A restaurant owner has managed to be in business two years without a single bag of garbage going to waste. Thank the owner for his incredible efforts to save the environment.
There are no state laws regulating dog and cat breeders in Minnesota resulting in the suffering of countless animals in filthy, inhumane facilities. Demand the passage of legislation that will finally hold breeders accountable.
Imprisoned whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been approved for gender dysphoria treatment. The Army does not allow transgender people to serve and is denying her access to care while in military prison. Call on the Army to transfer Manning to a civilian detention facility where she can receive proper treatment.
Brave deputies recently saved a frightened dog from a dangerous river. Thank the officers for risking their lives in order to save the stranded animal.
A man has been indicted for torturing and killing kittens after purchasing them solely for that purpose. Demand that the District Attorney in the case do everything in his power to ensure this cold-blooded killer spends the rest of his life behind bars.
While the majority of restaurant employees are paid very little, a powerful group of lobbyists has worked to increase profits for owners while stalling wages and protections for the people they employ. Demand an end to this war on workers.
The world’s smallest kangaroo is struggling to adapt to multiple threats including climate change and habitat loss. Call on officials to increase protections for the rainforests these tiny creatures call home.
A new bill would reduce interest rates for millions of student loan borrowers across the U.S. Ask Senate Republicans to lend their support to this important effort to ease the debt burden for college students and their families.
Netflix recently purchased a film that focuses on a group of human rights workers trained to conduct research in war torn countries. Praise the company for purchasing this film and promoting the work of these brave human rights researchers.
Microbeads are plastic spheres found in many facial beauty products that pollute and poison our wildlife and environment. Demand that the EPA ban the use of these harmful beads immediately.
It is currently legal for cosmetics companies to use untested chemicals in personal care products. These ingredients include industrial chemicals linked to cancer, developmental and reproductive issues, and other adverse health effects. Demand that lawmakers take swift action to protect the public from these dangerous chemicals.
Invasive species and habitat destruction have caused the population of the Georgia rockcress to dwindle to dangerously low numbers. Without federal protection, these plants will surely become extinct. Encourage the government to grant these rare plants the protection they need in order to survive.
Two stunning desert wildflowers face extinction due to oil shale and tar sands development, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service refuses to offer effective protection. Urge the agency to take appropriate measures to ensure that these rare species are not lost forever.
Oil and gas companies are destroying the habitat of the Gunnison sage grouse and driving it toward extinction. Help ensure the long-term survival of this rare species by demanding that they receive immediate protection.
Stanford University recently announced its decision to purge its $18 billion endowment of all investments in coal mining companies. This makes it the first major university in the U.S. to take part in the fossil fuel divestment movement. Thank the university for its climate leadership.
Oregon’s Governor has come out against allowing new coal export terminals to be built along the Columbia River. Thank him for standing up to corporate money and supporting the development of a clean energy economy.
One of the world’s most popular cities is implementing new parking rules to help battle high pollution levels, and will give significant discounts in parking fees to owners of hybrid and electric cars. Applaud these forward-thinking efforts to fight pollution and keep the city clean for years to come.
A famed scientist was recently honored with a prestigious award for her contributions to lemur conservation. Scientists like her help protect the complex web of life we all depend on. Applaud her tireless work.
Children as young as seven are being exposed to nicotine and other hazardous working conditions in tobacco fields. Call for an end to the use of child labor in the tobacco industry.
Chinese ‘sun bears’ are being hunted, captured and tortured for their commercially valuable paws. The bears are beaten into submission, their paws cut off and their bodies boiled while still alive. Protect these rare and exotic bears from cruelty and extinction and demand an end to the bear paw industry in China.
Orcas being held in captivity are prisoners who live short lives of suffering. Taco Bell is issuing discount coupons that encourage customers to view captive orcas at SeaWorld. Tell the CEO of Taco Bell to stop promoting the inhumane treatment of animals.
Fully autonomous weapons kill without a thought, and are a threat to human rights and safety around the world. Urge countries not to use these terrible weapons by signing this petition.
Dangerous toxins from oil and gas drilling operations are polluting the air and adding to climate change. Urge lawmakers to enforce drilling regulations so as to protect public health and the climate.
Daily deals company Groupon is promoting cruel animal shows as part of its deals. Many of these shows have been cited for violations of the Animal Welfare Act. Petition the CEO of this company to stop all promotion of these shows.
Iams, which has been exposed in the past for conducting brutal animal experiments, is keeping its doors closed on the testing of over 700 animals. Petition the company to allow animal rights groups to enter its facility and demand a stop to all animal experiments.