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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: 32,801
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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


Jun 24, 2017 Elizabeth Barrera
Jun 22, 2017 İpek Güroy
Jun 22, 2017 Lindsey Dakin
Jun 22, 2017 Beverly Brown
Jun 22, 2017 Ольга Малютина
Jun 20, 2017 ANNE Gilbert
Jun 20, 2017 Anne Matarin-Bessiron
Jun 19, 2017 Patricia Olson
Jun 19, 2017 Jana Williams
Jun 19, 2017 Sheryl Precopia
Jun 19, 2017 Steven Schueller
Jun 18, 2017 Deborah Holland
Jun 18, 2017 Jean Kim
Jun 18, 2017 Jax Doling
Jun 17, 2017 Judith Abel
Jun 16, 2017 Nancy Daniel
Jun 16, 2017 Agnes Hetzel
Jun 16, 2017 Mary Marchbanks
Jun 16, 2017 Elizabeth Chiribi
Jun 16, 2017 Cyndee Jimenez
Jun 16, 2017 Melissa Lohman
Jun 15, 2017 an spek
Jun 15, 2017 Carl Hoffmeister
Jun 15, 2017 Hariana Días
Jun 14, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 14, 2017 Pat Shannon
Jun 14, 2017 Petra Egging
Jun 10, 2017 Janice Foster
Jun 10, 2017 Jordi Malgà
Jun 9, 2017 Beth Smith
Jun 6, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jun 6, 2017 Matilde Ravizza
Jun 5, 2017 Maiko Kushida
Jun 5, 2017 Lynne Wain
Jun 3, 2017 Frédéric Jaubert
Jun 3, 2017 Elena Maltseva
Jun 3, 2017 Carol Wellman
Jun 1, 2017 Beth Masck Please place the clownfish on the endangered species list before it is too late. Thank you.
Jun 1, 2017 Alexa Hilaire
May 31, 2017 Jill Gery
May 31, 2017 Angie Einsman
May 31, 2017 Shayne O'Brien
May 28, 2017 chantal bieri
May 27, 2017 Samantha Manso
May 24, 2017 Lise Kastigar
May 23, 2017 Diane Sposili
May 23, 2017 Jennifer Day
May 23, 2017 Monica Daniel-Marshall
May 23, 2017 veronica araujo
May 22, 2017 Marilyn Logan

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