Food that fails to meet safety and health standards could soon enter the United Kingdom from the United States. Please show your appreciation of a famous chef who is working to ensure that food remains free of hormones and pesticides.
Two men recorded themselves kicking a harmless squirrel over the edge of the Grand Canyon, but have yet to be charged for this blatant act of animal cruelty. Sign this petition to urge authorities to arrest the men responsible for this crime.
In an attack on the free press, a reporter is being prevented from leaving Afghanistan while the government investigates an article he wrote. He has been accused of no crime and there is no reason to hold him. Urge the Afghan Attorney General to set him free.
Giant anteater numbers are quickly declining due to habitat destruction and sport hunting. Support legislation that would protect this amazing, 25-million-year-old species.
Student loan debt is ballooning out of control, hurting the economy and keeping college graduates saddled with debilitating financial burdens for years or decades. Help bring an end to this unacceptable situation.
Stress in college students seems to rise each year, leading to poorer student performances. Show your appreciation of colleges that implement dog therapy programs during finals week to help reduce stress.
The conflict in Gaza has spelled disaster for zoo animals, who have no access to food or water and are dying through starvation or as a result of violence. Demand that aid be sent so these animals can be fed, watered, and taken care of until the conflict has ended.
South Sudan is facing a food crisis that has been described by the United Nations as “the worst in the world”. Almost four million people are at risk of severe food insecurity and acute malnutrition. Please tell Congress and Obama to send aid.
An Oscar-winning actress has journeyed to the Arctic to campaign against drilling and to empower individuals to take positive action to better the world’s environment. Thank her for being a champion for the environment.
‘Reparative therapy’ programs prevent gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people from living free and open lives. Denounce politicians for supporting these misguided programs and for attacking LGBT rights.
Massive coal trains and ships, destined for overseas markets, could have devastated native fisheries. Instead, a major coal export facility was denied a key permit. Praise regulators for protecting the environment against this toxic threat.
A fur farm notorious for extreme animal cruelty is under investigation. Urge authorities to finally intervene and shut down this abusive establishment once and for all.
A popular zoo in China is under fire after photos of an emaciated tiger went viral. Tell the directors of this zoo to rehabilitate this sickly animal by improving the facility’s animal welfare conditions.
The universal right to vote is under attack. Pledge to fight back against a disturbing campaign to keep students, minorities, and low-income individuals from voting.
The black spider monkey is in danger of becoming extinct due to hunting and logging practices that are ruining its habitat. Sign this petition to call for authorities to create protected sanctuaries to provide safety for the monkeys and the rainforests they inhabit.
With two environmental rights activists murdered, this government refuses to investigate their deaths. As fellow activists endure constant surveillance, harassment, and death threats, they are risking their lives to protect communities against environmentally harmful mining projects and dam construction companies. Take action now before another life is lost.
Deer populations are being controlled via bowhunting, an archaic technique that forces these gentle creatures to endure a long, painful death. Urge state officials to promote nonlethal population control methods and spare deer from agonizing deaths.
A factory farm abuses unwanted chickens before burying them alive. Demand justice for this extreme animal cruelty and protect birds from this horrifying fate.
An energy company’s solar plant installation is killing thousands of birds as they pass over the reflective mirrors that harness the sun’s rays. Urge the company to reevaluate the plant’s technology and halt further development until this problem can be solved.
Commercial fishing may soon be permitted in one of the world’s most pristine ocean habitats, destroying this beautiful ecosystem and possibly threatening the marine life that calls it home. Urge President Obama to conserve these stunning waters by banning commercial fishing.
A prominent conservative lawmaker is planning to risk a government shutdown as a way of opposing the president’s policies. Such a shutdown would have serious negative effects on the economy and cost the government and taxpayers billions. Urge this lawmaker to drop his plans.
A man has been arrested after criticizing the actions of a militia aligned with the government of Sudan. His health is at risk and he faces the death penalty. Sign the petition and urge authorities to free this prisoner of conscience immediately.
Toxic oil refineries spew dangerous chemicals and cancer-causing compounds into the air. Help clean up pollution from these hazardous facilities, and protect the health of nearby communities.
A swimming with dolphins program was recently cancelled at a travel event thanks to responsible travel bloggers. The tourist board responsible for this move should be praised and reminded of the moral dilemmas of keeping dolphins captive.
‘The Only Good Dog is a Dead Dog’ page, which depicted horrendous acts of abuse against dogs, has finally been removed by Facebook. Praise the staff on Facebook for putting an end to a page that perpetuated anti-dog sentiments.