The ocean floor is still suffering from oil contamination years after the worst spill in U.S. history. However, the oil giant BP spill denies its role and refuses to aid in the cleanup. Demand that BP help recover the area and stop evading its responsibilities.
Norway has cut government subsidies to the seal hunting industry, a move that will effectively end the seal trade in Norway. Praise the government’s decision, which will save the lives of 12,000 harp seals annually.
Japan is still recovering from a nuclear meltdown that endangered the lives of many citizens and decimated the surrounding environment. Tell the prime minister not to restart a nuclear power plant and to invest in renewable energy sources.
One transportation company is now providing a taxi service fueled by women, for women. Applaud the founder for empowering women to become cab drivers while providing female passengers with a taxi service that helps them feel safe.
Veterans who served our country deserve access to the best possible healthcare for themselves and their families. Stand up for veterans and support funding for critical health programs.
Maine’s lax bear hunting laws are among the cruelest in the nation, allowing hunters to bait bears with junk food, trap them in debilitating contraptions and send dogs after them. Efforts are being made to make bear hunting in Maine more humane. Support movements to end these cruel bear hunting methods.
A pristine river ecosystem that provides habitat for countless wildlife species is at risk of being irreparably damaged. Help save this free-flowing river from unnecessary exploitation.
Despite stronger animal welfare laws, Southwest Florida’s animal cruelty problem continues to grow in volume and severity. Demand that Florida clean up its act and change its culture around animals.
A recent series of investigations uncovered the horrible treatment and suffering contained within the United Kingdom’s animal testing facilities. Demand that the regulations for these institutions be strengthened immediately.
During CNN’s coverage of the recent terror attacks on Canada’s Parliament, a journalists used the Islamophobic term ‘Sudden Jihad Syndrome’ to describe one way the authorities were investigating the attacker. Help urge the journalist to not use such a problematic term in the future.
Pope Francis recently started to close the heated gap between religious and scientific extremists, stating that evolution and the Big Bang Theory are not at odds with Catholic doctrine. Thank the Pope for advocating that science and religion can coexist peacefully and productively.
Domestic camels are being abused and mutilated by beggars in China to gain sympathy from the public. Urge China to establish legislation to protect the domestic camel from human cruelty.
Singapore is taking its first concrete steps towards improving the treatment of animals. Support the government’s attempts to significantly strengthen animal welfare laws while increasing punishments for those who continue to abuse animals.
The cruel and disgusting alligator skin business has been booming at the largest alligator leather tannery in the United States. Keep hundreds of thousands of alligators from being skinned alive by shutting down this facility now.
An inhumane fur farm has been issued a license to breed bobcats in captivity for their pelts. Please urge officials to listen to the overwhelming majority of people who disapproved of this decision, and to retract the license.
In the past decade, the Canadian government has allowed its environmental footprint to widen as its policies weaken. Demand that Canada increase its efforts to reduce harmful emissions and improve climate protection laws.
An elderly man was recently charged for severely neglecting and abandoning his pets, but his wife remains unpunished. Tell the chief of police to ensure that this couple is properly charged and punished for their alleged crimes.
Photoshopped images of women and girls are creating unrealistic and unhealthy standards for beauty. Urge a major fashion magazine to let readers know when it alters the photos in its pages.
Pet restrictions on rental properties limit adoptions, increase abandonment cases, and force pet owners to give up their furry friends. Support an end to pet restrictions on rental properties to help pets find homes and keep them there.
A duck farm was caught abusing and neglecting its animals and practicing cruel and illegal euthanizing methods. Please sign this petition to shut down this horrific farm for good.
Pit bull dog breeds may soon have greater protections, thanks to new proposals put forth in Wisconsin’s capital. Praise these efforts to positively change the lives of pit bull breeds.
Illegal construction at a national monument has desecrated a Native American burial site. This development has compromised Native American history and culture. Urge officials to restore the sacred burial ground to its original condition.
A pollutant with 86 times the climate-damaging potential of carbon dioxide is leaking into the air from oil and gas wells. Take action to help stop this threat to our planet.
Eco-friendly, refillable cleaning products are now available to New York City residents, thanks to the efforts of an environmentally conscious couple. Applaud the couple for working toward a solution to the endless plastic consumption that comes with using mainstream cleaning products.
An ambitious new deal to drastically cut emissions is reforming the world’s climate policies. Applaud this exciting, progressive move that will help to save the environment and encourage global action to combat climate change.