Neglectful pet owners often leave their dogs chained up outside their entire lives, depriving them of vital physical exercise and forcing them to suffer severe weather conditions. Urge government representatives to ban cruel tethering practices immediately.
Armed rebels shot down a civilian aircraft over the Ukraine, killing all of the 298 passengers on board. Demand that immediate action be taken to end the conflict in Ukraine that caused this tragedy.
“Rolling coal” is a trend emerging in North America where the owners of diesel trucks modify them to emit the maximum amount of black, toxic, exhaust. Insist that this ridiculous and unnecessary practice be outlawed immediately.
Only 100 red wolves remain in the wild, and now these last survivors are threatened by poaching. Demand better protections to help red wolves thrive in their natural habitat once more.
A zoo currently offers dangerous late-night party events despite numerous reports of reckless and dangerous behavior by drunken visitors. Demand zoo officials put the wellbeing and safety of their animals ahead of monetary gain and permanently cancel these reckless events.
Although certified sustainable palm oil exists, there are loopholes that result in mixing sustainable oil with ‘dirty’ palm oil. It is time to create traceable supply chains to ensure that consumers can trust a sustainable certification.
A mall in Nova Scotia has assigned a security team to keep owners from locking their pets in cars during the summer months. Thank mall personnel for keeping animals safe from neglectful owners.
In a victory for transparency, all-expenses-paid trips taken by members of Congress must once more be disclosed on an annual form. This decision fights corruption and makes the government more open. Thank officials for restoring mandatory disclosure.
Popular online deal site LivingSocial continues to promote two circuses despite knowledge of their long history of animal abuse. Tell LivingSocial to cancel their promotional offers for these cruel circuses.
A teenage boy was recently gunned down by policemen, leaving the boy dead but no officers hurt. There is no evidence that the boy was dangerous, and police will not release video of the shooting. Take action to discipline the officers who committed this lethal crime and help end unwarranted violence by law enforcers.
The world of exotic animal trade poses many needless dangers to people, the animals involved, and the environment with which these animals come in contact. Sign this petition and demand an end to this appalling trade industry before any further damage can be done.
In response to segregated neighborhoods and the lack of civic and community engagement, the Recreation and Park Department of San Francisco has developed a program to unite cities for a common cause. Applaud the adolescent group, Greenagers, that strives to beautify and restore habitats for city parks.
A repeal on emissions taxes for heavily polluting companies is likely to raise carbon dioxide emissions and weaken global resolve against climate change. Urge the Australian government to reinstate the levy and support environmentally friendly policies.
Taking chimpanzees to the movies and letting them consume unnatural foods and drinks is negligent and disturbing. Tell Myrtle Beach Safari that you disapprove of their actions.
Poachers are taking turtles from the wild and illegally selling them in North America, Europe and Asia. They are able to do this partly because of weak protections for wild turtles. Take action to save turtles from poachers.
After priding itself on animal-free testing methods, cosmetic company Revlon reversed its testing policies in order to sell its products in countries that require animal testing. Urge Revlon to stop prioritizing profit over the humane treatment of innocent animals.
Many cats remain caged in shelters, unable to be adopted due to their scraggly and scrawny appearance. Please thank talk show host Rachael Ray for using a photo campaign to improve conditions in shelters, deliver better food to cats, and increase the number of cats that can find a home.
A coal mine is scheduled to open near the outskirts of a white rhino sanctuary, threatening the health of wildlife and local residents alike. Demand that the coal mine cease operations and help preserve this pristine habitat.
The state of Florida plans to demolish one of the world’s rarest forests to build an apartment complex and department stores. Please convince the builders to move their project elsewhere and preserve the precious forest.
A mentally challenged rape victim was recently made to wait naked for three hours before receiving a medical examination. Demand changes to hospital procedures and facilities in order to ensure that victims of sexual assault receive timely care.
Animals are released in an arena, chased, and terrified by small children who then get to keep the animals as prizes, at an annual event. Not only is this event illegal, but it is cruel and inhumane. Please sign this petition to shut down this animal chase.
Industrial overfishing has led to a population collapse among marine life that has devastated species such as pelicans and sea otters. Act now to protect sensitive ecosystems from the threat of overfishing.
One Indian state is enacting protections for its camels, a species whose global population has declined by 40 percent in 10 years. Thank Rajasthan for protecting this iconic creature.
Child labor may soon become legal in Bolivia. Tell the President of Bolivia that children belong in schools, not in the workplace, and urge him not to sign this unethical proposal into law.
In response to extreme levels of smog in the Chilean city of Santiago, the governor implemented a bikeshare program and plans to construct bicycle lanes. Thank this governor for remaining innovative when faced with environmental concerns.