Thousands of cats and dogs suffer cruel fates in unsanitary slaughterhouses all over China. Many are pets, stolen from their owners and butchered for their meat. Sign this petition to help stop the dog and cat meat trade.
Former President Bill Clinton’s foundation has donated millions of dollars to Haiti in attempts to improve the economy and the lives of the people there. Applaud Clinton’s philanthropy by signing this petition.
Ukrainians hoped their president would sign a trade agreement with the European Union to improve political relations and prompt economic growth. Instead, the president deceived his people by accepting offers from Russia, prompting violent protests. Condemn the president for deceiving his people and abusing his power.
The exotic pet trade has long gone without adequate nationwide regulation, and thousands of animals have suffered because of it. Endangered species face mounting pressure from the demand, and exotic animals suffer from neglect and inadequate care, and are often abandoned because of their difficulty. Demand the United States government enact far stricter, nationwide reforms to protect exotic animals.
Small pets often bought at pet stores can need just as much care as larger pets like cats and dogs. However, not all new pet owners know how to properly care for their new animal. Demand that pet stores provide a care manual with the purchase of small pets, like fish, hamsters, and birds, so that new pet owners are equipped to provide the best care possible to these delicate living creatures.
Grain-fed livestock produce unhealthy meat, live miserable lives, and profoundly damage the environment. Tell the United States Department of Agriculture to support human health and the planet by making all livestock grass-fed.
The state of Washington plays a crucial role in oil transportation as a stopping point for domestic production between North Dakota shales and California refineries. If officials know where oil is being transported, they can react to potential oil spills and explosions in a timely way. Force Washington lawmakers to make oil transportation safer and more transparent for the public.
One of India’s most distinctive crocodile species, the gharial, is also among the most critically endangered. Demand that the Indian government enact greater protections for gharials so as to save this incredible species.
Manta rays are extremely vulnerable to overfishing, but are being hunted for their gill rakers and are in danger of extinction. Commend one country that has protected the two largest species of manta ray.
A Russian activist who provides psychological support to LGBTI teenagers has been charged with promoting ‘propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations.’ She could face fines and her organization could be shut down, depriving many LGBTI teens of their only support system. Demand that the charges against her be dropped.
Two chefs have plead guilty to serving whale meat at their restaurants. They were caught after a filmmaker found out they were serving meat from these endangered animals. Sign this petition to applaud the effort to shut down this restaurant and put the chefs in jail.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association is promoting a bill that would make GMO labeling optional. SIgn this petition to stop manufacturers from legally hiding harmful ingredients in their products.
The indigenous people of Ethiopia are being forced to relocate without adequate compensation while their land is developed into sugar plantations. Tell the president of Ethiopia to make amends immediately.
Hamster balls are a popular toy, but they pose serious fall injury, suffocation, and heatstroke risks to the animals inside them. Remove hamster balls from a major pet store chain and inform customers of their dangers.
Denmark has banned the inhumane practice of ritual animal slaughter. Thank the country for protecting animals from undue suffering.
Captive animals in South Korea face heart-wrenching abuse and horrifying conditions with no laws to protect these animals. Demand South Korea end the suffering of South Korea’s captive animals.
A recent West Virginia chemical spill has so far gone unanswered for by the company responsible. The company president has even skipped an important congressional hearing addressing the cause of the spill. Condemn this man for his negligence and for leaving those affected by the spill with unanswered questions.
A Massachusetts man has been charged with over 30 counts of animal abuse for nearly starving his pets to death. Punish this criminal to the full extent of the law.
In minority populations, employment, education, and immigration are often more important than environmental issues. But without the support residents living in vulnerable communities, our planet doesn’t stand a chance. Sign the below petition to show your support for environmental education in vulnerable communities.
The Russian government is detaining and arrest peaceful protesters at the Sochi Winter Olympics. The games allow freedom of speech, but the government continues to deny these rights. Demand a stop to these inhumane detainments.
A group of legislators recently decided to live off of minimum wage for a week to raise awareness about the impossibility of surviving on the minimum wage. Applaud their protest and encourage them to continue fighting to raise the wage.
Stronger fuel efficiency standards for trucks will soon be enacted by the Obama administration. They are projected to save 530 million barrels of oil and $50 billion in fuel costs each year. Commend President Obama’s actions to combat climate change by reducing emissions from trucks.
The Ganges River is one of the holiest places in India, but it has also become one of the world’s most contaminated rivers. Demand that the Indian government take decisive steps to address pollution and protect the Ganges.
Recently a passenger on a cruise ship was attacked by an employee. The passenger was beaten, raped, and almost killed. Demand that the cruise ship company instigate measures to ensure that this horrific event is never repeated.
Primates are beaten and forced to perform in a cruel stage show for entertainment. The monkeys live in cramped, dirty cages and are only released for traumatizing training practices and inhumane performances. Tell officials to support legislation that would ban these cruel circus-like performances and save innocent monkeys from abuse.