Beholdance - Keep The Ban On Whaling
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Dear Mr. President,
It was announced on Earth Day that the International Whaling Commission put forward a deal to legalize commercial whaling. This would be the first time in generations that this would be allowed and the moratorium is for 10 years. It is outrageous to think our own country would release the ban for nothing but profit at the expense of native wildlife, many of which are highly at risk due to climate change, ocean noise and pollution.
Also, it would not control those exploiting loopholes it would only reward Japan, Iceland and Norway who have failed to comply. I agree we need to find a way to stop the deadlock; however, killing is never the answer because Extinction is Forever.
This proposal would open up the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary and allow the hunting and killing of whales. There is no scientific justification for killing whales and we do not want to see this to happen. I am counting on you, Mr. President, your administration to do what it right for the children on this planet as it is there future these decisions will affect. The right choice is to secure a natural balance that is healthy and sustainable for all living things. This includes some of the largest mammals on the planet, so DO NOT legalize whaling and let that become your legacy. Death solves nothing and saves nothing.
I respectfully urge you to REJECT this plan and to choose life.
Beholdance Youth Coalition, standing up for conservation, character and community service. Beholdance Mission: To come together and take a look at issues effecting the health and well being of our planet and to stand up and give our youth a voice to our future, while instilling values, character and education regarding conservation and community service to better the world in which we live. To bring focus to our future because we are the generation that will inherit the earth and it is our voice and actions that will ensure it will be loved, protected and healthy for the coming generations.