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Naval Sonar Damages Whale Populations


Animals  (tags: environment, animalwelfare, whales, wildlife, suffering, protection, habitat, cruelty, conservation, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, sonar, navy, beached whales )

Deb
- 776 days ago - news.gather.com
Naval sonar resonates as underwater bombs to marine life and is linked to the beaching of whales.



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Sue Matheson (70)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 12:00 pm
thanks
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 1:02 pm
Signed and noted, thank you!
 

Lisa Neste (695)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 1:32 pm
Poor whales! Signed the petition. Thanks for the article Deb.
 

Dave C. (214)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 1:42 pm
sad
 

Nimue P. (231)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 5:00 pm
S&N thanks Deb.
 

New G. (8)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 8:45 pm
Thank you.
 

Waltraud U. (75)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 12:50 am
horrible, ty
 

Shirley S. (174)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 2:22 am
We have always suspected that sonar was the culprit. Noted & signed TY
 

Ruth S. (307)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 5:45 am
Signed

A lot of humans are just selfish and uncaring creatures!
 

Michela m. (3875)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 6:53 am
S&N
 

Michela m. (3875)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 7:11 am
Whales: Beautiful not animals but "INDIVIDUALS"!!!
I went twice to Bar Harbor, Maine, from Rome, Italy, just to make Whale Watching!!!
The ones I saw there were Humpack Whales. My first time was more lucky: a Mother & her Baby approached the boat (they stopped at only 4 - 5 metres from us) and remained there still for 10 minutes...with their heads out of the water: they were"watching us curiously" and "commenting"… about us.... The mother was undoubtedly explaining something to her baby... It was a very touching experience....some tears were on my face. Also the Captain of the boat confessed that he never happened to attend such an event in his 30 years’ experience!!! Some years later, I went back to Bar Harbor but nothing like that happened. Whales were only very far from the boat & didn't approach...
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 10:26 am
as long as any being lives in fear, hate, exploitation and death at the hands of man so shall all men live under this same threat, don't fool yourself no one is free as long as another is oppressed. withdraw your consent for as long as we agree to the small things we have agreed to the big ones, the pebble seems so small but its effects are far reaching
protect life, prosecute those that seek to destroy our shared home and our fellow beings
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
*********** WALL OF SHAME ************
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┬┴┬┴┬┴ The Wall ┬┴┬┴┬┴┬┴┬┴
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DEMOLISH ------>>>>> THIS WALL !!!!
DEMAND FREEDOM, FOR ALL THE WORLD!!!!
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 10:31 am
heartbreaking!! :-(.....
 

Micheael Kirkbym (85)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 10:57 am
Makes me wonder how long before they adapt it to use on all the unwanted humans.
 

Mercedes P. (54)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 12:15 pm
Signed, thank you!
 

Dianne D. (457)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 2:43 pm
Couldn't find a petition to sign as others indicated they did. The military is always in a kill, kill kill mode and this needs to stop. They need to train, but not to hurt the innocent.
 

Mariette G. (150)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 3:21 pm
Signed. Thanks Deb for sharing! Dianne, just look at the bottom of the article for the petition to sign.
 

kye j. (41)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 7:19 pm
signed
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Sunday July 15, 2012, 11:39 pm
Thank you for sharing. Signed.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 2:08 pm
Signed and shared!
 

Gabriela V. (163)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 2:37 am
signed, thank you!
 

Sylvie Bermannova (39)
Monday November 19, 2012, 11:36 pm
Noted. Petition signed.

'Twas a very saddening read indeed. Why would "the use of sonar be necessary in times of war"? We need no war in our human world, neither do these poor whales need our war in theirs. They die because of us; we kill them instead of protecting them (sonars, of course, are not the only threat to them), and that is a shame. This should stop, thus allowing them to live in peace and quiet they need to sing their meaningful songs and to thrive.
 
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