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Tell Japan: End Illegal Antarctic Whaling Today!

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About the Petition

An international court has ordered Japan to halt its illegal Antarctic whaling expeditions, ruling that the missions are just commercial hunting "masquerading" as science. Sounds like great news, right?

But Japan's prime minister has promised to keep up his fight against whales: "I want to aim for the resumption of commercial whaling." His fisheries minister went even further and ate a piece of whale steak for the cameras.

With many whale species still listed as endangered, it's past time for illegal whaling to end, and it's up to you to help get the job done! Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cares about Japan's international reputation, so sending him 50,000 SierraRise signatures can make a difference.

Sign the petition below to tell Japan: The whole world is watching! Respect the International Court of Justice, and end illegal Antarctic whaling today!

To: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi

Endangered whales are an important part of our planet's threatened oceans. The whole world is watching: I call on you to follow the International Court of Justice's ruling and end illegal whaling in the Antarctic Ocean at once.

Sincerely,

[Your name here] 

Supporters

  • 25003
    Marianne Maggi
    Morton Grove, IL
    1 hour ago
  • 25002
    Seguy Agnes
    Vowinckel, PA
    2 hours ago
  • 25001
    Hilde Broeckx
    Belgium
    2 hours ago
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    Vinzenz Reck
    Germany
    3 hours ago
  • 24999
    Julie Willford
    Titusville, FL
    4 hours ago
  • 24998
    Magda Komorowska
    Canada
    5 hours ago
  • 24997
    Amanda Thomas
    United Kingdom
    6 hours ago
  • 24996
    Nancy Lowe
    Canada
    6 hours ago
  • 24995
    Erwan Delon
    VERSAILLES, Karab√ľk
    6 hours ago
  • 24994
    Lisa De Veirman
    Belgium
    7 hours ago
  • 24993
    Heather Fowle
    exeter,
    8 hours ago
  • 24992
    Lisse Wets
    Belgium
    8 hours ago
  • 24991
    Heidi Elzinga
    Netherlands
    8 hours ago
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    Marie Remington
    Niles, MI
    9 hours ago

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