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Pledge to Boycott Unsustainably Caught Swordfish


Environment  (tags: conservation, cruelty, ethics, extinction, protection, slaughter, wildlife, humans, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, abuse, water, habitat, ecosystems, conservation )

Lindi
- 602 days ago - action.seaturtles.org
I'm helping to protect ocean wildlife by pledging to boycott unsustainably-caught swordfish. I'm going to be part of the solution to the problem of longlines and drift gillnets decimating ocean animals like sharks, whales and sea turtles. See more above!



   

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Animae C (508)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 5:45 pm
Thank you for taking action!
455 total signers.

TY Lindi
 

Mary T (356)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 6:51 pm
Thank you Lindi - signed & noted
 

Bill K (3)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 7:08 pm
Pledge to boycott all sea life!

It's all unsustainable - in the history of the world no wild caught animals have sustainably fed the human population without eventually the population being decimated. So a fish species deemed sustainable today will eventually make the do not eat list because of low numbers.

It's all murder - dead is still dead no matter how it affects the species sustainability.
 

Allen O (195)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 8:39 pm
Thanks Lindi - Signed and noted
 

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 9:15 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Lindi
 

Dogan O (2)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 11:28 pm
noted and signed
 

Sieglinda P (0)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 1:24 am
Thank you for taking action! 1024 total signers.

 

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 2:45 am
I pledged - and not only for the Swordfish but for Fishes at all; Thank you, Lindi :)
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 3:57 am
Done
 

Ben O (131)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 5:33 am
Signed.
 

Peggy B (43)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 7:20 am
Done
 

Marco Baracca (41)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 7:50 am
Signed
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 11:55 am
S&N, Thanks
 

Raleigh k (358)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 9:07 pm
signed ty
 

Kelsey S (0)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 9:11 pm
Noted and signed
 

Fran F (116)
Friday September 29, 2017, 12:03 am
Signed, noted and commented. 1545 total signers. Thanks, Lindi.
I have boycotted unsustainably caught and farmed fish for years at restaurants and grocery stores. I have eaten swordfish only once or twice years ago, but will gladly add it to my list of fish to avoid, if as usual it is caught with longlines or drift gillnets, which are environmentally devastating to marine life.
 

Jens Hansen (94)
Friday September 29, 2017, 1:16 am
signed
 

Angelica C (49)
Friday September 29, 2017, 3:59 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Lindi.
 

S J (124)
Friday September 29, 2017, 4:34 am
Prev signed meows Lindi
 

Marija Mohoric (25)
Friday September 29, 2017, 6:55 am
noted, tks for taking action Lindi.
 

Kathryn I (2)
Friday September 29, 2017, 9:03 am
Took the pledge! Thank you
 

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Friday September 29, 2017, 2:13 pm
Petition signed. Thank you
 

Harry Knapp (0)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 4:56 am
signed noted and starred
 

Debra Y (5)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 10:00 am
Signed!
 

Donna T (0)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 3:32 pm
thank you
 

Beverly D (14)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 8:55 pm
Signed & Noted!
 

TOM TREE (247)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 9:04 am
SCARY STUFF ! WTF !
 

Doranna Mcclendon (0)
Sunday October 1, 2017, 1:35 pm
Fish is delicious and healthy for you but it needs to come from water that DOES NOT have lead and mercury or else it its not healthy for us and please clean the oceans so we can have nice clean good fish. And fish has the omega 3's that are VERY IMPORTANT for your good health.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 3, 2017, 1:39 pm
Signed.
 

Bill K (3)
Sunday October 8, 2017, 4:14 pm
for anyone who eats fish for the omega 3's please check out the plant based sources of omega 3's which come without the saturated fats, cholesterol, and toxins.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 6:34 pm
thank you for this. I wish people would stop fishing all together. nets, lines,etc..are dangerous. not just to fish, but to all ocean life. whatever the reason is people eat fish, sharks,etc... there's other healthy food you could eat in it's place. there's vitamins instead of fish. there's other oils for lotion. we're taking the whales, sharks, and dolphins food away from by eating their fish.
 

ERIKA S (58)
Monday November 13, 2017, 4:10 am
Thank you for taking action!
 
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