Articles written by: Sara Ives

Don’t Persecute Ravens in Barbaric Slaughter

Don’t Persecute Ravens in Barbaric Slaughter

Scottish officials plan to ‘experimentally’ cull hundreds of ravens by giving hunters license to kill the black-feathered birds over the next five years. Sign this petition to demand that this needless persecution be brought to an end.

Allow Retired Laboratory Animals to be Adopted

Allow Retired Laboratory Animals to be Adopted

While most research animals are euthanized after enduring rounds of experimentation, Rhode Island may soon allow a pathway to adoption for laboratory cats and dogs that as of yet does not exist. Sign this petition to urge the governor to support this humane alternative.

Applaud the United Kingdom for Shutting Off Coal Power

Applaud the United Kingdom for Shutting Off Coal Power

For a period of over 55 hours, the United Kingdom went without using coal power for the first time in history, relying instead on renewable sources of energy like wind and solar. Sign this petition to praise the country’s government for showing the world what a greener future without fossil fuels could look like.

Don’t Abandon Recycling Programs

Don’t Abandon Recycling Programs

Several communities in Australia are considering dumping their recycling programs due to rising costs. Sign this petition to demand that these programs remains in place and that recycling facilities be expanded on locally.

Stop Causing Horses Pain to Create Unnatural Stepping Gait

Stop Causing Horses Pain to Create Unnatural Stepping Gait

The practice of horse soring inflicts tremendous amounts of pain on the legs and hooves of horses to create an unnatural high-stepping gait. While nearly all forms of soring have been made illegal, some methods continue to persist. Sign this petition to demand that all types of soring be made illegal.

Success: Award Recognition Removed for Destinations that Allegedly Abuse Animals

Success: Award Recognition Removed for Destinations that Allegedly Abuse Animals

TripAdvisor has removed its Certificate of Excellence award from three allegedly abusive wildlife attractions. Sign this petition to thank the travel site for no longer rewarding these destinations for their reportedly cruel treatment of animals.

Do Not Make Pipeline Protests Illegal

Do Not Make Pipeline Protests Illegal

Severe penalties could soon be imposed on environmental protestors in Louisiana. If a new bill passes, demonstrators planning to delay pipeline construction could face fines or time in jail. Add your voice to oppose this draconian measure.

Don’t Reopen Environmentally Damaging Coal Plant for Mining Bitcoin

Don’t Reopen Environmentally Damaging Coal Plant for Mining Bitcoin

A once-shuttered coal plant in eastern Australia is reopening to offer cheap power for bitcoin mining and other blockchain operations. Sign this petition to demand that cryptocurrency miners not destroy the environment for their own personal gain.

Save Endangered Green-Haired Turtle from Extinction

Save Endangered Green-Haired Turtle from Extinction

A rare turtle known for sporting green algae as ‘hair’ is one of the world’s most endangered reptiles. Sign the petition to demand protections to save this unique creature.

Demand Facebook Stop the Sale of Illegal Animal Parts

Demand Facebook Stop the Sale of Illegal Animal Parts

Facebook has allegedly been allowing the marketing of illegal and threatened animal parts in both private and public groups. Demand that the social media giant stop allowing wildlife traffickers to use its platform as a place to stage illicit deals.

Stop Deadly Plastic Waste Killing Whales and Other Wildlife

Stop Deadly Plastic Waste Killing Whales and Other Wildlife

A sperm whale was discovered dead on a Spanish beach after he had apparently ingested over 60 pounds of plastic waste. This is just one tragic example of how human-produced waste is harming wildlife. Sign this petition to demand stronger laws against plastic pollution.

Stop Hunters From Slaughtering Wildlife With Assault Rifles

Stop Hunters From Slaughtering Wildlife With Assault Rifles

Hunters are slaughtering wolves near Denali National Park using assault rifles and other high powered weapons. Without intervention, these wolves will be driven to extinction. Sign this petition to demand stronger hunting restrictions.

Justice for Thousands of Sheep Killed in Reported Barbaric Conditions

Justice for Thousands of Sheep Killed in Reported Barbaric Conditions

At least 2,400 sheep were reportedly killed during export from Australia to the Middle East. These innocent animals were allegedly forced to endure suffocating heat with little food or water. Sign this petition to urge Australia to ban cruel live animal exports.

