An international musician has declined to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge due to environmental and animal welfare issues. Please thank her for raising awareness about these important causes.
Countries are criticizing the United States for not upholding human rights during tense protests in Missouri. Urge the president to support human rights, and ensure that others in positions of power do the same.
Caste systems in India have forced lower class individuals to work as manual scavengers, cleaning human excrement with no protection and for little pay. Urge the President of India to protect poor citizens’ health by ending this discriminatory practice.
Universities are making the switch to digital resources, reducing paper consumption and providing students with more opportunities to easily access the educational materials they need. Praise one college’s efforts to establish an eco-friendly library.
An organization has been cooking and serving food to the terminally ill of Los Angeles County for 25 years. Thank the organization for its dedication and loving care of those in need.
White lions are in danger of extinction due to habitat loss and trophy hunting. Despite being critical to maintaining the health of their ecosystem, white lions are offered no protection from the government. Urge the South African government to stop the slaughter of white lions.
Eleven and a half million dollars worth of funding is to be distributed to various environmental organizations and animal protection agencies in Canada. Applaud the government’s efforts to preserve native wildlife and the ecosystems that support them.
Mountain streams that people and wildlife depend on are being poisoned by mining practices which involve blasting the tops off of mountains. Help stop mountaintop removal coal mining, and protect clean drinking water.
Soon, the International Whaling Commission will vote again on a proposal to create a permanent whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic. Japan’s pressure for votes in favor of commercial whaling caused the proposal to fail in 2012. But only one more vote is needed to sway the results: urge Tanzania to change its stance at this year’s meeting and vote in support of the whale sanctuary, protecting whales in the South Atlantic forever.
An actress who is well known for her animal advocacy has publicly declined support of a popular foundation because the company tests on animals. Commend the actress for standing up for animals abused in the name of science.
A nonprofit organization is helping girls who have been abused or are at-risk to heal and develop confidence through exercise. Thank the creator of this organization for working to transform these girls’ lives.
The Ogallala Aquifer is a significant source of water for the United States, but its supply is draining rapidly. Support the efforts of the Western Kansas Groundwater Management District to develop and implement a conservation measure that would help slow the depletion of the aquifer, protecting vital groundwater resources for the future.
Female high school students were called ‘skanks’ and asked to bend over by the school’s superintendent who felt the students were dressed inappropriately. Urge the superintendent to apologize to the students for her rude comments.
A dangerous poison known as ‘Agent Orange’ may soon be used as a herbicide, contaminating our land, water, and food. Urge officials to reject this corporate bid for domestic chemical warfare.
A businessman wants to reopen a gold mine in California at the risk of harming the environment and potentially draining the water in the ground. Stop the damage to our environment and wildlife by telling this businessman to make his money elsewhere.
It is estimated that annually up to one billion birds in North America are killed or injured from crashing into windows. Please show your appreciation of a program that aims to protect birds from these deadly collisions.
Gas companies are polluting communities’ drinking water with secret chemical concoctions. Demand transparency and help stop this toxic contamination.
A historic women’s college will now consider transgender students for admissions. Applaud the institution’s landmark decision to support trans rights.
A video of circus elephants “dancing” to music has actually been identified by animal experts as symptoms of mental-illness and severe trauma. Urge health officials to seize these troubled creatures that are being mocked by ignorant patrons and relocate them to animal sanctuaries.
Only 500 awe-inspiring members of a rare whale species remain alive. Prevent oil exploration from driving these animals into extinction,
Birds and other wildlife are being contaminated by mercury thanks to coal burning factories. In order to protect our animals from this danger, we need to ban all coal factories and switch to renewable resources.
A court of appeals recently sided with local residents and animal rights advocates in a fight against a hog farm. Thank them for making this humane decision.
Each year, 21.6 million women experience an unsafe abortion, most of them in developing nations, according to the World Health Organization. Tragically, 47,000 die from complications of unsafe abortion. Thank this doctor who is working to help women worldwide make better-informed choices about their bodies.
Human rights defender Silvia Pérez Yescas has been threatened with death if she sets foot in her hometown. The authorities have been informed of the threats against her but have yet to act. Sign the petition and demand protection for Silvia Pérez Yescas.
Rare and elusive wolverines are threatened by trapping and climate change. Help save these animals before the last 300 wolverines in the Lower 48 disappear forever.