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PETITION Save Net Neutrality
Society & Culture  (tags: net neutrality, ISP, online, blocking, americans, ethics, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
Without Net Neutrality, ISPs can choose what you see online, favoring some sources or blocking others.
Petition - Help Ban Elephant Trophies From Zimbabwe!
Animals  (tags: elephant poaching, trophy hunting, trophy shipping, trophy trading, prevention of killing healthy animals, prevention of wildlife loss, animal welfare and rights, Respect for animals, needless killings, stronger protection laws )

- 1 day ago -
Last week, President Trump made it easier for hunters to kill imperiled African elephants in Zimbabwe and bring the trophies back to the U.S. Due to the overwhelming public backlash, Trump did put the decision "on hold," but that hold is only temporary --
Petition - Dog Allegedly Starved to the Point of Eating His Tail Deserves Justice
Animals  (tags: barbaric dog cruelty, starvation, justice for animals, punishment for animal abusers, animal welfare and rights, prevention of further mistreatment, responsible animal ownership, ethical treatment of animals, stronger protection laws, needless suffering )

- 22 hours ago -
Demand that the person who allegedly starved three dogs, leading to the death of one, receive the maximum penalty by law. Two dogs suffered and one died when they were allegedly denied food and forced to live in filth. One dog was reportedly so hungry...
Petition - Praise the E.U. for Fining Country Accused of Illegal Logging
Environment  (tags: European Union, fining, Illegal logging, FOREST DESTRUCTION, Bialowieza woodlands, prevention of woodland loss, Habitat preservation, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, stronger protection laws, forest conservation, Climate Crisis, fragile ecosystems )

- 1 day ago -
Applaud the decision to fine Poland for illegal logging in Europe's last remaining primeval forest. The Bialowieza Forest is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, believed by scientists to be the last remaining vestige of forests that once covered most of...
*Petition* Support Legislation To End Cosmetics Testing On Animals
Animals  (tags: Ban Animal Tested Products )

- 19 hours ago -
Urge your U.S. Representative to support the Humane Cosmetics Act. Petition sponsored by the Humane Society of the United States.
Petition - Tell Congress: No Animal Should Be Hunted to Extinction So That Someone Can Have a Trophy on Their Wall.
Animals  (tags: wolf population, hunting ban, Threatened species, extinction is forever, animal welfare and rights, prevention of further killings, stronger protection laws, needless killings, trophy hunts, disgusting attitude )

- 18 hours ago -
Both the House and Senate are poised to strip Endangered Species Act protections from gray wolves around the Great Lakes. This would be a devastating step backwards, opening the door to trophy hunting, state-sponsored hunting to reduce wolf populations,..
Petition - Don't Hike Fees for Popular National Parks
Environment  (tags: national parks, accessibility, increasing fees, free hikes, Family Activity, funding, conservation, preservation of natural treasures, tourism industry )

- 1 day ago -
Don't limit accessibility to our nation's national parks. The federal government will restrict access to the nation's most popular national parks by imposing a steep fee hike. Rocky Mountain National Park, one of the most visited national parks in the...
PETITIION Time for Canada to Invest in Protecting Nature
Environment  (tags: CANADA, Protecting nature, domestically, animals, ecosystems, endangered, environment, world, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Canada has made a lot of promises to protect its incredible natural heritage. On the world stage, and domestically through mandate letters to its ministers, our government has pledged to protect 17 per cent of land area ---
Sign the Petition - Congress Must Pass the Dream Act!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DACA, immigration reform bill, young immigrants, DREAM Act, permanent residency, accessibility, jobs, contributions, communities, Equal rights )

- 1 day ago -
Since President Trump decided to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, 800,000 young lives are left in limbo. Congress must take action to protect DACA recipients across the country. The bipartisan Dream Act introduced by...
Song for Palestine   video
World  (tags: Song for Palestine, tear down the wall, thankful, strength of people )

- 1 day ago -
Thankful for the strength of people who still can stand, smile, and dream despite all odds.
TAKE ACTION - Pamela Anderson Tells Leo Varadkar to Pull Up His âEUR~Stylish SocksâEUR(TM) and Ban Fur Farming
Animals  (tags: fur farming, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, humans, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Following IrelandâEUR(TM)s decision to ban wild-animal circuses, PETA ambassador Pamela Anderson has sent a letter to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar urging him to follow up with a ban on fur farming.
Thanksgiving Song   video
World  (tags: Thanksgiving Song, music video, David Campbell )

- 21 hours ago -
A beautiful thanksgiving song.
Fury As Paper Sent 13,000 Miles To China For Recycling Instead Of 41 Miles To Local Plant.
Environment  (tags: Paper Recycling, Transportation, King's Lynn, Norfolk, China, Carbon Footprint )

- 1 day ago -
A staggering 38,000 tons of paper collected from homes in Norwich is sent to the Far East each year. The massive amount is being transported across the world despite boasting identical recycling facilities on their doorstep just 41 miles away in KingsLynn
Petition - Severely Punish Man Who Allegedly Decapitated His Girlfriend's Puppy
Animals  (tags: evil barbaric cruelty, decapitated dog, justice for animals, animalrights, maximum penalties, punishment for animal killers, needless killing, stronger protection laws, investigations, domestic assault )

