1. Bears Being Buried Alive!
For years, mountaintop removal has been threatening wildlife in the Appalachian mountains. Now, a witness has reported seeing a bulldozer going right over a den, burying a crying mothers and her cubs alive.
Sign the petition asking Congress to ban mountaintop removal and enforce requirements for coal mining.
2. Tell Congress to Fund Efforts to Save Bats
Since its discovery in 2006, white nose syndrome has killed nearly 7 million bats and continues to spread throughout the U.S. and Canada, affecting multiple species of bats. Two senators have requested $8.5 million to fund research and management efforts to help save bats.
Sign the petition asking legislators to support funding to save our bats, not only for their sake, but for the health of our ecosystem.
3. Help Pets in California Shelters
California's Governor Jerry Brown is working on an initiative that would reduce the amount of time they could spend there from four to six days to just 72 hours and would also remove holding limits for smaller animals, such as guinea pigs.
Sign the petition telling the governor that this change would have a detrimental effect on shelter pets by not giving them enough time to be adopted or found and returned home.
4. Help Greyhounds Get Adopted, Not Killed
With no laws to protect them, almost 400 greyhounds are killed every year at at a dog track called the Canidrome in Macau. Sources report that an estimated 800 greyhounds spend their lives in stacked cages and when they race, it's only for a small crowd and the ones who finish outside the top three more than five times in a row are automatically killed.
Sign the petition asking Macau's Chief Executive Dr. Chui Sai On to stop this senseless killing and implement an adoption at Canidrome.