Save Monarch Butterflies
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Save Monarch Butterflies

Monarch butterfly

Monarch butterflies urgently need your help. This iconic, orange-and-black beauty was once common in backyards across the country -- but its population has plummeted by 90 percent in the past 20 years. One of the main causes of its decline is the widespread use of Monsanto's Roundup (glyphosate) -- which is wiping out milkweed, the butterfly's only host plant.

That's why we've petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list monarchs as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The Act is 99 percent effective at preventing species from going extinct, but a species must first be listed to reap the benefits of the Act's protections.

These incredible creatures need our help to survive. Every year monarchs migrate thousands of miles -- from Mexico to Canada -- in an incredible, multigenerational journey that thrills all who are lucky enough to witness part of it. But without swift action, we may see the end of this migration.

Please sign our petition to urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect monarch butterflies under the Endangered Species Act before it's too late.

26-50 of 16065 signatures
Number Date Name
16040 3 weeks ago Anonymous
16039 3 weeks ago Richard Spotts
16038 3 weeks ago Jamie Fillmore
16037 3 weeks ago sara sexton
16036 3 weeks ago Sarah Fenner
16035 3 weeks ago Carita O'Connor
16034 3 weeks ago JUNE CAMPBELL
16033 3 weeks ago Stacie Groll
16032 4 weeks ago Zuri Maxwekk
16031 4 weeks ago Stephanie Tunic
16030 4 weeks ago sara sexton
16029 4 weeks ago Alyssa Snowden
16028 4 weeks ago Arthur Haynes
16027 4 weeks ago John Palafoutas
16026 1 month ago Kristina Bonilla
16025 1 month ago Casey McKibbon
16024 1 month ago Paul Keough
16023 1 month ago sara sexton
16022 1 month ago Edmond Ciesielski
16021 1 month ago Sheila Morrison
16020 1 month ago Matt Maras
16019 1 month ago rachael currier
16018 1 month ago Anonymous
16017 1 month ago Anonymous
16016 1 month ago Kellie Ellebracht
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Please take action by Dec. 30, 2017.

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