A repeal on emissions taxes for heavily polluting companies is likely to raise carbon dioxide emissions and weaken global resolve against climate change. Urge the Australian government to reinstate the levy and support environmentally friendly policies.
Taking chimpanzees to the movies and letting them consume unnatural foods and drinks is negligent and disturbing. Tell Myrtle Beach Safari that you disapprove of their actions.
Poachers are taking turtles from the wild and illegally selling them in North America, Europe and Asia. They are able to do this partly because of weak protections for wild turtles. Take action to save turtles from poachers.
After priding itself on animal-free testing methods, cosmetic company Revlon reversed its testing policies in order to sell its products in countries that require animal testing. Urge Revlon to stop prioritizing profit over the humane treatment of innocent animals.
Many cats remain caged in shelters, unable to be adopted due to their scraggly and scrawny appearance. Please thank talk show host Rachael Ray for using a photo campaign to improve conditions in shelters, deliver better food to cats, and increase the number of cats that can find a home.
A coal mine is scheduled to open near the outskirts of a white rhino sanctuary, threatening the health of wildlife and local residents alike. Demand that the coal mine cease operations and help preserve this pristine habitat.
The state of Florida plans to demolish one of the world’s rarest forests to build an apartment complex and department stores. Please convince the builders to move their project elsewhere and preserve the precious forest.
A mentally challenged rape victim was recently made to wait naked for three hours before receiving a medical examination. Demand changes to hospital procedures and facilities in order to ensure that victims of sexual assault receive timely care.
Animals are released in an arena, chased, and terrified by small children who then get to keep the animals as prizes, at an annual event. Not only is this event illegal, but it is cruel and inhumane. Please sign this petition to shut down this animal chase.
Industrial overfishing has led to a population collapse among marine life that has devastated species such as pelicans and sea otters. Act now to protect sensitive ecosystems from the threat of overfishing.
One Indian state is enacting protections for its camels, a species whose global population has declined by 40 percent in 10 years. Thank Rajasthan for protecting this iconic creature.
Child labor may soon become legal in Bolivia. Tell the President of Bolivia that children belong in schools, not in the workplace, and urge him not to sign this unethical proposal into law.
In response to extreme levels of smog in the Chilean city of Santiago, the governor implemented a bikeshare program and plans to construct bicycle lanes. Thank this governor for remaining innovative when faced with environmental concerns.
Birds are being poisoned by an airport that sees them as pests, causing their prolonged and agonizing deaths. Urge airport management to seek nonlethal measures of pest control and stop subjecting birds to unjust torture.
Cheetah cubs are being snatched from their mothers and smuggled to the Middle East to be sold as status symbol pets. Urge government officials to end this inhumane trade and save these magnificent creatures from extinction.
In light of recent sex stings that have led to the arrests of several Disney World employees, it is important that stricter precautions are taken before hiring prospective employees. Sign this petition to ensure that the millions of minors who visit Disney World are kept safe from sexual predators.
Students’ educations are being neglected, as university faculty are being evaluated based on research output rather than teaching ability. This negatively affects the caliber of education provided by these institutions. Petition research universities to make students’ educations their first priority.
The production of palm oil, a material used in many cosmetics, leads to the destruction of crucial habitats. No type of make-up should be more important than the environment. Sign this petition to ask cosmetics companies to act sustainably and stop using palm oil.
Street children are constantly harassed by the police, and are often beaten with batons and wires. Urge the government to hold the police accountable and to provide homeless children with safe accommodations and basic health care.
Until now, the Catholic Church has refused to take responsibility for the sex abuse scandals that have occurred. Applaud Pope Francis for ensuring that victims’ voices are heard.
Food nutrition labels in Canada will soon be more user-friendly, thanks to a recent initiative. Praise the move, which will combat obesity by making good food choices easier to make.
Every year, thousands of tourists put the manatee at risk by invading its natural habitat. By signing this petition, you are calling for a permanent sanctuary for these peaceful creatures.
Animals are living in poor conditions, suffering at a zoo that should be acting as a sanctuary. Despite warning letters from the Veterinary Directorate, no action has been taken to close the zoo down. Sign this petition and demand the shut down of this zoo immediately.
Actress Alicia Silverstone has joined the cause to end animal testing at cosmetic companies. With her help, more people will be aware of the issues of cruel animal testing. Please sign this petition to applaud her for her efforts in ending this inhumane practice.
Hope for Paws has been rescuing abandoned animals on the streets for nearly a decade. Show your appreciation for the founders’ selflessness and dedication by signing this petition.