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VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Plan to Dump Rat Poison Over the Farallon Islands


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Kelly
- 208 days ago - change.org
If US Fish & Wildlife has its way, Nov of 2014 is when they would like to begin a mission that involves the use of helicopters dropping an estimated 1.3 metric tons of rat poison over the Southeast Farallon Islands.



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Past Member (0)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 1:20 am
There must be a better alternative, surely?
 

Alan Lambert (83)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 2:11 am
Signature 15026 and noted
 

Barbara V. (161)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 2:53 am
Signed & noted, Thank you
 

AniMae Chi (388)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 3:21 am
Signed
with 15,073 supporters
9,927 NEEDED
 

Franshisca Dearmas (97)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 4:31 am
Noted and signed. TY Kelly
 

Kaileen Reynolds (52)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 5:11 am
Done. Thanks.
 

Victoria Oakey (101)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 5:16 am
Noted and signed. Thank you.
 

Ed V. (160)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 7:46 am

S&N, Thanks
 

Mike H. (216)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 9:13 am
Signed this is just crazy
 

Natasha Salgado (505)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 9:36 am
How stupid can these IDIOTS be. No it can't happen. S+S-thx Kelly
 

Howard Crosse (15)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 10:17 am
Employing a scatter gun approach like this is fraught with dangers.
 

linda b. (190)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 12:55 pm
Signed, thanks Kelly.
 

Carla van der Meer (430)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 1:02 pm
S&N
 

paula eaton (30)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 1:04 pm
Signed. Utterly careless and cruel.
 

Robert O. (12)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 1:19 pm
Thanks Kelly.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (457)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 1:38 pm
petition signed
 

A F. (128)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 2:00 pm
done thanks
 

Stardust Noel (59)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 2:05 pm
This is stupid, it will kill anything that eats it .
Signed & passed.
 

William D. (76)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 4:46 pm
Signed * No Common Sense here, this may just kill them all too!
There are after effects of this!
It will be in the water and everyplace, IDIOT'S!
Thank You Kelly
 

Marie W. (64)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 9:31 pm
S&N
Dumber than shit
 

Esther Z. (101)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 10:40 pm
Noted and signed.
 

John B. (215)
Monday December 16, 2013, 8:13 am
Thanks Kelly. Petition signed and post noted.
"Signed: with 18,085 supporters
6,915 NEEDED"
 

Ruth Ann W. (205)
Monday December 16, 2013, 9:43 am
When did mankind become so intentionally cruel?
 

Michael Kirkby (83)
Monday December 16, 2013, 9:55 am
Done. How about finding a natural solution to the problem? Cats eat rats as do owls and hawks. Maybe introducing bobcats onto the islands might work. You don't know until you try but dumping this chemical willy nilly is just asking for trouble.
 

Judy T. (202)
Monday December 16, 2013, 10:33 am
Signed. Thank you, Kelly.
 

Birgit W. (140)
Monday December 16, 2013, 12:59 pm
Shocking. Signed.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Monday December 16, 2013, 1:09 pm
Thank you.
 

Jamie Clemons (280)
Monday December 16, 2013, 1:34 pm
put 10,000 feral cats there instead.
 

Joanne Dixon (35)
Monday December 16, 2013, 1:35 pm
Good God. What's next? Dropping rat poison on New York City? There are a lot of rats there (both 4 and 2 legged) but even more innocent people.
 

Jamie Clemons (280)
Monday December 16, 2013, 1:44 pm
They did the same thing on "Rat Island" in Alaska. In June 2009, the island was declared rat-free for the first time in 229 years and the islands wildlife is recovering. There were a lot of bird deaths because the contractor dropped way too much poison. I hope they are more careful this time around.
 

Muriel Servaege (38)
Monday December 16, 2013, 1:46 pm
More pollution again. Why not use cats or other animals?
 

Aurea Walker (175)
Monday December 16, 2013, 2:24 pm
What utter insanity! Am no fan of rats but the killing the rats this way will have a domino effect on other animals in the area as well as a broader range effect by the poison ingested by birds that will prey on the rat carcasses!
 

norma laborie (31)
Monday December 16, 2013, 2:54 pm
signed
 

Kamia T. (65)
Monday December 16, 2013, 2:54 pm
Petition signed. Hmm, let's see, we've been trying to poison rats out of existence for centuries, and how successful has that been? NOT. We've only created a lot of dead innocent animals, and the rats ALWAYS come back. They are some of the most intelligent animals around. There are even experiments that seem to say that they can tell each other what is poisonous and not to eat it. This is a stupid waste of taxpayer $.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Monday December 16, 2013, 3:02 pm
Signed
 

Dianne D. (453)
Monday December 16, 2013, 4:00 pm
signed
 

SJ J. (116)
Monday December 16, 2013, 4:46 pm
Done, thanks Kelly
 

Dori C. (13)
Monday December 16, 2013, 5:16 pm
signed.
 

Charmaine M Anderson (5)
Monday December 16, 2013, 6:20 pm
Signed, shared, recommended and noted.

I am having trouble even trying to comprehend the stupidity of a decision such as this! People who make these kinds of decisions are sick, demented, twisted, psychotic, etc.! They need to be removed from their positions of authority and psychiatrically tested and never be allowed to make these decisions or work in the positions that give them this kind of horrific authority ever again. This just totally enrages me beyond words!
 

Raman V. (46)
Monday December 16, 2013, 8:13 pm
noted and signed.
 

Tom Sullivan (99)
Monday December 16, 2013, 8:30 pm
S&N
 

Inge Bjorkman (124)
Monday December 16, 2013, 11:38 pm
Signed

Love
 

Angelene B. (114)
Tuesday December 17, 2013, 1:28 am
signed
 

Veerle V. (41)
Tuesday December 17, 2013, 8:55 am
Signed and shared, thank you Kellly.
 

Ruth S. (313)
Tuesday December 17, 2013, 10:16 am
Signed

What is wrong with people nowadays, if you keep trashing the world soon we will all disappear!
 

Ondine J. (141)
Wednesday December 18, 2013, 12:59 pm
Noted and signed and alarmed at the lack of vision. Thanks
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Wednesday December 18, 2013, 3:23 pm
Signed
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Wednesday February 19, 2014, 11:49 am
done
 
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