Polar bears at the Oregon Zoo exist in a small, insufficient enclosure. They demonstrate their distress by doing a head bobbing stress-dance. Help end the mistreatment of the thirty-one-year-old bears, and deliver them a happier, more comfortable future.
An elephant has been stuck in chains for over four decades. Thanks to a team of activists, the elephant now lives without chains and in a sanctuary specifically for elephants that have only known captivity. Sign this letter and thank the activists for all their hard work in freeing the elephant.
A video shows a man being shot down by a spray of police bullets when he was simply walking slowly down the sidewalk with his arms at his sides. Demand that an independent investigation be launched into this incident and justice be done.
Rabbits raised for meat are confined to tiny cages their entire lives and suffer from bleeding sores, infections, and disease. Sign this petition to close cruel rabbit factory farms.
A proposed coal mining project would jeopardize wild salmon populations and the local communities that rely on them. Urge the EPA not to allow the irreversible destruction of important ecosystems for short-term profit.
An Olympic athlete killed his model girlfriend when he shot four shots through a locked bathroom door. He was not initially convicted of murder but that decision has been overturned. Applaud the fact that this man has now been found guilty of murder.
A major British department store continues to sell foie gras despite the horrific cruelty involved in its production, where geese endure unimaginable pain and distress. Urge Fortnum & Mason to stop selling foie gras now.
A poet has been given the death penalty for expressing anti-Islamic views. Demand that these unfair charges are dropped against the writer.
A woman who threw her dog from a moving car will serve time in prison. Her dog sustained life-threatening injuries and nearly died. Praise the judge for his decision to grant justice for an innocent dog.
Poachers steal hundreds of eggs from the endangered olive ridley sea turtle each year. However, it is not guaranteed they will be given a harsh sentence for committing this awful crime. Ensure poachers spend at least nine years in prison for taking such actions to save as many of these sea turtles as possible.
Wolves will be hunted and trapped to prevent livestock deaths. However, there is no guarantee that killing these creatures will actually prevent the death of livestock. Sign this petition to stop hunting and trapping of wolves to protect this wolf population and the surrounding ecosystem.
Donald Trump says the U.S. should target and kill ISIS families in its war against terror. Killing women and children is not the solution. Denounce Trump for this ridiculous statement.
Dubai has announced a plan to become the city with the smallest carbon footprint by the year 2050. Praise the plan, which includes constructing massive solar energy farms and providing billions of dollars to businesses that invest in clean energy.
Colorado Republican Rep. JoAnn Windholz wrote on Facebook that Planned Parenthood was to blame for the shooting that occurred at one of its clinic in Colorado Springs and took three lives. Denounce this lawmaker and her disgusting comments.
Obama and other leaders announced that they will double research into clean energy over the next five years. Applaud this move toward protecting our world.
Undercover footage allegedly shows workers violently beating calves before slitting their throats and forcing others to endure extreme weather conditions without shelter at dairy farms and slaughterhouses in New Zealand. Demand this alleged animal cruelty be stopped and the perpetrators charged.
A Siberian tiger has been locked in a cage at a roadside truck stop for 13 years. He has suffered both physically and mentally due to his living conditions. Sign this petition and demand Louisiana’s Wildlife and Fisheries Commission help Tony the tiger.
A high-speed slaughterhouse has been allegedly revealed to beat its pigs, drag them across the floor with hooks when they cannot walk and send some to be killed while fully conscious. Sign this petition urging the USDA to shut down this cruel facility.
Hedgehogs are dying due to climate change and human interference. With their numbers consistently dropping, the hedgehog faces extinction within 10 years. Urge politicians to increase awareness of this growing problem and save this dying species.
The Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting has shed light on the disgusting and unnecessary Republican committee designed to investigate Planned Parenthood. End this committee and tell its members to stop spreading lies and hate.
Walmart wants to exterminate a feral cat colony living next to one of its stores even though it’s being managed by humans and all the cats are vaccinated and spayed or neutered. Sign to demand that Walmart leave these innocent animals alone.
Calves are allegedly being mistreated and killed in dairy farms around New Zealand. An investigation uncovered serious animal rights violations committed by workers. Demand that these workers be charged to the fullest extent of the law.
Political prisoners have recently been subjected to prolonged bouts of loud noise, and at least one prisoner–human rights lawyer Mohammed al-Roken–has suffered adverse health effects. Sign the petition to protect al-Roken and other prisoners from further ill-treatment.
Farmers are given no choice when it comes to contributing to Big Ag promotion funds. Their tax money is often used for illicit purposes, such as lobbying and election contributions. Tell the USDA to stop forcing farmers to pay into shady industry activities.
House Republicans want federal income tax collection to fall into the hands of private debt collection agencies. These debt collectors are known for harassment, intimidation, and mismanagement of personal information. Urge the Senate to oppose this terrible provision and keep the IRS responsible for federal taxes.