Do No (more) Evil to Burrowing Owls of Mountain View
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Do No (more) Evil to Burrowing Owls of Mountain View

    1. Audey Seawright
    2. Petition by

      Audey Seawright

      Oakland, CA

The burrowing owl habitat at Shoreline Park in Mountain View is the last bastion of "wild" habitat available for the burrowing owl in the surrounding area. Google wants to develop this habitat into more than 1,000 employee apartments which will destroy the burrowing owl habitat. The burrowing owl is a fragile species, but is currently thriving in this sanctuary. 

Google already spent more than $150,000 in 2008 and $20,000 in 2010 to relocate or otherwise accommodate the protected burrowing owls from surrounding areas of corporate development, facilities such as a hotel and a recreation facility. Now Google wants to replace the owl housing with employee apartments. Google says this is the *only* way to recruit quality employees. Tell Google to do what's right and to "do no (more) evil" to California's burrowing owls. 

Recent signatures

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    1. Reached 250 signatures
    2. We added more than 100 signatures over the weekend! Keep it up!

      Audey Seawright
      Petition Organizer

      We added more than 100 signatures to our total of 226 over the weekend. This is great progress, but we are less than half way to our media campaign kick off goal of 500 signatures. Be sure to forward this link and re-post online via your Facebook and Twitter feeds. Alert people you know who will take action about your interest in salvaging the little habitat left in Mountain View for burrowing owls.

    3. We have reached 171 signatures in just a few days. Please pass the word!

      Audey Seawright
      Petition Organizer

      When we have 500 supports we will alert local media outlets about our efforts. Please help us to reach 500 signatures this weekend August 11&12 by reaching out to your friends and neighbors. You can have your voice heard in this debate even if you aren't a resident of Mountain View, because you are a user of Google.

      Tell Google to "Do No (more) Evil" to the burrowing owls of California.

    4. Reached 100 signatures

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    • Teresa Royer LAKE GROVE, NY
      • over 1 year ago

      google shame on you!!!!! YOU SHOULD KNOW BETTER THAT BECOMING THE BULLY!!!!! WITH ALL THE MONEY YOU MAKE AND HAVE YOU AND NOT THE OWL SHOULD GO SOMEPLACE ELSE....this creature has no place to go....YOU on the other hand can go ANYWHERE!!!!!! DO THE RIGHT THING GOOGLE AND DONT BECOME WHAT WE ARE ALWAYS FIGHTING......BULLYS......

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    • sharyn khan ILFORD, UNITED KINGDOM
      • over 1 year ago

      This is another case of human greed. Google should have the decency to relocate their plans in favour of giving this beautiful owl its own habitat

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    • Lynette Khoury MEYERTON, SOUTH AFRICA
      • over 1 year ago

      Owls are my favourite birds and so lucky for me. But that is not the reason for signing, I hate cruelty to animals big or small.

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    • peter jensen COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
      • over 1 year ago

      GOOGLE , That is just wrong in so many ways.

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    • Cecilia Banner LONGMONT, CO
      • over 1 year ago

      Giant corporation vs small endangered animal? No contest, the owls have it!

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