Sweden currently recycles 99 percent of its waste, converting it into new products or electricity. Applaud the country for making recycling such a priority.
A promotion offering a free small pet without a cage, food, or care instructions was recently cancelled by a pizza chain location. Applaud the cancellation of the irresponsible offer and thank the company for apologizing to consumers.
LGBT couples and families could be legally denied the right to adopt or become foster parents if a proposed bill passes Congress. Protect the adoption rights of same-sex couples by urging the amendment of this discriminatory policy.
Discarded clothing contributes to tons of environmentally destructive waste every year. Applaud a recent program that allows customers to rent jeans made out of organic cotton and recycled fibers.
Americans deserve the freedom to support our green future, keep jobs at home, and secure our investments. Urge lawmakers to allow us to invest in clean energy and keep America competitive, clean, and economically thriving.
Rape culture and mishandling of sexual assault cases are scarring the lives of college students. Demand that universities come up with comprehensive plans for preventing and addressing sexual assault.
Customers will be safer in a popular chain of cafes, thanks to the company’s decision to ban guns on its premises. Applaud this move.
A couple is planning to build a 17,000-square-foot home on the ridgeline of a rural California town, which goes against an ordinance that seeks to preserve this town’s rural beauty. Sign this petition to tell the couple to redesign their home plans.
Styrofoam is hazardous to our health and our environment, where it pollutes our waterways and sickens our animals. Urge lawmakers to place a nationwide ban on this hazardous material.
Mozambique authorities have arrested six suspected poachers under new efforts to protect the endangered species on their wildlife reserve. Sign this petition to show your support for their new dedication to breaking up poaching rings.
Women and children fleeing domestic violence often end up on the streets, where they are at risk from additional violence and the human trafficking industry. Help protect countless individuals from this harrowing fate.
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals are under attack in countries around the world. Demand U.S. leadership to secure LGBT rights internationally.
Two British human rights workers have finally been released from secret detention. Commend government officials for freeing the activists and urge them to punish the law enforcement officers responsible for their abduction.
A deadly toxin is causing some marine animals to drop dead. The use of this toxin, caused by nitrogen runoff, can be easily avoided. Sign this petition and help save the marine wildlife from this lethal neurotoxin.
Hundreds of sharks will be saved from needless slaughter thanks to the halting of a government-recommended shark cull. Support the decision to end the shark cull and save these remarkable ocean animals.
Timely warnings about recalls of dangerously tainted pet food can be a matter of life and death for an animal. Take action to prevent unnecessary animal deaths caused by delayed pet food or treat customer recall notifications.
An innocent man holding a toy gun was shot and killed by policemen while he was shopping at Walmart. Please sign this petition to demand a thorough investigation into this senseless murder.
A Colorado company is requesting permission to build a coal mine in the Colorado wilderness. This dirty coal mine will only threaten wildlife habitat, vegetation, and increase greenhouse gas emissions. Act now to reject the establishment of this destructive coal mine.
A mother brown bear who was unjustly hunted by authorities died after she was tranquilized with too much anesthetic. Seek justice for this poor creature and her orphaned cubs by urging officials to pursue criminal charges against her killers.
Living above a toxic plume for more than twenty years, the town of McAllen, Texas has not received any help for cleanup from the state government. The plume is a ticking time bomb that threatens citizens with a destructive explosion, as well as leaks a deadly carcinogen. Demand all parties at fault pay for this environmental disaster.
Monkeys are being subjected to cruel and invasive experiments, which result in loss of movement and open wounds. Demand that animal protection laws are improved to prohibit such barbaric experiments.
Red wolves are dangerously nearing extinction, but officials are still considering cancelling a vital recovery program that aims to restore their population. Urge officials to protect red wolves from extinction and ensure the continuation of this program.
The last of Europe’s pristine wilderness is under threat by the international mining industry. These companies want to open mines that will destroy the environment and the livelihood of the indigenous people who live there. Urge the governments of the countries involved to deny the mining permits being put on their desks.
Instead of addressing blatant animal cruelty, Iowa lawmakers are determined to silence animal rights activists by criminalizing lying about involvement with animal rights groups on farm job applications. Urge lawmakers to prioritize the lives of innocent animals over profit.
Millions of children go hungry every day in the United States, because of inadequate support for critical child nutrition programs. Tell lawmakers to take action and help our kids thrive.