The petition reads:
The petition can be downloaded here. Each petition has room for 15 signatures. All that is needed is a name, a signature, and an email address.
WE, the undersigned, would like the CNMI Government and the Federal Government to continue studying the possible benefits of a Mariana Trench Marine National Monument in the waters encompassing a portion of the Mariana Trench and the uninhabited islands of Asuncion, Maug, and Uracas. Such a Monument could bring positive international media attention to our shores, create local jobs, lead to the construction of a world class visitors center, lead to increase in research and education, and most importantly, protect our islands for our people now and for generations to come.
I'll have information on where to drop off the filled-out petitions soon.
The petition is also online (see left hand column of this blog). If you would like to put a similar petition widget on your website, simply copy and paste this code into your template: