Animal Conservation

Applaud Ban on Elephants in Circuses

Circus performances involving elephants will no longer be welcome in the state of New York thanks to a new law. Sign this petition to express your thanks for this measure that will help put an end to the cruelty and abuse that circus elephants face.

Save Endangered Hummingbird

The population of hummingbirds is declining rapidly, with nine species in particular on the brink of extinction. Hummingbirds play a vital role in our ecosystem, and their loss would create a ripple effect that would negatively impact the planet as a whole. Sign this petition to help save these birds from dying off completely.

Stop Forcing Elephants to Live in Cramped Conditions at Zoo

A bull elephant has tragically died as the result of his crippling arthritis, likely caused by years of endless pacing in his cramped zoo environment. This is yet another sign that zoos are no place for these intelligent and sensitive creatures. Sign this petition to call for the end of the inhumane exploitation of elephants in captivity.

Stop Maryland’s Black Bear Hunt

Maryland’s annual black bear hunt threatens to take the lives of hundreds of bears. This species is vital to our ecosystem, and we cannot afford to let it come anywhere near close to dying out thanks to this event. Sign this petition to demand the hunt be cancelled and outlawed.

Save the Greater Sage-Grouse

The wild greater sage-grouse, an iconic western bird species whose numbers are dwindling every day, is threatened by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s plan to revoke conservation efforts. The conservation agreement took years to build and finalize, but one memo from Zinke could undo it. Sign this petition to demand Zinke keep the agreement in place.

Ban Cruel Coyote Killing Contests

An upcoming coyote killing contest in Nevada is a gruesome example of wildlife killing competitions that are inhumane and extremely ecologically dangerous. Demand that these competitions be banned.

Protect Rare Lizard Habitat from Fracking

The rare sagebrush lizard is threatened with extinction due to mining for the fracking industry. Sign the petition and ask that their habitat be protected.

Wallabies Shot and Killed in Mass Slaughter Deserve Justice

Dozens of wallabies were found dead in a remote area of Australia, the apparent victims of a violent massacre at the hands of an unknown culprit. These animals appear to have been shot and bludgeoned and then allowed to rot. Sign this petition to demand justice for these innocent creatures.

Save Starving Penguins from Extinction

Adelie penguins are starving in East Antarctica due to climate change. Now their survival could be put at even greater risk if fisheries are allowed to exploit their remaining food resources. Sign this petition to demand that a marine reserve be put in place to protect Antarctic wildlife, such as the Adelie penguin.

Save Hippos from Anthrax

Over 100 hippos recently died of what could very well be anthrax infections, and more could easily follow. This species is already vulnerable due to hunting and poaching. Sign this petition to demand efforts be made to protect the remaining hippos from the deadly infection.

Punish Men Who Allegedly Harassed Orcas for Selfies

Three men are suspected of having chased a group of orcas while on jet skis in the name of getting close-up photographs and video. Orcas are highly sensitive to this form of harassment, which is against rules intended to protect these majestic and intelligent creatures. Sign this petition to urge authorities to investigate and hold these men accountable if found responsible.

Save Vulnerable Bird from French Menus

Chefs are lobbying to lift a ban on hunting the vulnerable ortolan bunting, a bird captured and subjected to a slow and painful death for the sake of fancy culinary fare. These birds deserve better. Sign this petition to ensure that the ban stays in place.

Punish Golfer Caught on Video Decapitating Goose

An injured goose was beheaded by a golfer with his club. Demand this man be charged with animal cruelty so that he will face justice for this senseless act of animal cruelty.

Success: United Kingdom Plans to Ban Ivory Exports and Sales

The environment minister for the United Kingdom has announced that he intends to call for a near-total ban of ivory sales and exports, including antique ivory that has been legal in the country up until now. This proposal is vital to help put an end to the global ivory trade, which has claimed the lives of thousands of innocent elephants. Sign this petition to show your thanks and support for this proposed ban.

Ban Trophy Hunting

Trophy hunters are threatening to demolish what remains of South African wildlife, claiming that their callous hobby is important to the continent’s economy. Not only are they selfishly seeking justification for killing innocent animals, they are incorrect. Sign this petition to demand a full ban of trophy hunting in South Africa.

Don’t Allow Fans to Throw Octopuses at Games

For the past 70 years, fans of the Detroit Red Wings have thrown octopuses onto the rink in a bizarre celebration of their team’s prowess. Urge the team’s owners to put an end to what has been a cruel and inhumane tradition and prohibit all fans from participating.

Success: Sea Turtles Pulled Back from the Brink of Extinction

Sea turtles are no longer moments away from extinction thanks to the efforts made by the United States and Mexican governments. However, their numbers are still dangerously low. Sign this petition to thank the government for saving this species and to encourage their continued efforts.

Stop Tearing Elephants From Their Mothers and Shipping Them to Chinese Zoos

Baby elephants are torn from their mothers, beaten and imprisoned in Zimbabwe, just to be then sold to Chinese zoos. Demand that officials put an end to the disgusting and inhumane elephant trade once and for all.

Save Giant Panda Habitat

While the giant panda is slowly growing as a species after years of near-extinction, their habitats are shrinking and becoming more fragmented due to the building of roads. Shrinking habitat and isolation could negatively impact the species’ return from the brink. Sign this petition to demand these habitats be protected from further destruction.

Save Threatened Freshwater Wildlife From Extinction

A freshwater species only found in Washington, D.C. is facing extinction because the Trump Administration refuses to protect it. Sign the petition and demand that the administration side with science and protect the species.

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