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Hundreds of Dead Dolphins and Pelicans Force Massive Beach Closings

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Health officials are taking the extraordinary step of closing the beaches after hundreds of dolphin carcasses washed up on the shores of Peru - and the reason why continues to be a mystery. Peru's Health Ministry and oceanographic institute say 877

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Past Member (0)
Monday May 7, 2012, 5:14 pm
Noted. Thanks.

Ellen m (215)
Monday May 7, 2012, 10:42 pm
But while we may not know the exact cause, you can put money on humans being the root of it. :-(

Elizabeth P (99)
Tuesday May 8, 2012, 11:56 am
There's no mystery, The oil spill, chemicals, Radation. WOW.

Siti R (12)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 11:35 am
the acidic ocean waters. all the oil spills have contributed to these besides Man's arrogance ways about climate change.

Stelizan L (258)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 12:40 pm
Yes, extremely heartbreaking ... BUT you can bet your last dollar on it, there's a flippin disgusting human finger in THIS pie - most DEfinitely!!!

Rosie Lopez (73)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 12:40 pm
break my heart! :-(.....

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 1:08 pm
Heartbraking this is :-((

Carol G (1)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 1:18 pm
So very very sad. :(

tammy B (52)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 1:19 pm
How terribly sad, but I agree that it is probably not a "natural" occurrence

wilma s. (0)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 1:50 pm
This is pathetic!! I do not believe that it is a natural occurance. MANMADE!!!!!!!!!!

Sofia Natsis (8)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 2:44 pm
Noted thanks.

This is absolutely heartwrenching!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :(

Robert O (12)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 3:07 pm
I find it tragic and worse yet it seems to be a more common occurence these days. Terrible. Thanks Agnes.

Terri Hughes (416)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 3:20 pm
So sad to see all these dead dolphins lying on the beach. The government needs to start getting tough on people that are littering. This is a big problem. Why is it so hard for people to throw there trash in the trash can, instead of on the ground or the water? This is polluting the water and killing wild life. And don't forget the oil that has polluted the land and the water. And look at the animals that are getting sick and dying from oil. Come on people, open your eyes before it is too late. STOP, polluting the water with trash and oil. We need to STOP big oil, also!!!!

Roseann d (178)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 3:51 pm
Human stupidity and greed is obviously the cause of the effect.

Lois Jordan (63)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 8:09 pm
Very disturbing.

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Wednesday May 9, 2012, 10:54 pm

Quanta Kiran (67)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 3:06 am

Ruth C (87)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 7:20 am
I agree with Elizabeth P, you don't need to be a rocket scientist to know that its all the things that they are dumping in the oceans that is causing they animals death!!

M B (62)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 4:13 pm
I agree with Elizabeth P. This was man-made.

Gloria H (88)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 8:06 pm
they wont stop drilling and spilling until mass amounts of beachgoers start dropping dead. Wanna bet that would never make Fox news.

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 9:40 pm
Hundreds of Dead Dolphins and Pelicans Force Massive Beach Closings

Island of the Blue Dolphins is a 1960 American children's novel written by Scott O'Dell. The story of a young girl stranded for years on an island off the California coast, it is based on the true story of Juana Maria, a Nicoleņo Indian left alone for 18 years on San Nicolas Island in the 19th century.

The 50th Anniversary edition includes a new introduction by Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry and also includes extracts from Father Gonzales Rubio in the Santa Barbara Mission's Book of Burials.

Island of the Blue Dolphins won the Newbery Medal in 1961.[1] It was adapted into a film of the same name in 1964. O'Dell later wrote a sequel, Zia, published in 1976.

anne Barusta (0)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 11:29 pm
There could only be some tests either seismic or other sound related to kill.

Past Member (0)
Monday May 14, 2012, 12:20 pm
Sadly noted.

Carmen S (611)
Saturday May 19, 2012, 6:05 pm
so sad, thanks Agnes for sharing this
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