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Animal Deaths Are Rubbish


Animals  (tags: environment, extinction, endangered, habitat, humans, protection, wildlife, suffering, animalrights, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, garbage islands, trash, plastic, conservation, whales, animals, cruelty, ethics )

Deb
- 750 days ago - bellaonline.com
Each year more than one million aquatic animals die from exposure to garbage islands.



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Sue Matheson (69)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 12:01 pm
thanks
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 1:04 pm
I will take care of every petitions later and noted, thank you!
 

Lisa Neste (694)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 1:28 pm
Thanks for the article Deb, I feel so bad for our sealife & all the stress man has caused because of the problem with plastic & other detrimental dumping into our oceans. I have signed all the petitions as site gladly!
 

Dave C. (213)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 1:33 pm
how sickening...how sad it is that humanity is killing our world through selfishness, laziness, greed, etc....
 

paul m. (93)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 1:52 pm

This can and should be avoided....
 

Aimee A. (177)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 2:10 pm
Thanks for posting!
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 2:19 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 3:46 pm
Done!
 

Nimue P. (229)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 4:55 pm
All petitions signed except for the ones that were US state specific so I couldn't. Noted thanks Deb.
 

New G. (8)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 8:44 pm
Thank you.
 

Constance F. (436)
Tuesday July 10, 2012, 11:12 pm
Thank you for this very important article ! All petitons previously or signed today. Although it's not the Pacific ocean, for me it was a shocking microcosm of nonbiogradable garbage in the oceans. When the winds are particularly high, the next day at the LA River, there are hundreds and hundreds ( I do not lie) of plastic bags littering the trees and marsh grassess all along the river for miles. It's absolutely horrid ! Why aren't more people horrified by all this? ! Why aren't all people in our governments horrified by this ? ! You said it Deb !
" Ironically, with their destruction so befalls the equivalent outcome for humankind. This begs the question, why are people engaging in a war with nature for the perception of human survival when it results in the demise of their species." Yes !

 

Waltraud U. (74)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 12:49 am
Thank you !
 

Anneke Andries (248)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 1:47 am
thank you Deb!
 

Shirley S. (172)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 2:27 am
Noted
 

Ruth S. (314)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 5:42 am
Thank you Deb!

Humans just know how to destroy the world!
 

Joy Wong (73)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 6:21 am
Thanks for sharing, Deb.
 

Michela m. (3816)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 7:14 am
VERY SADLY NOTED!!!!!!!

Dolphins are my preferred creatures............
 

Michela m. (3816)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 7:28 am

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Barbara Erdman (63)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 9:06 am
Noted and signed a few about Plastic :-0 No change.org Thanx Deb :) Thanx Michela for original article :-)
 

Roger M. (0)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 11:44 am
Thanks for posting this.
 

Mariette G. (148)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 4:31 pm
Noted and signed. This is just horrible! Thanks for sharing Deb!
 

Andrea Ornelas (0)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 6:51 pm
aware. the news not tell you the seriousness of the situation
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 8:37 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Michelle S. (457)
Wednesday July 11, 2012, 9:04 pm
What an utterly horrifying but symbolic photo. The tag line had me confused....I was ready to fight with my boxing gloves on! I get the play on words now.

Constance, my friend, I live in L.A. County, and the lack of oversight given to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle is mind blowing. When you go to a city like Victoria, BC Canada, there are recycling bins lining the streets: a no brainer, right? The battle is getting people to use them, but for God's sake, give them something to work with. It's mind blowing.

We're party to a certain self-inflicted suicide here on planet earth. The death knell of the planet gets sounded over and over and over again and only a small minority are listening. I used to think it would be long and slow, but in my lifetime, I'm already seeing it. It's devastating. Greed, corruption, an overall lack of moral fiber and true comittment to preserving Mother Gaia. Makes me sick to my stomach.

Off my soapbox now for a minute or two.
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (222)
Thursday July 12, 2012, 7:47 am
Noted! Perhaps an extremely high penalty can be paid by all cruise lines as they are the most responsible for the trash that is dumped at see. I just say have them pay an outlandish surcharge that can not be passed onto the passengers as this will hit them in the pocket book . These ship are becoming floating nations as they have been built so large. You would think that they could certainly build a sewage as well as useless trash/waste disposal containment that can be emptied at each port of call!
 

Elsie Au (266)
Friday July 13, 2012, 4:40 am
Thanks for the article. All petitions signed.
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Sunday July 15, 2012, 11:28 pm
Petitions signed. Except which I couldn't sign and two which are already closed. Sorry for being a bit late in signing. Got my busy days...
 

. (0)
Monday July 16, 2012, 7:33 am
noted Deb thank you so much
 

Gabriela V. (156)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 2:36 am
so sad... thank you!
 

Lisa P. (29)
Friday August 3, 2012, 9:49 pm
Heartbreaking! noted :((
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (154)
Thursday September 13, 2012, 12:56 am
Noted & Signed Petitions. Thanks Deb.
 

Sylvie Bermannova (39)
Monday November 19, 2012, 11:23 pm
Noted and signed, of course. Spreading awareness of this is important, since people need to realize what consequences it has.

There remain quite a lot of people who lack environmental consciousness, or so it seems. At grass roots level it is inconspicuous: It may mean, for example, that a salesclerk persistently offers you a plastic bag despite seeing you, a shopper, carry a cloth bag. I always do, despite of which this happens to me every single time I enter certain stores, which truly peeves me. It has yet to dawn on them why I keep on saying 'no'. They do it automatically, without thinking - yes, without thinking - alas. This may seem like a trivial thing, but the way it usually is that small things, as they accumulate, turn into big, unsurmountable ones in the course of time, and the result is not nice...
 
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