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TAKE ACTION NOW! AUSTRALIA: Make Illegal the Unprovoked Killing of Great Whites


Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, sharks, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, environment, killing, habitat )

Cal
- 812 days ago - change.org
The Australian government announced that it would be hunting and killing great white sharks in their coastal waters as a preventative measure.



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Dee C. (210)
Friday September 28, 2012, 7:35 pm
What a shame..
Sadly noted..
Thanks Cal..
 

Lydia s. (163)
Friday September 28, 2012, 7:58 pm
Signed, Thanks so much , I hope it succeeds .
 

Diane B. (275)
Friday September 28, 2012, 8:07 pm
signed thanks
 

Iona Kentwell (134)
Friday September 28, 2012, 8:15 pm
The Great White is at the top of it's food chain. It has been shown time again that this kind of action is detrimental to the whole food chain. The repercussions of such as knee-jerk reaction could be catastrophic to the environment as a whole. This kind of reactionism is indicative of our short term human centric attitude that has caused so many of our problems in the first place.
 

Evelyn B. (79)
Friday September 28, 2012, 8:54 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cal.....Thanks Diane B. for forwarding....
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Friday September 28, 2012, 10:03 pm
N&S
 

Ana R (220)
Friday September 28, 2012, 11:35 pm
Done.
Thank you!
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:39 am
Noted and signed.
Thanks
 

Danuta Watola (1216)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:55 am
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 2:22 am
Noted, signed and shared.
 

Andrea Nemec (217)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 2:47 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 

Arild Warud (170)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 3:21 am
Signed,TY Cal.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (281)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 4:13 am
signed Cal Thanks
 

Rock H. (254)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 5:45 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Cal!
 

Michela m. (3955)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 7:00 am
S&N
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 7:37 am
Done. Thanks.
 

Vicki P. (124)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 8:48 am
signed with thanks
 

Cynthia not well (340)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 8:49 am
signed
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 8:55 am
signed & shared, TU Cal
 

natalie n. (164)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 9:00 am
when the authorities dont want to take the hard way, they always find the easiest way out.
 

aj E. (164)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 9:15 am
signed
 

Joe R. (190)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 9:19 am
Signed and noted.
 

LMj Sunshine (143)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 9:46 am
TY
 

Jim Phillips (3201)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 9:48 am
Petition signed.

Ty, Cal.
.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 10:22 am
Done
 

Sara W. (110)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 10:30 am
Signed!
 

Kay M. (348)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 11:31 am
done.
 

. (0)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 12:17 pm
Signed and Noted.
 

Vicky P. (466)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 12:25 pm
Noted and signed
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 12:30 pm
Signed petition. How stupid are the Australians.
 

Lisa Neste (711)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 12:34 pm
Signed gladly!
 

Dianne D. (462)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 12:43 pm
Tried to sign but the website wouldn't let me.
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:18 pm
Noted, signed and twittered.
 

Linda Hudson (0)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:44 pm
why oh why do we love to kill kil kill
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:48 pm
Signed.
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:57 pm
Signed & Twittered
 

Dee C. (9)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 2:26 pm
Signed. Sharks have been decimated along the Pacific shores of Mexico and Southern California over the past 20 years and it's negatively impacted the balance of marine life. We humans must find a more intelligent, balanced way to survive and share the same habitat without killing. We do not have to answer every threat or challenge with killing just because that's the easy, lazy way to re-shape the problem.
 

Sandi C. (238)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 2:33 pm
done.
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 2:55 pm
N&S.
 

michelle t. (41)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 3:00 pm
Petition signed.
As an Australian this disgusts me.I advocate that the incompetent Gillard Fereral Labor Government be exterminated.They are hopeless animal abusing crapheads
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 3:24 pm
signed, thnx.
 

Karen L. Lew (1)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 3:40 pm
Read, with horror, signed petition, and forwarded to another lover of the deep.
 

Kate Kenner (210)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 4:49 pm
Signed. How ironic that people kill other animals because they have ben labeled aggressive and dangerous yet look at who really commits violence and kills wantonly. If one looks at eh news it is the people raping, killing, starting wars, and so on. We are much more dangerous than any shark or pit bull or lion. It is we who are the most dangerous animal on the planet. Give me shark any day.
 

Isabelle J. (87)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 4:58 pm
Signed.
 

janet f. (31)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 5:22 pm
Seriously? Since when did Australia become China?
 

Fran away F. (117)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 5:50 pm
So Australia plans to wipe out the species now and worry about the ecological consequences later. Not smart at all! Noted and signed, thank you Cal!
 

Sandy G. (35)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 6:53 pm
Signed!
 

