The Central African Republic has been plagued by violence among religious groups, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of innocent civilians. Urge the country’s prime minister to put an end to the violence immediately.
A teenage girl recently killed a cat before posting photos of the corpse on social media. Demand that charges be brought against her, and that she receive mental health treatment to prevent further violence toward animals.
Outdated animal welfare laws continue to work against the health and wellbeing of companion animals by allowing cruel practices like the use of gas chambers on shelter pets. Urge legislators to ensure existing laws remain current and effective by reversing their recent decision not to revise them.
Northwest Atlantic loggerhead sea turtles have scored a major victory that will help sustain their population for decades to come. The federal government recently designated hundreds of thousands of miles of protected habitat, the largest of its kind ever to be granted to an endangered species. Thank the conservation group that helped make this a reality.
Gray wolves in the Northern Rockies have lost their endangered species protection. As a result, their population has been slashed due to ineffective management policies by Rocky Mountain states. Help ensure that the wolves regain their federally protected status, which is key to their long-term survival.
Florida manatees are under attack from human activity and climate change. The endangered marine mammals are at risk of losing protections which help ensure their long-term survival. Demand that the appropriate action be taken to save these gentle giants.
Cities are large contributors of waste across the globe. With climate change becoming an increasing threat, many cities have chosen to adapt. Applaud San Francisco’s work thus far to become a city with no waste.
Fifty percent of the world’s coral reefs have disappeared from the planet. Keep these ecosystems alive by preventing overfishing of parrotfish, a keystone species for coral reef survival.
A city mayor rescued animals from a shelter that was in crisis and took swift action to suspend the head director of that shelter. No abused and abandoned animal deserves to live a miserable life. Sign this petition to ask the mayor to fire the man who was responsible for the lack of safety of these animals.
Jamaica is seeing a steep increase in its murder rates, in part due to severe intolerance of homosexual activity. Urge the country to repeal its discriminatory anti-homosexuality laws, which promote prejudice and violence against the LGBT community.
Police recently found a young boy who had been locked in his basement after not completing his unrealistic exercise routine. Tell the state to pursue criminal charges against his abusive parents.
Global hunter Aaron Neilson has posted numerous trophy kill photos of endangered animals on his Facebook page. Sign this petition to demand Facebook to adhere to their rules and delete Neilson’s page immediately.
A conservative Christian college is seeking an exemption from a federal ban on employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Demand that the college comply with the new federal regulations to end unjust treatment of LGBT employees.
The expansion of a tar sands oil pipeline would put endangered species, like the North Pacific right whale and the blue whale, in a great deal of danger. Sign this petition to stop the expansion of this pipeline to save the lives of countless animals.
A proposal to protect wolverines under the Endangered Species Act was reversed due to climate change denial. Tell the government to stop mixing politics with sound science and give the wolverine the protection it needs.
Two senators have teamed up to reform America’s criminal justice system by offering youth and nonviolent offenders more chances at rehabilitation. Encourage congressional leaders to support this important bill.
Five American Muslims were placed under surveillance by the government because they were prominent members of their faith-based community. This is in direct violation of their rights; demand that the government not only explain the reason for the surveillance, but issue an apology for its actions.
Companies looking to exploit cheap labor often do little to ensure the safety of temporary workers, increasing the risk of serious and sometimes fatal injuries. Call for the enforcement of stricter penalties to help protect these vulnerable workers.
A new act of protest called ‘rolling coal,’ which involves trucks expelling clouds of soot at cars and pedestrians, is emerging across the United States as a dangerous way of targeting environmentalists. This is harming both the environment and innocent victims and must be stopped immediately.
The city of Oakland has banned coal transports, claiming that coal has led to environmental problems such as climate change. Praise the city for its strong stance against coal transport, as it reminds the rest of the country that coal is a dirty resource that threatens our environment.
Recently a police officer shot and killed a dog while responding to a call about a suspicious van. In their report, investigators stated that the dog lunged at one of the officers and that it was a “vicious” looking pit bull. However, the dog was actually a black lab. Sign this petition to ensure that this kind of accident does not happen again.
Nine hunting permits have been sold to foreign hunters for an undisclosed amount of money, granting them permission to kill struggling desert elephants. These animals are already endangered, and the government should not be issuing such licenses to anyone. Sign the petition to save these elephants.
Facebook recently removed photos of a teen posing with endangered animals she had killed. Help us thank Facebook for taking a stand against these disturbing images.
An alarming number of rape crimes in Burma by the country’s armed forces are being granted immunity or are ignored. Urge Burma’s president to combat sexual violence conflicts today.
A river that is home to a rare species of dolphin, and that provides people with fish and income, is about to be altered by a massive dam bringing devastation to both humans and aquatic wildlife. Urge that the dam’s construction be halted immediately.