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karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 14, 2014 - 09:40am PT


Happy Valentines day!

Humpback Whale Shows AMAZING Appreciation After Being freed from gill net.


http://youtu.be/tcXU7G6zhjU
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Relic MilkEye and grandpoobah of HBRKRNH
Feb 14, 2014 - 09:41am PT
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Karen why arent you protesting these BIRD BOILERS..????
Chaz

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
Feb 14, 2014 - 10:02am PT
Because it became necessary to destroy the environment, in order to save it.
karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 15, 2014 - 06:47am PT
because it seemed like a good idea at the time....

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locker

Social climber
Some Rehab in Bolivia
Feb 15, 2014 - 07:17am PT


So how are the fish sandwiches this morning???...


Anyone having a whale of a GUD time yet???...


karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 15, 2014 - 04:04pm PT
Tomorrow is the protest at Sea World at 10 am

make your voice heard
make your voice heard
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Cozgrove

Gym climber
Calabashole
Feb 15, 2014 - 05:59pm PT
How do you feel about children being lock up in sweat shops, to make clothing for Patagonia?

Just having fun Karen, hope you Free Willie...; )
karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 17, 2014 - 07:10am PT
It was great to see over 300 like minded people at the protest yesterday.

http://www.cbs8.com/story/24740156/seaworld-strikes-back-against-protesters-claims


However fighting a 2.5 billion dollar a year company isn't easy!
Guess what, they lie! Imagine that!
Sea world keeping rich guys even richer!
karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 17, 2014 - 10:11am PT
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That is our kind of droopy banner that says Boycott Seaworld on it!
nature

climber
Boulder, CO
Feb 18, 2014 - 07:50pm PT
Lolita won a major victory as she has been (re) included into L-pod and is now consider an endangered species. It paves the way for her release. There's a good chance that on our trip to the San Juan's this summer we may get a chance to visit her in the pen that has been prepared for her.

Fingers crossed for Morgan tomorrow....

Jai Jai Jai Lolita!
Jim Brennan

Trad climber
Canada
Feb 18, 2014 - 09:38pm PT
Doug,

What are the percentages of success for the reintegration to the wild pod for Lolita ? If this is to be successful, what does the path forward look like ?
karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 20, 2014 - 06:56am PT
Here is a great link to learn more about Lolita and Orcas

https://theorcaproject.wordpress.com/killer-whale-orca-marine-parks/miami-seaquarium/

You can also express your feeling about listing Orcas as endangered.

http://www.regulations.gov/#!submitComment;D=NOAA-NMFS-2013-0056-1841



nature

climber
Boulder, CO
Feb 20, 2014 - 09:03am PT
Jim, I'm not sure I have a percentage for you. What I understand is the chances are fairly high. There's two reasons I'm aware of for this optimism.

1) She was old enough before she was captured to learn how to capture her own food. I visited the Clearwater Marine Aquarium this past week (a 503.c with their hearts in the right place). They have three dolphins. One is missing its tail (and for training/therapy purposes has a prosthetic tail). All three were rescued at a very young age and none would survive if released because they do not know how to hunt/feed. Wasn't stoked they were making them do tricks but otherwise the experience was good.

2) she recognizes the calls from her family. Her mom and mostly like grandmother (L2 - Granny - 102 years old) are still alive.

The path forward is this. They have an open pen waiting for her on San Jaun Island. Southern Resident L-pod very often visits the area (they live there). She'd be introduce to the pen and then they'd go from there. They'd observe her - giving her chances to chase and eat salmon. After some time they'd if she can show she can feed herself they'd eventually open the pen when L-pod is in the area and let her make up her own mind. L-pod would be all.... Yo! girlfriend... where the hell have you been for the last forty years?!?!?!?! And she'd swim off.

It's interesting... if this continues to go the way that it is there's a good chance she'd be in the pen when we visit in June.

This is Nicholas. He was found at about 9 months old beached with his mom. She passed away two months after rescue. The white is scars left form 2nd and 3rd degree sunburns. I spent some time just hanging with him after his show. He did laps and every time around looked at me.
Credit: nature

Winter's tail
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karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 21, 2014 - 06:56am PT
Wow Nature,
That is great news!
I hope she does well and gets reunited with her family!

I love this shot!
I love this shot!
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karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 21, 2014 - 01:59pm PT
Please sign this!

http://www.change.org/petitions/ask-sea-world-to-release-their-orcas-and-dolphins-to-ocean-sanctuaries


let me be free
let me be free
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karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 22, 2014 - 08:12am PT
http://www.takepart.com/photos/wild-killer-whales/orcas-in-the-open-ocean?cmpid=tp-internal-taboola


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http://www.takepart.com/photos/wild-killer-whales/orcas-in-the-open-ocean?cmpid=tp-internal-taboola

Sign this petition Please
karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 22, 2014 - 12:11pm PT
http://takeaction.takepart.com/actions/support-protection-of-lolita-under-the-endangered-species-act?cmpid=tpanimals-eml-2014-02-22-squid


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karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 23, 2014 - 07:16am PT
https://www.oceancare.org/en/silentoceans/

http://vimeo.com/67804123

this is a very good cause!
this is a very good cause!
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karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 24, 2014 - 10:11am PT
Nature, great ending btw

Yo! girlfriend... where the hell have you been for the last forty years?!?!?!?! And she'd swim off.
karen roseme

Mountain climber
san diego
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 24, 2014 - 02:30pm PT
http://takeaction.takepart.com/actions/urge-noaa-to-protect-north-atlantic-right-whales-before-feb-27?cmpid=action-eml-2014-02-24-whales


Urge NOAA to Protect North Atlantic Right Whales Before Feb. 27!


We, the undersigned, are concerned about the survival of the North Atlantic right whale. The American Pilots Associationís proposed changes to the ship strike rule will put these whales back in the way of deadly ship strikes. While your agency recently extended the ship strike rule, we know that our fight is not over.

Please dismiss the Pilots Associationís request to remove the restrictions of the ship strike rule from all federally maintained dredged entrance channels and pilot boarding areas between New York and Florida.

I stand with organizations such as the Whale and Dolphin Conservation in urging NOAA Fisheries to ensure that the fewer than 500 remaining North Atlantic right whales have a safe area to live.
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