John Doe (22)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 7:43 pm
Signed with pleasure. - The ocean belongs to sharks not humans.
 

Christine Stewart (133)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 7:55 pm
Signed and noted. More people are killed by drunk drivers than by sharks. I say start hunting drunk drivers!
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 8:29 pm
S&N
 

Eugene C. (3)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 10:00 pm
When l think about how many creatures we kill around the world every minute, it sickens me to think that we might allow even one of these magnificent creatures to be slaughtered just incase they MIGHT be a threat! WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE!
 

Mike H. (237)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 11:03 pm
Thank you for signing the petition "Make illegal the unprovoked killing of Great Whites"
 

Liliana D. (124)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 11:20 pm
done, thanks
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 12:02 am
Noted and signed.
 

Victoria Pohrebna (264)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 3:15 am
Signed.
 

Danny M. (90)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 3:25 am
Signed. Thank you Cal!
 

Susanna Westerholm (8)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 4:19 am
Noted and signed
 

Veronique L. (215)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 4:29 am
Signed!
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 5:35 am
Noted and signed - can't understand these monsters - we will have nothing left on earth.
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 5:48 am
signed and noted
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 6:15 am
already signed...having trouble noting, thanks CCal
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 6:37 am
Signed
 

Ruth S. (298)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 6:39 am
Signed

I'm very upset that the government has said that they will start killing these animals as a preventative measure, that is unfair because the ocean belongs to the fish, people have no business going into their territory!!
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 7:26 am
Noted and signed , thanks !
 

Roger M. (0)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 7:27 am
Signed. Thanks, Cal.
 

Ellen G. (345)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 7:31 am
Signed
 

Amber Beasley (20)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 8:19 am
signed and noted
 

Helen Rees (0)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 8:27 am
Signed
 

Ge M. (218)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 8:31 am
Done, these are fabulous top predators who have existed in this form unchanged for millions of years. They are under attack by fishermen for their fins.

If we go into their environment then we must expect that some may attack them believing them to be seals. To kill such beautiful and essential marine animals because we want to go surfing or paddling is unacceptable.
 

Valerie H. (136)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 8:40 am
Thank you - signed
 

Raquel Sofia Pereira (14)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 9:33 am
noted, signed and shared! Thanks!
 

Betty Kelly (4)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 10:05 am
I signed the petion and hope that helps save the sharks.
 

Darla Taylor (112)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 1:01 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks so much, Cal.
 

John McDonald (6)
Monday October 1, 2012, 5:26 pm
This knee jerk reaction by the Australian goverment is narrow minded and short sighted.
 

Melania Padilla (185)
Friday October 5, 2012, 11:40 am
Signed and shared of course, thanks
 

. (0)
Friday October 5, 2012, 3:36 pm
Noted. ann
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Friday October 5, 2012, 5:29 pm
noted and signed
 

Donnajean Bodnar (0)
Friday October 5, 2012, 10:36 pm
There is a purpose why sharks are a part of our life chain. Man is to protect the animals on earth, not destroy them at whim. Let scientists continue to observe and study the life of sharks to learn more of their purpose on earth. With this study, we may be able to discover why they do some of the things they do.
 

Gloria Morotti (14)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 12:44 am
Signed.
 

federico bortoletto (36)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 6:24 am
Notato,firmato e condiviso. Grazie Cal.
 

Laurie S. (73)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 9:59 am
Signed with 6,516 supporters
 

Lin Penrose (92)
Monday October 8, 2012, 8:34 am
Thanks Cal, Noted, signed and made a comment. Hope it's not to late!
 

Amy E. (66)
Monday October 8, 2012, 9:31 am
n/s
 

Yulan Lawson (156)
Wednesday October 10, 2012, 12:55 pm
Noted and signed. Isaac Bashevis Singer Nobel Peace Prize Winner wrote in his book, 'Enemies a love story', "As often has Herman had witnessed the slaughter of animals and fish, he always had the same thought. In their behaviour toward creatures, all men were Naziís. The smugness with which man could do with other species as he pleased exemplify the most extreme racist theories the principle that might is right. Lest we forget!
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Thursday October 11, 2012, 1:02 pm
Signed before
 

Yvonne F. (176)
Friday October 12, 2012, 7:29 am
So signed!!! Thanks Cal
 

Juliette Claparede (42)
Saturday October 13, 2012, 9:59 am
Noted and signed !
 

Emma S. (228)
Monday October 15, 2012, 3:42 am
Done! Thanks, Cal.
 

Loesje vB (15)
Friday April 12, 2013, 4:43 pm
Noted & signed!
 
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