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Animals  (tags: whales, Korea, minke whales, North Pacifac, endangered, protection, wildlife )

- 2038 days ago -
At the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in July of this year, the Government of the Republic of Korea announced its intention to begin killing endangered North Pacific minke whales. The deadline to submit their proposal is December 3.

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Tamara Hayes (185)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 11:36 am
Noted, signed, twittered and shared. Thanks Nancy!

Judy C (97)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 11:55 am
Signed. thanks Nancy.

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Saturday November 17, 2012, 1:07 pm

Elizabeth O (94)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 1:54 pm

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Saturday November 17, 2012, 2:06 pm

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 7:30 pm
message sent ~TY

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 7:31 pm
of course against whaling

MmAway M (506)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 7:45 pm
Thank you Nancy! As Constance says "Signed in a heartbeat" ~ Anyone can sign this petition! Never a question in my mind for these wonderful creatures that need our help! Thank you for putting this out for me to try to make MY VOICE HEARD! xx

naomi cohen (55)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 8:35 pm
signed. thank you!

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 9:07 pm
Signed & Shared

Saturday November 17, 2012, 10:58 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks Nancy

natalie n (164)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 11:15 pm
thanks, done.

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 11:25 pm
Signed. I wNews Release
Date: Nov. 08, 2012

Contact: 5th District Public Affairs

Office: (757) 398-6272
Coast Guard, NOAA remind mariners to slow down for right whalesWILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard advises large vessel operators that Operation Right Speed is in effect during the annual right whale migration in the mid-Atlantic waters from Nov. 1 to April 30.

Coast Guard Sector North Carolina personnel caution boaters regulations require vessels 65-feet or greater to operate at speeds 10 knots or less in designated right whale migration routes and calving grounds.

The designated areas can be found at the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration site at

The Coast Guard is working closely with NOAA with a shared goal of conserving and rehabilitating the whale’s population.

As an ocean steward and the federal government’s primary at-sea enforcement agency, the Coast Guard is responsible for conserving the endangered North Atlantic right whale. The whales are among the most depleted of all large whales worldwide with the global population being approximately 300-400.

Coast Guard efforts are largely focused on educational measures to ensure mariners are aware of these areas, followed by warnings. Civil or criminal penalties may be issued to those who violate speed restrictions in the seasonal management areas where right whales are likely to be found.

Historical records indicate an average of two reported deaths or serious injuries to right whales occur due to ship strikes each year, but it is likely unreported incidents occur.

To report a suspected violation in the seasonal management areas, call the national hotline at 800-853-1964.

The North Atlantic right whale is protected under the U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1973 and the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972.


Saving Lives and Guarding the Coast Since 1790.
The United States Coast Guard -- Proud History. Powerful Future.

ork in a shipping company and was so happy to read the following publication:

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Saturday November 17, 2012, 11:26 pm
Continuation - I work in big shipping company and was happy to read the publication above.

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 1:38 am

Andrea Nemec (213)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 1:45 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

Chloe Stoner (2)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 3:05 am
I know people are naturally hunters and gatherers and everything, but could we please make an effort to stop slaughtering things just because we can? Go play a video game or something.

Barbara K (60)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 5:55 am
S & N, thanks for the post. We need to do all we can to save the Whales. Claiming they're for Research if nonsense and just a plain lie. They are packaging them and freezing the meat right on the ships.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 5:57 am

Danny M (83)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 6:14 am
Done! Thank you Nancy!

Sunday November 18, 2012, 7:48 am
Signed, thanks.

Anneke Andries (279)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:02 am
signed before/again..

Emma S (239)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:24 am
Done! Thanks, Nancy.

Valerie H (133)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:28 am
Thank you, signed

Ann L (15)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 10:20 am

Lisa N (207)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 10:40 am

Thank you

Thank you for taking the time to act. Your email could be the tipping point that helps convince the Republic of Korea to back down, saving hundreds if not thousands of whales from a cruel and painful death.

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 10:49 am

. (0)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 11:27 am
Signed and Noted.

Kate A (10)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 11:30 am
S/N thank u

Maria S (95)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 11:56 am
Noted & signed. Thanks Nancy.

Maria S (95)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 11:57 am
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michelle t (41)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 12:31 pm

Mitchell D (87)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 2:01 pm
Signed and noted.

Sylvie Bermannova (42)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 3:02 pm
Noted and signed.

Under no circumstances should South Korea be allowed to hunt (these) beautiful and endangered whales. Unacceptable! Scientific research is but a pretext for commercial hunting, and commercial whaling is illegal. The IWC must do something about such loopholes in the law in order to stop them from being exploited. How can whales be properly protected, as they fully deserve, in such a situation? I am so against whaling.

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 3:13 pm
Thank you for taking the time to act. Your email could be the tipping point that helps convince the Republic of Korea to back down, saving hundreds if not thousands of whales from a cruel and painful death.

