Urge President Obama to end the Navy’s deadly assault on whales
From NRDC.org: How many whales have to die before the Navy reins in its use of dangerous sonar and explosives during routine training and testing exercises?
Just recently, beaked whales mass-stranded and died — for the fourth time — on the beaches of Greece during U.S. Navy joint exercises offshore. Experts are alarmed that the region’s beaked whale populations are being decimated.
As Commander in Chief, President Obama can end the Navy’s deadly assault on whales right now with one stroke of his pen. But that is unlikely to happen unless hundreds of thousands of us make our voices heard loud and clear.
Tell the President to intervene immediately and direct the Navy to put vital whale habitat off-limits during routine training.
The Navy estimates it could kill nearly 1,000 marine mammals over the next five years during training and testing with sonar and explosives. There will be more than…
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