Thousands of sentient animals suffer and die in traps and snares on grouse moors across Scotland, set in order to control predators or so-called “vermin” that interfere with sporting pursuits.
Birds of prey in zoos and display centres are often tethered to a perch for the majority of their lives, unable to express their most natural behaviour; flight. They exhibit signs of stress and have no shelter from public scrutiny.
The large demand for animal products, such as meat, eggs and milk has created the need for intensive animal farming practices. To save space and money, animals are kept under cruel conditions, often crammed into small cages with little room to move. Act now to end the cage age.
There’s no doubt that seashells and seashell trinkets make fantastic holiday souvenirs – they’re beautiful. But, have you ever thought about where they come from and what harm they are doing to animals and the environment? It’s a lot.
Declawing is a painful, unnecessary procedure equivalent to us chopping our fingertips off; it causes pain and suffering to cats. While illegal in many countries, it’s common in many parts of the US and Canada. Act now to make sure this pointless suffering stops.
Do bananas really need to be wrapped in plastic? No! It’s madness. Help Greenpeace tackle the plastic problem and sign their petition to persuade UK supermarkets to ditch their throwaway plastic packaging.
Does your pet get spooked by fireworks? Have your say and let the Scottish Government know how you feel about the rules and regulations around fireworks in Scotland.
Shark meat often hides under a different name on our menus, such as rock salmon, flake, huss, or dogfish. Support stricter labelling so people are able to make informed choices and easily avoid consuming shark products.
Help support the Legacy for Animals campaign to make animal welfare a priority during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and help make cage-free eggs and stall-free pork a reality at the 2020 Games.
Live reindeer are a popular feature of Christmas events, appearing alongside Santa and his sleigh. But, reindeer are wild animals unsuited to a life of captivity. Events are loud, crowded and stressful for reindeer and a life on the road causes many health issues. Take action now to stop the exploitation of reindeer this Christmas.
Palm oil production has more than doubled since the 1980s, with plantations now covering over 27 million hectares, an area the size of New Zealand. This has devastating environmental effects and is putting many species at risk of extinction. It’s time to say no to palm oil.
Garra rufa fish are often starved to encourage them to give so-called “fish pedicures.” Within the beauty industry, these fish are regularly exposed to poor water conditions, high stocking densities and unsafe chemicals. Take action now to put a stop to their suffering.
Many popular dog and cat breeds suffer terribly as a result of over breeding. Unregulated breeding allows painful genetic defects to be passed on and all for the sake of creating a fashionable pet. Help stop the suffering by encouraging advertisers to halt the promotion of unethical breeds.
Several thousand tons of waste fishing gear is discarded in the ocean each year. This ghost gear can include nets, long lines, fish traps, lobster pots and so on. This gear is not biodegradable and remains in the environment catching and killing marine wildlife until someone intervenes. Take action now to help stop ghost fishing.
Hunters pay thousands to kill animals such as lions, leopards and elephants every year just to keep part as a trophy. Sign the petition to support a ban.
Take a stand against devocalisation procedures to protect millions of dogs and cats that are put through horrific and potentially fatal devocalisation procedures every year.