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5/15/12: 15,636 signatures sent to Senator Scott Brown. Please continue to sign for this important cause if you haven't already!
Goal: 50,000 Progress: 30,446
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

Each winter on the shores of Cape Cod, dolphins strand themselves and are unable to get back to sea. No one is sure why this phenomenon occurs, but it's happened for hundreds of years, and has been largely manageable until now.

The strandings have taken on new complexity this year. almost two hundred of dolphins have stranded themselves on Cape Cod's beaches. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has been working around the clock to save the dolphins and send them back to their natural habitat.

But the rescue project is in danger because its funding — money that comes from the John H. Prescott Stranding Grant Program — is in danger of being cut.

At this dire time, the last thing rescuers need is depleted funding. Sign below calling on Senator Scott Brown to continue his important work in saving marine mammals and to advocate for the continuation of the John H. Prescott Stranding Grant Program.

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Dear Senator Scott Brown:

I am writing to you today because you have continuously demonstrated your commitment to the preservation of marine mammals, and a situation currently occurring in Cape Cod needs your attention.

As you may know, each winter small groups of dolphins strand themselves on the shores of Cape Cod, rendering them unable to return to sea. No one is really sure why this happens, but in the past the phenomenon has been manageable and the dolphins have been safely returned to their habitat.

This year, though, unprecedented numbers of dolphins are stranding themselves, challenging rescue teams and exhausting available funding. The John H. Prescott Stranding Grant Program — where the funding comes from — is in danger of being cut from the federal budget.

You previously sponsored the Marine Mammal Protection Amendment Act — the bill in which the Prescott Stranding Grant Program originates. Please help rescuers to continue their life-saving work by opposing the cut!

Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Oct 15, 2017 Regina Powell
Oct 15, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 14, 2017 Karl-Heinz Braun
Oct 13, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 13, 2017 Gisela Zech
Oct 12, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 10, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 10, 2017 Bassam Imam
Oct 10, 2017 Vicki Burger
Oct 10, 2017 Pamela Babcock
Oct 10, 2017 Paula Mattila
Oct 10, 2017 veronique Charvet
Oct 9, 2017 Paul Carverr
Oct 8, 2017 Robert Cooke, Jr.
Oct 6, 2017 Zaher Naoum
Oct 6, 2017 Ingrid Fechner
Oct 6, 2017 Diana Moore
Oct 6, 2017 Dominique LANG
Oct 6, 2017 Brenda Roy
Oct 6, 2017 Patricia Malherbe
Oct 6, 2017 Maelie Bugat
Oct 6, 2017 Blanca Díaz
Oct 6, 2017 katherine Sampson
Oct 5, 2017 Denise Gonzalez
Oct 5, 2017 Liliana Fiorini
Oct 5, 2017 Leslie Ashby
Oct 5, 2017 Kevin Chambers
Oct 5, 2017 Sarah Young
Oct 5, 2017 Alta Toler As we destroy and pollute our oceans, we kill ourselves. Please don't cut funding that saves these stranded dolphins.
Oct 4, 2017 Tatyana Mitnik
Oct 4, 2017 Linda K Reed
Oct 4, 2017 NANCY WEISHEW
Oct 4, 2017 Lori Dungey
Oct 4, 2017 Elena Newton
Oct 3, 2017 Tracy Wood
Oct 2, 2017 michelle kaehny
Oct 1, 2017 Karrie Vukelic
Sep 30, 2017 Sara Garcia
Sep 27, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 26, 2017 Naomi Martin
Sep 26, 2017 Tamara Van Voorst
Sep 26, 2017 Sibel Isler
Sep 25, 2017 christine Starai
Sep 25, 2017 Petra Everidge
Sep 25, 2017 Terri Robb Protect dolphins. Period.
Sep 25, 2017 Claudia Simpson
Sep 25, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 25, 2017 Alessandro Biagioli
Sep 24, 2017 Mona Manera
Sep 24, 2017 Alejandra Benito

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