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Petition - Time Is Running Out for Vaquitas - Can You Help?
Animals  (tags: Vaquita Porpoise, shrimp trawls, gillnet fishing, extinction, Endangered Species, prevention from dying out, animalwelfare, sustainability, responsibility, animalrights, stronger protection laws )

Kalliope
- 41 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Fewer than 30 vaquitas are left in Mexico's northern Gulf of California. And experts have said that if the Mexican government doesn't quickly enact a permanent ban on the use of all gillnets, the vaquita will be extinct in less than two years.
ACTION ALERT: Save Sea Turtles From Drowning! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, trapped, shrimp trawls, nets, drowned, killed, laws, protection )

Simone
- 1971 days ago - secure.defenders.org
Tens of thousands of endangered and threatened sea turtles are accidentally trapped by shrimp trawls each year. And without Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) -- special equipment that provides sea turtles an escape -- many face the grim fate of drowning
   

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