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Debra Warrens
Debra Warrens

I am another animal rights advocate with a PASSION for WOLVES. WOLVES is one of the many CAUSES I work on. WE must FRIEND each other, NETWORK together in all WOLF GROUPS! WE must UNITE in the FIGHT to SAVE and PROTECT all WOLF SPECIES WORLD WIDE! This has to be a GLOBAL effort on all levels to save these majestic animals on our planet. Because there are HUNTERS, TRAPPERS, and RANCHERS every where that want to their their land from them and just have pure HATRED for them! MAN is the TOP...

I am another animal rights advocate with a PASSION for WOLVES. WOLVES is one of the many CAUSES I work on. WE must FRIEND each other, NETWORK together in all WOLF GROUPS! WE must UNITE in the FIGHT to SAVE and PROTECT all WOLF SPECIES WORLD WIDE! This has to be a GLOBAL effort on all levels to save these majestic animals on our planet. Because there are HUNTERS, TRAPPERS, and RANCHERS every where that want to their their land from them and just have pure HATRED for them! MAN is the TOP PREDATOR in the forest now, WE must out smart him in so many ways, first by EDUCATING the youngest children in preschool on up about WOLVES and their ENVIRONMENT. Next, we must teach the RANCHERS that they DO have other OPTIONS to SAVE and PROTECT their LIVESTOCK such as GUARD DOGS, DONKEYS and LLAMAS. WE CAN DO THIS! WE NEED TO PUT WOLVES BACK ONTO THE ENDANGERED SPECIES LISTS IN EVERY COUNTRY!

Michael Jennings-Jones
Michael Jennings-Jones

The reindeer isn't novelty meat in Finland, in fact it's eaten quite a lot. On top of that, the Sámi haven't got much land for their reindeer herding as it is because of losing land to urbanisation by the Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian peoples, just as they have been for the last thousand years. I think you should make your argument less one sided, and consider the fact that the Sámi have a livelihood and a whole culture to uphold, rather than belittling them as only being their to 'put...

The reindeer isn't novelty meat in Finland, in fact it's eaten quite a lot. On top of that, the Sámi haven't got much land for their reindeer herding as it is because of losing land to urbanisation by the Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian peoples, just as they have been for the last thousand years. I think you should make your argument less one sided, and consider the fact that the Sámi have a livelihood and a whole culture to uphold, rather than belittling them as only being their to 'put novelty meat onto your plate'. Think native Americans on their reserves, and you've got a close analogy. Also, reindeer migrate, so fences would only have limited use. The issue's more complicated than you're making out. I'm not sure whether I can sign this petition or not: I'd suggest rather than boycotting reindeer products, other methods of control could be used, such as stunning wolves and transporting them away.

Anders Carlsson
Anders Carlsson
  • Michael Jennings-Jones

Stunning does not help unfortunately. If transported away to other areas, even far away, they tend to return to what they consider their home territory. We have several examples of it in Sweden. This is not an easy question with easy solutions and therefore people who often have very little or no experience or knowledge in the subject should not sign a petition that calls for boycott of a peoples livelihood. There must be other ways of trying to improve the situation for the wolves...

Phil Krash Tebbetts
Phil Krash Tebbetts

me n a bunch of friends were planning a trip to finland this year... well now that ive saw n read this the trip is off... they just lost at least 50,000 american dollars due to this... n who knows how much money in the future.... now its my goal to deter as many people as possible from going there... these poor wolves do not deserve this... man should love all animals....

Thisis Bovinefeces
Thisis Bovinefeces
  • Phil Krash Tebbetts

oh, bullshit. if this was enough to deter your friends from going to finland, then they better not plan on going to virtually every other country in the world.

i believe there are some nice uninhabited islands in the outer hebrides.

have fun.

Nina Davies
Nina Davies

For goodness sake! just how many reindeer can 160 wolves kill? and just how often do they attempt to take large prey?

Helinä Sirpa Tughan
Helinä Sirpa Tughan
  • Nina Davies

All those 160 are not in Lapland; there are Wolves also in the South. And they can also kill dogs if the dogs are chasing reindeers!

Thisis Bovinefeces
Thisis Bovinefeces
  • Nina Davies

Helinä Sirpa Tughan if the dogs are chasing reindeer, i fully understand if the dog gets shot. it isn't on the herder, either, it's on the dog's owner for not controlling the dog, not training the dog properly, and for allowing it to run at large. it's the same thing over here - were i a sheep farmer or a cattle rancher and some dog is menacing the stock i rely on to keep food on my table, i'm sorry, but dog's gotta go. mind you, i'd try other methods first but then, i like dogs and i'm a...

Helinä Sirpa Tughan if the dogs are chasing reindeer, i fully understand if the dog gets shot. it isn't on the herder, either, it's on the dog's owner for not controlling the dog, not training the dog properly, and for allowing it to run at large. it's the same thing over here - were i a sheep farmer or a cattle rancher and some dog is menacing the stock i rely on to keep food on my table, i'm sorry, but dog's gotta go. mind you, i'd try other methods first but then, i like dogs and i'm a tolerant kind of person - but if the dog's not stopping or if it's actually attacking (isntead of just being a barking nuisance), then it's history.

Malgorzata Safian-Hassan

we must stop this!

Andy Green
Andy Green

so wrong, man is the only problem we have on this plannet.

Bonnie J Block-Lee
Bonnie J Block-Lee

I would and have not purchased any product with faux fur or real fur...........my love of wolves is incalcutable.

Meher Toorkey
Meher Toorkey

I would have never dreamt of buying reindeer products even without signing this pledge. This is such a short sighted policy, as predator & prey keep nature in balance and without one the other disappears.

Wendye Kolles
Wendye Kolles

Every animal should be able to live a long, healthy and safe life in an environment that is suited to their specific needs - away from selfish, greedy, thoughtless, cruel humans. God bless ALL animals! xo xo xo xo xo xo.

Sharzad Nazemi
Sharzad Nazemi

so wrong.

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