Articles written by: Lindsay Savitzky

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.

Save Endangered Animals From Disappearing Forever

Once nearly-extinct species are returning to the wild thanks to breeding programs. With roughly a million species of wildlife on the brink of disappearing forever, this is an example of the kind of work the world needs to protect biodiversity. Help push for the continued support of controlled breeding.

Justice for Dog Shot and Killed for Digging in Garbage

A Mississippi resident’s dog was reportedly shot and killed by a neighbor who left the owner a note, claiming legal and moral reasons for murdering the poor creature. This is not only a barbaric, disgusting act of animal cruelty, but the killer would not even admit to their supposed wrongdoings, instead placing the blame with the owner and the dog for “forcing them” to end the dog’s life. See that this alleged killer faces justice for their actions immediately.

Punish Shooter Behind Mass Killing of Horses

Over 20 horses have recently been slain by a mysterious shooter, among them several young and a few pregnant mares. This is a disgusting act of random violence against animals and the culprit must be punished. See that the shooter is penalized to the fullest extent of the law.

Stop Denuding the Oceans of Threatened Fish

Important fish species could soon vanish from our oceans forever because of policies that allow overfishing. This is a drastic step backward in the fight to stop exploitation of these species. Demand the government protect threatened fish populations immediately.

End Dam Construction That Endangers Fish Populations

Hundreds of fish species are at risk of extinction due to the excessive damming of Cambodia’s Mekong River. This is not only disrupting the ecosystem, but the livelihood of fishermen and families. Stop the construction of dams in the Mekong River and see that many of the most disruptive are removed.

Don’t Let Scotland’s Unique Wildlife Disappear

Iconic and beloved species are suffering severe declines in Scotland. One in nine species is facing extinction, and the loss of even a single one is dangerous to the ecosystem. Demand the Scottish government allot more funding to the preservation of wildlife.

Success: Several Species Saved From the Brink of Extinction

The previously extinct-in-the-wild Guam rail has finally made a comeback thanks to the efforts of captive breeding programs. The flightless bird had been declared extinct over a decade ago, but it is hoped that with strong enough protection the species will once again thrive. Thank the Guam Department of Agriculture for their tireless efforts.

Stop Seahorse Poaching

Seahorse poaching is at an alarming high, with millions of the creatures being trapped, fished, and even killed with bombs along Italy’s coastline. They are sold on the black market to China, which uses the corpses to make liqueur, ornaments, and aphrodisiacs. Sign this petition to stop the black market trade of seahorses before they go extinct.

Don’t Endanger Polar Bears With Graffiti Tagging

Video footage of a polar bear tagged with graffiti has sparked outrage among environmentalists who fear for the creature’s safety. This move was either a prank or a desperate protection measure by a resident of the city, but there is no excuse for placing an already endangered animal in further peril. Demand that authorities outlaw future tagging of polar bears.

Save Hermit Crabs From Dying in Plastic Containers

Over half a million hermit crabs were recently killed by plastic debris on two remote islands, after suffocating or being trapped in plastic containers. These creatures are vital to the well-being of these islands, keeping the soil in good condition and dispersing seeds. Fight to tighten the laws against plastic pollution to prevent future hermit crab deaths.

Save Koalas From Impending Extinction

Recent bushfires have killed hundreds of koalas, driving the species further into endangerment. These lovable and iconic creatures have already faced serious habitat loss due to climate change, industry, logging, and agriculture, and will go extinct within the next 30 years or sooner unless important steps are taken. Help protect koalas from further endangerment.

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