A breast cancer charity recently partnered with a fracking company to raise awareness for cancer. Ironically, oilfield workers have developed breast cancer due to exposure to carcinogens. Demand that the Susan G. Komen Foundation end this senseless partnership immediately.
California schools are eligible for a free, state-sponsored program, which incorporates principles of sustainability into K-12 coursework. Sadly, the vast majority of teachers are not utilizing this resource. Demand that it be mandatory for schools to educate students about sustainability.
The LEGO toy company targeted kids with pro-oil propaganda for decades, until consumers demanded a change. Applaud the company for ending its promotion of dirty fossil fuels.
The dog of an ebola patient was euthanized by the government, despite requests that the animal be quarantined instead. Denounce this government-sponsored cruelty and the precedent it sets for unnecessary animal killings.
Some of the last wild wolves in the country are in danger of being eradicated by a rogue wildlife-killing agency in Idaho. Speak out to protect wolf families from these indiscriminate killers.
Physical and sexual violence against women is a global issue. Victims often lack the resources or social support they need to leave their abusive situations. Praise an international charity group that helps survivors to recover and thrive.
Crest toothpaste contains a plastic additive that is harmful to consumers and the environment, causing painful mouth sores and polluting the Great Lakes. Demand that the plastic be removed from all Crest toothpastes immediately.
A lawyer in New York is hoping to move a privately owned chimpanzee to a sanctuary by convincing the New York Supreme Court to grant him legal personhood. Support this groundbreaking case, which could be one of the most important in animal rights history.
A plan to label tar sands as ‘highly polluting’ is being abandoned by the EU so that they can have it imported. Tell them not to give up on this important aspect of the climate change battle.
Forty-three students from a rural school in Mexico have been forcibly disappeared, and there are indications that some may have been killed. Sign the petition and demand that federal authorities implement a full and impartial investigation into such a horrific act of violence.
Salmon need healthy. pristine streams to thrive, but a coal company wants to build a giant mine in their habitat. Protect wild salmon and the environment that they call home from dirty coal pollution.
A report on the environmental and health-related dangers of fracking was delayed and altered by a governor who wanted to push his political agenda. Demand that he resign for this corrupt dishonesty and for putting the people of his state in danger.
A greyhound racing track is set to be built with taxpayer money despite a high level of citizen disapproval. Save greyhounds from exploitation by demanding that construction of the stadium be canceled immediately.
A mass grave might hold the remains of students killed by a police-gang coalition. The gang in question is now threatening the authorities working on the case. Ensure that investigators do not give in to these demands so those responsible are brought to justice.
Ads offering to sell underage girls for sex are being published and promoted by one of the nation’s largest online retailers. Demand the company stop participating in these atrocious human rights violations.
California’s wild salmon are at risk of genetic contamination that could wipe out the population. Genetically engineered salmon are being grown in tanks next to wild salmon’s natural habitats, threatening the species. Protect our wild salmon by removing tanks of genetically modified fish.
Life-saving medical apparatus are vital for ensuring patients’ wellbeing. Unfortunately, occasional equipment malfunctions lead to serious health issues and sometimes even death. Urge a medical device company to decrease the number of patient deaths caused by malfunctioning medical equipment.
The University of Washington recently received approval to nearly triple the size of its primate research lab. Stop this expansion and keep thousands of animals from being tortured now.
Cruel dolphin drive hunts slaughter dolphins for their meat and sell these majestic wild animals to zoos and aquariums for human profit. Protect these beautiful creatures by putting an end to this horrific form of collection.
Pet insurance companies will now be required to clearly and concisely explain what their plans offer and do not cover. Applaud this movement to make pet insurance work for pet owners, rather than against them.
Four teenagers broke into a local farm and brutally murdered over 900 chickens. Tell investigators to ensure that these teens are charged to the full extent of the law for the senseless slaughter.
Cougars are facing increasing difficulty in finding genetically diverse mates as more and more freeways cut through their natural habitats. Support building a freeway wildlife overpass to protect cougars and help them to maintain a healthy population.
Dirty coal-burning power plants are the biggest emitters of carbon pollution and other toxins that damage our health. Don’t allow these polluters a free pass to poison our atmosphere.
A successful bottle recycling program seeks to include even more types of plastic in its five-cent incentive plan, but is facing strong opposition from the bottling industry. Take action now to expand bottle recycling, reduce litter, and encourage reuse.
A veteran teacher was fired after defending a student against racist insults from other children. Tell the school board to reinstate her and teach kids that bullying in unacceptable.