French legislators have proposed a bill that would elevate the legal status of animals, classifying them as sentient beings rather than objects. Support this legislation and encourage stronger legal rights for animals.
The Central Kalahari Game Reserve sustains indigenous peoples and spectacular wildlife populations. Call for an end to dangerous proposals that would open this ecosystem to resource extraction.
Following a disastrous spill, oil company Tesoro Logistics hired a notorious contractor to oversee its cleanup. Tell Tesoro that the cleanup, not public relations, must be priority number one.
A new device is in the process of being developed that would help paralyzed wheelchair users gain more independent mobility. Praise the team of scientists who are working to finalize this device.
A high-end fashion chain has stopped production of angora-containing clothes until they can be assured that the soft rabbit wool is being sourced humanely. Thank them for this display of social awareness and compassion.
Mayor Bloomberg announced a solar panel facility will be built as part of the renovations to turn a 2,200 acre landfill into a park. Besides enjoying water activities and art installations, citizens will know the park is creating a better, cleaner source of energy. Sign the petition to support these efforts to help both humans and the environment.
The focus of community service should be on helping those in need in ways that are effective and enduring. Sign this petition to encourage an attitudinal shift in how volunteers approach community service.
The association that gives out the popular label of “No Animals Were Harmed” to Hollywood films has allegedly overlooked and even helped cover up animal cruelty on set. Urge this association to be truthful about on-set cruelty and to refuse handing out their coveted approval to films guilty of abusive practices.
A new, creatively presented book dispels negative connotations about gender and sexuality, promoting positive images of the LGBT community. Support the efforts of the creators and activists who made this project possible.
More than half of European donkey breeds are currently at risk of extinction. Misunderstood for centuries, donkeys have been neglected for too long. Urge investment in research to protect this species and conserve a way of life.
In the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo is a species of ape that lives nowhere else in the world. Urge the Congo government to protect the shrinking habitat of this remarkable endangered species.
A woman sentenced to twenty years in prison for firing a warning shot in self-defense was recently released on bail, and her case is scheduled to be retried. Demand that the prosecution drop all charges against this domestic violence victim.
Sea turtles have inhabited this planet for over 100 million years, but are currently threatened by commercial fishermen who illegally harvest their eggs. Urge the Prime Minister of Thailand to take stronger steps to protect endangered sea turtle eggs from poachers.
The bigeye tuna has been overfished, and efforts must be made to ensure long-term sustainability of the species. Please take action to encourage a fishing quota to save the bigeye tuna from being at risk of extinction.
Walmart collects consumer information on millions of Americans without telling them how it will be used or shared. Insist that Walmart come clean about its data collection practices.
Methane emissions are 50 percent higher than previous estimates because of leaks at oil and gas production sites. Please urge the EPA to consider this new study, act accordingly, and curb human-related methane emissions.
Female Syrian refugees are being sexually harassed by their employers, landlords and faith- based aid distributors in Lebanon. By signing this petition you are telling authorities to investigate their cases and allow these women to report them without fear.
A major U.S. coal company and a railroad corporation are planning to export over a billion tons of low quality coal to China. Please protect Montana, America’s Pacific Northwest, and the world from the ravages of this coal export system.
A multi-millionaire recently left behind an amazing donation for a major Children’s Hospital in Seattle, Washington. Praise his generous act of philanthropy.
International pizza franchise Papa John’s Pizza recently began encouraging its meat suppliers to stop using cruel and confining gestation crates. Thank Papa John’s for taking this big step towards humane food production.
Climate change and human activities jeopardize the world’s fish and wildlife populations. Act now to protect sensitive ocean habitats from drilling, overfishing and other threats to their survival.
India recently banned the use of elephants in cruel circus acts. Thank the organizations that worked to achieve this victory for animal rights.
Potato chip bags pose a serious threat to animals and small children. A growing number of pets, particularly dogs, have suffocated inside chip bags. Help prevent pet deaths by asking Frito Lay to add warning labels to chip packages.
Hundreds of thousands of seals are violently clubbed to death in Canada every year. Europe has taken action to stop this slaughter by banning the import of seal products. Applaud these efforts to protect innocent seals.
A manager of an Indiana Pizza Hut recently allowed his location to close on Thanksgiving so that employees could spend time with family. For this, he was fired. Tell Pizza Hut to stop firing their managers for being generous to employees.