Articles written by: Cristina Tangreti

Justice for Crocodile Stoned to Death at Zoo

Visitors at a Tunisian zoo killed a crocodile by smashing its head in with large rocks. This animal’s death could have been prevented had its enclosure been protected with proper barriers. Sign this petition to demand that the zoo do more to protect its vulnerable, captive animals.

Another Carriage Horse Collapses – Time to End the Abuse

Yet another horse has collapsed while pulling a carriage through New York’s Central Park. Dozens of other horses have been badly treated by this often cruel and irresponsible industry. Help finally ban horse-drawn carriages.

Denounce Surfer for Demanding Daily Culling of Sharks

A famous surfer has proposed on social media that France’s government should cull sharks daily to resolve the issue of an increase in shark attacks. Culling is cruel and ineffective and should not be promoted by an influential public figure. Tell this surfer that sharks belong in the ocean by signing this petition.

Protect Birds from Deadly Collisions with Glass Stadium

Dozens of birds have been killed by collisions with the clear glass panes of the U.S. Bank Stadium. Adding a less reflective coating to the glass could potentially spare thousands more birds from meeting the same fate in coming years. Demand that the owners of the stadium make it more bird-friendly to prevent a possible ecological disaster.

Don’t Host Circus That Uses Barbaric Animal Stunts

A traveling U.S. circus still uses tigers, elephants, and other animals in its show, forcing them to perform completely unnatural acts as a crude form of entertainment. Demand that one of the circus’s most prominent hosts on its ongoing tour refuse to do business with this circus.

Free Isolated Whale Used in Research to Accredited Sanctuary

A marine park has allegedly been keeping a false killer whale in total isolation for nearly a year and a half. This whale has been used in research for decades and deserves to be free. Demand that the park release this poor whale to a reputable seaside sanctuary where she can finally have a taste of freedom.

Don’t Let Zoo Euthanize Elephant Who Isn’t Suffering

A zoo is reportedly planning on euthanizing an elephant infected with tuberculosis, even though the animal shows no signs of pain or suffering. Demand that the zoo give this elephant a fighting chance to live by signing this petition.

Stop Company From Sawing Through Live Lambs’ Throats

Undercover footage has revealed apparent animal cruelty and unethical labeling practices at a meat plant owned by the country’s largest lamb producer. Demand that the plant be investigated and penalized if found guilty of these alleged violations.

Seven Dogs Shot to Death and Left on Side of the Road Deserve Justice

Seven dogs were found on the side of the road with broken necks and gunshot wounds. Urge law enforcement to do everything in its power to make sure the person responsible for this heinous act is held fully accountable.

Protect Great Apes from Gruesome Body Part Trafficking

West Africa’s great ape populations are at high risk of extinction due to a sharply increased demand for their body parts. The trafficking of ape skulls, bones, hands, and feet is flourishing, but it cannot be allowed to continue. Demand that the president of Cameroon, where most of the trafficking is happening, do more to enforce anti-poaching laws and punish traffickers who take part in this illicit trade.

Protect Australia’s Waters from Illegal Whaling Practices

Japan has allegedly slaughtered a whale within Australia’s waters, violating a United Nations ban on international whaling. As of yet, Australia’s government has done nothing to prevent illegal whaling. Tell Australia’s Prime Minister to take action immediately on behalf of these magnificent creatures.

Justice for Tiger Allegedly Tied Down to Pose for Pictures

An endangered Siberian tiger is allegedly being tied down at a Chinese circus so that circus-goers can “ride” the restrained animal and pose for pictures. A degrading and miserable life in captivity is no life at all for a wild animal. Demand that the tiger be rescued and relocated to a sanctuary by signing this petition.

Remove Seal Meat From Menu at Food Festival

harborseals-abbeSeal meat obtained from Canada’s infamous seal hunt is set to be served at a Vancouver restaurant as part of a trendy food festival. Tell this business that the slaughter of innocent seals is unacceptable and that these animals should be removed from the menu immediately.

Stop Removing Dogs’ Hearts for Cruel Experiments

Greyhound-ReneeTellezGreyhounds are having their hearts ripped out in cruel scientific experiments. Help prohibit the use of these dogs in all medical and scientific research.

Ban Wild Animals in Circuses Nationwide

CircusCamels-RocketScientistWild animals are still abused in circuses in the U.K., despite overwhelming public support for ending this cruel practice. Demand a nationwide ban on the use of animals in circuses.

Justice for Dog Slaughtered With Ax

Dog-Dallas-FloerA dog was found buried in her backyard with ax wounds to her head and neck. Demand that the government vigorously prosecute the man accused of slaughtering this innocent animal and not just look the other way.

Protect Dozens of Cats From Potential Animal Hoarders

Kittens-RakotondramananaNearly three dozen cats were abandoned at an animal shelter, bringing the shelter’s tally of abandoned cats up to 130 in the past four years alone. The shelter suspects that a local animal hoarder may be responsible and wishes to help them. Ask for the local police department’s assistance in this matter.

Protect Endangered Chinook Salmon From Sport Fishing

chinooksalmonCalifornia’s Chinook salmon are on the verge of a crisis as the state’s drought continues to deplete their natural habitat. With water levels dangerously low, it is highly illogical that California is allowing the salmon to be fished for sport. Demand protection for this endangered species.

Protect Great Barrier Reef from Dangerous Microbeads

GreatBarrierReef_LockGateAllianceAustralia has not yet banned microbeads despite evidence that these tiny bits of plastic are bad for the environment and even worse for wildlife, especially that of the Great Barrier Reef. Demand that Australia do more to protect this fragile ecosystem by implementing a nationwide ban on microbeads as soon as possible.

Applaud Ban on Bullhooks Used to Abuse Captive Elephants

Elephant_McGinnElephants in California are now protected from bullhooks, a cruel weapon typically used to beat these animals into submission. This huge victory could not have been possible without the work of the state legislature and governor. Thank them for their efforts by signing this petition.

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