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- 52 days ago -
Outlaw the use of fishing nets in the UK to protect harbor porpoises


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Katie F (0)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 2:58 pm
105 Signatures

Over 1,000 harbour porpoises suffocate and die each year as they are captured in fishing nets. World Wildlife Fund fisheries program manager Helen McLachlan calls these numbers “a national scandal that can no longer be ignored;” at least 2,000 of these poor creatures were killed last year, and that number is based on incomplete data.

The fishing industry has been responsible for over a million deaths of various marine mammal species due to their careless use of these nets, with dolphins and porpoises being among the most common victims. Despite many demands from the public as well as wildlife activists for fisheries to stop using these nets, the demands fall on deaf ears. Worse, the loss of the harbour porpoise is dangerous to the ecosystem, as they control the populations of squid and other small fish, and act as indicators of environmental conditions.

We must stop the use of fishing nets and protect the remaining porpoise population. Sign this petition to outlaw fishing nets once and for all across the United Kingdom.


Harry K (0)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 3:11 pm
signed noted starred. go veggie and let the fish live longer lives.

Colleen L (3)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 3:31 pm
Thanks Katie

Lone F (58)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 3:36 pm
Thanks Katie
Noted and signed

Barry AWAY T (937)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 4:08 pm
Noted, Signed & Shared (FB) - thanks!

Walter F (128)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 4:17 pm
Signed,thanks Katie

Angela K (374)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 5:02 pm
Signed & shared

Animae C (509)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 6:21 pm
Signed & Tweeted
127 Signatures

Thanx Katie 🐟 🐡 🐠 🦈

Mary T (356)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 7:58 pm
Thank you Katie - signed, noted and shared ☮💖☮

Veronica B (33)
Friday April 26, 2019, 12:04 am
Signed.Thanks Katie

Chrissie R (10)
Friday April 26, 2019, 1:57 am
151 Signatures
Noted and signed.
Thanks, Katie.

Danuta W (1251)
Friday April 26, 2019, 2:20 am

Inge B (202)
Friday April 26, 2019, 5:11 am


S J (124)
Friday April 26, 2019, 8:25 am

Sabrina D (3)
Friday April 26, 2019, 10:46 am

Melania P (123)
Friday April 26, 2019, 11:07 am

Past Member (0)
Friday April 26, 2019, 12:06 pm
#191 petition signed...

thank you Katie...

Ann B (76)
Friday April 26, 2019, 5:15 pm
NO NETS signed

Danny v (32)
Saturday April 27, 2019, 1:21 am
Signed and noted.

Sylvie A (190)
Saturday April 27, 2019, 3:49 am
N, S&S.

Jess B (1)
Saturday April 27, 2019, 7:53 am

Lisa M (15)
Saturday April 27, 2019, 8:33 am
Signed previously.

David C (75)
Saturday April 27, 2019, 1:15 pm
thank you....done

Allen O (195)
Wednesday May 1, 2019, 8:51 pm
Thanks Katie - Signed and noted

Sergio Padilla (65)
Friday May 3, 2019, 3:49 pm
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