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There were once millions of breeding pairs of African penguins. The adorable creatures, known for their unique braying call, have habitats all along the coast of southern Africa.  But because of the tragic impacts of reckless human decisions, fewer than 11,000 pairs remain in the wild. If we don’t act quickly, the species will go extinct altogether.

Overfishing is one of the largest contributors to plummeting African penguin populations, which is exactly why members of the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) must take responsibility and act quickly to manage fishing in the region. Other species that the African penguin relies on for food, such as sardines and anchovies, have had populations crash in recent years. But there is still time to save these beloved creatures before it is too late.

Please sign this petition to tell the countries participating in the SIOFA to work together to save the African penguin from extinction!

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