Mining and Interim protection announced
Please consider these news items and actions that you can take to help.
- Mining to be permitted in marine mammal sanctuaries
"...the exploration would threaten rare sea creatures such as the endangered maui's and hector's dolphin, as well as sea lions, fur seals and southern right whales."
- Set net ban extension to protect Maui's Dolphin
- Conservation groups slam dolphin plan
"...yet this decision means the government is knowingly allowing a method of fishing that kills dolphins to go ahead in their habitat.
ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE: sign & spread the word
Global citizens, please sign and Share this worldwide action link. "Stop the sell out- Aotearoa is Not For Sale": https://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/Oppose_NZ_Asset_Sales/?ciVaAbb
Seabed mining (and oil exploration & extraction) are among major threats to the last surviving Maui's & Hector's Dolphins. Please share this video by Kiwis Against Seabed Mining (KASM)