Many seabirds suffer natural and human-caused injuries to their feathers that reduce their ability to survive in cold ocean waters. The Cape Wildlife Center is providing innovative rehabilitation for these birds with its new hydrotherapy pool. Commend this organization for developing new methods to better care for injured seabirds.
Costco recently dumped nearly one million jars of sound and edible peanut butter into a landfill after feuds with their supplier. Demand the company rectify these wasteful actions.
The Filipino Supreme Court has recently upheld a law requiring public access to free contraceptives and sexual health education. Commend the decision to protect the right to family planning and birth control.
A new law makes dog owners solely responsible for the action of their dogs in Maryland, and also reduces discrimination against pit bulls. Sign this petition and commend this new legislation.
Foster kids were given free prom dresses and accessories for their big prom day. Sign this petition to thank the organizations involved in this event for their generosity.
A zoo in Ukraine is running out of food to feed their animals thanks to the recent conflict in the nation. These animals are held in captivity and depend on humans for their food and well being. Sign this petition and urge the International Fund for Animal Welfare to send supplies to these animals.
A country is about to destroy its stockpile of confiscated ivory. Customs officers have gone above and beyond to ensure that ivory cannot be smuggled through to foreign markets. Sign this petition to commend the actions of a country fighting to end the ivory trade.
Dog cloning is a dangerous and painful procedure that often produces animals that die soon after birth. Demand that a reality competition show in which the winner’s dog is cloned be cancelled immediately.
Seventeen animals were found dead at the bottom of a cliff in an atrocious case of animal dumping. Sign this petition and ensure the person responsible will not get away with this crime.
Despite the inclusion of women’s rights in Egypt’s constitution, there is concern about these rights being supported and upheld. With frequent sexual harassment cases towards women, it is crucial that these rights are acknowledged. If you believe in equality, sign this petition.
A woman was recently arrested on eight felony counts of animal cruelty when investigators discovered that she tortured and killed animals for pornography. Sign this petition and condemn the woman for her disturbing and demented actions.
Several Greenpeace activists who encouraged a major company to vow to stop destroying the rainforests have been indicted on felony charges. Demand that all charges against these environmental heroes be dropped.
The recent illegal seizure of dogs at an animal welfare clinic was so brutal that many dogs died before they were even taken away. This incident is the result of a law which promotes the capture and killing of stray dogs. Sign this petition to protect stray dogs from such barbaric cruelty.
The dog leather trade is horrendous, as shown by a recent gruesome discovery of hundreds of dog pelts in Thailand. Using this product to make gloves and drums only serves to increase the indiscriminate killing of dogs. Help stop the use of dog leather.
New animal protection laws in South Dakota make animal cruelty a felony punishable by two years in prison and a $4,000 fine. Commend the state, which has become the final state to implement such protective legislation.
A new bill would grant the Tennessee walking horse industry–known for abusing the horses in order to exaggerate their step–regulatory authority, placing horses at risk of continued abuse. Petition the federal government to kill this bill, and protect horses from unnecessary torture.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection debris, mostly plastic, that has collected in the Pacific Ocean. Patches like this are replicated elsewhere in our oceans and it is crucial that they be cleaned up. Sign this petition to enlist the U.S. Navy in cleaning up and protecting wildlife from ingesting this trash.
A Senate committee will vote on whether to release a report detailing the CIA’s methods of detention and torture. As U.S. citizens we should have every right to know what our government is doing to detainees. Sign this petition and urge the release of the report with no redactions.
A new initiative will give students the option to refrain from participation in animal dissections. Students will be permitted to perform alternative work for equal credit. Applaud this progressive new policy and encourage more state school boards to adopt it.
The government of Mozambique recently struck down a proposal that would allow rapists to avoid prosecution by marrying their victims. Commend the government for taking a positive step towards limiting sexual abuse.
The corporate war on public education is raging at a small university in Maine. Support students and faculty as they take on an administration that values financial profit over higher education, and which is turning a public university into a for-profit business.
A Danish zoo killed four lions to prevent inbreeding. Now the zoo is receiving backlash from animal rights activists all over the world. Please sign this petition to punish the zoo for irresponsibly handling the situation.
Many states have animal cruelty laws that are far too lenient. Individuals who harm animals via unlawful neglect should be punished to the full extent of the law. Commend one senator for strengthening his state’s animal neglect laws.
The very rare Canada lynx have faced increased threat as they get caught and die in traps that are set for other animals. Demand that these beautiful cats receive the protection they deserve and ensure that not one more of these animals get caught in a hunting trap.
Animals in two cramped Costa Rican zoos could soon be released, as the zoos are converted into botanical gardens and nature reserves. Tell the Costa Rican government you support its efforts to ensure the humane treatment of animals.