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.