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Sos To Stop Orca Suffering!
posted on November 20, 2019

Sos To Stop Orca Suffering!

For the past 2 years Washington Governor Jay Inslee established a SRKW Task Force to try to save the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales. They presently number only 73! The Orca Task Force Final Report and Recommendations was released on November 8th.

The Task Force recognized that vessel traffic and noise is one of three major threats (the others include lack of food and pollution). The US and Canada have taken protective actions such as increased distances from orcas and No Go Zones for commercial and private boat operators. However, the Task Force took no action to reduce the life and death threat of research vessel traffic!

Research Traffic can further endanger the Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKWs). Over 15 years of continuous experiments on them have not saved them! And even the marine circuses, that started captivity and decimated them, are now planning more experiments and “extreme veterinary intervention”! “Researchers” continue multi-year experiments that include the SRKWs, other orca ecotypes and Humpbacks.

Please Sign and Share this New Petition: SOS PETITION.