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Protect the Sable Island Seals.

Postby muni » Tue Jul 20, 2010 3:28 pm

Stop the Sable Island Seal Slaughter
Target: Gail Shea, Canadian Federal Fisheries Minister
Sponsored by: International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)


A recent proposal prepared for the Government of Canada would see 220,000 grey seals killed and incinerated in their protected Sable Island nursery.

The proposal reads like a horror novel:
-- Hunters would storm the beaches at dawn and begin slaughtering baby seals by shooting them in the head with prohibited silencer-equipped rifles
-- The slaughtered seals would then be grabbed by a loader machine specially modified to carry the carcasses.
-- They'd be loaded onto dump trucks to be transported to portable incinerators where they'd be burned.
-- Each truck would be filled in 10 minutes, and would run 24/7 and for 25 days straight.

To reach the proposed number of 220,000 seals, the cull and disposal program would run at birthing time each year for about five years and cost Canadian taxpayers an estimated $35 million.


Please urge the Canadian government to categorically reject this outrageous proposal.

Sign our petition today to ensure that Sable Island's grey seal population is spared this sickening slaughter, and that the island remains a protected habitat for seals.

http://www.care2.com/go/z/e/AFY_s/zk68/bgm0v
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Re: Protect the Sable Island Seals.

Postby BFS » Tue Jul 20, 2010 3:53 pm

Done
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Re: Protect the Sable Island Seals.

Postby Bodhi » Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:02 am

Poor creatures.
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Re: Protect the Sable Island Seals.

Postby ronnewmexico » Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:05 pm

HI muni

AS usual you humble me with your compassion and acts of compassion.
I remain your servant.
It is quite a pleasure for this consciousness to present in its present form when yours does as well in its present form.
A cold breeze on a windswept windy night in autumn it is....quite refreshing.
"This order considers that progress can be achieved more rapidly during a single month of self-transformation through terrifying conditions in rough terrain and in "the abode of harmful forces" than through meditating for a period of three years in towns and monasteries"....Takpo Tashi Namgyal.
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Re: Protect the Sable Island Seals.

Postby kirtu » Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:15 pm

Done.

And the purpose of this "culling" is to reduce the seal population because fishers have claimed that seals are reducing the cod population. However until now I have only heard of overfishing as the primary reason that cod stocks have declined.

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Re: Protect the Sable Island Seals.

Postby muni » Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:36 am

ronnewmexico wrote:HI muni

AS usual you humble me with your compassion and acts of compassion.
I remain your servant.
It is quite a pleasure for this consciousness to present in its present form when yours does as well in its present form.
A cold breeze on a windswept windy night in autumn it is....quite refreshing.



There are those who paint the Buddha's meaning by words colored through painful afflictions.

And then fortunate ones, having pure karmic propensities, naturally appreciating protection and simple ones.

I bow down.



For these petitions to protect many beings is internet great! Easier to make it possible to help.
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