Animal Conservation

Remove Dams to Protect Endangered Salmon and Orcas

Despite pleas from scientists to remove them, a set of dams in Washington state continue to threaten the future of endangered salmon and orcas. Call for the dams to be removed.

Stop Bushmeat Trade to Protect Giraffes from Extinction

Africa’s bushmeat trade sees thousands of innocent giraffes brutally killed by poachers for their meat. Urge the South African government to put an end to this barbaric trade and protect these beautiful and gentle creatures from extinction.

Success: Destructive Logging Project in Unique Nature Reserve Cancelled

Plans for destructive logging in Cameroon’s Ebo Forest have been cancelled, granting wildlife and human residents of the area a reprieve from harm and deprivation. Congratulate the government for their sensible decision to stop this needless destruction.

Save Honeybees From Voracious Murder Hornets

Asian giant hornets, aka murder hornets, decapitate and decimate honeybees by the thousands. These destructive insects are on the rise in the Pacific Northwest and mating season will only increase their army. Demand a full-on assault against this imminent threat to one of nature’s most important allies.

Stop Brutal Butchering of Turkish Frogs for Their Legs

Every day, over 17 million Turkish water frogs are captured and butchered horrifically by restaurants that serve frogs’ legs, a delicacy across many countries. The practices are gruesome, brutal, and have depleted most of the species’ population. Urge Turkey to ban the sale of frogs’ legs in restaurants at once.

Ducks Reportedly Beaten to Death With Tiki Torch Deserve Justice

Two Muscovy ducks died after they were reportedly beaten with a tiki torch. This seemingly heinous cruelty served as punishment after the birds defecated in the suspect’s yard. Demand the harshest punishment for the person found responsible.

Stop Rampant Wildlife Trafficking From Extinguishing Thousands of Endangered Species

Unscrupulous traffickers are dismantling Brazil’s dazzling tapestry of wildlife. Millions of trafficked animals are snatched annually, putting 1,100- plus endangered species in peril. Help keep nearly one-fifth of the world’s wildlife free from exploitation and slaughter.

Stop Sale of Kangaroo Leather

Stores across the United States are selling products made of kangaroo leather, with only California having made any effort to ban these sales. Kangaroos are a vulnerable species. Sign this petition to ban all sales of their leather across the United States.

Protect the Sonoran Desert Tortoise From Extinction

The Sonoran Desert Tortoise is at imminent risk of extinction due to climate change and habitat loss. Call on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect this unique animal under the Endangered Species Act.

Don’t Threaten Endangered Chimpanzees and Monkeys With Destructive Logging

Untold endangered species could soon be destroyed in southern Cameroon due to logging. The forest where they live is home to undiscovered chimpanzees, gorillas, and exotic birds. Demand that Cameroon’s government reverse course and work to protect these animals and their home.

Stop the Barbaric Slaughter of Endangered Pangolins

Thousands of pangolins are brutally maimed and boiled alive for meals every day across Asia, especially in China. This barbaric method of slaughter is beyond unacceptable. Urge the Chinese government to put a stop to this cruelty immediately.

Prosecute Accused Penguin Thieves

Two men were arrested and charged with wildlife theft after allegedly stealing a penguin and two eggs from a breeding colony. Sign this petition to ensure they are prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

Success: Yellowstone Bison Granted Reprieve from Culling

The culling of bison at Yellowstone National Park will be halted, thanks to a lawsuit brought by conservation advocates. Park officials are exploring alternative options of managing the species, including giving them more freedom to roam. Thank those who saved hundreds of animals from certain death.

Protect Sockeye Salmon From Destructive and Toxic Gold Mine

The EPA has approved a destructive gold mine that would contaminate sockeye salmon habitats in Alaska. This would have far-reaching effects not only on salmon, but also grizzly bears and the Alaskan fishing industry. Demand that the construction of this mine be cancelled.

Restore Endangered Grizzly Bear Populations at National Park

Scientists have counted less than ten grizzly bears at the North Cascades National Park, yet the Trump administration has made it clear that nothing should be done to repopulate these animals. Demand the federal government help reintroduce these animals to the park, so that they will not soon become extinct.

Success: Grizzly Bears Granted Protection From Hunting

The issuing of permits to slaughter Yellowstone’s grizzly bears is now illegal and will cease immediately, thanks to the work of conservation advocates. This will allow the endangered species to repopulate and thrive. Thank those who fought for this victory.

Prevent Greenhouse Gases from Causing the Mass Extinction of Polar Bears

The polar bear population’s continued decline could render the species extinct by 2100. A major factor is the continued reliance on fossil fuels and the production of greenhouse gases. Sign this petition to help lessen the planet’s carbon footprint and save polar bears worldwide.

U.S. Navy: Don’t Needlessly Murder Over 50 Endangered Orcas

The Navy has a plan to disrupt critical orca habitat and potentially kill up to 51 orcas. Sign this petition today, demanding that NOAA reject this heinous proposal.

Stop the Murder of Wolves in British Columbia

Wolves are being killed by the hundreds in Canada after the publication of faulty and damaging research. Sign this petition today demanding the murder stop.

Justice for Beloved Black Bear Cub Reportedly Shot to Death

Bailey the black bear cub, a beloved member of a Florida community, was shot and killed in an alleged act of animal cruelty. The man accused of this offense faces minimal charges, akin to a legal slap on the wrist. Demand stronger punishment that reflects the seriousness of this apparent crime against innocent wildlife.

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