Petra M (259)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 4:28 pm
Signed, thank you Nancy

Kim O (396)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 6:09 pm
Signed for sure! Thanks Nancy

Christine Stewart (134)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 6:38 pm
Ray S, yes, we should also stop slaughtering sheep and cows for food. But the reason we especially object to whaling, is that you can not humanely kill a whale, and they are endangered as well.

Syera N (7)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 7:42 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you.

Kay M (347)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 8:12 pm

Shawna S (45)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 9:15 pm
Ray S. - we don't farm whales!! we should also not be factory farming sheep, cattle, chickens, goats, pigs, horses or any other animal as well!!

Susanne R (235)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 10:34 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Nancy!

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 10:34 pm
Noted and signed.

desanka s (416)
Sunday November 18, 2012, 10:54 pm
I took action to protect whales. TY Nancy!

Robert O (12)
Monday November 19, 2012, 12:40 am
Action taken. :)

Andrew Butt (84)
Monday November 19, 2012, 1:21 am
Signed and noted, thanks.

Monday November 19, 2012, 2:39 am
Done... with hope
Thank you, Nancy!

Past Member (0)
Monday November 19, 2012, 2:49 am

Joe R (190)
Monday November 19, 2012, 8:18 am
Thanks Nancy. Signed and noted.

Lori Mabry (18)
Monday November 19, 2012, 8:38 am
The in humane way whales are killed should be enough to stop the slaughter. However,people close their eyes to the atrocities or are just not aware.This is why I emphasize education...Knowledge is power1

Liliana D (125)
Monday November 19, 2012, 10:53 am
done, thanks

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Monday November 19, 2012, 11:11 am

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Monday November 19, 2012, 11:11 am

Ann P (17)
Monday November 19, 2012, 11:34 am
Noted & signed. L♥ve ☮ Peace.

. (0)
Monday November 19, 2012, 1:02 pm

Elizabeth M (65)
Monday November 19, 2012, 1:22 pm
N/S with thanks Nancy. Signed for the whales!

Evelyn B (79)
Monday November 19, 2012, 1:48 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Nancy

Ann B (60)
Monday November 19, 2012, 7:10 pm
noted and signed

Fran F (118)
Monday November 19, 2012, 7:11 pm
"Thank you for taking the time to act. Your email could be the tipping point that helps convince the Republic of Korea to back down, saving hundreds if not thousands of whales from a cruel and painful death." Thanks, Nancy!

James Merit (144)
Monday November 19, 2012, 8:36 pm
Done, TY!

Lois Jordan (63)
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 3:18 pm
Signed & Noted. Much thanks, Nancy.

Lenicka R (60)
Thursday November 22, 2012, 4:20 am
Signed and noted
Thanks Nancy

P A (117)
Friday November 23, 2012, 12:38 am
Done - thanks Nancy! Green star to Giana P-P for her most interesting post - thanks Giana!

Stuart Thomas (497)
Friday November 23, 2012, 3:32 pm
Noted, signed, and submitted.

Thank you, Nancy.

Don Schwarz (5)
Friday November 23, 2012, 4:15 pm
Signed and noted. What a glorious day it will be when Korea stops whaling!

Kamakshi Ramaswamy (4)
Friday November 23, 2012, 6:52 pm

Pamela C (75)
Friday November 23, 2012, 7:39 pm
Scientific whaling sounds like a euphemism for business as usual.

Amy E (66)
Friday November 23, 2012, 9:53 pm

. (0)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 4:21 am
Signed with hope and noted - ty Nancy

federico b (47)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 6:55 am
Notato,firmato e condiviso. Grazie Nancy

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 7:25 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 11:07 am
Noted & Signed

James Doeppers (0)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 2:32 pm

Ulli w (45)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 5:00 pm
Ray S, yes, we should also stop slaughtering sheep and cows for food – or at the least stop Industrial Farming.
I wonder how airy you compare wildlife with farmed animals …

Jane B (30)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 5:25 am
Signed, noted and shared thanks

Betty Kelly (4)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 7:46 pm
Please stop this cruel and needless torture of these whales.

Sergio Padilla (65)
Monday November 26, 2012, 7:34 am

AnimalWhisperer Caswell (154)
Monday November 26, 2012, 12:14 pm
Noted and signed; we will continue to fight until humans cease their persecution of innocents!!!

Eveline M (0)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 6:20 am
we need more action like this

Barbara Erdman (63)
Saturday December 1, 2012, 5:32 am
Noted and sent message Nancy :0 Thnx

Phillip A (115)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 9:18 am
Well I tried, but got the following message: "Access denied. You may need to login below or register to access this page!"

Anastasia J (0)
Monday December 17, 2012, 7:47 pm
Signed and noted!
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