Articles written by: Rachel Shapiro

Don’t Allow Wolves to be Hunted Into Extinction

Wolves will be stripped of their federal Endangered Species Act protection if a new bill is passed, which will lead to increased hunting and could be devastating for the wolf population. Sign this petition to demand that these wolves remain under federal protection.

Applaud Restaurant’s Decision to Use Only Cage-Free Eggs

One of the largest restaurant companies in Brazil has committed to using only cage-free eggs in their supply chain, helping to end the inhumane treatment of battery-cage chickens in their country. Sign this petition to thank the company for standing up for chickens.

Stop Killing Lions and Exporting their Bones

Up to 800 captive-bred lion skeletons could soon be exported from South Africa each year. These skeletons are taken from animals who are often bred solely to be killed for their bones. Sign this petition to demand the end of this cruel trade of lion bones.

Applaud Decision to Ban Cruel Dogfighting

Dogfighting has been banned nationwide in Mexico, effectively ending the deadly practice in the country. Sign this petition to applaud the Mexican Congress’s decision to end this cruel sport.

End the Brutal Slaughter of Cownose Rays

Cownose rays are shot with arrows, beaten with bats, and suffocated in barrels during cruel contests. Sign this petition to demand an end to this horrific sport.

Don’t Kill and Mutilate Goats During Army Training Exercises

Goats will reportedly soon be mutilated, shot, stabbed, and operated on during Army Reserve medical training exercises. Sign this petition to demand that these cruel exercises are stopped.

Stop Using Animals in Cruel Circus Acts

Tigers, elephants, and other animals are forced to perform in dangerous acts at UniverSoul Circus. UniverSoul also works with allegedly neglectful trainers, including one who reportedly keeps his tigers in cages 24 hours a day. Demand that UniverSoul end its use of animals in its show.

Success: Park Service Plans to Relocate Grizzly Bears to North Cascades

Grizzly bears may soon be relocated to Washington to revitalize the state’s nearly extinct grizzly population. Currently, there are fewer than 10 grizzly bears in the state. Thank the National Park Service for working to bring grizzly bears back to one of their native territories.

Retire Mistreated Zoo Elephants to a Sanctuary

Two Indian elephants were allegedly kidnapped from their home and taken to the Honolulu Zoo, where they live in a too-small enclosure that does not have enough shade from the scorching Hawaiian sun. Sign this petition to demand that these elephants are moved to a certified sanctuary.

Save Southern African Leopards From Extinction

Southern African leopards are being trophy hunted into extinction. To protect these leopards, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering adding them to the Endangered Species List. Sign this petition to urge the FWS to give these leopards the protection they need.

Applaud Airline’s Shark Fin Ban

Shark fins are now banned on all Air China flights. Air China is China’s largest airline, and it is the first major airline in the country to ban shark fins. Sign this petition to thank Air China for helping to put an end to the brutal shark fin industry.

Stop the Killing of Thousands of Cormorants

Thousands of cormorants that nest on the Columbia River will soon be killed if a new federal plan goes through. These cormorants are being culled to save endangered salmon, but the true cause of the salmon decline is four outdated dams. Sign this petition to urge the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to abandon their plan to kill thousands of innocent birds.

Stop Torturing Bulls at Annual Festival

Bulls are allegedly forced to drink liquor and are then reportedly beaten with bats and stabbed with weapons at an annual festival. Sign this petition to demand an end to this horrifically cruel event.

Don’t Harm Endangered Foxes With Housing Development

Endangered San Joaquin kit foxes are about to lose one of their last remaining natural habitats to a new housing development. Sign this petition to demand that building stops on this harmful development.

Success: Farm Owners Convicted for Allowing Cow Torture

cow-by-keith-wellerThe owners of a farm where employees allegedly beat, kicked, and hung cows from their necks have been found guilty of animal abuse. Sign this petition to applaud the judge for his decision to convict these men.

End Cruel Greyhound Racing

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAHundreds of greyhounds have been injured or killed while racing. Many states have banned greyhound racing, but it is still legal in Florida. Sign this petition to urge Florida lawmakers to end the cruel greyhound races in their state.

Stop Killing Wild Animals for Their Meat

zebra-by-joachim-huberElephants, antelope, lions, and zebra have lost their lives and limbs to cruel wire snares placed by bush meat poachers in Malawi. Sign this petition to demand that more protection is given for these animals.

Stop Developers From Killing Florida Panthers

florida-panther-by-u-s-fish-and-wildlife-serviceFlorida panthers’ lives will be endangered if the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service grants developers a permit to build in their territory. Sign this petition to urge the FWS to not give the developers this harmful permit.

Demand That Walmart Use Cage-Free Eggs

battery-cage-farm-by-compassion-over-killingWalmart has announced a cage-free egg policy for North America, but it is still planning on using eggs from battery-cage farms in Latin American stores. Sign this petition to urge Walmart to use cage-free eggs in all of its stores.

Don’t Put Endangered Bats at Risk of Extinction

fruit-bat-by-kdsphotosEndangered bat populations will be decimated if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service accepts a proposal from oil and gas companies that asks for a 50-year exemption from the Endangered Species Act. Sign this petition to urge the FWS to reject this proposal.

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