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The Australian environment minister, Greg Hunt

Stop the Japanese whaling boats in Australian waters.

Signed,

Jess Grabasch

This petition closed about 1 year ago

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Dear Mr Greg Hunt,

We believe that to stopping the whaling boats in Australian waters is a serious issue. We also believe that you are in a position to take action to address this issue. It is...

Dear Mr Greg Hunt,

We believe that to stopping the whaling boats in Australian waters is a serious issue. We also believe that you are in a position to take action to address this issue. It is important because despite the government laws whales are still being killed and the species is nearly endangered.

In recent years, growing numbers of whales appear annually off the southern Australian coast, where breeding and socialising occurs before they head south to feed in the nutrient-rich sub-Antarctic waters. Unfortunately, while some populations and species are showing signs of recovery, the future of others remains uncertain. Despite decades of protection, blue whales remain at about 2% of pre-whaling levels although their numbers appear to be slowly increasing at last. Even within species, recovery has been patchy.

Stopping whaling will allow the whale species to grow and breed. Also to not be killing animals for no reason. To larger a number of whales are being killed and the species will soon be endangered. It would appear that the Abbott government's resolve against whaling failed to deliver on an election promise to send a Customs ship to monitor the kill.  Mr Hunt you need to stop talking and start acting!

Your government will be judged on its ability to stop whaling in Australian waters. The eyes of the world are watching! Obviously it is time that action is taken to stop the killing of whales in Australian waters. We ask that you stop the Japanese boat whaling in Australian waters. This will allow the whale species to grow and breed. Also to not be killing animals for no reason. To larger a number of whales are being killed and the species will soon be endangered.

We trust that you will act promptly on this matter

Yours sincerely,

Jess Grabasch

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