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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: 33,059
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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


Nov 22, 2017 Edward Brannigan
Nov 21, 2017 Kristie Hatton
Nov 21, 2017 Lauren McKenzie Please go visit my website! Trying to raise awareness about clownfish. https://savingclownfish.weebly.com/
Nov 20, 2017 Penny Fleischman
Nov 19, 2017 Janina Brzezina
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Nov 19, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 18, 2017 Stacey Govito
Nov 18, 2017 Emma Brooks
Nov 17, 2017 Anna Maria Sergi
Nov 17, 2017 sheila gilbert
Nov 16, 2017 Glenda Valle
Nov 16, 2017 Maryanne Thompson
Nov 16, 2017 Janis Ciofalo
Nov 16, 2017 Jackie Doying
Nov 16, 2017 Bettina Bowers
Nov 15, 2017 Susan Smith
Nov 15, 2017 Lina Guerrero
Nov 15, 2017 Angela Kleis
Nov 14, 2017 Donna Tanner
Nov 13, 2017 anne lefebvre
Nov 11, 2017 Terri Lynch
Nov 10, 2017 LUCUTA CONSTANTIN
Nov 7, 2017 Brent Pennell
Nov 7, 2017 Brent Pennell
Nov 7, 2017 Elena Burankova
Nov 7, 2017 Anna Mai Van
Nov 7, 2017 Julie Carter
Nov 6, 2017 Carolyn Cox
Nov 6, 2017 Joanne Franchi
Nov 6, 2017 Bob Bellamy
Nov 6, 2017 Manuela Roser-Arnoldi
Nov 6, 2017 Catherine Thomas
Nov 5, 2017 Katherine Bressan I CARE
Nov 5, 2017 Ellen Muth Everyone also everything's need love always
Nov 5, 2017 Maria Macpherson
Nov 4, 2017 Vianney Ventura
Nov 4, 2017 Louise Ruck
Nov 4, 2017 Fabian Müller
Nov 2, 2017 Lisa Waters
Oct 30, 2017 Amy Gilbert
Oct 29, 2017 Susan Bradshaw
Oct 29, 2017 Patty Murray
Oct 28, 2017 Corinna Jost
Oct 27, 2017 sally willingham
Oct 27, 2017 Valdyne Viers
Oct 27, 2017 Karrie Vukelic
Oct 27, 2017 Kristine Kelch
Oct 27, 2017 martine hans
Oct 25, 2017 Jolanta Vingen

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