START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.

Animals

Stop the Illegal Poaching of the Big 5 in Africa!
Animals  (tags: Big Five, Hunting in Africa, poaching wildlife, biodiversitywildlife, trophy hunting, ethics, extinction, protection )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Animal poaching in Africa at an all time high. Rhinos, lions leopards, elephants and water buffalo comprise the "big 5". At one time trophy hunters considered it a feat to bring home one of these "trophy" animals...however now the term generally refers..
Help Stop the Slaughter of Elephants
Animals  (tags: ivory trade, poachers, elephants, slaughter, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, extinction, humans, hunters, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )

Sara
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The killing may be taking place on another continent, but by supplying these poachers with a market to sell their blood ivory, the U.S. is helping to pull the fatal trigger.
End Wildlife Killing Contests on Our Public Lands - WildEarth Guardians : End Wildlife Killing Contests on Our Public Lands
Animals  (tags: conservation, protection, climate-change, animals, wildlife, government, world, animaladvocates, sadness, ethics, law, animals )

Julie
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
End wildlife contests on our Public lands -WildEarth Guardians: End wildlife killing contests on our Public lands!
Puppies Suffocated By Hanging Deserve Justice
Animals  (tags: puppy cruelty, suffering, puppy killing, prosecution, harsh penalties, animaladvocates, sadness )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
Two puppies were reportedly suffocated before being thrown into a trash can in an act of extreme animal cruelty. Jason Gentry is facing trial on ten accounts of animal abuse for both neglect and the death of two puppies at an unlicensed training facility.
Puppies Suffocated By Hanging Deserve Justice
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, death, killed, sadness, suffering )

Heidi
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
Administer proper sentencing for the man who allegedly suffocated two puppies.
Protect Orcas : Support the Executive Order to Remove Four Lower Snake River Dams
Animals  (tags: salmon migration, orca whales, animalwelfare, protection, endangered animals, snake river, removing of outdated dams )

Sabine
- 20 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
President Obama is considering taking bold, needed action that would help to save orcas (killer whales) in the Pacific. Orcas rely on salmon for up to 90 percent of their diet, but these fish are in rapid decline. The Western drought and the presence...
ABTA - Get Tough! STOP YOUR MEMBERS SUPPORTING ORCA CRUELTY
Animals  (tags: Sea World Cruelty, orcas, animalcruelty, crime, abuse, humans, investigation, protection, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 17 hours ago - uk.whales.org
Stop tour operators selling trip to places like SeaWorld. Ask ABTA s head of destinations and sustainability to enforce ABTA's rules on animal welfare.
URGENT! Forest Service's Helicopter Roundup of Wild Horses Begins This Friday, August 7
Animals  (tags: URGENT ACTION!, wild horse roundup, horse slaughter, wild horse survival, horse protection, arizona, national forest )

Kathy
- 12 hours ago - change.org
Although they're cherished by tourists and have been in Tonto National Forest for generations, they are now in immediate danger of being "condemned and destroyed, or otherwise disposed of." Please sign petition to say that they are not "estray livestock."
Please Urge Congress to End the Hunting of Lions, Now!
Animals  (tags: lion hunting, trophy hunting, Endangered Species, protection, biodiversity wildlife, right to live, animalwelfare )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
After hearing about the tragic death of Cecil the lion, it is in my best interest to put an end to lion hunting for good. Lions are an endangered species, and they need maximum protection from poachers and trophy hunters alike. Please sign this petition
Punish Jason Gentry for Animal Abuse and Killing Puppies
Animals  (tags: jason gentry, puppies, killed, hanged, animal abuse, petition )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - change.org
On November 22, 2014, two (2) deceased 20-week old puppies were discovered in a trash bag behind a Revere, MA gas station. On July 28, 2015 Jason Gentry with address listings in Swampscott, MA and Salem, MA was arraigned at Chelsea District Court on
Tell Major Airlines to Stop Shipping Big Five Trophies!
Animals  (tags: airlines, trophies, zimbawee, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, environment, killing, wildlife )

Lone
- 20 hours ago - action.hsi.org
There has been worldwide public outcry over the poaching of Cecil the Lion, a famed lion who lived with his family in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Cecil was killed by an American hunter who used a bow and arrow to shoot Cecil,
Urge Congress to Protect Imperiled Animals From Trophy Hunting
Animals  (tags: trophy hunting, crime, cruelty, killed, killing, law, protection, abuse, humans, hunters, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 18 hours ago - congressweb.com
Please email, call, or write your senators today and urge them to prohibit the importation of African lion trophies by cosponsoring the Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large (CECIL) Animal Trophies Act (S. 1918).
Protect Endangered Species From Poachers and Hunters
Animals  (tags: usa, poachers, petition, trophy hunting, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 14 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is a tragedy that we are letting certain endangered species on this planet be killed by poachers and hunters. Notable examples are elephants, lions, and tigers. The United States should lead a coordinated, international military effort to protect the
Stop Live Animal Exports NOW!
Animals  (tags: australia, petition, live, export, Animal Cruelty )

