A historic park and world heritage site has been opened to fracking and oil drilling, threatening the largest collection of ancient Native American buildings in the United States. Help save these beautiful, sacred lands from fracking.
Whole Foods Market has started selling rabbit meat in select stores. Many people view these animals as pets; additionally, the corporation should be moving away from the sale of meat, especially rabbit. Demand all rabbit meat be removed from retail shelves within Whole Foods Market.
A new study confirms that decriminalizing sex work is imperative to ending the HIV/AIDs pandemic. Urge the U.S. to adopt positive harm reduction policies that promote public health.
About a fourth of U.S. workers do not receive any paid time off. Require all employers to offer their workers adequate time to spend with family, pursue outside interests, and reduce stress.
Stop a government approved highway project from destroying an important koala colony. Prevent deforestation and rapid depopulation by rerouting the highway instead of threatening multiple endangered species.
An innovative new aquaculture method has the potential to transform our relationship with the ocean, from one of depletion and exploitation to restoration and mutual benefit. Sign this petition to show your support for the entrepreneurs who are pushing this shift.
Senseless mandatory minimum sentence laws put thousands of people behind bars for nonviolent offenses, a practice that is ruining lives and overcrowding U.S. prisons. Help reform these pointless laws.
Endangered blue whales have been known to collide with speeding cargo ships, which travel through the whales’ feeding ground. Thank an organization for creating an incentive program that encourages ships to slow down, saving these whales from senseless deaths.
More than 1,000 peaceful protestors were brutally murdered by their government, yet those responsible have gone unpunished. Demand that the guilty military personnel be held accountable for these violent murders.
Many Brooklyn residents’ homes are still in unlivable conditions due to Hurricane Sandy. Applaud the efforts of a not-for-profit organization to rebuild some of these damaged homes.
Kentucky State University’s president shed $90,000 from his own salary in order to have the salaries of the university’s minimum wage employees raised. Applaud this selfless and generous action.
A Wisconsin parish refuses to end its annual pig wrestling competition despite the obvious strain on the animals. Tell the church they must find an alternative fundraiser.
A young, innocent man was shot and killed by a police officer. The officer has not been brought to justice, and protesters against this police brutality have been attacked. Demand justice for the murdered teenager and make sure the officer is held accountable for his deadly actions.
Scientists agree that the most effective way to save marine life is to protect large areas of the ocean, and a new plan is in motion to create the world’s largest oceanic reserve. Big fishing and oil corporations are fighting to stop the reserve from being created, urging President Obama to block the plan. Sign the petition to urge President Obama to protect our marine life.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently accepting public comment on whether or not to close down a sheep research station which lies directly in the middle of a prime migratory route. Migrating animals that find themselves on grazing land are often killed. Please tell the USDA to close the research station and open up this key migration route for wildlife.
Activists were recently denied entry into Egypt, a clear violation of international human rights law. This is only the latest violation in a recent string of human rights abuses committed by the military-backed government. Demand that the government be punished for its illegal actions.
Walgreens Pharmacy has decided to maintain its headquarters in the United States instead of dodging billions of dollars in taxes by moving abroad. Applaud Walgreens’ decision to do the right thing and stand by its American consumers.
With protests erupting in Missouri, the police have responded with tear gas, rubber bullets, and other intimidation techniques. Demand the governor to stop this unruly conduct by the police force.
The arapaima is one of the largest freshwater fish in the world, and they have become locally extinct in the Amazon River. Demand for a ban to be placed on the fishing and killing of these fish before they disappear completely from our planet.
A group of researchers discovered they could turn cigarette butts into a material used to store energy in super-capacitors. This means that cigarette butt waste around the world could soon be put to good use. Use discarded cigarette butts to power consumer electronics and electric vehicles.
A new café has a bold idea: hiring the homeless. Not only does it help people in need get back on their feet, but it is also changing the public’s opinions by doing away with stereotypes and stigmas. Thank the owners for creating this opportunity of education for their community.
Children with cancer often are weighed down by IVs. Please show your appreciation of the backpack that allows children the ability to tread lightly.
Nothing could ever justify harming a puppy by kicking it. Sign this petition and demand the prosecution of the woman who repeatedly kicked her puppy.
Two police officers shot and killed a harmless dog after responding to a barking noise complaint. After sustaining fifteen bullet wounds, the dog passed away. Help bring the officers to justice.
Diplomatic appointments can be made now that a prominent lawmaker is no longer preventing them. This is a positive step towards the success of diplomacy, and will allow for much progress to be made in terms of our relationships with other countries. Thank this lawmaker for choosing to do the right thing.