Scientists are developing a way to turn carbon dioxide, the notorious greenhouse gas, into fuel. This could have real impact in the fight against climate change – thank the University of Illinois at Chicago for supporting this important research.
Lake Erie, one of America’s majestic great lakes, is an ecosystem in great danger – the water is now poisonous to humans and animals who drink it. Sign this petition and help save Lake Erie’s ecosystem.
Recently, a woman having a miscarriage was sent away from a Catholic hospital three times, causing severe suffering and serious infection. Religious objectives prevented the doctors from providing objective and appropriate treatment consistent with medical care standards. Remove these dangerous directives from hospitals.
Three black high school boys were arrested for waiting with their basketball team for a bus to go to a game. Demand that the Chief of Police have the charges against these innocent students dropped.
Vietnam’s elephants are currently headed for certain extinction and desperately need to be protected. Sign this petition and help non-profits save what few elephants are left.
China’s toxic emissions have reached an all-time high, despite efforts to reduce air pollution. Cancer caused by air pollution has become the country’s highest cause of death, and the international community is also effected. Demand that China get serious about fighting air pollution.
Soon, Republicans in Congress will have substantial support for a bill that will force women to buy additional insurance if they want to be covered for abortions, even in the case of rape. If passed, this law will severely restrict women’s access to abortions and force women to plan ahead for unplanned pregnancy, an impossible feat. Do not let this bill get passed.
A recent protest in Ukraine has resulted in the detention of several protesters, one of whom urgently needs medical attention for injuries sustained at the hands of the police. Sign the petition and urge Ukraine to respect the human rights of its citizens.
A police officer recently covered up his fellow officer’s drunk driving. Demand this officer be punished for hiding such dangerous behavior.
Remote tracking devices used to study endangered tigers have been ending up in the wrong hands, allowing poachers to hunt this species more easily. Urge conservation groups to ensure that poachers never have a chance to access tracking technology.
Fones Cliff is an important habitat for bald eagles and many other bird species. Help stop this national treasure from being destroyed by real estate development and strip mining projects.
A charity has provided homes for one thousand homeless dogs from Las Vegas, through a partnership with a Canadian pet store. Commend the people behind this effort for giving dogs a second chance at life.
Human rights violations in Central Africa are a serious problem. Fortunately, the atrocities committed are being addressed with excellent media documentation by a special human rights organization. Support this incredible organization and its fight for humanity in Central Africa.
A powerful video that points out the skewed wealth distribution in the United States has gone viral. Sign this petition to support this video and its spread of important information.
A new plan has been created to protect the welfare of all animals in New York City. Included in this plan is the call to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city. Sign the petition to ask the mayor of New York City to protect the animals of his city now.
In efforts to rake in more profits, a recent anti-outdoors Toys ‘R’ Us commercial is distancing an unhealthy and obesity-stricken generation of children from the exposure and physical activity that could improve their lives. Tell Toys ‘R’ Us to stop sending kids the wrong message, and to pull this commercial immediately.
Young girls are forced to marry grown men in Yemen. Girls as young as 8 can be forced into a marriage with men five times their age. Often, the injuries suffered by these girls on their ‘wedding night’ can result in death or permanent injuries. Tell Yemen to abandon this barbaric practice and stop child marriages.
North Korea is known for numerous crimes against humanity, but especially notorious are its torturous prison camps. Urge the North Korean government to release innocent detainees in these camps and stop senselessly harassing its citizens.
Despite being pressured by industry to hide his findings, a scientist shared the truth about global warming. As a result, he lost his job. Thank him for his commitment to the scientific truth.
A suffering Chimpanzee named Tommy is currently being held in a tool shed behind a used car lot. He is the sole survivor of the 6 monkeys originally kept by his neglectful owner. Grant him the freedom from imprisonment and mistreatment we all take for granted.
A more livable future for all is viewed as bad business by some in the energy industry, who, with the help of conservative policy groups, are fighting clean energy initiatives at every level. Stand up for sustainability. Reject the assault on clean energy.
A new European program will combat the illegal killing of endangered species throughout the world by monitoring populations and helping law enforcement. Commend this powerful step in conserving vulnerable species.
A law in the United Kingdom allows organizations that perform cruel animal experiments to hide their abusive and inhumane tests from the public. Encourage the British Parliament to repeal this ‘secrecy clause.’
Carbon emissions caused by burning fossil fuels are altering our atmosphere in dangerous and unprecedented ways. But one company, Ethical Electric, seeks to change that by powering homes and businesses with clean energy. Support this company’s work for a greener world.
A popular rock band has taken a stand against animal abuse by canceling an upcoming concert at SeaWorld. SeaWorld is infamous for abuses and deaths surrounding its captive whales – thank this band for fighting against animal mistreatment.