Scooby
- 12 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Our exported LIVE sheep, cattle and camels, are still being subjected to the cruellest treatment in the name of HALAL. Australian laws are being broken; Australian animals are being abused; and the Australian Live Animal Exporters responsible
FBI Please Investigate Cities
Animals  (tags: fbi, cities, petition, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 12 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
CITES mission: "(the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not
Facebook: Stop Helping Promote Crimes Against Wildlife. Our Wildlife.
Animals  (tags: petition, animals, trophy, hunting, face book, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - change.org
Trophy hunting individuals and businesses that gain from hunting practices have the need to showcase their crimes towards Wildlife, they thrive parading their so called accomplishments on Facebook, with endless pages of heart breaking photo's
Cecil Bill May End Trophy Hunting In America
Animals  (tags: cecil, bill, extradite, dentist, murderer, killer, zimbabwe, usa, lion )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
Overnight, we learned that Zimbabwean officials will seek to extradite Walter Palmer from the US, for luring a male lion named Cecil out of a park and wounding him in an unauthorized area, before killing him 40 hours later. The HSUS and Humane Society
Five Star Resort 'Sanctuary Cove' Blasted By Environmentalist For Kangaroo Slaughter Plan
Animals  (tags: environmentalists, kangaroos, wildlife, animaladvocates, ethics, killing, slaughter )

Dan
- 1 day ago - goo.gl
Environmentalists are outraged the $2-billion resort for the rich and famous has refused to consider nonlethal means of control, opting instead to euthanise almost a third of the kangaroo population.... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel.
Help Us to Save Lions From Trophy Hunting in South Africa and Ask for a Ban on Canned Hunting!
Animals  (tags: Hunting, canned, petition, animal welfare, trophies )

Scooby
- 19 hours ago - help.four-paws.org
Help us to save lions from trophy hunting in South Africa and ask for a ban on Canned Hunting!
Petition's to Extradite the Killer of "Cecil" the Lion
Animals  (tags: petition, cecil, lion, murdered, extradite, american, dentist )

Scooby
- 14 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
No mercy for Dentist Walter Palmer he didn't have it to kill Cecil de lion. Extradition for him
Tell Gwen Graham That Animal Cruelty Is Not An Acceptable Campaign Strategy
Animals  (tags: possuns, animal welfare, petion, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 13 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Opossums are solitary and shy nocturnal animals. When frightened, they fall into a trance like state of shock, or "play possum". Although they have a mouth full of sharp teeth, they are gently and harmless animals, preferring to avoid all contact with
Free Lab Chimps Now
Animals  (tags: chimps, monkeys, animal testing, petition, labs, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 12 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Steven Wise is a local Attorney trying to win freedom for Kilo and Hercules as they are being held in solitary confinement. Free the tortured Chimpanzees you have the power to create change 0 0 Ema
US Government Needs to BAN the Importation of Hunting Trophy Kills NOW
Animals  (tags: americans, hunters, murderers, petion, trophy, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 12 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
We as a nation are supporting the decimation of endangered species by allowing the importation of their carcasses, body parts otherwise known as "trophies" by the American hunters that kill them. It turns out that 65 per cent of the Trophy Hunters are
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Critically Endangered Maui's' Dolphin
Animals  (tags: Maui's dolphin )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
New Zealand's critically endangered Maui's dolphin is the world's smallest dolphin and itâEUR(TM)s on the brink of extinction. The most recent population estimate indicates that only about 55 adult dolphins remain.
Petition South Africa: Using the Military to Halt Poaching
Animals  (tags: military, south africa, petition, south africa, animal welfare, poachers )

Scooby
- 13 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Many countries are using their military to help combat the rising poaching epidemic. Nepal has had no poaching in it national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in two years using their army. South Africa has the most powerful and up to date
Send Walter Palmer to Africa So Their Government Can Charge Him Appropriately
Animals  (tags: petition, walter, dentist, animal welfare, cecil, murderer )

Scooby
- 12 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is important that Walter receives the justice he deserves for luring, hunting, and inevitably killing Cecil the Lion.
Zimbabwe: American Gynecologist Accused Of Killing Second Lion
Animals  (tags: lion hunting, Jan seski, trophy hunter, investigation, crime, Large Carnivores, endangered animals, wildanimals, poachers arrested, zimbabwe )

Absent
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
Zimbabwe officials have accused a second American of illegally hunting a lion. Jan Seski, a gynecologist from Pennsylvania, reportedly killed the unidentified lion in April. Photo posted for hunting tour company Melorani Safaris, since been shut down.
Help Save the Most Endagered Species of Wolf in the World.
Animals  (tags: extinction, habitat, protection, sadness, wildlife, environment )

Beryl
- 13 hours ago - go.takepart.com
Petition to save the red wolf. The US fish and wildlife service announced that it will stop reintroducing this species into the wild while they decide whether they should improve the program or suspend it.
 

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Top Story Analysts in Animals

1. Reshmi C.   19 notes,
  100% popular

2. Carole K.   112 notes,
  97% popular

3. John Pierce   22 notes,
  95% popular

4. Helen A is away   50 notes,
  90% popular

5. Arielle S.   9 notes,
  89% popular

6. Dhirendra S.   16 notes,
  88% popular

7. Catrin NoForwardsPlease   7 notes,
  86% popular

8. Betty G.   45 notes,
  84% popular

9. Bill C.   12 notes,
  83% popular

10. Naoko I.   6 notes,
  83% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
AniMae C. 680
Natasha Salgado on holidays 598
Darren Woolsey 327
Nancy W. 210
Ljiljana Milic 196

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.
site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!