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Japan and its commercial whaling allies need to stop voting against the South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary (SAWS) and start protecting whales! Sign the petition asking the International Whaling Commission delegates to leave the whales alone and pass the resolution here!:
Final signature count: 21,225
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

We need your help to save the whales of the Caribbean!

Despite enjoying a pristine ocean ecosystem teeming with all different types of life — from majestic coral reefs to abundant species of whales — six Caribbean nations continuously vote against whale conservation when it comes time to vote for it at International Whaling Commission (IWC) meetings.

The IWC would like to establish a South Atlantic whale sanctuary, but Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Lucia, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines continue to oppose it. These nations do not support whale preservation.

Tourism makes up a considerable portion of the Caribbean's economy, so keeping the whales safe and healthy is not only necessary for their survival, but also for the Caribbean's.

Write to these island nations telling them to create a sanctuary and save the whales — it's good for them too!

Dear leaders of Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Lucia, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines:

Please stop voting against our whales.

The six Caribbean nations of Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Lucia, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines continuously vote against the safety of the whales in the Caribbean at the International Whaling Commission's meetings. The IWC would like to establish a whale sanctuary that would provide protections for the whales.

Whales are a precious species we need to preserve — and one that also brings in millions of dollars per year to the Caribbean's tourism industry. Blocking protections for the whales only threatens their survival and the Caribbean's economy. It's in your best interest to provide a sanctuary that would keep the whales safe from whaling.

Please vote in favor of the whales at the next IWC meeting. Their survival — and yours! — depend on it.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures

Oct 12, 2017 Jordi Malgà
Oct 11, 2017 kari kaz
Oct 10, 2017 Laura Prohaska
Oct 10, 2017 Bassam Imam
Oct 10, 2017 Vicki Burger
Oct 10, 2017 Elisabete Fonseca
Oct 10, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 10, 2017 Maria Boubouri
Oct 10, 2017 stella MASON
Oct 9, 2017 Nina Carey
Oct 7, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 7, 2017 Sylvie Rochat
Oct 7, 2017 HELGA Jelus
Oct 6, 2017 Louise Moore
Oct 5, 2017 MaryJo DeGiuseppi
Oct 5, 2017 Nadine Wolff
Oct 5, 2017 Sarah Young
Oct 4, 2017 Jennifer Acrey
Oct 4, 2017 Bonnie D. Your lack of support for the safety and protection of whales is your own undoing. The miniscule monetary income from this foul practice cannot possibly be worth the extinction of these amazing animals. SUPPORT THE WHALES' PROTECTION!!!
Oct 4, 2017 Graciela Rodriguez-Sero
Oct 4, 2017 Jill Nightingale
Oct 4, 2017 Elena Newton
Oct 4, 2017 Jill Schenkel
Oct 4, 2017 Tana kent
Oct 4, 2017 julie melillo
Oct 3, 2017 Tracy Wood
Oct 3, 2017 Ashley Bales Save the whales
Oct 2, 2017 michelle kaehny
Oct 2, 2017 (Name not displayed) Your tourism industry depends on environmental beauty, which includes wildlife. Please save your whales.
Oct 2, 2017 Lois Karasek Whales are a precious marine animals that requires protection. Unless someone is paying you off, I cannot imagine why you would vote against their protection. Do the RIGHT THING. PROTECT the whales.
Oct 1, 2017 Karrie Vukelic
Oct 1, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 29, 2017 Donna Seeger
Sep 27, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Sep 27, 2017 Lina Guerrero
Sep 26, 2017 Naomi Martin
Sep 26, 2017 Tamara Van Voorst
Sep 26, 2017 Leslie Scott
Sep 26, 2017 Carole Osborn
Sep 26, 2017 robert dowling
Sep 26, 2017 Sibel Isler
Sep 25, 2017 Maren LaCombe
Sep 25, 2017 Desari Erickson
Sep 25, 2017 Claudia Simpson
Sep 25, 2017 Lynn Miller
Sep 25, 2017 Alessandro Biagioli
Sep 25, 2017 Sasha Ramdihol
Sep 24, 2017 Devin Altenbern
Sep 24, 2017 Mona Manera
Sep 24, 2017 Terri Lynch

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