Rhinoceros species are nearing extinction as out-of-control poaching skyrockets. Support action to save these incredible animals before it is too late.
Over one billion tons of food are thrown away each year. Luckily, one supermarket chain is making an effort to reduce the amount of edible fruits and vegetables that end up in the trash. Support this company’s efforts and help reduce food waste.
A drug company has grown to dominate the market in part by disregarding consumer safety. Demand that executives abandon shady cost-cutting measures, and comply with all regulations designed to protect the public.
It may soon be illegal to covertly film or photograph animal cruelty on factory farms and in slaughterhouses in some Australian states. Urge officials to reject this proposal, which would negate current efforts to improve the factory farming industry’s standards.
Women are less likely to enter the tech field because they lack the support to study computer science and engineering. Praise the strides that schools are taking to inspire new perspectives for women by creating an inviting learning environment in computer science and engineering.
Polio, although preventable, poses a problem, especially in Southeast Asia. Thank the international service organizations that are working hard to cultivate healthier communities.
Victims of sexual assault within the military are routinely verbally abused and mistreated by their superior officers. Lawmakers must make the changes necessary to protect our troops. Demand reform of a system that punishes sexual assault victims while giving lenient sentences to their attackers.
Monkeys involved in an experiment were recklessly mistreated, being rolled down a hallway in ferret exercise balls. Sign this petition to prevent this abuse from happening again.
Leghold traps are cruel devices designed to hold an animal against its will. Sign the petition to help end the use of these inhumane traps.
It is commonly known that washing hands reduces the risk of infection, though few hospital staff members do so regularly. Thank an attentive doctor who increased hand washing rates to nearly 100 percent and helped reduced infection rates.
Traditional zoos confine animals in cages under stressful conditions, on display for endless crowds. Applaud a design firm transforming zoo habitats to more closely resemble wild environments, improving the experience for visitors and animals alike.
The highly profitable ship-breaking industry constantly releases oil into the ocean, greenhouse gases into the air, and asbestos fibers into workers’ lungs. Urge company executives to cease this destructive practice and save human lives as well as the environment.
Three police officers have been allowed to return to active duty after brutally shooting a woman’s pet dog fifteen times and killing it in response to noise complaints. Urge city officials to file animal cruelty charges against these men and stop giving special treatment to police officers.
Azerbaijani security forces recently arrested a prominent human rights activist without charge. She was detained due to her recent work attempting to bring together Armenian and Azerbaijani authorities. Sign this petition to demand her immediate release.
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights recently ruled that the Guatemalan government failed to properly investigate the rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl. Unfortunately, this horrific murder has not pushed the Guatemalan government to quell violence against women. Sign this petition and demand that Guatemala immediately implement the court’s ruling.
Inmates with mental disorders suffer three fourths of the serious injuries from corrections officers at the second largest jail in the U.S. Push for human treatment instead of brute force to reduce violence.
SeaWorld has plans to subject a dolphin to a terrifying transport from Japan to Texas. Demand SeaWorld to take a firm stance against the annual capture and killing of dolphins in Japan by abandoning these plans.
A famous Hollywood actress is calling for a ban on the cruel and unnecessary practice of cosmetics testing on animals in the United States. Please thank her for standing up for the well-being of animals.
District attorneys are seeking charges against a man who posted videos of himself luring and attacking a stray cat. Praise the move, which will bring justice to King the cat as well as deter future abuse of strays.
A man shot and killed his girlfriend’s turtle during a domestic dispute between the couple. Killing an animal due to anger at a person is never okay. Demand this man be punished to the fullest extent possible.
A captive marine mammal park in Canada is owned by a man known for deception, cheating, and law-breaking. Demand this man either sell his park to a more compassionate person, or close it and release the animals to seaside pens or into the wild.
Access to lifesaving medicine and technology is being cut off as hospital budgets are slashed. Demand full funding for hospitals that help improve millions of lives.
The use of a patented flame retardant in soft drinks is dangerous and disgusting. Luckily, PepsiCo and The Coca-Cola Company have made plans to eliminate this toxin from their products. Let them know you support this decision.
A political candidate recently stated that all homosexuals should be stoned in accordance with what he believes are Christian principles. Denounce this discriminatory politician for advocating violence against gay people and demand that he end his political campaign.
A Florida city has banned ‘sagging,’ a term for wearing pants significantly below the waist, which will disproportionately affect young men of color. Tell the city to revoke the discriminatory law.