The lionfish was introduced to Western reef ecosystems in the 1990s by accident and has proliferated uncontrollably, devouring most native species and decreasing reef biodiversity by up to 80 percent. Demand a solution is found before it is too late for the many species of the reefs.
A restaurant is planning a pig wrestling event in which people will chase a terrified pig in an enclosed area. This event is cruel and could lead to serious injury to the pig. Sign this petition to demand that the event is canceled.
Two homeless men were killed, one burned to death and the other beaten. Two others have been hospitalized in related attacks, per police. Demand justice for these men and protection for the homeless population.
Aerosol cans are among the biggest environmental hazards to date, yet companies still continue to use them. Sign this petition to demand they be phased out permanently.
Vitamin A deficiency is responsible for more than 250,000 children in developing nations going blind every year. The solution has been found, yet Greenpeace is denying this revolutionary aid to the people who need it most. Join over 100 Nobel laureates in asking Greenpeace to side with progress rather than oppose it at a massive human cost.
At least four prisoners have died in transport vans run by the independent company Prison Transport Services since 2012. The system of contracting out prison transport to independent companies produces neglect and abuse. Call for greater oversight of this dubious industry.
The Center for Disease Control was one of the largest sources of research on gun violence until the NRA lobbied to cut off all funding to federal gun violence research. It’s time to end this partisan ban on research and start learning how to fix our problems instead of being paid to ignore them.
A proposed titanium mine on South Africa’s Wild Coast would destroy the heritage and livelihoods of locals and ruin delicate ecosystems. Join local residents in protesting the mining company.
Greyhound racing will be banned after a government investigation found evidence of rampant animal mistreatment. Praise the move and demand that all registered racing dogs are rescued and re-homed.
A black man was shot and killed by a cop for nothing more than reaching for his ID after telling the officer that he was going to do so, according to reports. Sign our petition to demand that this cop be brought up on murder charges.
A roadside zoo has allegedly been mistreating its animals for years. The USDA has cited the zoo for not providing adequate veterinary care, shelter or enrichment. Despite all these warnings, the zoo has apparently done nothing to clean up its act. Sign this petition to demand the zoo retire all its animals to accredited sanctuaries.
Orangutans are on the verge of extinction in Borneo due to illegal logging and hunting. Demand that protections be strengthened for these precious animals before they are lost forever.
Two men reportedly threw firecrackers at dogs, causing them physical and emotional suffering. The dogs were chained up in a yard and unable to protect themselves. Demand justice for these innocent dogs.
A puppy was reportedly tossed onto the concrete inside of a store by the owner who abandoned it and ran. The puppy was injured, but the suspect is still on the run. Demand that authorities get involved and bring this puppy justice.
PepsiCo is profiting off the backs of laboring children and exploited workers for Conflict Palm Oil. This is also a driver of massive destruction of Indonesia’s rainforests — one of the most biodiverse places on Earth and home to orangutans and Sumatran tigers. PepsiCo must ensure workers’ rights are upheld, wildlife is protected and rainforests are kept standing.
Over 67 million acres of federal land have been leased to fossil fuel companies. This pollutes the atmosphere and endangers America’s climate change goals. Tell lawmakers to suspend this practice until its environmental impact can be carefully studied.
The mass murder of millions of innocent creatures is being carried out by a government-affiliated group called “Wildlife Services.” Sign this petition to demand they be shut down now.
A roadside zoo continuously breeds tigers to entice the public with up-close encounters with the cubs. These cubs are taken from their mothers just days after they are born and face a series of physical and mental problems. Sign this petition and demand the zoo stop exploiting its tigers.
Alton Sterling was shot and killed by a police officer while another officer knelt on him. Demand that the police department release the identities of and fire the officers involved, and release footage of the killing.
Two men have been arrested after a video surfaced that allegedly shows them dropping a helpless dog from a rooftop. Applaud the swift punishment of these senseless and cruel individuals.
Two dogs were killed and their bodies left at a school and gas station in Florida. Both dogs had broken bones and were found in the same county. Demand that authorities find the violent person responsible for this and put them behind bars before more innocent lives are taken.
A puppy died after being tied up with a chain and trapped inside of a boarded-shut kennel. This was intentional torture, according to investigators. Demand that the evil owner who put the poor puppy in a death trap be found and brought to justice.
A man on his way to morning prayers was stabbed and shot by three masked assailants. Demand extra protections for the Muslim community, and that this crime be investigated as a hate crime.
A political candidate is handing out fake “ISIS hunting permits” for donations to his campaign, sparking fears about increased violence against innocent Muslim individuals. Demand that this man stop fueling ignorant hate with these ridiculous fake permits.
Sun Chips, a supposedly healthy snack alternative, are actually filled with toxic chemicals that lead to kidney failure and hormone disruption in consumers. Sign this petition to demand Frito-Lay stops using GMOs and urge the company to switch to actual whole corn and grains.