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SIGN : Protect Arctic Whales From Underwater Noise


Animals  (tags: whales, Arctic, protect from noise, underwater )

Katie
- 31 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell the governments of Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russian Federation, Sweden and the United States to keep underwater noise pollution out of the Arctic. Let them know you want a quieter ocean for whales



   

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David C (75)
Tuesday April 23, 2019, 3:37 pm
signed, thanks
 

Katie F (0)
Tuesday April 23, 2019, 3:37 pm
Whales use clicks, whistles and songs to locate food, raise calves, and find mates. But underwater noise pollution—from ship propellers, seismic booms made in the search for oil and gas, and construction—makes it difficult for whales to communicate. It can even damage their hearing.

For thousands of years the Arctic Ocean has been a natural sound sanctuary for marine mammals. But as sea ice melts due to climate change, more industrial activity is moving into Arctic waters, bringing with it dramatic increases in underwater noise. Natural sound in the region is in danger of being overwhelmed by an increasingly loud, man-made racket, putting narwhals, belugas and bowhead whales at risk.

 

Hristina B (0)
Tuesday April 23, 2019, 3:54 pm
Signed
 

Allen O (195)
Tuesday April 23, 2019, 7:13 pm
Thanks Katie - Signed and noted
 

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday April 23, 2019, 8:35 pm
Signed.
10 SUPPORTERS 1,000 GOAL
Thanks Katie
 

Raleigh k (358)
Tuesday April 23, 2019, 8:37 pm
signed shared posted ty Katie
 

Mary T (356)
Tuesday April 23, 2019, 9:15 pm
Thank you Katie - signed, noted and shared
 

Barry AWAY T (937)
Tuesday April 23, 2019, 9:26 pm
noted, signed, shared twitter & FB - thanks!
 

Dogan O (2)
Tuesday April 23, 2019, 10:18 pm
noted and signed
 

Inge B (202)
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 12:47 am
Signed.

Loveđź’–
 

Chrissie R (10)
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 2:16 am
You signed on April 24, 2019
32 SUPPORTERS 1,000 GOAL

Thanks, Katie!
 

Danuta W (1251)
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 3:13 am
noted
 

Ben O (131)
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 7:02 am
Signed for the whales!
 

danii p (33)
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 9:24 am
Signed noted shared ty
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (59)
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 10:10 am
S&N;thanks for sharing
 

Melania P (123)
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 12:58 pm
Signed
 

Peggy B (43)
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 6:16 pm
# 197
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 24, 2019, 10:44 pm
#314 petition signed...
#686 signatures needed to reach goal of 1000 ~ PLEASE SIGN!

thank you Katie...
 

S J (124)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 7:25 am
Meows
 

Angela K (374)
Friday April 26, 2019, 5:40 pm
You signed on April 24, 2019
 

Sergio Padilla (65)
Thursday May 2, 2019, 11:25 am
Done
 
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