Critically endangered orangutans have faced serious devastation from habitat loss. Now, with their numbers so low, hunting threatens their extinction. Urge the Indonesian government to protect these great apes from senseless killing.
A popular grocery chain has rejected the painless method of breeding hornless livestock, instead opting to violently remove the horns from young calves. Urge the company’s chief executive to end the brutal practice of ‘dehorning’ and embrace natural, humane techniques.
Authorities apprehended a man who was charged with five counts of animal abuse for killing, and dismembering five dogs. Ensure this man is punished to the full extent of the law for not only harming these animals, but for deceiving their previous owners.
Trapping foxes is an unnecessarily cruel way to deal with wildlife, yet one city is jumping to trap and remove these harmless animals from its vicinity. Tell city officials that this is a ridiculously strong reaction to the presence of foxes in the area.
A promising female athlete from India was recently denied the right to compete because she failed a dehumanizing gender test. Sign the petition to tell the sports federation to abolish this discriminatory practice.
A seven-year-old boy was admitted to a hospital for being severely malnourished, and those to blame for his condition are his mother and grandparents. The caretakers should be denounced for their actions, as no child should suffer this long without food.
End Samsung’s rampant worker abuse and violation of child labor laws. Tell the CEO that you won’t tolerate such vile actions. Boycott Samsung products until they create safer working conditions.
Sick puppies are too commonly imported from out-of-state pet sellers, causing needless suffering and jeopardizing the health of local communities. Urge government representatives to protect the health and wellbeing of imported puppies and the communities they travel to by regulating puppy imports.
A breeding facility named one of the worst puppy mills in the country is subjecting innocent dogs to deplorable living conditions and severe neglect. Urge authorities to end the suffering of these poor creatures and prevent even more suffering in the future by taking immediate action to shut down this cruel facility.
Don’t allow another polar bear to die in captivity. Save this beautiful creature from excessive heat and animal cruelty by taking action now.
Yellowstone National Park could be opened to oil drilling and mining, if an anti-environmental gubernatorial candidate wins his current bid for office. Urge this candidate to reconsider his views and stop the world from losing one of its most geographically unique and amazing natural preserves.
Melting Arctic ice could release more than a trillion pieces of plastic litter into the world’s oceans. Help save marine life from this gigantic environmental threat.
Proposed national monuments may soon be in danger of development and exploitation if a bill aimed at slowing down the process by which national monuments can be created is passed. Tell the Senate to protect public lands and historic sites by rejecting this cynical attack on American heritage.
A woman dedicated to animal rights and social justice has been promoted to an influential position at the USDA, and is advocating a sustainable diet to highlight the impact that our food choices will have on the future of people, animals and the planet. Commend this woman for taking a bold stand in defense of health and environmental conservation.
An activist who recently traveled outside his homeland has been barred from returning, a clear violation of his human right to freedom of movement. Demand that his travel ban be revoked and that all activists receive the fair treatment they deserve.
Wyoming’s protected lands may soon be leased to corporations for drilling, mining, and other environmentally destructive practices. Tell the politician responsible for this disastrous plan to change his stance and protect these pristine landscapes.
Turkeys are being mutilated, dropped, and cruelly killed by a major poultry company. Tell the company CEO that this extreme abuse is unacceptable.
A recent decision to ban bee-killing pesticides throughout U.S. National Wildlife Refuge Lands is a huge step in recovering decimated bee populations. Support the Fish and Wildlife Service’s progressive decision to eliminate the use of deadly pesticides.
The survival of endangered dolphins, whales, and sea turtles is severely threatened by resumed oil exploration in the Atlantic Ocean. Oil industry methods are highly detrimental to sea life, causing hearing loss and even death. Demand a reinstatement of the Atlantic offshore drilling ban.
A six-year-old girl was recently raped by both a security guard and a gym teacher at her school in Bangalore. Demand justice for this young victim and punish her predators to the fullest extent of the law.
Neglectful pet owners often leave their dogs chained up outside their entire lives, depriving them of vital physical exercise and forcing them to suffer severe weather conditions. Urge government representatives to ban cruel tethering practices immediately.
Armed rebels shot down a civilian aircraft over the Ukraine, killing all of the 298 passengers on board. Demand that immediate action be taken to end the conflict in Ukraine that caused this tragedy.
“Rolling coal” is a trend emerging in North America where the owners of diesel trucks modify them to emit the maximum amount of black, toxic, exhaust. Insist that this ridiculous and unnecessary practice be outlawed immediately.
Only 100 red wolves remain in the wild, and now these last survivors are threatened by poaching. Demand better protections to help red wolves thrive in their natural habitat once more.
A zoo currently offers dangerous late-night party events despite numerous reports of reckless and dangerous behavior by drunken visitors. Demand zoo officials put the wellbeing and safety of their animals ahead of monetary gain and permanently cancel these reckless events.