Dolphin Species from Habitat Destruction

Critically endangered Maui’s dolphins are at risk of extinction thanks to government-approved plans for gas and oil exploration in their habitats. Urge government officials to protect the Maui’s dolphins and their habitat.

Punish Government for Illegally Executing Brothers

Punish Government for Illegally Executing Brothers

Saudi Arabian officials recently executed four brothers for allegedly possessing hashish. The four were tortured while in custody and gave false confessions to the security forces holding them. Sign this petition to demand the international community act against the Saudi Arabian government for this violation of international law.

Don’t Displace Families with Gold Mine

Don’t Displace Families with Gold Mine

The construction of a vast open-pit mine will displace thousands of village inhabitants who have been locally mining the gold for over five centuries. It will also poison the environment with cyanide waste. Urge the company to abandon its plans for this destructive mine.

Praise Hollywood Mogul for Closing Down Chinchilla Farm

Praise Hollywood Mogul for Closing Down Chinchilla Farm

A Hollywood mogul partnered with other animal rights activists to save hundreds of chinchillas by buying out one of the biggest breeding facilities in California. Thank the team for their compassion and generosity.

Ban Tortuous Bear Baiting ‘Sport’

Ban Tortuous Bear Baiting ‘Sport’

Bear baiting is a disgusting and shockingly legal ‘sport’ where these poor creatures are mutilated and tied down while aggressive hunting dogs are unleashed upon them for a fight. Urge government officials to immediately ban this barbaric practice.

Stop Secretly Demanding Mass Killing of Feral Cats

Stop Secretly Demanding Mass Killing of Feral Cats

Staff are secretly demanding that local communities institute mass killings of feral cats, despite the fact that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has no official position on feral cats. Demand authorities launch an investigation into this matter and force agency staff to stop imposing these cruel, unsanctioned policies.

End Job Discrimination Against LGBT People

End Job Discrimination Against LGBT People

LGBT individuals can be denied a job because of their sexual orientation, in dozens of U.S. states. Take action to end this injustice and ensure equality in the workplace.

Stop the Detention and Murder of Community Leaders

Stop the Detention and Murder of Community Leaders

Police have detained several community leaders and killed three activists who were protesting the local construction of environmentally damaging hydroelectric plants. Urge the government to protect human rights and put an end to these unnecessary killings.

Outlaw Barbaric Roadside Zoos

Outlaw Barbaric Roadside Zoos

Animal rights activists have proposed changes to current legislation that would effectively ban private ownership of wild animals and shut down cruel roadside zoos for good. Urge wildlife officials to enact the stricter regulations and help end animal slavery and exploitation.

Stop Gold Miner from Ruining Fragile Land

Stop Gold Miner from Ruining Fragile Land

A gold miner has requested approval to mine the same land in which he caused a massive water shortage during his last endeavor. Remind county officials of the current drought conditions and urge them to prohibit destructive mining on already fragile land.

Applaud Schoolchildren’s Book to Help Save Rhinos

Applaud Schoolchildren’s Book to Help Save Rhinos

The miraculous birth of a Sumatran baby rhino inspired this fifth grade class to write, illustrate, and design a book in honor of him. Thank these children for raising awareness of the toll of poaching on these critically endangered animals.

Applaud Social Entrepreneur for Using Plastic Waste to End Poverty

Applaud Social Entrepreneur for Using Plastic Waste to End Poverty

One entrepreneur thought of a feasible plan to turn plastic waste into opportunities for poverty-stricken communities to break the cycle of suffering and rise above societal challenges. His social enterprise is called ‘The Plastic Bank.’ Applaud The Plastic Bank’s efforts to turn plastic waste into an opportunity to end global poverty.

Praise Fashion Brands that Use Sustainable Cotton

Praise Fashion Brands that Use Sustainable Cotton

Many fashion brands have committed to selling organic and sustainable sourced cotton for their clothing lines, which sends a clear message to cotton producers around the world. One company recently launched a “Conscious Collection” with eco-friendly clothing items. Applaud fashion brands that make sustainable cotton a priority in their products.

Make Crucial Groundwater Data Publicly Accessible

Make Crucial Groundwater Data Publicly Accessible

Despite aquifers that are depleting at an alarming rate, California is the only western state in which access to groundwater data is restricted. Demand public availability of this crucial information so that researchers and water managers can work to protect this precious resource.

Don’t Restrict Access to the Internet

Don’t Restrict Access to the Internet

Kuwait citizens’ human rights will be severely restricted if a new law is passed allowing the government to deny internet access, restrict licenses to telecommunication providers and block websites believed to promote ‘immoral’ messages. Urge the Kuwaiti government to protect freedom of speech.

Stop Export of Weapons to War-Torn Country

Stop Export of Weapons to War-Torn Country

A recent multi-million dollar export of weapons from China to the war-torn South Sudan is an immediate cause for concern. Sign the petition to urge Chinese authorities to stop supplying military grade weapons to South Sudan.

Success: Stricter Ivory Ban Implemented

Success: Stricter Ivory Ban Implemented

Heavy poaching of rhinos and elephants is forcing these threatened species toward extinction. It is becoming increasingly clear that poaching will not likely be stopped if the demand and sale of ivory cannot first be stemmed. Support action to reduce the sale of illegal ivory and rhino horn.

Support Stable Housing for the Homeless

Support Stable Housing for the Homeless

A facility to supply homeless community members with permanent housing is currently being built by the Fort Collins Housing Authority. The facility will also address therapeutic and life skills needs of the residents. Let the FCHA know you support their noble efforts to reduce homelessness.