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Whales are magnificent are they not. I am fascinated by them as they are guardians of our planet Earth. They hold much wisdom far more than we will ever know. Where did the Whales originate from. A watery planet in a far off galaxy, they were brought here eons ago when Earth was first created […]

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Jamaica’s Sea Turtles Are Living on the Edge — Repeating Islands

Petchary’s Blog reminds us that yesterday marked the 15th Annual Endangered Species Day, and makes a plea for the protection of sea turtles. Here are excerpts: There was a painful, sad post on social media this morning: the Bluefields Bay Fishermen’s Friendly Society needs help to save and protect our Sea Turtles. On May 8 and 14, […]

Endangered Species Day: Jamaica’s Sea Turtles Are Living on the Edge — Repeating Islands

WHALE EXTINCTION

350 Scientists have warned that within our lifetime 50% of the world’s whale species could become extinct. Whaling, climate change, collisions with ship, habitat degradation, pollution — all these, and more, account for serious threats to these species.

The North Atlantic Right Whale is high on the vulnerable list. Followed not far behind by some others.

Check all this out on the internet.

Norway, Iceland and Japan seem to be the only countries, other than local aboriginal populations from some other countries, who permit whaling. Its been rumoured that Iceland exports its surplus whale meat products to Japan where it is used for pet food…

Surely, in this day and age, whaling should not be necessary…