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Humpbacks to Be Spared the Harpoons -- for Now


Animals  (tags: protection, wildlife, AnimalCruelty, activists, animalsuffering, whales, oceans )

Klarabell
- 2404 days ago - greenpeace.org
International -- The Japanese government has confirmed a rumour first reported at the Greenpeace weblog, that they have abandoned plans to kill humpback whales in the Southern Ocean this season.



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Comments

Pam F. (234)
Friday December 21, 2007, 2:00 am
Well - let's hope we can believe it THIS time!!!
Thanks,Klarabella.
 

. (0)
Friday December 21, 2007, 2:22 am
Wow!! I can't believe it. Maybe my email to the Japanese Goverment has worked, LOL????
 

Elainna Crowell (174)
Friday December 21, 2007, 3:18 am
Wahoo!!! Maybe all of our emails worked!!! Maybe, just maybe Japan will abandon any plans to build a new whaling ship.
 

Salvatore Barbera (5)
Friday December 21, 2007, 4:50 am
Well Done! Thanks Greenpeace to keep the pressure on the Japanese Government!
 

Cristina S. (338)
Friday December 21, 2007, 4:55 am
Good news. It`s good to see and feel that we can make a difference, when forces and pressure are united, however, not always unfortunatelly!
 

Klarabella J. (83)
Friday December 21, 2007, 8:24 am
more info:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7155255.stm
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 24, 2007, 5:06 pm
well the humpbacks are safe, now lets save the other species of whales and the dolphins!!
 

. (0)
Monday December 24, 2007, 5:37 pm
Well there are still about a 1000 whales in danger. The Japanese Government insist that they need to do "research". The average Japanese person does not eat whale anymore. So they have stacks of whale meet stored in their warehouses that they can't even sell???? Hey the whales are here to share, they don't belong to the Japs!! Boycott Japanese products, lets keep the pressure on and show them what people power can do.
Go to the Sea shepherd group and email a note to the Japanese Government and also to the Australian Prime Minister, He promised before the election he would protect those animals, but now he is only sending and observation ship. And just so he will not annoy the Japs, he will leave the guns at home. Weak!! Just as well Captain Watson, from the Sea Shepherd has more clout! Go Captain sink their vessels!
 

Anita Doglioni Majer (0)
Saturday May 29, 2010, 7:06 pm
There should be a petition on this...if there was, i would sign it
 
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