Articles written by: Lindsay Savitzky

Stop Raffling Off Grizzly Bears to be Killed by Hunters

The endangered grizzly bear is a prime target of hunters, who gain permission to kill the species through an Alaska hunting permit raffle. Donald Trump Jr. recently won this raffle, contributing to the latest in a string of threats to this dwindling species. This iconic bear must be protected. Demand that Alaska remove grizzly bears from the raffle’s list of permissible quarries.

Stop Growing Trend of Beehive Theft

Beehives are being stolen in droves and hacked to bits to support the almond industry, whose overgrowth has already caused many problems for the dwindling honeybee population. This blatant larceny is destroying the population even further. End this organized theft and destruction of honeybee hives immediately.

Return Beavers to the Wild to Reduce Flooding and Pollution

The potential return of beavers to England’s wilderness could bolster the environment. Beaver dams help cut down on flooding, filter out pollutants from the water supply, and boost the presence of other wildlife. Support the reintroduction of beavers to the wild.

Success: Former Research Chimpanzees Set Free

Twenty chimpanzees have been set free in a nature preserve after spending years of their lives cooped up in a lab, meant to be used for experiments. Even after the government stopped the use of chimpanzees as test subjects, the animals spent five years in wait as the lab debated whether or not to let them go. Sign this petition to thank them for finally letting these creatures live the life of freedom they deserve.

Save Penguin Species From Extinction Due to Global Warming

Antarctica’s chinstrap penguin population has taken a sharp nosedive due to low birth rates brought on by global warming. Melting ice and a declining food supply have made survival and reproduction much harder for this species, which could disappear within the next decade if action is not taken. Demand stronger protection for these penguins.

Prioritize Protection of Tigers Over Profits

A mother tiger and her two cubs were reportedly poisoned to death in an act of revenge, shining a spotlight on their lack of protection in India’s state of Goa. The state claimed to house no tigers to protect their interest in cutting down forests for tourism and mines, running contradictory to the country’s efforts to save the majestic creatures. Demand Goa stop hiding the existence of these animals and strengthen their protection of them.

Success: Eel Smuggler Found Guilty

A seafood salesman has been found guilty of smuggling millions of endangered eels over a two-year period as part of the illegal eel trade going on between the UK and certain Asian countries. Sign this petition to thank the Crown Prosecution Service for seeking justice in this case.

Save Fireflies From Growing Threat of Extinction

Fireflies are declining rapidly, with many species on the verge of extinction due to light pollution and habitat loss. These iconic insects are not only treasured for their aesthetic, but they are also are valuable to the ecosystem. Don’t allow fireflies to disappear forever.

Combat Animal Cruelty With Harsher Legal Standards and Consequences

Mississippi has the weakest laws and regulations for animal protection in the United States, with poor definitions and standards for basic animal care and sexual assault against animals as two of its many shortcomings. During a time where the country is working its hardest to stop animal cruelty by criminalizing it, this is most unwelcome news. Demand Mississippi take strong stance against animal cruelty.

Save Crabs From Shell-Dissolving Ocean Acidity

Valuable Dungeness crabs are suffering from weakened shells and increased predator vulnerability due to perpetually rising ocean acidity levels. Crabs are a vital part of the ocean’s ecosystems, and this current threat could easily render them endangered and soon extinct like many other species of sea life. Sign this petition to protect these crabs before their predicament worsens.

Save Beloved Bird Species From Extinction

Australia’s lyrebird population has dropped drastically due to the ongoing bushfire crisis, with millions of hectares of the bird’s natural habitat being burned to the ground. These birds may go extinct in just a few short years if steps are not taken to protect them, and the continent has lost too much wildlife already. Demand Australia protect what remains of the lyrebird population.

Support Return of Gray Wolves to the Wild

Gray wolves may return to the wilds of Colorado after once being declared nearly extinct, but ranchers and hunters are fighting the push to return them out of fear of losing their livestock and hunting quarries. Gray wolves are a vital part of Colorado’s wilderness, and their existence must be prioritized over the narrow concerns of ranchers and hunters. Sign this petition to support the species’ return to the wild.

Stop Inhumane Trafficking of Pangolins for Their Scales

Pangolins have been slaughtered to near extinction thanks to the demand for their scales, a hot commodity due to the belief that they contain medicinal properties. Over 100,000 of these innocent animals have died based on a myth, despite the trade and sale of them and their parts being illegal. Demand that anti-poaching laws be enforced to prevent the total extinction of this species.

Punish Man Charged With Trafficking Wildcats

Dozens of wild caracals were reportedly captured and sold on a website in a disturbing case of wildlife trafficking. The capture and sale of wildlife is one of the most unethical things in existence, as living creatures are treated as little more than objects all for the sake of a profit. Ensure that the person found responsible faces justice for these crimes against wildlife.

Stop Pointless, Damaging Experiments on Cuttlefish

Scientists are gluing sunglasses to cuttlefish, damaging their skin for the sake of unnecessary experiments. There is no defense for needlessly risking the health and well-being of these innocent creatures. Pressure the university involved to stop them right now.

Owner of “Sanctuary” Where Hundreds of Dead Animals Were Reportedly Dumped in Ditch Must be Punished

A ditch full of animal corpses was reportedly discovered in a grisly scene at a now-defunct shelter. Hundreds of animals were apparently kept in squalor, their bodies stuffed into plastic bags upon their deaths and tossed out like common garbage. See that their alleged abuser faces justice.

Justice for Dogs Reportedly Skinned to Make Coat

Four neighborhood dogs were reportedly killed and skinned to make a fur coat. This is absolutely vile, and the person found responsible must be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Demand justice for these innocent animals.

Save Bees From Toxic Almond Plantations

The booming almond industry is decimating the already heavily endangered bee population. Almond growers use dangerous pesticides, and the over-saturation of almond trees does not create the biodiversity needed by bees to thrive. Demand the almond industry act to stop the needless loss of more bees.

Dog Reportedly Drowned in Bathtub for Barking Deserves Justice

A dog was reportedly drowned in a bathtub as punishment for barking. See that justice is served for this innocent animal who was only doing what comes naturally.

Protect Ocean Wildlife From Harmful Noise Pollution

Noisy watercraft are endangering the lives and well-being of marine mammals and seabirds, disrupting their breeding and feeding patterns. Push for the ban of jet skis, drones, and kayaks from the United Kingdom’s waters.

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