18,500 citizens send comments to Department of Interior to help polar bears
by Melanie Duchin
December 3, 2010
UPDATE: we are now over 22,000 comments sent to the Department of the Interior!
Just three days ago, we asked our supporters to help save the polar bears. The timeframe for public comment was tight, so I was nervous about the response. But, the response has been unbelievable.
So far, more than 18,000 people have taken action by sending a public comment to the Department of the Interior asking them to upgrade Endangered Species Act protection for polar bears from “threatened” to “endangered.”
The Department of Interior has to tally and count every public comment, all our comments matter and will help the polar bears.
Thanks to the thousands of you who’ve taken action. I can’t tell you how wonderful it is. If you haven’t taken action yet, please do so today. We only have 8 days left to get our comments into the Interior Department so they make a difference. Please take action to make sure polar bears are given full protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Polar bears are in real trouble and desperately need our help. If you have taken action, please spread the word far and wide. Email your friends, share the action alert on Facebook and Twitter.