- 6 hours ago -
Demand that a young man who allegedly assaulted his girlfriend and decapitated her pet dog receive the maximum penalty by law. A puppy was allegedly decapitated in North Carolina in a shocking case of domestic assault and animal cruelty.
Petition - Uphold Important Air Quality Regulations
Environment  (tags: air quality, regulations, prevention of further pollution, quality standards, Health issues, fragile ecosystems, CO2emissions, Climate Crisis, environmental protection, responsible development )

- 6 hours ago -
Don't eliminate Wisconsin's air pollution regulations. Wisconsin's state-level air quality regulations could soon be thrown out if a new Republican bill passes into law. Removing air quality standards would have disastrous effects on Wisconsin ecosystems
Breaking News. David's Cassidy Dies
World  (tags: David Cassidy, orbituary, sad news, partridges )

- 1 day ago -
David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom The Partridge Family and sold millions of records as the musical groupâEUR(TM)s lead singer, died Tuesday at age 67
This Is the Elaborate System Congress Created to Protect Sexual Predators on Capitol Hill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, John Conyers, Politics, Rape Culture, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment )

- 18 hours ago -
There's no workplace that makes it easier to be a sexual predator than Congress.
Regularly Eating Chocolate Actually Linked to Lower Risk of Heart Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, food, nutrition, prevention, Heart Disease )

- 12 hours ago -
A chocolate bar (or two) might be just what the doctor ordered.
Petition - Tell the 194 Countries Committed to the Paris Agreement That You're Still In
World  (tags: paris climate agreement, usa, Climate Crisis, participation, responsible behaviour, Sustainable Development, prevention of further pollution, Alternative Energy, reducing emissions, eco-friendly, environmental consequences, protection laws, conflicts )

- 2 hours ago -
On June 1, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change. This decision threatens our security, our public health and welfare, our economic prosperity, and our clean energy industry...
Tell Congress to Pass the Dream Act Now
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dream Act needs us all now, immigration, social justice, quakers )

- 15 hours ago -
Our forefathers were all immigrants, except for Native Americans; in the art of living, compassion furthers. Might might make right, but, it always makes wrong, fraternity rules. The intellect can't lead, for the life doesn't follow. If you're...
No to Net Neutrality Rollback
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, net neutrality needs us all now, FCC has lost it's mind, activism )

- 14 hours ago -
Our forefathers were all immigrants, except for Native Americans; in the art of living, compassion furthers. Might might make right, but, it always makes wrong, fraternity rules. The intellect can't lead, for the life doesn't follow. If you're...
How Having An Animal Companion Makes You A Healthier Human
Health & Wellness  (tags: companion animals, health benefits, Prevention of disease, well being, loyalty, Unconditional love, therapy animals )

- 6 hours ago -
We all know the old saying, "A dog is man's best friend," and according to research, this is true in more ways than one. Not only do dogs make loyal and loving companions, but they also help you live longer and can lower your risk of heart disease.
Petition - Mice Suffer for Bad Science at Pitt - Take Action!
Animals  (tags: mice suffering, Experiments on animals, research animals, barbaric animal cruelty, exploitation of animals, animal welfare and rights, prevention of further mistreatment, ethical treatment of animals, alternative methods, stronger protection laws )

- 6 hours ago -
Over the years, PETA has exposed many hideous experiments on animals. This one is right up there with the worst. During our eyewitness investigation at the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), we discovered that experimenter Rajesh Aneja punctures the...
A Billion People - Buy Nothing Day
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, shopping, greed, revolts, revolutions, protests. resistance )

- 1 day ago -
The more trivial, vulgar and banal holidays become, the more acutely one senses the approach of something uncanny and terrifying.
How to Cope With Your Difficult Family During Thanksgiving Without Going Mad
Society & Culture  (tags: family, thanksgiving, difficult people )

- 23 hours ago -
Have a Happy Thanksgiving with this 7-step guide to dealing healthily with your loved ones over the Holidays without going crazy.
Biofuel Made From Coffee Grounds Is Going To Power LondonâEUR(TM)s Buses
Environment  (tags: biofuel, coffee grounds, research, conservation, environment, humans, world )

- 18 hours ago -
Clean technology company bio-bean created this blend of biofuel after years of research and development into the potential uses of spent coffee grounds.
The U.S. Navy Is Poisoning Local Water Supplies Across the Nation With Toxic Chemicals @Alternet
Environment  (tags: usa, military, propaganda, lies, politics, ethics, dishonesty, ecosystems, environment, habitat, healthconditions, pollution, protection, water, world )

- 18 hours ago -
In hundreds of towns across America, citizens are becoming collateral damage. Washington State's Whidbey Island already has problems with inadequate water supplies. Located in Puget Sound, the residents have to face a long, dry summer with no aquifer repl

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