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    Pickup Truck with an 8 ' Bed Needed to Help Dolphins in SC

    http://www.postandcourier.com/news/tracing-the-health-of-dolphins-whales-might-go-to-private/article_1da30158-7933-11e7-ba59-e7ffb07e378b.html Cuts in federal funds and changes in regulations make it hard to get a truck to help dolphins- weither to rescue injured dolphins or to do an autopsy to find out what is harming them. We need research on what causes dolphin strandings onto beachs- pollution, viruses, superloud sonar from oil exploration, or superloud navy sonar . Local Volunteer Lauren Rust started a group to raise funds to continue the research.        


     

    Superloud Seismic Oil Exploration Could Injure 138,000 Whales and Dolphins

    These airgun soundbursts can be heard 2,500 miles away and go off every 10 seconds for months. They are planned on the Atlantic coast from Delaware down to Florida. Please support Greenpeace, Oceana, NRDC, and Sea Shepherd as they oppose this. https://www.ecowatch.com/seismic-tesing-oil-drilling-2402920868.html

    Protect Dolphins by keeping the "Dolphin Safe" Tuna Label

    Ask your senators and representatives to stop the international trade bullies at the WTO and NAFTA from imposing big fines to get the US to drop its "dolphin safe" labels for tuna. These labels allow shoppers to avoid tuna caught in large purse seine nets that drown dolphins. Also, you can write letters to the editor of your local paper? Here is link: http://action.citizen.org/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=13493 You need to spell out all of your street address to sent them messages here. Leaping Dolphins shirt design

    Dolphin Slaughter and Capture

    Activists are bearing witness and publicizing the dolphin capture and killing. Over the last 6 weeks, 68 bottlenose dolphins and 1 pilot whale were violently captured and 35 Risso's dolphins and 16 pilot whales were slaughtered. Dolphin Project is the Facebook address for updates. Many dolphins were being captured in the Japanese cove for aquariums or to slaughter. Here is the Twitter feed for up to date reports. The money from selling the dolphins to aquariums provides the money to pay for the violent capture and slaughter of the rest of the dolphins.