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ACTION ALERT: Reform Trade Practices That Kill Turtles! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !


Animals  (tags: turtles, slaughtered, butchered, trade practices, protection, authorties )

Simone
- 1303 days ago - all-creatures.org
More than 12 million wild-caught freshwater turtles were exported from the United States in the past five years. Freshwater turtles are facing increasing, unsustainable commercial harvest in the United States to supply food and medicinal markets in South



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Rosemary Rannes (648)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 7:52 pm
Simone thank you for posting this action which i signed and posted to Twitter for more awareness & signatures.

Thank you for submitting comments to "Help Reform Trade Practices That Kill Turtles." Your comments have been submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

CITES is sorely lacking in protecting endangered animals and needs to 'clamp down' on the 'pet trade' in SE Asia where animals suffer daily under horrendous conditions! The illegal trade and trafficking of exotic animals is alive and well in the U.S. and as shown here, the U.S. market makes money off freshwater turtles, 12 million no less! The medicinal markets in SE Asia is a bogus racket racking in millions at the expense of animals suffering, rhino's top the list !

so let's stay vigilant by drafting petitions, signing and sending emails ... the humble turtle call on us to be their voice !
 

Regina P. (79)
Tuesday August 9, 2011, 10:13 pm
Noted & signed. Thaks
 

Constance F. (429)
Wednesday August 10, 2011, 12:39 am
Copy and pasted information to revise in email. Thank you for posting.
 

Andrea Nemec (217)
Wednesday August 10, 2011, 2:56 am
Noted and letter sent! Thanks!
 

AtDaytona Offline (170)
Thursday August 11, 2011, 5:12 am
Signed,thanks Simone.
 

Brittany D. (28)
Thursday August 11, 2011, 5:21 am
signed
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday August 11, 2011, 6:55 am
done.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Friday August 12, 2011, 6:40 am
Signed and noted, thank you!
 

Ana R (220)
Monday August 15, 2011, 12:42 am
done
thank you!
 

. (0)
Monday August 15, 2011, 8:47 am
Signed.
 
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