Radioactive fracking byproduct refused by other landfills is being imported into Michigan for burial, destroying the environment and threatening drinking water supplies. Tell the governor to protect the health of citizens and the environment by banning radioactive dumping.
A prominent organization has called for state support and funding of militia groups as a method of dealing with a border crisis. These groups are hateful and potentially violent, and should not receive support from anyone. Urge the organization to take back its recommendations.
A police dog was locked in a patrol car in sweltering summer temperatures for hours, resulting in the dog’s death. Demand that the officer responsible receives the maximum punishment for his actions.
A successful New York hairstylist takes to the street every week cutting the hair of the homeless he meets. Thank him for taking this initiative and bringing confidence where it is so desperately needed.
A secretive aerial wolf gunning campaign is meant to appease livestock ranchers. It has begun without official approval, and is a completely unnecessary and inhumane way to deal with concerns about wolves. Help stop this campaign immediately.
Greenhouse gases continue to devastate the environment, but a new piece of legislation could significantly combat the negative effects of global warming. Sign this petition to support this legislation that could save the environment.
Two friends have established an animal rescue organization that focuses on rescuing animals that are in unhealthy living conditions and pairing them with compassionate foster care homes. Thank them for their efforts to improve the lives of abused animals.
Two giant pandas are being forced to leave their nature preserve in China for New York City by a state representative. Pandas become very stressed during travel and relocation; the bears must be left in their home. Urge the representative to leave the pandas in China where they belong.
Postal workers discard millions of rubber bands that bind people’s mail for delivery every day. The bands are a threat to hedgehogs that become entangled in them. Sign this petition to urge this postal service to find alternatives that will protect the wildlife and keep the community clean.
Life-saving medical advances that could help cure cancer are stalling due to a dangerous lack of funding. Don’t let this important field of research fall by the wayside.
Nestle has promised to implement stricter animal welfare standards, including banning small enclosures and painful procedures on its suppliers’ farms. Praise Nestle for improving the livelihood of tens of millions of animals globally.
Many landowners in Colombia have been fighting to retrieve lands that were illegally and wrongfully taken from them by paramilitaries, security forces, and guerilla groups. However, many of these activists have faced threats and harassment as a result of their work. Sign the petition and demand protection for threatened landowners.
Stores are falsely advertising bee-killing plants as ‘bee-friendly’, which violates the trust of the consumer and contributes to rising bee epidemic. Plants labeled as ‘bee-friendly’ have been found to contain a certain pesticide known to be the leading cause of bee deaths. Stop these stores from lying to consumers and harming the environment.
Primates are often kept privately as pets, however, their unnatural captivity has led to countless acts of aggression against their human owners. Urge government officials to ban the commercial trade of primates and end the inhumane slavery of these animals.
The use of coal is detrimental to the environment, but corporations continue to profit off of it. The government of Oregon recently blocked a proposal to ship large amounts of coal through the state, and this decision will cause a major blow to the coal industry. Applaud Oregon’s commitment to the environment over monetary profit.
Critically endangered Maui’s dolphins are at risk of extinction thanks to government-approved plans for gas and oil exploration in their habitats. Urge government officials to protect the Maui’s dolphins and their habitat.
Saudi Arabian officials recently executed four brothers for allegedly possessing hashish. The four were tortured while in custody and gave false confessions to the security forces holding them. Sign this petition to demand the international community act against the Saudi Arabian government for this violation of international law.
The construction of a vast open-pit mine will displace thousands of village inhabitants who have been locally mining the gold for over five centuries. It will also poison the environment with cyanide waste. Urge the company to abandon its plans for this destructive mine.
A Hollywood mogul partnered with other animal rights activists to save hundreds of chinchillas by buying out one of the biggest breeding facilities in California. Thank the team for their compassion and generosity.
Bear baiting is a disgusting and shockingly legal ‘sport,’ where these poor creatures are mutilated and tied down while aggressive hunting dogs are unleashed upon them for a fight. Help stop this barbaric practice.
Staff are secretly demanding that local communities institute mass killings of feral cats, despite the fact that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has no official position on feral cats. Demand authorities launch an investigation into this matter and force agency staff to stop imposing these cruel, unsanctioned policies.
LGBT individuals can be denied a job because of their sexual orientation, in dozens of U.S. states. Take action to end this injustice and ensure equality in the workplace.
Police have detained several community leaders and killed three activists who were protesting the local construction of environmentally damaging hydroelectric plants. Urge the government to protect human rights and put an end to these unnecessary killings.
Animal rights activists have proposed changes to current legislation that would effectively ban private ownership of wild animals and shut down cruel roadside zoos for good. Urge wildlife officials to enact the stricter regulations and help end animal slavery and exploitation.
A gold miner has requested approval to mine the same land in which he caused a massive water shortage during his last endeavor. Remind county officials of the current drought conditions and urge them to prohibit destructive mining on already fragile land.