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Action Alert - Stop Icelandic Whaling Now

August 29, 2003

Action Alert - Stop Icelandic Whaling Now


"We're extremely disappointed with Iceland's decision to begin a lethal research whaling program, which anticipates taking 38 minke whales."
- US State Department spokesman Richard Boucher, Washington, August 2003 (as reported by Reuters news service).

ACTION ALERT - HELP SEA SHEPHERD STOP ICELANDIC WHALING VIA UNITED STATES LAW.

You can help Sea Shepherd force the U.S. State Department and Department of Commerce to evoke economic sanctions against Iceland for illegal whaling, as granted per U.S. law. Send your messages via mail, fax or email the officials below and insist that they follow US laws and evoke economic sanctions against Iceland to make it stop this needless slaughter immediately:

Secretary Donald L. Evans
Office of the Secretary
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 5516
14th & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: 202-482-2000
Email: devans@doc.gov

Deputy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman
U.S. Department of Commerce
Fax: 202-501-1262
Email: sbodman@doc.gov

John F. Turner
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
U.S. Department of State
2201 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20520
Tel: (202) 647-1554
Web: http://www.state.gov
Email: http://contact-us.state.gov/ask_form_cat/ask_form_foreign.html

AND SEND MESSAGES VIA MAIL, FAX OR EMAIL TO ICELAND'S GOVERNMENT TO PROTEST THEIR RETURN TO WHALING. URGE ICELAND TO:

1) Halt all plans to kill whales for scientific research and for commercial purposes
2) Withdraw their formal objection to the International Whaling Commission's moratorium on commercial whaling.
3) Tell them you won't travel to Iceland or purchase any Icelandic goods until they cease ALL whaling.

Iceland's Ambassador to the US:
Mr. Helgi Ágústsson, Ambassador
Embassy of Iceland
1156 15th Street N.W., Suite 1200
Washington DC 20005-1704
Tel.: 202-265-6653
Fax: 202-265-6656
E-Mail: icemb.wash@utn.stjr.is
Web: www.iceland.org/us

Iceland's Prime Minister:
David Oddsson
The Prime Minister´s Office
Stjornarradshusid
150 Reykjavik
Iceland
Tel. +354 545 8400
Facsimile: +354 562 4014
E-mail: postur@for.stjr.is

Iceland Environment Minister:
Siv Fridleifsdottir
Email: http://government.is/interpro/umh/umh-english.nsf/pages/contact.html


 

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