Feb 15, 2014

Anywhere: Alert---Take Action to Save Penguins—and the Seas They Rely On

Save the Penguins
From: The Pew Charitable Trusts <outreach@pewtrusts.org>
Date: Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 9:30 AM
Subject: Alert: Take Action to Save Penguins—and the Seas They Rely On

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Take Action: Save the Penguins!
Save the Penguins
The penguins in Antarctica's Southern Ocean need your help. They live in some of the world's most pristine ecosystems, which are facing increasing pressures from climate change and fishing. Tell world leaders that you support marine reserves to protect these penguins.
Make your voice heard with our easy action alert »
Reckless and Destructive Fishing
'Must Be Stopped'
The president of Palau recently announced at the United Nations that he plans to ban all commercial fishing, transforming 200 nautical miles surrounding the island nation into a fully protected marine reserve. "Reckless and destructive fishing practices, overfishing, and illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing have robbed us of our resources. They must be stopped," he said
Why he says we must act now »
Attack Survivors Unite to Save Sharks
Despite terrifying attacks and grave injuries, shark attack survivors from around the globe have joined us in working to restore and conserve the world's dwindling shark populations. They are pressing world leaders to act for shark conservation.
VIDEO: See the survivors' stories »
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Ocean White Tip
As vulnerable to extinction as cheetahs and polar bears, oceanic whitetips are among five shark species protected by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. Find out how Pew is helping save them today »
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