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We Must Save the Dolphins of New Zealand ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

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There are only 55 céphalorhynques Maui in the world. One Voice is mobilized from Nabu International and other organizations to put pressure on New Zealand so it does not let these wonderful cetaceans disappear.

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Cher C (1429)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 7:50 am


November 2012. There are only 55 céphalorhynques Maui in the world. One Voice is mobilized from Nabu International and other organizations to put pressure on New Zealand so it does not let these wonderful cetaceans disappear.

The rarest of all dolphins
New Zealand is home to a unique species that live nowhere else. The céphalorhynque Maui is the smallest and the most rarest of all dolphins.
swim yet only 55 adults in New Zealand waters against nearly a thousand there half a century. His cousin, Hector céphalorhynque is also threatened with a population from 30 000 individuals in the 1970s to less than 7,000 today.

Nets responsible for the decline of dolphins
The cause of this decline is to be sought in fishing methods and the thousands of nets drift in which dolphins become entangled and drown.
Approximately 5 céphalorhynques Maui die each year in these nets.
Yet there are only 20 adult females. Knowing that they give birth to young that every 2-4 years, if you do not act quickly to protect the species will join the long list of extinct species and we humans will be solely responsible for this terrible loss.

Before it is too late!
A race against time is committed to save the dolphins. Because tomorrow will be too late. The only solution is to expand the marine sanctuary , and much too small to ban driftnets and trawls to a depth of 100 meters in the range of these two dolphins if we want to save them. A motion was made ​​in this direction by IUCN in September. Only New Zealand, a total of 117 governments voted against. But all scientists agree ... You can not ignore their recommendations!

One Voice joins NABU International, IUCN and IWC to ask New Zealand to take responsibility and to take immediate protective measures against céphalorhynque Maui and Hector.
do not leave our children a legacy of private land these two fabulous cash!

Opening a public consultation
Public consultation was opened by the New Zealand government, and until November 22. One Voice is mobilized for these two species of dolphins do not disappear. You too can be sending the letter signed - download here - to:

The ministers Mr David Carter: @ david.carter
Mme la ministre Kate Wilkinson: @ kate.wilkinson


Constance F (418)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 8:14 am
thank you ! I think I did this right. Copy and pasted letter from PDF file, and sent in emails.

Anna Undebeck (256)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:15 am
Done. Thank you Cher!

Julie E (405)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:30 am
I am trying to send e-mails to the names above, so far unsuccessfully. Telling me something is wrong with the e-mail addresses. Maybe because I am in the USA? I will keep trying.

. (0)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:37 am
message sent

naomi cohen (55)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:46 am
thank you! done.

Kate A (10)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 11:25 am
S/N thank u

ilja c (48)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 12:20 pm

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 12:35 pm
Done, thanks.

Christeen Anderson (371)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 12:39 pm
Please help save the dolphins. Thank you.

Jacolin S (261)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 1:04 pm
Signed ~

Karen B (8)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 1:52 pm
These beautiful dolphins deserve so much better.!!

Muriel Servaege (53)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 2:08 pm
Noted. Signed.

Sylvie Bermannova (42)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 2:44 pm
Noted. I have composed a letter and sent it via mail to the addresses provided. Although this is in the nick of time, there remains hope that, if an urgent action is taken to protect this species, they may still be saved. I hope this receives enough due attention. They are so unique and cannot be substituted, so it would be a great loss, and I would be very saddened to hear they have gone. This must not happen! I pray for the survival of these "little" wonders!


Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 4:22 pm
S & N!

aj E (164)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 6:31 pm
would not allow me to sign.

Christine S (134)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 6:40 pm
Ban driftnets!

Thomas P (280)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 6:42 pm

Sandi C (98)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 6:52 pm

Marie W (67)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 7:43 pm

. (7)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:11 pm
Noted, tried to send a message but it rejected it each time.

Dianne D (490)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:31 pm
Emails sent to both ministers.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 10:14 pm

Fran F (118)
Monday November 19, 2012, 12:30 am
When I went to sign, I got a warning from my security system that the site was dangerous.

Donna Hamilton (159)
Monday November 19, 2012, 2:56 am
Noted and sent. Thanks, Cher.

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Monday November 19, 2012, 3:27 am
oh what a beautiful creature!!!....

Ruth C (87)
Monday November 19, 2012, 4:32 am

Karen R (87)
Monday November 19, 2012, 4:33 am

Jules W (61)
Monday November 19, 2012, 4:37 am
Noted, with great urgency.

Danuta Watola (1250)
Monday November 19, 2012, 5:46 am

Ben O (154)
Monday November 19, 2012, 7:11 am

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Monday November 19, 2012, 8:03 am

Valerie H (133)
Monday November 19, 2012, 8:37 am
Thank you, signed

Lori Mabry (18)
Monday November 19, 2012, 8:41 am
It is imperative that we act on this.These are beautiful rare creatures and the loss would be profound.Share with friends,family,anyone you know to get the word out.

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Monday November 19, 2012, 9:49 am
Sent a signed email.

Liliana D (125)
Monday November 19, 2012, 10:50 am
email sent, thanks

Anneke A (279)
Monday November 19, 2012, 10:52 am

Barbara Erdman (63)
Monday November 19, 2012, 11:03 am
Noted and Thnx Cher :0

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Monday November 19, 2012, 11:12 am

Ann P (17)
Monday November 19, 2012, 11:44 am
Noted & signed. L♥ve ☮ Peace.

Evelyn B (79)
Monday November 19, 2012, 2:09 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher...

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Monday November 19, 2012, 2:13 pm
noted signed!!! thnx!!!!

Tammy P (21)
Monday November 19, 2012, 2:46 pm
Please stop the fishermen from using the nets. The dolphins have a right to live.

samantha l (0)
Monday November 19, 2012, 4:47 pm

John Vallejo (4)
Monday November 19, 2012, 8:51 pm
Signed ;)

Monday November 19, 2012, 8:54 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks Cher

James Merit (144)
Monday November 19, 2012, 9:13 pm
Fingers crossed, TY!

Rita White (1)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 8:00 am
noted and signed

Vanessa Escobar (9)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 5:58 pm
thank you

natalie n (164)
Wednesday November 21, 2012, 7:35 am
signed, thanks.

Amy E (66)
Friday November 23, 2012, 10:09 pm

. (0)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 4:39 am
Copy/paste from acrobat document and the 2 mail sent - ty Cher

federico b (47)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 6:59 am
Notato e spedito. grazie Cher

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 11:11 am
Noted & Signed

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 10:18 pm
Dont know what I'm doing wrong but it wont work.

Linda Jarsky (0)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 6:27 pm
"If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men. ---St. Francis of Assisi..."

Betty Kelly (4)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 7:56 pm
Please save these dolphins for our world.

Klaus Peters (14)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 5:19 am
Sorry, could not work it out, my French is poor.

Eveline M (0)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 6:25 am
we have to do more.

Carol H (229)
Monday December 10, 2012, 5:05 am
signed and noted

Anastasia J (0)
Monday December 17, 2012, 8:08 pm
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