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PETITION - Save Critically Endangered Dugongs From Extinction
Animals  (tags: critically endangered species, extinction, prevention from dying out, marine biodiversity, dugongs, animalwelfare, habitat conservation, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 113 days ago - forcechange.com
Large, gentle marine mammals known as dugongs are in grave danger due to a controversial project in the island prefecture of Okinawa, Japan. Despite vehement opposition from Okinawan people, local government officials, and scientists across the globe,...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Okinawa: Save Critically Endangered Dugongs From Extinction
Animals  (tags: dugongs, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

Cal
- 113 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Stop the construction of air base that will destroy habitat for critically endangered dugong
Greenpeace - Save the Dugongs Before It's Too Late!
Animals  (tags: dugongs, Endangered Species, Habitat Destruction, ocean biodiversity, Marine Wildlife, stronger protection, conservation )

Sabine
- 180 days ago - act.greenpeace.org
The last few Japanese dugong could be about to disappear. Henoko Bay in Okinawa is home to 262 endangered species including the very rare dugong, blue corals, sea turtles, rays, and all six species of clownfish found in Japanese waters.
Discourage Dugong Hunting
Animals  (tags: dugongs, australia, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 222 days ago - change.org
Dugongs around the world are being hunted for meat, although it is unnecessary. Dugongs are gentle, harmless sea creatures that are dwindling in numbers today due to the hunting. This act should be stopped before it is too late. Soon, we may not be able
Save the Dugongs
Animals  (tags: dugongs, abuse, animalrights, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, protection, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 320 days ago - act.greenpeace.org
The Dugong's primary habitat is threatened by a large US marine base construction project. Greenpeace are on the ground working with local community leaders to get this story out to the world.
Australia's Sea Cows Struggle to Survive Poachers
Animals  (tags: habitat loss, humans, collisions, dugongs, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, humans, habitat, endangered, environment, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 573 days ago - takepart.com
The dugong, a cousin of the Florida manatee, also faces threats from habitat loss, boat collisions, and fishing.
ACTION ALERT: Shut Down the Dungng and Turtle Hunts in Australia!
Animals  (tags: australia, dugongs, oceans, turtles, butchered, slaughtered, cruelty )

Simone
- 721 days ago - fightittogether.com
Endangered and protected dugongs and sea turtles are currently being cruelly slaughtered in Australia to supply an illegal meat trade while the Australian government is protecting the perpetrators. (yes, still in 2014)
Put Turtles and Dugongs on the Election Agenda in QLD! SIGN!
Animals  (tags: turtles, dugongs, Australia, animals, AnimalWelfare, conservation, endangered, protection, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 1507 days ago - animalsaustralia.org
Turtles and dugongs in far north Queensland are in deep water. Their numbers are dwindling and Queensland law is failing to protect them from brutal slaughter. But the coming QLD election may offer a glimmer of hope for these endangered animals.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Turtles and Dugongs From Cruelty in QLD !!!
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, dugongs, wild life, slaughtered, cruelty, protection )

Simone
- 2084 days ago - animalsaustralia.org
Species of endangered turtles and vulnerable dugongs in far north Queensland have more than dwindling population numbers threatening their survival -- they are also often the victims of a barbaric traditional hunt. Whilst under most circumstances the
ACTION ALERT: Stop U.S. Military Base Expansion That Will Destroy Sea Turtle Coral Reef Habitat !!!
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, dugongs, military base, sea turtle coral reef habitat, threatened )

Simone
- 2187 days ago - all-creatures.org
Endangered hawksbill and green sea turtles thrive in sensitive coral reefs that would be destroyed if the plans to expand the Okinawa base are approved. This delicate ecosystem full of endangered sea turtles, the endangered Okinawa dugong, and over 1,000
No to Military Base YES to Dugong Protection Area ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dugongs, protection, habitat, environment, wildlife )

Cher
- 2320 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On October 14th, the 4th International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Congress in Barcelona, Spain overwhelmingly adopted a motion, %u201CPromotion of Dugong during the UN 2010 International Year for Biodiversity (the Japanese government abstain
U.S. Military Base in Okinawa Threatens Rare Dugongs ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, military base, dugongs, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2506 days ago - animalrights.change.org
The U.S. and Japanese governments are planning to destroy the best remaining habitat of a unique and critically endangered marine mammal -- the Okinawa dugong. This dugong, a relative of the manatee, is a rare marine mammal that feeds in the seagrass
Take Action ! Dugong Population Under Threat From Commercial Fishing !
Animals  (tags: dugongs, population decline, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2611 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thailand's dugong population is now under threat. Trawling and fishing by push net has caused a dramatic and continuous decline in the marine animal's population. According to official statistics, more than 10 dugongs have died over the past 4 months as
Aussie Scientists Perform Major Research on Gentle Mammal
Animals  (tags: dugongs, animals, marine life, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2895 days ago - tv3.co.nz
In Australia's Queensland, marine biologists are carrying out major research into one of the world's gentlest creatures. They are examining live dugongs, the mysterious creatures that ancient seafarers thought were mermaids. But they are endangered and
Sea Cows Will Be Protected
Animals  (tags: dugongs, sea cows, animals, protection, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, endangered, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2940 days ago - howrah.org
The Cabinet on Friday gave its approval to India joining the memorandum of understanding on conservation and management of dugongs and their habitats. Once in abundance and found in thousands in Gulf of Mannar, Palk Bay, Gulf of Kutch and Andaman islands
 

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