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The National Geographic Channel is premiering 'Wicked Tuna' this weekend, a show that glorifies bluefin tuna fishing. For an organization that projects an image of education and conservation of nature, glorifying the hunt of an animal on the brink of exti

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Kay M (347)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 9:11 am

Gillian M (218)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 9:21 am
Done. Tuna and other predators at the top of the ecosystem, are being killed at a tremendous rate leaving their prey, such as jellyfish, to increase dramatically. This slaughter must stop. One of the main reasons is for Japanese sushi! The Japanese have refused to agree to a moratorium for tuna fishing to allow their numbers to recover. Not only is this extremely short sighted it is extremely selfish as it removes food availibility for the poorer countries.

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists perhaps is closer to the truth that the makers realised or did realise and wanted to put that concept out there. The Chinese pay premium prices to eat endangered species, perhaps it is that which the Japanese latch onto together with the danger of eating an extremely poisonous fish

Raiin Blue (72)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 9:37 am
noted and signed...

Nicole W (646)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 9:46 am
noted, signed and shared, thank you Jim.

Teresa Cowley (274)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 9:50 am
Aren't the bluefin tuna practically extinct from over-fishing? Why on earth would they glorify something like that? Seems to me, they should be glorifying the concept of "no-fishing" to allow the tuna population time to increase.
Thanks again Jim--noted and signed

Alison A (244)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 10:03 am
Signed and noted, thanks Jim.

Michela M (3964)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 10:31 am

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 10:34 am
Noted and signed.

Sofia Loverdou (117)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 10:39 am

Sue McGuey (106)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 10:54 am
Noted & signed!~ Posted to Facebook!~

Gloria picchetti (304)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 11:13 am

Esther Z (94)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 11:24 am
Noted and signed.

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Sunday April 8, 2012, 11:24 am

Ruth C (87)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 11:25 am

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 11:37 am
Noted & Signed.

Fiona Ogilvie (565)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 11:44 am
noted and signed.

Lana Ravensky (105)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 12:03 pm

Kim O (396)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 12:11 pm
Signed for the tuna! Thanks Jim

Regina P (67)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 12:59 pm
Signed. Thanks

Mael van der Vliet (25)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 1:16 pm
Noted and signed , thank you ! :)

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 1:45 pm
Signed and noted.

Carmen S (611)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 1:55 pm
thanks Jim

SANDRA R (144)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 2:14 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Jim.

Sandra D (7)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 3:11 pm

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 3:51 pm
2x, TU Jim

Amanda A (201)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 3:56 pm
Noted and signed

James Merit (144)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 3:58 pm
done, thank you

Melody Long (1)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 4:09 pm
Noted, and signed, thanks.

Erin R (181)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 4:28 pm

Fran F (118)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 5:06 pm
Signed, commented and shared, thank you Jim. The title "Wicked Tuna" really jazzes up the topic, suggesting that it's cool to eat a severely endangered fish. National Geographic would no doubt avoid putting a positive spin on hunting tigers or polar bears. Maybe they think they need to dumb the topic down for their viewers.

Patricia McCaskill (139)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 5:13 pm
noted and signed.

Victoria P (113)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 5:13 pm
Signed with thanks

Shirley S (187)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 5:21 pm

Mike H (252)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 6:18 pm

Sandi C (98)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 6:37 pm

naomi cohen (55)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 7:23 pm
the only beings that need to eat fish are the animals. numerous species rely on fish to live. we do not. national geographic is a farce. i stopped reading their magazine years ago. they, too, just want to fill their pockets.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 8:12 pm

Gary L (138)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 9:32 pm
signed and noted

Ravi K (245)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 10:16 pm

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 10:53 pm

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday April 9, 2012, 12:30 am
Noted and signed.

Andrea Nemec (213)
Monday April 9, 2012, 1:23 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Monday April 9, 2012, 1:26 am

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Monday April 9, 2012, 1:48 am

Danuta W (1250)
Monday April 9, 2012, 1:54 am

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Monday April 9, 2012, 2:56 am
Signed thanks Jim...

Joe R (190)
Monday April 9, 2012, 3:57 am
Signed and noted.

Dawn Harvey (23)
Monday April 9, 2012, 4:32 am

Lisa N (207)
Monday April 9, 2012, 5:14 am
Signed, thanks Jim.

Terrie Williams (798)
Monday April 9, 2012, 6:22 am
Signed, noted and posted to FB. Hey, NatGeo.....this is a THREATENED species and you make a (non) "reality" show out of catching and killing them.......great work.....NOT.

Cynthia Davis (340)
Monday April 9, 2012, 6:39 am

Kimberly B (89)
Monday April 9, 2012, 7:45 am
Signed & noted, thank you Jim.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 9, 2012, 8:07 am

Monday April 9, 2012, 8:43 am
Thank you!

P. L. Neola (21)
Monday April 9, 2012, 8:57 am
I signed. And I have been boycotting canned tuna fish ever since it became a Daily Action on Care2 awhile back. Thank you for forwarding this petition. I have already signed some other Bluefin Tuna petitions during the last four months!

Nancy Roussy (79)
Monday April 9, 2012, 9:53 am
Signed and noted, thank you!

Brenda Towers (0)
Monday April 9, 2012, 10:26 am
Noted and signed.

Jason Green (235)
Monday April 9, 2012, 10:41 am
signed thank you Jim

Sofia Natsis (8)
Monday April 9, 2012, 1:56 pm
Noted and signed thanks.

Trudy Killa (125)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 10:33 am
When I first saw the advertising for this new show "Wicked Tuna" sponsored by Nat Geo I was astounded that they would put this on given what we know about the blue fin tuna & it being endangered. It is so irresponsible for them to do this in the name of a show & to attract those who have no idea of how devastating this will be to the enviroment. It is for pure greed- not just for those participating but for what I thought was a well respected organization,m interesting in preserving the enviroment, not a promotion to over fish areas & decimate populations. I have definately signed this & forwarded. Shame on Nat Geo.

Sindy C (45)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 9:17 pm
Signed and noted. I can't believe National Geographic can be so callous and ignorant.
Thanks for sharing.

Vivien Green (153)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 2:52 am

Gabriela C (105)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 12:14 pm
Done, thanks Jim!

Bob P (394)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 9:23 am

Elsie Au (259)
Friday April 13, 2012, 2:18 am
I stopped eating tuna (and yes, no tuna for my cats as well) many years ago after learning that it is a endangered species. It should be "Wicked Netional Geographic" instead of "Wicked tuna".

Nancy C (806)
Friday April 13, 2012, 6:38 pm
Jeez. Who can we rely on to sacrifice greed over mother earth???

kathy P (483)
Friday April 13, 2012, 10:03 pm
Signed and Noted. Thank you Jim

Past Member (0)
Monday April 16, 2012, 2:11 am

Grainne OCarroll (72)
Monday April 16, 2012, 4:19 am
Signed, noted & shared.

David N (19)
Monday April 16, 2012, 2:46 pm
Signed and noted.

Valerie Disle (66)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 2:59 pm

Emma S (239)
Tuesday May 1, 2012, 10:27 am
Belatedly done. Thanks, Jim.
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