BP and the U.S. government aren't doing enough to rescue injured wildlife.
The Gulf's fragile ecosystems, including 36 national wildlife refuges, are facing unprecedented devastation. At least 40 endangered species are seriously threatened in the Gulf, including Kemp's Ridley sea turtle, Sperm whale, Brown pelican, Bald eagle, Least tern, Piping plover, Manatee, Whooping crane, Alabama beach mouse, Bluefin tuna, and Gulf sturgeon.
Although wildlife rescuers are working tirelessly, they are overwhelmed. There are far too few people and resources to find and save wildlife in this vast area. In addition, rules and red tape are stopping qualified wildlife rescuers from helping to save oiled birds and other wildlife.
Please join us in calling on the federal government to do everything it can to save more endangered wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico.