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Jul 27, 2010
Focus: Endangered Species
Action Request: Petition
Location: Australia

The biggest breeding ground of Humpback Whales in the world is off the coast of North-West Australia. The whales make an annual journey from Antarctica to breed there. They have recovered from being hunted to near extinction in the past but now face a new and significant danger. A major industrial and shipping development is planned right in the path of the migrating whales. A small area of marine park is proposed but is a mere token perhaps designed to appease environmentalists and deceive the voters of Australia into thinking that this will counteract the danger to the whales from greatly increased pollution and shipping in the migration path. This petition is organized by the Wilderness Society of Australia, a society of high international repute. Please sign and comment on the petition and help save these wonderful creatures.

My only disagreement with this petition is that it is not strong enough but the Society is more diplomatic than I. I put my own voice in my comments added to the petition. Read the information on the site for yourself and do the same if you wish.
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Posted: Jul 27, 2010 5:46am

 

 
 
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