Protect Foxes and Other Wildlife from Illegal Hunting

Protect Foxes and Other Wildlife from Illegal Hunting

Hundreds of illegal hunts are allegedly taking place each year across the United Kingdom. According to animal rights groups, these represent just the tip of the iceberg. Sign this petition to demand that the British government crack down on illegal hunting.

Do Not Allow Pesticide Manufacturers to Destroy Biodiversity

Do Not Allow Pesticide Manufacturers to Destroy Biodiversity

Two major pesticide manufacturers are planning a merger that promises to be extraordinarily bad for the environment. By combining their forces, they will likely produce far more of the toxic chemicals that are threatening the planet’s biodiversity. Sign this petition to demand that this merger be blocked in the United States.

Stop Trophy Hunters from Hunting Giraffes to Extinction

Stop Trophy Hunters from Hunting Giraffes to Extinction

The number of giraffes living in the wild has fallen by almost 40 percent in the last three decades, in large part due to American trophy hunters. Sign this petition to demand that the United States ban the import of giraffe trophies, including bones and skins.

Require Mental Health Treatment for All Animal Abusers

Require Mental Health Treatment for All Animal Abusers

California may soon require animal abusers to undergo mental health treatment and rehabilitation. If this bill becomes law, it may help prevent future acts of abuse or violence against both animals and people. Sign this petition to lend your support.

Stop Allowing Chickens to Be Slaughtered While Conscious

Stop Allowing Chickens to Be Slaughtered While Conscious

California may finally outlaw allowing conscious chickens to be slaughtered while shackled. If a new law passes, it will make it illegal to kill chickens that can still feel and process pain. Sign this petition to demand that slaughtering facilities be held to this minimum standard of decency.

Ban Cruel, Painful, and Unnecessary Castrations of Piglets

Ban Cruel, Painful, and Unnecessary Castrations of Piglets

Undercover investigations in Italy have revealed that pigs used to make parma ham have their tails routinely docked, while all male piglets are painfully castrated. These unnecessary procedures must be banned.

Encourage Veganism to End Hunger Crisis

Encourage Veganism to End Hunger Crisis

Food insecurity and hunger are the reality for over 40 million Americans. This would not have to be the case if we moved to a vegan diet and phased out animal products from the food industry. Please sign this petition to encourage animal-free diets and farming practices.

Do Not Allow the Hunting and Slaughtering of Crows

Do Not Allow the Hunting and Slaughtering of Crows

After outrage on social media forced a hunting club to cancel its planned hunt of wild crows, many are calling into question Vermont’s open hunting season on crows. Sign this petition to demand that these native birds not be subjected to unnecessary slaughter.

Ban the Torture of Animals at Rodeo Events

Ban the Torture of Animals at Rodeo Events

Cattle, horses and other animals are forced to participate in cruel rodeos where they are beaten and shocked using electric prods in the name of entertainment. Stop this widespread torture and demand the New Zealand government ban rodeo sports once and for all.

U.S. Military Must Reduce Toxic Waste and Contamination

U.S. Military Must Reduce Toxic Waste and Contamination

The United States Department of Defense is the world’s largest polluter. Contamination at military bases at home and leftover hazardous waste worldwide must be addressed. Add your name to this petition demanding that the U.S. military address its toxic legacy.

Don’t Turn 911 Callers Over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Don’t Turn 911 Callers Over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

After a undocumented immigrant called 911 to report an intruder on his property, he was handcuffed immediately and handed over to immigration officials. Immigrants should not have to fear deportation when making potentially life-saving calls. Sign this petition to put an end to potential civil rights violations such as this.

Stop the Unnecessary Slaughter of Chickens Using Ineffective Stun Guns

Stop the Unnecessary Slaughter of Chickens Using Ineffective Stun Guns

In the United Kingdom, reports have revealed that millions of chickens have been killed using ineffective electric stunning methods, resulting in a slow and painful death for these birds. Sign this petition to urge the British government to investigate the overuse of a killing method usually reserved for religious exemptions.

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