Help us stop commercial whaling in Australian waters! sign now

Commercial whaling has been happening since the 1800's. It was officially banned 1986, but that hasn't stopped many countries killing these innocent mammals. Many Japanese boats are whaling in Australian waters but the Australian government needs to put down their foot make a stand against these murders.

Many whale species are becoming endangered and risk becoming extinct.
Humpback whales could have numbered 1.5 million prior to the onset of commercial whaling in the 1800s. The humpback whales currently number only 20,000.

The blue whales of the Antarctic are at less than 1 percent of their original abundance, despite 40 years of complete protection. Some populations of whales are recovering but some are not.

The West Pacific grey whale population is the most endangered in the world. It hovers on the edge of extinction with just over 100 remaining.

These countries mask their action with the poor excuse for whaling as scientific research. But the whale meat business in Japan is booming. Whale meat is a delicacy. The whale blubber is often used to make cosmetics and the bones are famously used in old-fashioned corsetry.

Please sign our petition which we intend to send to the Australian government as an attempt to lower commercial whaling in our waters.

Thank you,

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  • 02 June 201542. Chua Yusiahd
    I support this petition
  • 07 December 201441. Vincent D
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  • 13 August 201440. Tarrah L
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  • 04 December 201339. June C
    This is an inhumane practice - what possible justification can be presented in the name of gourmet food.
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  • 16 August 201233. Sophia A
    I was sad when I read that blue whales are perilously close to extinction.I hope they are saved in time.(:
  • 05 August 201232. Sarah R
    Please stop all whaling in and near Australian Waters. how can we have any hope in the big problems that mankind faces in the future if we cannot even resolve this issue. If there is a lack of humanity in our laws then we have no hope
  • 08 May 201231. Christine K
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  • 22 November 201026. Sandy W
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    I support this petition
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    I support this petition
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    I support this petition
  • 25 August 200921. Jennifer D
    Whole families agrees including teenage children.. to young to sign??
  • 30 May 200920. Andrea Z
    I support this petition
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    I support this petition
  • 10 April 200818. Sarah R
  • 06 February 200817. Brianne Banks
  • 14 December 200716. Kerry G
    Mr Rudd you promised "war on whaling" now is the time to keep that promise

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Alberto NunezBy:
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Petition target:
Australian Government.


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