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#3 FIND ALL OTHER (THAN GP)PETITIONS HERE. Please add a Petition or add your own Petition
11 months ago
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I have, during my deletions thought it was rather strange to have petitions threads the same or for different issues, one after another where no one comments but its 'there'.

So with that thought in mind at the very beginning and as I have been looking and laboriously deleting as I have mentioned, as June did, who PM'd me to ask me if there was a PETITION THREAD solely to make my and Hosts, lives easier and yours too where you can look and find a Petition and add something relevant to our topic and cause.

***Remember please dont keep adding the same petition over and over again please or it will be deleted. Please dont post 'I signed n shared' in here but you can in the specific "I clicked today'' thread. Please do so there.

The other thing is that this thread after a certain time with the posts will be refreshed to a new thread with current issues to address. Further down the track the old thread will be deleted. New petitions will then take precedence. If there is a favorable outcome please let us know here. Prominent ones will continue. Baby steps....

Thank you for being patient while the transition is taking place and its my hopes that GP will be a bit more user friendly for all.

You also will see your thread petition will be transferred to this one to keep Petitions in the one place. Lets hope this works a treat.


Please add your post that you signed and shared plus what you signed if you wish and also that you clicked today too, in this thread by clicking the link below.



Finding Nemo and saving Dory - the Great Barrier Reef needs help
10 months ago

Please delete if this is inappropriate. The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is under threat and needs our help. A young girl here in Australia has started a petition to try and draw worldwide attention to this potential disaster. To support her please sign the petition - use postcode 0000 if you are outside Australia.  THANK YOU SO MUCH!!


10 months ago
Choose Saving the Great Barrier Reef Over Dirty Coal
  • BY: Michael Taylor
  • TARGET: Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia

The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia's greatest icons — and it's being affected by coral bleaching thanks to coal mines.

Carbon emissionsare the biggest threat to the Great Barrier Reef. Conservative estimates say that up to one third of the Great Barrier Reef has been affected by coral bleaching, but more recent surveys have shown it is closer to one half. Never has this iconic reef been more under threat, yet the environment minister, Greg Hunt, approved the Carmichael coal mine.



9 months ago

Animals  (tags: pit bullService Dogalligatorsadnesssuffering ) 
 Barb - 16 hours ago - 

"Richard Lineburger's Service Dog Precious got between him and an alligator. Sadly, the alligator tore Precious apart. Richard Lineburger is heartbroken and has started his own petition but two petitions are better than one. Please sign & share"
9 months ago

World  (tags: cecil the lioncrimedeathDDS Palmertrophy hunting ) 
 Barb - 12 hours ago - 

It literally broke my heart when I heard about Cecil the lion being slaughtered for "sport".
8 months ago
24 + BOMB SNIFFING DOGS WERE MASSACRED! Upon Eastern Securities in Kuwait losing their contract with an oil company, AMERICAN CEO Bill Baisey, and Program Manager Tony Touchet ordered the euthanasia of 24+ working K9s.  The killing was not done by a licensed veterinarian and allegedly, the medicine used was not made for dogs causing an excruciating death. Instead of a comfortable couch retirement, they were slowly and methodically murdered. The bodies of these warriors were then dumped like common trash in the desert. When they were finally discovered by a concerned reporter, they were badly bloated and decomposing in the desert heat. As a former employee of this company, I knew and loved many of those dogs. They would have made lovely pets. After years of faithful, life-saving service in the desert heat, these K9s were treated worse than broken equipment thrown into the trash.
by: Amy Swope
247,902 supporters
6 months ago
Goal: 25,000 • Progress: 2,704 
Sponsored by: Environmental Defense Fund

July 2016 was the hottest month ever recorded. From coast to coast, Americans are battling extreme weather in a warming world. And in the meantime, our greatest chance at climate action is under attack in the second-highest court in the country.

In the drought-stricken West, the roaring wildfires seemed nothing short of apocalyptic. The Sand Fire alone engulfed 38,000 acres in Southern California and forced 10,000 families out of their homes. But with the most hazardous fire conditions typically developing in late September through December, the worst may be yet to come.

And for much of southern Louisiana, the situation can't get any more dire. For 39 straight hours, a freak storm wreaked havoc, claiming lives and forcing residents onto their roofs as their homes were lost to the floods. At this point, it's impossible to directly connect this storm to climate change — but with global warming increasing the water vapor in the atmosphere, NOAA climate scientist Kenneth Kunkel believes Baton Rouge was inundated with more rain than it would've been had the same storm occurred 4 decades ago.

We can't keep letting our communities suffer these disastrous consequences of climate change. We can't lose this crucial shot at climate action. We simply can't sit by in silence.

