Police have detained several community leaders and killed three activists who were protesting the local construction of environmentally damaging hydroelectric plants. Urge the government to protect human rights and put an end to these unnecessary killings.
Animal rights activists have proposed changes to current legislation that would effectively ban private ownership of wild animals and shut down cruel roadside zoos for good. Urge wildlife officials to enact the stricter regulations and help end animal slavery and exploitation.
A gold miner has requested approval to mine the same land in which he caused a massive water shortage during his last endeavor. Remind county officials of the current drought conditions and urge them to prohibit destructive mining on already fragile land.
The miraculous birth of a Sumatran baby rhino inspired this fifth grade class to write, illustrate, and design a book in honor of him. Thank these children for raising awareness of the toll of poaching on these critically endangered animals.
One entrepreneur thought of a feasible plan to turn plastic waste into opportunities for poverty-stricken communities to break the cycle of suffering and rise above societal challenges. His social enterprise is called ‘The Plastic Bank.’ Applaud The Plastic Bank’s efforts to turn plastic waste into an opportunity to end global poverty.
Many fashion brands have committed to selling organic and sustainable sourced cotton for their clothing lines, which sends a clear message to cotton producers around the world. One company recently launched a “Conscious Collection” with eco-friendly clothing items. Applaud fashion brands that make sustainable cotton a priority in their products.
Despite aquifers that are depleting at an alarming rate, California is the only western state in which access to groundwater data is restricted. Demand public availability of this crucial information so that researchers and water managers can work to protect this precious resource.
Kuwait citizens’ human rights will be severely restricted if a new law is passed allowing the government to deny internet access, restrict licenses to telecommunication providers and block websites believed to promote ‘immoral’ messages. Urge the Kuwaiti government to protect freedom of speech.
The multi-million dollar business of exporting weapons from China to war-torn South Sudan is a serious cause for concern. Urge Chinese authorities to stop supplying military grade weapons to violent regions.
A facility to supply homeless community members with permanent housing is currently being built by the Fort Collins Housing Authority. The facility will also address therapeutic and life skills needs of the residents. Let the FCHA know you support their noble efforts to reduce homelessness.
Heavy poaching of rhinos and elephants is forcing these threatened species toward extinction. It is becoming increasingly clear that poaching will not be stopped if the demand and sale of ivory cannot be stemmed. Support action to reduce the sale of illegal ivory and rhino horn.
A circus has committed to hosting animal-free performances after receiving urgent requests from animal rights activists. Please thank the circus organizers for making this humane decision.
Montana is known for having the worst conditions of any state on its fur farms, due to lax regulation. Demand these horrific places be banned immediately.
The people of Angola are forced to endure arbitrary arrest, torture, and unlawful killings committed by police officers and other law enforcement officials. Targeting human rights activists, journalists, and political opponents, the government is allowing the police to torture and kill innocent citizens. Urge the President of Angola to end these human rights abuses.
A brown bear mother is being unjustly hunted for attacking a man when he came too close to her cubs in a forest. She does not deserve to be persecuted for acting like any mother bear would under the circumstances. Urge authorities to call off the hunt and raise awareness about bear safety instead.
Pelicans, dolphins, and other aquatic wildlife have still not recovered from the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Help give animals a chance to heal from this devastating environmental disaster.
A woman recently released a free cookbook entirely comprised of healthy recipes that can be made on one of the cheapest budgets possible: food stamps. Thank her for her research and generosity.
This high-profile technology company just ended its membership with a noted anti-environment lobbying group. Praise the corporation’s decision to refuse to support this group.
Protests in Missouri have not stopped since the death of an unarmed youth, and the police have responded violently. To stop future incidents of police brutality and ensure that basic rights are not ignored, the attorney general needs to make immediate reforms.
Two Americans who were infected with Ebola have been recently released from the hospital. The doctors and other hospital staff should be thanked for treating these patients with a rare and deadly disease.
Tigers, elephants, rhinos and orangutans are at risk of extinction due to development and deforestation. Your signature will demand government aid in halting the destruction of wildlife habitats.
Gentle manatees are at risk from deadly speed boat collisions and other threats. Help save these graceful aquatic mammals from danger.
A prominent charitable foundation has left a corporate organization that pushes anti-consumer legislation. This means the foundation’s money will no longer be used to work against average people. Thank the foundation CEO for her excellent decision.
A popular Facebook page said to be run by ‘God,’ has raised a significant amount of money for a billboard that will proclaim love and acceptance of gay people. The billboard will exist in a city with a very strong anti-homosexual presence. Commend ‘God’ for this powerful message.
Styrofoam production and use has harmful effects on the environment and threatens public health. Commend young students for urging Dunkin’ Donuts to finally fulfill its promise to stop using styrofoam and instead provide a recyclable, eco-friendly alternative.