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Activists Sue to Save Whales and Dolphins After Uncle Sam Approves Navy Sonar Training


Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, dolphins, whales, Navy, sonar testing, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, environment, endangered, killing, suffering, cruelty, death, AnimalWelfare, animalrights )

Roseann
- 276 days ago - takepart.com
Under the green-lit plan, more than 2,200 marine mammals could be injured or killed through the end of 2019.



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Roxy H. (337)
Friday December 20, 2013, 12:47 am
ty hun
 

Alan Lambert (93)
Friday December 20, 2013, 12:59 am
Sad to hear that the Navy OKed this but glad that someone is trying to do something about it.
 

Jennifer B. (85)
Friday December 20, 2013, 1:15 am
Noted
 

Ondine J. (133)
Friday December 20, 2013, 2:31 am
Noted with much sadness, thanks for posting
 

Kalyana Krishna (111)
Friday December 20, 2013, 11:10 am
Noted and signed the petition
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 20, 2013, 11:27 am
Noted and signed
 

Dave C. (214)
Friday December 20, 2013, 11:33 am
signed, thanks.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Friday December 20, 2013, 11:43 am
petycja podpisana
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday December 20, 2013, 11:57 am
Noted
 

Vivian B. (154)
Friday December 20, 2013, 12:07 pm
It is Unfrigginbelievable that a part of the US national defense will actually assault these marine animals with such unforgiving weapons and act like it is nothing! They act like the Ocean is theirs to use, pollute and abuse! Totally unthinkable!
Isn't there something in the laws about "don't wholesale destroy wildlife" when practicing their defense strategies? Like "don't bomb wildlife reserves"? Or don't set off a nuclear bomb near places that raise food?
Ugh! So stupid, I've got an anxiety attack just thinking about how DUMB this whole idea is!!!
 

Shelli S. (326)
Friday December 20, 2013, 12:36 pm
“Agencies aren’t allowed to go into smoky back rooms and figure out what they are and are not going to do,” Henkin says. “They are supposed to put the process out for comment from experts and the public and then make decisions in light of day, hopefully made with the best information and full disclosure." Says it all - Sue their pants off!!!
 

Birgit W. (144)
Friday December 20, 2013, 1:29 pm
Signed.
 

norma laborie (32)
Friday December 20, 2013, 1:39 pm
signed
 

Kate Kenner (200)
Friday December 20, 2013, 2:57 pm
Yep, that's our military. we are supposed to respect them yet they do things like this as well as other heinous deeds.
 

Michael A. (29)
Friday December 20, 2013, 3:18 pm
Noted
 

Pamela W. (75)
Friday December 20, 2013, 3:19 pm
Thanks for the "heads-up" on this Roseanne !! I've noted this - more people need to know about it ...... There MUST be areas of ocean which can be used safely (or other methods of doing the testing) ..... it's TOTALLY unacceptable that they don't find an alternative to this !!!!!!!!!
 

Kamia T. (67)
Friday December 20, 2013, 5:43 pm
My dad served in the Navy for over 20 years, and I think he'd be rolling in his grave to think that this is the way the Navy is "testing" things now! Their recent activities are giving this proud branch of the service a black eye all over the world, and for what?!!!!
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday December 20, 2013, 6:44 pm
Our government is not friendly to animals.
 

. (6)
Friday December 20, 2013, 8:43 pm
Sadly noted.
 

Chaz Berlusconi (75)
Friday December 20, 2013, 9:49 pm
Noted with sadness
 

(8)
Saturday December 21, 2013, 3:22 am
Quelle tristesse !
 

Danuta Watola (1201)
Saturday December 21, 2013, 4:36 am
Noted
 

Inge Bjorkman (142)
Saturday December 21, 2013, 5:26 am
Signed

Love
 

Ruth S. (307)
Saturday December 21, 2013, 6:14 am
Yes, Kate that is the sad part.
 

kate kSick (482)
Saturday December 21, 2013, 7:07 am
Noted and signed
 

Karen Chestney (107)
Friday December 27, 2013, 3:45 am
SIGNED AND SENT TO FACEBOOK AND TWITTER.
 

Dianne D. (463)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 10:41 am
signed
 
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