One of the most ecologically diverse coral reefs in the world is facing environmental destruction due to offshore oil drilling. Demand that this precious natural resource be saved from Big Oil’s greed and indifference.
A second devastating earthquake recently hit Nepal, killing 32 people and injuring 1,000 while the country was still recovering from the first earthquake it experienced a couple of weeks ago. Urge the United Nations to send more help.
An African-American man was found hanging from a tree in Georgia. Urge authorities to find out what happened to him.
A blogger in Bangladesh was brutally murdered in the streets. Demand police find and prosecute those responsible.
Prominent Republican and likely presidential candidate Chris Christie has come out as a believer in climate change and is saying that mankind has contributed to it. Applaud Governor Christie for acknowledging science and taking a stand against his anti-science Republican colleagues.
Job seekers can now show that personal debt has nothing to do with their future work performance. Applaud the New York City Council for banning credit discrimination against potential hires.
Hundreds of wild animals have died trying to cross a busy highway to reach a river for watering and feeding. Praise a progressive project to build wildlife crossings along the highway, protecting both motorists and wildlife.
A small town is now allowing drug addicts to come forward for treatment with no threat of legal recourse. This program will save countless lives and do a great deal to heal the community as a whole. Sign here to praise the Gloucester police and beg them to spread this compassionate program far and wide.
Ninety-two percent of married Egyptian women have experienced female genital mutilation. Stop mutilating women’s genitals and demand harsher punishment for this crime.
The people’s voice should always be present at the table when projects that affect our public forest lands are considered. Because clear cutting is conducted at the taxpayer’s expense, we can legally demand: No taxation without representation. Call for better representation of citizen interests.
Marvel and Disney are leaders in producing action figures for children but recently, an astounding lack of gender diversity can be seen in their marketing and production. Sign this petition to encourage these companies to promote and produce more female superheroes for girls and boys.
Nestlé is taking water from one of the most drought-stricken regions of California to make millions from its water bottling industry. Call on Governor Jerry Brown to halt Nestlé’s bottling operations in the state to prevent further water depletion.
A woman referred to undocumented immigrants as “rats and roaches” at a conservative event where she was applauded and praised by an influential GOP political consultant. Sign this petition to demand that her statement and the racist attitude behind it be denounced.
David is squaring off against Goliath in Seattle’s Puget Sound as “kayaktivists” attempt to stop Shell from drilling in the Arctic Ocean and making port in their harbor. Sign here to support their efforts and to show the politicians and corporations of the world that fossil fuels cannot be the energy focus any longer.
The Obama administration gave Shell Oil permission to drill in the remote Chukchi Sea. This is dangerous as a spill could seriously affect wildlife and the closest Coast Guard station is 1,000 miles away. Urge President Obama to protect wildlife and revoke this permit.
Nine hundred refugees were found in boats off the coast of Indonesia. They had been drifting for several days without food or water and are sick and weak. Ask President Obama to send help.
Two police officers in Mississippi were shot and killed recently during a routine traffic stop. Demand those responsible be sentenced to life in prison.
After a fire broke out at Indian Point nuclear plant in New York, an estimated thousands of gallons of oil spilled into the Hudson River having a potentially devastating effect on wildlife. Demand that larger holding tanks be built to prevent spills in the future.
Harmful plastic microbeads are polluting our water and jeopardizing our health, but lawmakers have failed to act to protect the public from this threat. Demand a strong law to stop microbead plastics from polluting local waterways and aquatic life.
Millions of gallons of clean, potable drinking water are reportedly being used to keep a California recreational fishing lake full despite the fact that the state is in the middle of one of the worst droughts in history. Demand that this waste of drinking water end at once.
Keurig has reintroduced an environmentally friendly, reusable coffee filter as an alternative to its plastic coffee pods, helping to reduce the number of non-recycable plastic coffee pods that end up in landfills and pollute the environment. Thank Keurig for its efforts to reduce waste.
Elephants are being forced to fight in sumo-style wrestling matches to entertain people at a harvest festival in India. Demand that the government stop this cruel bloodsport and lay charges against the organizers.
Apparent racism ruined a high school class’ graduation ceremony after the school founder allegedly berated the audience with anti-black rhetoric. Demand that the founder resign from her position with the school at once for her reported racism.
The white supremacist President of the Confederacy has been honored for a century with a statue on a public university campus. Demand that this unabashed memorialization of racism and slavery be removed from the campus at once.
A TV show that lured and trapped sex workers into listening to a lecture full of false promises while cops and cameras stood by has been cancelled after real advocates for these women spoke out against it. Thank the network for listening to reason and removing the program.