That's why we're calling on Americans, across the country, to stand up for the Clean Power Plan. Add your voice 

This petition needs to be pushed up and signed. Who returns animals to abusers?
5 months ago

sign now   <<<<<
74,899 signatures
petition started by:
Oklahoma Alliance for Animals and partner animal welfare organizations
We respectfully request that Delaware County (Oklahoma) District Attorney Kenny Wright file an appeal of Judge Alicia Littlefield's ruling to return the animal victims to their alleged abusers who still face 10 counts each of animal cruelty. We request that Oklahoma Attorney  General Scott Pruitt intervene if the appeal is not filed within 30 days as allowed by law.
4 months ago

Over one year ago, Cecil the Lion was brutally killed.

But this week, charges were DROPPED against the hunter who led Walter Palmer to kill Cecil.

Demand justice for Cecil, add your name today: MEDIATELY →

In June 2015, professional hunter Theo Bronkhorst helped American dentist Walter Palmer murder Cecil the Lion. Together, they lured Cecil out of Hwange National Park, where he had protected status.

But this week, a court ruled that the charges against Bronkhorst were “too vague to enable him to mount a proper defense.”[1]

He actually got away with it.

We won’t stand for this. We REFUSE to let these men get away with MURDER.

Sign your name immediately to demand justice for Cecil >>

It’s horrific to think about Cecil’s final moments.

He was shot, skinned, and beheaded -- all for “sport.”

It is FAR too easy for poachers and people like Walter Palmer and Theo Bronkhorst to get off the hook for illegally killing a lion.

We must step up and demand justice, or else this very same fate could become the destiny of more lions across the African continent.

3 months ago

Petition to Theresa May MP, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, David Cameron MP
Free Nazanin Ratcliffe
My wife Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 37 year old charity worker, was on holiday visiting her family in Iran. She was at the airport returning to the UK on the 3rd April when she was detained by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. She has been transferred to an unknown location in Kerman Province, 1,000 kilometres south of Tehran, and is being held in solitary confinement. Gabriella Ratcliffe our 22 month old daughter (who has British citizenship only) has had her British passport confiscated, and is stranded in Iran with her grandparents. Nazanin has not been allowed to access a lawyer or her daughter. She has not been able to call out of the country to speak to me, her British husband, and the Red Cross have not been able to make contact. There have been no charges. Nazanin has informed her family that she has been required to sign a confession under duress, its content unknown. Her family have been informed that the investigation relates to an issue of ‘national security’. It is hard to understand how a young mother and her small child on holiday could be considered an issue of national security. She has been to Iran to visit her family regularly since making Britain her home. Nazanin currently works as a project manager for the Thomson-Reuters Foundation; which delivers charitable projects around the world. It does not work in Iran. Nazanin has now been in solitary confinement for over 30 days. Please help bring my wife and daughter home by signing my petition calling on our Prime Minister Theresa May to use her power and intervene.
Read more

Richard Ratcliffe
847,867 supporters


3 months ago

Gumtree is a hot spot for animal sales and unfortunately it is online where the puppy and kitten factories are booming!

Ebay, Gumtree's parent company, does not allow the sale of animals, it is time for Gumtree to follow suit!

It is unacceptable that reputable vet clinics are being inundated with dumped kittens and puppies too young to leave their mother,unvaccinated and full of disease whilst unscrupulous 'breeders' continue to add to the issue by onselling undesexed, unvaccinated babies!

You can help shut down the online puppy/kitten factory supply chain by asking Gumtree to ban the sale of cats and dogs through their website, or else only allow ads from legitimate animal shelters and veterinary clinics.

Please sign this Petition and contact Gumtree to voice your concerns here

This petition will be delivered to:
  • Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries
    Bill Byrne
2 months ago

please giraffe

Sponsored by: The Rainforest Site

A simple social media search puts on display this reality: trophy hunting is posing massive threats to animal populations.

After losing close to 40% of their population in just decades, giraffes are now in danger of becoming extinct because of hunters and climate change.

Institutions like the Africa Hunt Lodge are allowing tourists to both hunt and harvest wild animals like the Monster South African Giraffe. On their own website, they boast about how anyone can come and kill these precious animals saying, "Year round we offer hunts for awesome trophy giraffe."

With such casual attitudes towards killing wild animals, it is no surprise that giraffes have now been categorized under the "vulnerable" status. If trophy hunting like this continues to be a business model and a popular attraction, more animals than just the giraffe are going to inch closer and closer to extinction.

If we want this heinous act to be stopped, we must call upon the International Union for Conservation to ensure complete protection of vulnerable animals. Sign hereto help end trophy hunting of giraffes!


2 months ago
IUCN: Save Giraffes from Extinction!
  • by: Julie S.
  • target: Ms. Inger Andersen, Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature
2 months ago
Goal: 40,000 • Progress: 10,810 
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

In Yellville, Arkansas, the community celebration of the year is the annual Turkey Trot. The featured event is the "turkey drop" in which live turkeys are tossed from planes to waiting townspeople.

