Animal Conservation

Trump: Don’t Destroy Vital Protections for Migratory Birds

Hundreds of species of birds which are vital to the health of ecosystems throughout the Western Hemisphere are under attack by President Trump’s efforts to restrict their essential protections. Demand that this administration halt its intent to endanger migratory birds before it’s too late.

Stop Abusing and Torturing Great Apes and Elephants for Pleasure

Great apes and elephants are being imprisoned in horrific conditions. Ivory and hunting trophies are brought across national lines in large quantities. Support the Jane Goodall Act and make it a criminal offense to keep or abuse these amazing creatures.

Death is Not Disease Prevention: No More Culling of Innocent Animals

Millions of mink are slaughtered every year to prop up the mink fur industry, and now this industry’s carelessness may make millions more sacrificial lambs in the fight against COVID-19. A mass culling of Denmark’s mink may soon take place in a misguided effort to stop new infections. Urge leaders to reassess this systemic execution that will only raise the death toll.

Biden: Save Gray Wolves From Being Hunted to Extinction

The gray wolf, once persecuted to near extinction, has been stripped of protection by the outgoing Trump administration. Demand that President-elect Joe Biden pledge to protect wolves from hunters.

Rescue Pilot Whales From Pod Stranding Massacres

Hundreds of pilot whales died in agony after being stranded along Tasmania’s coast. Dozens more nearly lost their lives in a similar event in Sri Lanka. Demand stronger safeguards and scientifically based plans to save these at-risk marine mammals.

Protect Newly Discovered Monkey From Extinction

A newly discovered species of monkey is already under threat of extinction due to destructive human activity deep in Myanmar’s forests. Demand that the government act immediately to protect this rare and precious animal.

Get Endangered Sharks Off the Hook

Sharks have transformed from predator to prey in a vital Mediterranean ecosystem, imperiling the future of these animals and the ecosystem itself. Protect these protectors of stability from human-induced eradication.

Slaughter of Bear Cubs and Rare Jaguars Approved by Trump Administration Must be Stopped

Donald Trump’s administration has decided to allow bear cubs, rare jaguars and wolf pups to be slaughtered on public lands. Help us stop the killing of innocent wildlife by the Trump administration.

Protect the Mojave Desert Tortoise from Extinction

The Mojave Desert tortoise has seen its population plummet due to hunting, development, global warming, and disease. Demand immediate, permanent protections for the species.

Stop Trump From Allowing Reindeer to be Shot From Motorboats and Wolf Pups to be Slaughtered in Dens

Donald Trump has decided to allow hunters to shoot reindeer from motorboats and slaughter wolf pups and bear cubs in their dens. Sign this petition to reject Trump’s attack on innocent wildlife.

Save Butterflies From Disappearing Forever

Butterflies are vanishing from the United Kingdom at an alarming rate. Over 75 percent of the butterflies stand at risk of extinction due to a yet unknown cause. Demand urgent conservation action to preserve these pilots of nature.

Prevent Migratory Birds From Flying Into Skyscrapers

Over 1,000 birds are estimated to have died in one day when they flew into skyscrapers across Philadelphia. The city lies in a migratory pathway and poses a threat due to the glass buildings and weather conditions. Demand that the mayor enact precautions recommended by the Audubon Society to prevent further mass deaths.

Protect Critically Imperiled Wolverines From Extinction Due to Climate Change

Wolverine populations could be nearing extinction due to climate change, habitat loss and trapping. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently denied protections to the imperiled species, despite the fact that there are only around 300 of them left in the contiguous U.S. Demand wolverine be listed under the Endangered Species Act in order to avoid possible extinction.

Success: Endangered Whales Protected from Deadly Seismic Blasting

The lives of thousands of endangered dolphins, whales, and sea turtles have been saved thanks to a temporary suspension of seismic blasting. Sign the petition to applaud this move, but demand that more permanent action be taken.

Success: Protection Extended For Threatened Birds

A threatened bird species will not be stripped of protection in the state of Arizona, defying powerful interests that would happily see this animal go extinct. Praise this sound and compassionate decision to protect the yellow-billed cuckoo.

Endangered Leopard Reportedly Trapped and Beheaded Deserves Justice

An endangered leopard was reportedly caught in a cruel snare trap and beheaded in a blatant disregard for animal life. The animal’s meat carries a high price due to its supposed healing properties and they often fall victim to illegal trade, reducing their population to concerning numbers. Demand that those found responsible are harshly punished.

Solve Mystery of Migratory Bird Mass Die-Off

America’s migratory songbirds are succumbing to a crisis of unknown origin. Thousands of birds have mysteriously died in the Southwest after exhibiting unusual behavior. Demand answers and ultimate solutions to this deadly mystery.

Stop Rewarding the Cruel Slaughter of Wolves and Their Pups

Dozens of wolf pups were viciously killed as part of Idaho’s wolf management program. The state offers a cash reward for hunters who kill a member of the species, often brutally by way of bludgeoning or trapping. Demand the immediate removal of these incentives to kill in order to protect wolves and their pups.

Combat Heinous Trade in Big Cat Body Parts

Seizures of teeth, skins, and other body parts of big cats have dropped to an alarmingly low rate despite a booming trade in these items. Demand the Bolivian government take action to protect vital wildlife.

Success: Alleged Shark Fin Traffickers Busted

Twelve suspects who reportedly made millions from the illegal trafficking and killing of sharks and endangered marine life for their valuable fins and bladders are now facing charges, thanks to the efforts of federal authorities. Applaud the demise of an alleged mass trafficking enterprise.

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