Two vegetable enthusiasts opened up a pop-up shop in Japan to introduce local residents to healthy organic foods. In Japan, fruits and vegetables that are oddly shaped are considered unsuitable to sell in grocery stores. Applaud Toru Yamashiro and Teppei Suzuki for educating consumers about organic produce and unnecessary food waste.
A logging company bought up land that is crucial to the survival of the Bengal Tiger in India. Please sign the petition to stop this deforestation from beginning and further endangering these tigers.
Millions of people across the world are unable to access potable water, leading to illness and death because of a variety of diseases that can be found in water that has not been filtered. Scientists have developed a cheap, quick, and convenient way to filter water. Sign the petition to thank them for taking the first steps towards solving such a big and important issue.
The San Antonio Spurs announced that Becky Hammon would be joining their coaching staff. After retiring from the WNBA, she will be the first full-time female coach in the NBA. Sign the petition and applaud the Spurs for setting this precedent.
Whales, dolphins, and other marine animals are threatened with deafness or worse. Energy companies have received permission to use jet engine-like blasts to search for oil in their habitat. Help save gentle marine mammals from the oil industry.
A popular mountain range is being damaged by recreational overuse, threatening to destroy the critical habitat of many endangered animals and plants. Tell President Obama to help preserve these mountains by declaring it a national monument.
A popular travel company has severed ties with SeaWorld due to its long history of animal abuse. Applaud the travel company for supporting animal rights by ending its partnership with the cruel theme park.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has ties to companies involved in palm oil and logging operations which are destroying forests around the world. Urge him to end his association with these companies and stop financing deforestation.
A proposed enclosure-free zoo will allow animals to roam freely in a more natural habitat. Praise the architect responsible for providing animals in captivity with a stimulating environment that meets their social and physical needs.
American retailing company Target has faced controversy in the past for failing to openly support LGBT rights and same-sex marriage. The company recently took a public stand in support of same-sex marriage, and this important step must be applauded. Sign the petition to thank Target for publicly supporting human rights.
Police officials discovered 20 emaciated, abused dogs during a raid on a Queens home suspected of being a dog fighting training ground. Sign this petition to demand the harshest punishment possible for the two owners responsible for this crime.
Turtles are being killed and eaten for their believed medical benefits, leading to some species becoming extinct or critically endangered. Save the species by urging the country to stop its consumption of turtles.
A health crisis is emerging due to the improper disposal of radioactive waste near living areas and food sources, which is causing cancer, birth deformities, and sterility. Demand that all mining be stopped until proper disposal procedures are implemented.
The vanquita porpoise is on the brink of extinction thanks to over fishing. These animals need our help, and the only way to save these lovely creatures is to urge the Mexican president to ban fishing in the Gulf of California.
A country known for its rampant human rights abuse is going to publish a report detailing a bright future. This report is a fabricated lie. Urge the leader to instead publish an accurate picture of the country’s condition.
Elephants with agonizing and crippling physical symptoms have been spotted performing for an extremely negligent circus. Urge health officials to seize the poor creatures and relocate them to sanctuaries where they can recuperate and thrive.
Undercover footage of a dairy farm shows cows wading through a foot of their own excrement and developing infected sores as a result of the filthy environment. Urge health inspectors to charge the farm with health code violations and demand that these animals be housed humanely.
Lumber companies are attempting to commercialize genetically engineered trees, which would devastate the environment and disrupt the natural balance of native ecosystems. Tell the USDA to stop GE trees before it’s too late.
Around the world, children trapped in poverty are suffering from lack of access to education, medical care, and other basic human rights. Help end global poverty and protect children.
A candidate for governor recently experienced life as a homeless person in an effort to increase understanding of the issue. Homeless people are highly disadvantaged and benefit greatly from compassion and representation. Thank the candidate for doing his part.
Hundreds of thousands of American girls and women have suffered from or are at risk of female genital mutilation. Praise the Obama administration for taking major steps to address this issue.
A dam breach at a copper mine deep in pristine forests has wreaked devastation on area watersheds. Officials continue to downplay the tragedy. Stand with indigenous tribes in demanding answers, and call for stricter regulations to prevent future environmental disasters.
A Pennsylvania man injected a kitten with heroin before severely beating and torturing it. Commend the officer who arrested this man on animal cruelty charges and rescued the kitten from certain death.
Countries with serious health issues have been spending funds intended for healthcare initiatives on lavish endeavors. Ask the World Health Organization to pressure these countries to prioritize the health of their citizens.
Australia has banned importation of cat and dog furs but it still imports fur from China, where it is common practice to kill domestic animals for furs. Tell Australia to ban the import of Chinese pelts and help prevent cruel treatment of animals on China’s fur farms.