Hawaii passed a bill banning certain deadly pesticides, and yet one biotech company continues to spray its fields anyway. Meanwhile, residents are suffering numerous ailments, including lung disease and cancer. Tell this company to prioritize residents’ health over profit.
A company has recently created a safe, affordable, and sustainable method of transportation for the people of Africa through their specially-built bicycles. Because their parts are made in Africa, the bikes have also created numerous job opportunities for African citizens. Thank the company for their efforts to help Africa.
Pet parrots are facing a crisis: the difficulty of caring for an undomesticated animal has led to mass abandonment of parrots that proved to be too much to handle, and the pet trade continues to severely impact wild populations. With great intelligence and complex social lives, many parrots develop serious behavioral problems because of the stress of captivity. Sign this petition to demand the United States government place restrictions on breeding parrots, and enact stricter regulations on the parrot trade.
A very dangerous and banned toxin has recently been found in many products tested throughout the United States. This substance is known to cause cancer, endocrine disruption, and a weakened immune system. Demand immediate regulations be put in place to keep this chemical out of products.
South China tigers have been extinct for more than 20 years. A group wants to reintroduce the few domesticated tigers back into the wild so that they can thrive as a species again. Please sign this petition to save these tigers and support their reintroduction.
Endangered sea lions are being hunted and sold for meat in Japan. Stop the cruel practice of sea lion hunting today, before they are extinct.
Oil spills threaten penguins by exposing them to the risk of freezing. A conservation group organizes donations that provide penguins with sweaters to keep them warm. Applaud this group’s efforts to rescue these fascinating birds.
A police officer allegedly abused and killed his girlfriend’s dog, by beating the animal to death. Demand that this animal abuser in a position of power be prosecuted swiftly and vigorously.
A plan to deregulate the poultry industry is now in the final stages of becoming a reality, despite the huge risks to public health, and undoubtedly yet more suffering for the animals. Sign the petition to urge the government not to go through with this deregulation.
Hundreds of villagers were evicted from their homes near a mine in Sierra Leone. Although promised arable land and economic opportunities, they have been left in an arid, rocky area far away from productive land. Help correct this serious human rights abuse.
Countless rattlesnakes will be massacred after being gassed out of their dens, beheaded and skinned – still wriggling – as part of a day of ‘family entertainment.’ A commission vote could have prevented this event, but it was never cast. Petition the chairman of this commission to cast a vote and ban this horrific slaughter of animals.
Proposed oil and gas surveys will have a devastating impact on marine life and the delicate ecosystems where they live. Millions of animals will be harmed or killed in the name of profits for fossil fuel industries. Take action to save these marine animals from harm.
Recently, artist Nickolay Lamm created a doll based on the national average size of a 19-year-old female. His doll will now be produced due to donations from intelligent, socially conscious people like you. Sign this petition to thank the artist and his supporters.
Many universities are adopting new policies relating to sexual assault, but these policies often have loopholes that still leave victims vulnerable. Urge universities to improve protections for sexual assault victims.
Syrian regime snipers have been targeting innocent women and children without discrimination across the country. Their actions have led to the deaths of thousands. Sign this petition to demand that the international community take action against those responsible.
Recently many large food retailers in the US have decided against selling genetically modified salmon. Urge one of the largest retailers to follow this example and listen to consumers concerned about the long-term environmental and health effects of producing genetically engineered fish.
A revolutionary bill has been proposed that would give captive orca whales new rights and freedom. The bill would end orca performances, breeding programs, and prevent their import and export. Sign this petition to support the bill that would end cruelty to these wonderful animals.
Canada has recently released new protections for the welfare of farm pigs, including a ban on the use of gestation crates for breeding sows. Applaud these regulations to enforce the humane, responsible treatment of farm pigs.
The brother of slain journalist may face a similar fate in Honduras. Members of the local government consistently harass him over his inquests for truth. Sign this petition and demand that the Honduran government do all it can to close the case peacefully and fairly.
The crew of an ice breaker ship recently stopped to save a dog stranded on the ice. Thank the crew for their kindness, which saw the dog returned to its home.
In an important investigation into alleged wrongdoings by the Obama administration, a Republican House committee chairman distorted investigation procedures by refusing to allow a top Democrat to question the witness. This was both extremely disrespectful and an egregious abuse of power. Condemn this uncivil act and ensure a fair process of investigation.
Thailand tigers are being poisoned with the pesticide-laced meat of other animals and being sold to nearby countries as rare delicacies. Stop this disgusting act and save these majestic animals.
Thanks to the success of an anti-cruelty bill, a small territory in Australia now bans three cruel forms of factory farming: pig crates, battery cages, and debeaking. Applaud this achievement and thank the lawmakers responsible for passing this important legislation.
Half of Malawi’s young girls will be married before the age of 18, setting back their social development and education, and oftentimes setting them up for poverty or abuse. Ask that a minimum age of consent for marriage be imposed, eliminating child marriage.
America’s most contaminated nuclear site is leaking nuclear waste but this information was hidden from the public. Demand immediate action to fix this nuclear crisis.