University of Arkansas at Fayetteville poultry science professor Yvonne Vizzier Thaxton told Arkansas Online, "Placing turkeys in an environment that is new to them is stressful. In the case of an airplane, the noise would also be a stress-producing fear reaction. Dropping one from 500 feet is a horrific act of abuse."

This fear reaction has caused many birds to plummet to their deaths after being hurled from the plane. Those turkeys who survive the shock of their deplaning must then contest with a massive, bloodthirsty crowd who will fight to capture the frightened animal before slaughtering it. Only a few lucky turkeys manage to glide away to safety and freedom.

It's unclear if the turkeys are wild or domesticated, but even if they are the wild, flying variety, turkeys are not high altitude fliers. Wild turkeys stay at an altitude of less than 100 feet. Five-hundred feet, the height required by the FAA, is far above a turkey's normal flight ceiling.

This public abuse and massacre of animals should not constitute legitimate fun or entertainment. There is no excuse for this barbarism.

Tell the Governor of Arkansas, the Arkansas Attorney General, and the Arkansas Aviation and Aerospace Commission to work together to spearhead the prosecution of any person involved in the abuse of turkeys in Yellville and enact legislation which prevents this from occurring again in the future. Don't turn a blind eye to those who attempt to pass off animal abuse entertainment! 


1 month ago
Stop U.S. from Dropping Bombs in Ocean

The U.S. Air Force plans on dropping 100 bombs a year for five years off the coasts of Hawaii. This could severely injure over 300 species of marine creatures, and cause damage to the entire ecosystem. Sign this petition and demand the Air Force reconsider bombing these vulnerable and precious watersTake Action

1 month ago
Free Isolated Whale Used in Research to Accredited Sanctuary

A marine park has allegedly been keeping a false killer whale in total isolation for nearly a year and a half. This whale has been used in research for decades and deserves to be free. Demand that the park release this poor whale to a reputable seaside sanctuary where she can finally have a taste of freedom. TAKE ACTION

1 month ago
Don’t Let the Trump Administration Kill Endangered Bees

The Trump Administration has delayed the listing of the rusty patched bumblebee as a federally protected endangered species. If this delay continues, Trump will be responsible for the death of an entire species. Sign the petition and demand that this delay be brought to an end. PLEASE SIGN 

1 month ago
Justice for Dog Allegedly Neglected and Allowed to Suffer Needlessly

A dog reportedly suffered with infections and fever for months without treatment. She was so sick that she could not even walk on her own. Her owners denied ever neglecting or abusing her. Demand justice for this innocent dog. PLEASE SIGN


3 weeks ago
We need our land, not oil palms!
A Pala’wan girl carrying Taro, the local vegetable, standing in front of village hutsThe indigenous Pala'wan families cultivate fruit and vegetables in small forest gardens (© CALG)

The massive oil palm development in the Philippines has grave implications not only for indigenous people’s land, tradition and culture, but also the country’s environment and the lives of future generations of Filipinos. Tell the government and authorities of Palawan and Mindanao to stop Malaysian and other oil palm investments.

Call to action

To: H.E. Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines; Hon. Regina Paz Lopez, Secretary, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and others

Stop the oil palm expansion in the Philippines that represents a final blow to indigenous people’s rights and the country’s environment.


This petition needs to be pushed up and signed. The person is a disgrace!
2 weeks ago
Justice for Baron: The dog whose nose and ears were cut off. Created by DoggoPupper.
2 weeks ago
Petition update

Baron likely a victim of dogfighting.
Dog with ears and nose chopped off likely a victim of dogfighting.

It’s hard to even write about this but we thought it was important to make clear at this point. Baron was likely used in dogfighting and it’s completely possible that...We wrote more about that on our blog:

Please read and then help us raise awareness by sharing the post. 
Share on Facebook:
Share on Twitter:

It’s just absolutely horrific that people still engage in this barbaric practice so thank you for spreading the word and helping to keep pressure on finding the people who did this. 

We also want to thank all of you for sharing so many stories with us! We received thousands! Our website even crashed at one point so we apologize if that caused problems for some of you. Please understand we’re just a small group of people volunteering our own time and money to raise awareness. We hope to get better at all of this very soon! 

Again, thanks for being part of this petition.
2 weeks ago

With further reading about Baron, the good news is that the surgeries were carried out by Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine for free!  (If  you scroll further fown the petition page here  you will read it would have vost thousands and more for his surgeries. How kind of them to do this kind deed. However it doesn't end there as Baron has been adopted as of 6 days ago.

Nevertheless this petition should be signed as well as encouraging the police in catching the perpetrator/s.

1 week ago
Tell FedEx to Stop Shipping Shark Fins!


Help put an end to the brutal practice of shark finning. Join us in calling on FedEx to ban all shipments of shark fins!

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