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On 7/25/2014, we mailed 29,603 signatures to Director Ashe. While we await a response from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, please continue to show your support for this important cause by signing below!
Goal: 45,000 Progress: 30,762
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If you've seen the 2003 Disney movie Finding Nemo, you may have a new-found love of the clownfish. With global warming affecting the clownfish habitat, it's hard to ignore the danger these adorable creatures are facing right now.

As overall surface temperatures rise due to carbon emissions caused by humans, ocean waters acidify and in turn deplete coral reefs. Because clownfish rely on coral reefs for their survival, a decline in reef populations would mean the same for the clownfish.

Though the clownfish isn't endangered right now, that possibility isn't far off if global warming continues at the current rate.

In order to ward off further habitat destruction we need to preemptively protect the clownfish by placing it on the Endangered Species List. With this move, both government and conservation agencies will be able to draft and implement life-saving measures for clownfish.

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Dear Daniel M. Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service:

The clownfish is a beloved, adorable little fish that swims in tropical waters and calls the coral reef its home — and it was perhaps made even more popular by the 2003 Disney movie Finding Nemo. It's no secret that this little guy, with his colorful orange and black markings, captures the attention of people all over the world.

But the clownfish is in danger. As greenhouse gas emissions on the part of human activity are only increasing, our oceans are acidifying. When waters become more acidic, the reefs' growth slows and in turn, the clownfish suffers from loss of habitat and food source.

We need to intervene before the clownfish becomes severely affected by the loss of its precious coral reefs. This means not only doing all we can to reduce global warming, but also placing the clownfish on the Endangered Species List so that conservation agencies and the government have the tools they need to begin protecting this species with fervor.

Please use your power as Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make sure the clownfish does not reach endangered levels!

Petition Signatures


Dec 21, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 21, 2014 Nicole Blawusch
Dec 21, 2014 Gilay Oliveira Souza de Azevedo
Dec 20, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 20, 2014 Mélanie ROCHE Laissez tranquille ces petits poissons (tous d'ailleurs, les poissons rouges aussi!). C'est aussi aux gens de ne pas acheter de poissons pour faire beau!
Dec 19, 2014 APRIL FOXWELL
Dec 18, 2014 Kristy Elam Lindberg
Dec 18, 2014 Lisa Hulett
Dec 18, 2014 Paschalia Keskinidou
Dec 18, 2014 Gina Freitas
Dec 17, 2014 Vilma Cardoso
Dec 17, 2014 elizabeth madanelo
Dec 17, 2014 Sophie BORANIAN
Dec 17, 2014 Marilyn Martin
Dec 17, 2014 emanuela truzzi
Dec 16, 2014 Deanna Gentle
Dec 12, 2014 dawn pleasanton
Dec 12, 2014 Isabelle MOREAU
Dec 11, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 10, 2014 GISELLE MEHTA
Dec 10, 2014 Sabine Danelon
Dec 10, 2014 Elissa Fineman
Dec 10, 2014 Jausen Hyldahl
Dec 10, 2014 Elisabetta Argenta
Dec 10, 2014 Ki Ki Herr
Dec 10, 2014 Kathy Aprile
Dec 10, 2014 mieke wilms
Dec 10, 2014 Fernanda Morais
Dec 9, 2014 tara jenkins
Dec 9, 2014 Alfiya Topchiy
Dec 8, 2014 angel newton
Dec 8, 2014 Barbara Sullivan
Dec 7, 2014 Bogusia Drozdowska EVERYONE MUST HELP!
Dec 7, 2014 Christie Miller Help save the fish
Dec 6, 2014 Krystal Fox
Dec 5, 2014 Diana Jones
Dec 5, 2014 Isabella Ondei
Dec 4, 2014 Lisa Davis
Dec 4, 2014 vivek singh
Dec 4, 2014 Madeleine Larsson
Dec 4, 2014 Christine Bell
Dec 3, 2014 Sevda Karagedik
Dec 3, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 3, 2014 David Williams
Dec 3, 2014 Kathleen Fowler
Dec 3, 2014 Katalin Apathy
Dec 2, 2014 Beatrix Gayle
Dec 2, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 2, 2014 Jennifer Chou
Dec 2, 2014 Melinda Hewett

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