Start A Petition


SIGN : Save Japan's Dugong From Extinction
Animals  (tags: dugongs, wildanimals, protect, Japan )

- 53 days ago -
Sign this petition to call upon the Japanese and U.S. governments to do a more rigorous environmental impact assessment and ensure the safety of the area's dugongs.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Okinawa: Save Critically Endangered Dugongs From Extinction
Animals  (tags: dugongs, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection )

- 1256 days ago -
Stop the construction of air base that will destroy habitat for critically endangered dugong
Discourage Dugong Hunting
Animals  (tags: dugongs, australia, animal welfare, petition )

- 1365 days ago -
Dugongs around the world are being hunted for meat, although it is unnecessary. Dugongs are gentle, harmless sea creatures that are dwindling in numbers today due to the hunting. This act should be stopped before it is too late. Soon, we may not be able
Save the Dugongs
Animals  (tags: dugongs, abuse, animalrights, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, protection, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1463 days ago -
The Dugong's primary habitat is threatened by a large US marine base construction project. Greenpeace are on the ground working with local community leaders to get this story out to the world.
Australia's Sea Cows Struggle to Survive Poachers
Animals  (tags: habitat loss, humans, collisions, dugongs, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, humans, habitat, endangered, environment, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

- 1717 days ago -
The dugong, a cousin of the Florida manatee, also faces threats from habitat loss, boat collisions, and fishing.
ACTION ALERT: Shut Down the Dungng and Turtle Hunts in Australia!
Animals  (tags: australia, dugongs, oceans, turtles, butchered, slaughtered, cruelty )

- 1864 days ago -
Endangered and protected dugongs and sea turtles are currently being cruelly slaughtered in Australia to supply an illegal meat trade while the Australian government is protecting the perpetrators. (yes, still in 2014)
Put Turtles and Dugongs on the Election Agenda in QLD! SIGN!
Animals  (tags: turtles, dugongs, Australia, animals, AnimalWelfare, conservation, endangered, protection, wildlife )

- 2650 days ago -
Turtles and dugongs in far north Queensland are in deep water. Their numbers are dwindling and Queensland law is failing to protect them from brutal slaughter. But the coming QLD election may offer a glimmer of hope for these endangered animals.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Turtles and Dugongs From Cruelty in QLD !!!
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, dugongs, wild life, slaughtered, cruelty, protection )

- 3227 days ago -
Species of endangered turtles and vulnerable dugongs in far north Queensland have more than dwindling population numbers threatening their survival -- they are also often the victims of a barbaric traditional hunt. Whilst under most circumstances the
ACTION ALERT: Stop U.S. Military Base Expansion That Will Destroy Sea Turtle Coral Reef Habitat !!!
Animals  (tags: sea turtles, dugongs, military base, sea turtle coral reef habitat, threatened )

- 3330 days ago -
Endangered hawksbill and green sea turtles thrive in sensitive coral reefs that would be destroyed if the plans to expand the Okinawa base are approved. This delicate ecosystem full of endangered sea turtles, the endangered Okinawa dugong, and over 1,000
No to Military Base YES to Dugong Protection Area ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dugongs, protection, habitat, environment, wildlife )

- 3463 days ago -
On October 14th, the 4th International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Congress in Barcelona, Spain overwhelmingly adopted a motion, %u201CPromotion of Dugong during the UN 2010 International Year for Biodiversity (the Japanese government abstain
U.S. Military Base in Okinawa Threatens Rare Dugongs ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, military base, dugongs, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3650 days ago -
The U.S. and Japanese governments are planning to destroy the best remaining habitat of a unique and critically endangered marine mammal -- the Okinawa dugong. This dugong, a relative of the manatee, is a rare marine mammal that feeds in the seagrass
Take Action ! Dugong Population Under Threat From Commercial Fishing !
Animals  (tags: dugongs, population decline, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3755 days ago -
Thailand's dugong population is now under threat. Trawling and fishing by push net has caused a dramatic and continuous decline in the marine animal's population. According to official statistics, more than 10 dugongs have died over the past 4 months as
Aussie Scientists Perform Major Research on Gentle Mammal
Animals  (tags: dugongs, animals, marine life, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 4038 days ago -
In Australia's Queensland, marine biologists are carrying out major research into one of the world's gentlest creatures. They are examining live dugongs, the mysterious creatures that ancient seafarers thought were mermaids. But they are endangered and
Sea Cows Will Be Protected
Animals  (tags: dugongs, sea cows, animals, protection, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, endangered, extinction, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 4083 days ago -
The Cabinet on Friday gave its approval to India joining the memorandum of understanding on conservation and management of dugongs and their habitats. Once in abundance and found in thousands in Gulf of Mannar, Palk Bay, Gulf of Kutch and Andaman islands
Whalers Attack Australia Over Dugongs
Animals  (tags: australia, japan, whaling, whales, dugongs, controversy, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat, humans )

- 4092 days ago -
Japanese whalers have attacked the Australian government over its support for harvesting dugongs by indigenous hunters, further intensifying the spat between the two countries over whaling. In a submission to the International Whaling Commission for it

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Animals

Most Active Stories Today in Animals tagged with dugongs

top story finders in Animals

1. Animae C 56 popular stories

2. Ljiljana M 56 popular stories

3. Cher C 55 popular stories

4. Rita S 54 popular stories

5. WC P 54 popular stories

6. Lizzy Q 54 popular stories

7. Jessica Harvey 54 popular stories

8. KittyKatSusie B 53 popular stories

9. Wood Lover 53 popular stories

10. Julia P 53 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.