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The Vaquita the Worlds Smallest Porpoise Slips Closer to Extinction
Animals  (tags: vaquita, porpoise, extinction, Mexico, fishing )

Dandelion
- 204 days ago - nytimes.com
Only about 60 of the snub nosed vaquitas are left we are watching this precious native species disappear before our eyes. Demand for an organ from a large endangered fish called the totoaba swim in same area and the vaquita is caught in net and drowns.
Sainsburys, Drop John West Products!
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animalwelfare, fishing )

Elaine
- 213 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
John West tuna is caught using destructive fishing methods which are harmful to other marine life, such as sharks and turtles.
PETITION: Save Whales From Dying in Nets Demand Immediate Protections for Whales Off the West Coast
Animals  (tags: petition, whales, protection, drift gillnets, driftnets, fishing, suffering, death, cruelty, animalwelfare )

Tracy
- 423 days ago - m.theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
PETITION: Every year drift gillnets targeting swordfish off the California coast kill roughly 100 protected marine mammals, including endangered whales, threatening their very existence. PETITION PLEASE SIGN
Stop Illegal Fishing Off West Africa ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animal, fishing )

CherAWAY
- 560 days ago - forcechange.com
Crack down on illegal fishing by Chinese boats off of the coast of West Africa.
Lean Year for New England Cod Ahead as Shutdown Looms
Animals  (tags: fishing, cod, New England, food, seafood, conservation )

Freya
- 591 days ago - msn.com
Catch limits set to take effect this week will take a bite out of an industry that dates back to America's colonial past: New England cod.
Support Ban on Hunting Drones
Animals  (tags: oregan, support, ban, hunting, drones, animal welfare, petition, fishing )

Scooby
- 674 days ago - forcechange.com
Hunters and fisherman in many areas of the world are now using drones to find, corner and kill prey. This controversial practice has made its way to Oregon, where lawmakers largely disagree with the ethics of drone hunting.
Protect Ocean Wildlife From Destructive Fishing Practices
Animals  (tags: ocean wildlife, animalrights, animalwelfare, death, fishing, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, protection )

Sara
- 693 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell the Council to protect deep-sea corals and the marine animals that depend on them.
Protect the Vaquita!
Animals  (tags: Vaquita, oceans, fishing, abuse, abused, animalcruelty, animalrights, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildanimals )

Sara
- 744 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
The vaquita is a rare porpoise that lives only in the Gulf of California in Mexico. They're shy and rarely seen - except when they are pulled up to the surface, dead, in nets.
Stop the Slaughter of the Last Pacific Bluefin Tuna PETITION
Animals  (tags: bluefin tuna, fishing, slaughter )

Anna
- 753 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The agency expects to answer our request this year, in time to set rules for 2015. Take action today --urge the Fisheries Service to put an end to bluefin tuna fishing.
New York City: Ban Bluefin Now ACTION
Animals  (tags: bluefin tuna, wildlife, environment, fishing, food, endangered, protection )

Nancy
- 759 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
All three of the world's bluefin populations -- Atlantic, Pacific and southern -- are struggling to recover from decades of overfishing. And no wonder: Up to 90 percent of Pacific bluefin are caught before they're even old enough to reproduce.
Princes and John West: Stop Trashing Our Oceans
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, marine life, oceans, sharks, rays, turtles, tuna, fishing, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness )

Sara
- 778 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
The shocking footage above comes from tuna fishing operations using Fish Aggregation Devices (FADs). They attract all types of marine life, including sharks, rays and turtles, which get caught in giant nets before being tossed overboard, dead or dying.
Global Petition to Save the Vaquita Porpoise - the World's Most Endangered Marine Mammal Via Change.Org
Animals  (tags: Animals, Aquatic Animals, Porpoises, Endangered, Extinction, Killing, Animal Welfare, Wild Animals, Fishing )

Victoria
- 1110 days ago - change.org
Petition by Save the Whales to the UN. Critically endangered, 200 Vaquita Porpoise are left in the world, they only live in shallow waters in the upper part of Mexico's Gulf of California. To save the species local gillnet fishing must be stopped.
Man Catches 200-Year-Old Fish in Alaska
Animals  (tags: Sitka, Alaska, Fishing, OMG, Photos, For The Win, 200-year-old rockfish )

Judy
- 1254 days ago - ftw.usatoday.com
Fisherman Henry Liebman recently made a deep-sea catch he'll never forget, reeling in a record-setting shortraker rockfish.
End Subsidies on Commercial Fishing ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, fishing )

CherAWAY
- 1478 days ago - forcechange.com
To put an end to excessive government subsidies for commercial fishing fleets.
Stop the Super Trawler From Destroying Ecosystems & Over Fishing In Australia**Sign Petition***
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, fish, trawling, fishing, expploiting, overfishing, animalrights, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, killing, death, ethics, environment, conservation, protection, endangered, slaughter )

Florence
- 1583 days ago - communityrun.org
The FV Margiris is one of the worlds biggest fishing trawlers,with a history of over exploiting fish stocks.Please sign petition asking Australian Fisheries Minister to reject the trawling plans to plunder ecologically important Pelagic fish. Thanks
 

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