Fewer than 100 critically endangered Vaquita porpoises exist anywhere on the planet. Save the last members of this imperiled species from the poachers and black marketeers who are driving them toward extinction.
Richard Dawkins, a prominent public intellectual, recently had a change of heart regarding his views on Islam and conflict in the Middle East. Encourage him to continue to move away from Islamophobia towards an unbiased understanding of this complex issue.
Women’s health is under assault, with lawmakers attempting to block access to crucial services while denying health coverage to women all over the country. Pledge to fight back against this attack on women’s rights.
A tar sands-pushing corporation is being rewarded for its supposed leadership by an organization that tracks company carbon emissions. Tell the organization that nobody who deals in dirty tar sands oil deserves an environmental award.
The Mexican police force is using barbaric torture practices to obtain information from the country’s population. More than half of Mexico’s citizens are now terrified of law enforcement. Tell the president to protect its citizens by immediately halting this inhumane abuse.
A neglectful and selfish woman is responsible for the deaths of more than two dozen cats. Tell authorities to punish her not just for killing these felines, but for stealing money meant for their care.
An ESPN commentator said on live TV that the sexual assault charges against a famous basketball player were what gave him ‘sizzle.’ Demand that he be fired for promoting the idea that sexually assaulting women makes you cool.
The unapproved sale and slaughter of livestock in foreign countries is being allowed by the Australian government. Demand that a better effort is made to uphold animal protection regulations in Australia.
An endangered Tasmanian Devil was killed at a zoo, but police have not begun an investigation. Urge the chief of police to assign officers to this case, so the suspect can be prosecuted for animal cruelty.
Jimmy John’s has been forcing its employees to sign contracts saying they won’t work at other sandwich shops after leaving the company. Tell the CEO that this clear worker intimidation tactic is unacceptable.
Some of the world’s most endangered rainforests are being destroyed to make an ingredient used by fast food companies. Tell these companies to stop leveling imperiled forests.
An official in Taiji, Japan, infamous for its annual dolphin slaughter, recently announced plans to build a water park that will allow visitors to simultaneously eat and watch dolphins. Ensure this deplorable plan does not go through by signing the petition today.
Bill Maher, liberal comedian and advocate, recently made Islamophobic remarks on his show ‘Real Time with Bill Maher.’ Urge him to pursue a more open-minded view of Islam and of Muslim communities in the United States and around the world.
India has created a completely cruelty-free cosmetics market by banning animal testing and the import of animal-tested cosmetics. Applaud the move, which will force producers to switch to humane methods.
A Tasmanian devil was brutally murdered at a zoo by a zoo employee or a park guest. Because the enclosure does not have video surveillance, discovering the murderer will be very difficult. Urge the zoo to enhance security around the park to ensure this tragedy does not happen again.
A bus driver in London publicly humiliated a gay couple who shared a kiss on his trolley, verbally abusing them and forcing them off the bus. Sign the petition to demand the immediate termination of this homophobic bus driver.
Ted Nugent, vocal conservative and member of the NRA’s Board of Directors, recently called for the deaths of a number of prominent liberal politicians. Demand the NRA prove it does not endorse this rhetoric by removing Nugent from its Board of Directors and publicly condemning his violent remarks.
A major organic grocer that values transparency has added a new labeling program for its produce and flowers, displaying their carbon footprints. Applaud this company’s dedication to sustainable sourcing and honest consumerism.
Starbucks does not consistently offer vegan pastry options at its numerous locations. Urge the coffee giant to support veganism for the health of consumers and the planet.
A self-proclaimed ‘wolf hater’ injured and murdered wolves with his van, then put up pictures and a description of the incident online. Whether or not this man will be justly punished remains to be seen. Demand justice for the wolves and a harsh sentencing for the guilty man.
Forty-five dogs in a hoarding situation were tragically killed in a fire on a Nevada councilman’s rental property. Urge the councilman to take responsibility for what happened on his property, and to help strengthen hoarding regulations in his state.
The upcoming wolf hunt in Wisconsin will wipe out half of the grey wolf population in the region. Demand this vicious hunt is stopped before the wolf population is decimated.
A sanctuary has been created for the critically endangered Cross River gorilla, Thank the prime minister for making this refuge official and caring for the welfare of these animals.
Remember Suni, one of the last northern white rhinos, who passed away recently. Pledge to fight for the protection and care for the remaining six of his kind.
After decades of pressure from animal rights groups, Denmark has finally decided to criminalize bestiality. Thank officials for making plans to put a stop to legalized cruelty.