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Navy training linked to at least 3 dolphin deaths
AP via SFGate ^ | 3/26/11

Posted on 03/26/2011 10:26:02 AM PDT by SmithL

The National Marine Fisheries Service says Navy training off the San Diego County coast has been linked to the deaths of at least three dolphins and may be responsible for two more. . . .

Environmentalists have called on the Navy to suspend activities involved in the deaths and conduct a transparent investigation. A spokesman says the Navy is continuing its training program in the area.

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Government; US: California
KEYWORDS: dolphins; effthegddophins; environmentalist; navy; nmfs; sandiego; sonar

1 posted on 03/26/2011 10:26:04 AM PDT by SmithL
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To: SmithL

boo hoo


2 posted on 03/26/2011 10:27:59 AM PDT by JessieHelmsJr (Tree hugging liberals call it global warming. We call it summertime.)
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To: SmithL

SOB! Not poor little dolphins. Noooooooooooooo. /s


3 posted on 03/26/2011 10:28:12 AM PDT by Drango (NO-vember is payback for April 15th)
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To: JessieHelmsJr

People like you are truly bizarre.


4 posted on 03/26/2011 10:29:11 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (For the first time in my adult life, I'm scared of my government.)
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To: SmithL

T S


5 posted on 03/26/2011 10:29:24 AM PDT by unkus
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To: SmithL

National Marine Fisheries Service? I didn’t know we had or even needed one of those. I know we need a well trained Navy.


6 posted on 03/26/2011 10:29:37 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey thug! I've got your "collective bargaining" right here!)
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To: SmithL

7 posted on 03/26/2011 10:29:50 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: SmithL

I might have stepped on some ants on my way to/from the mailbox today.
Who should I report this to?


8 posted on 03/26/2011 10:31:00 AM PDT by Repeal The 17th (Tagline closed for repairs. Please use the next available tagline. We appreciate your patience.)
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To: Drango
I think there is a market...


9 posted on 03/26/2011 10:31:20 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Liberalism is a philosophy of sniveling brats. /P. J. O'Rourke, 1991)
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To: SmithL

I know dan marino has lost a lot of weight but no idea it had gone this far


10 posted on 03/26/2011 10:31:23 AM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: SmithL

They didn’t do it on porpoise.


11 posted on 03/26/2011 10:31:34 AM PDT by rfp1234 (Le Parti du The'. Ne marchez pas sur moi!)
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To: SmithL

Fa love Pa.


12 posted on 03/26/2011 10:32:08 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: JessieHelmsJr

The tuna doesn’t taste as good as it used to.


13 posted on 03/26/2011 10:32:53 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Repeal The 17th

No one.

Just go out back and shoot yourself instead.

You need killin’.

/s


14 posted on 03/26/2011 10:32:59 AM PDT by Salamander (I think I need some rest......but sleepin' don't come very easy in a straight white vest.)
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To: BenLurkin

Squish the Fish!


15 posted on 03/26/2011 10:33:47 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: BenLurkin

Thanks for that little quiz. Morris, Czonka and Griese.


16 posted on 03/26/2011 10:34:00 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey thug! I've got your "collective bargaining" right here!)
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To: SmithL

Dolphins are intelligent creatures who deserve our respect.


17 posted on 03/26/2011 10:34:45 AM PDT by grundle
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To: SmithL

120#/day more tuna for human consumption!


18 posted on 03/26/2011 10:35:00 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: rfp1234

LOL


19 posted on 03/26/2011 10:35:40 AM PDT by unkus
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To: rfp1234

Only in the movies are they dolphins!

Dophlin is a fish called maui maui!


20 posted on 03/26/2011 10:37:30 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: SmithL

I’m not seeing the proof of a link. Just a declaration of a link.

Seems to me that dolphins are pretty intelligent and would avoid an area that was dangerous to them.


21 posted on 03/26/2011 10:37:40 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Yes. America back before the collapse of civilization.


22 posted on 03/26/2011 10:37:40 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: SmithL

So effing what!


23 posted on 03/26/2011 10:38:44 AM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!)
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To: BenLurkin

Back when football players played football the way it was meant to be played. Haven’t been a fan since.


24 posted on 03/26/2011 10:40:19 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey thug! I've got your "collective bargaining" right here!)
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To: Oratam

Find Bee.


25 posted on 03/26/2011 10:40:56 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: dalereed

“...Dophlin is a fish called maui maui!...”
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I had that for dinner in a restaurant on the Island of Mahi.


26 posted on 03/26/2011 10:41:02 AM PDT by Repeal The 17th (Tagline closed for repairs. Please use the next available tagline. We appreciate your patience.)
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To: grundle
Dolphins are about as smart as a dog or pig and taste great.

Like all water mammals, much of their brain tissue is no neurons, but insulation to withstand the cold temperatures of the depths.

27 posted on 03/26/2011 10:45:42 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: SmithL

So what???


28 posted on 03/26/2011 10:46:25 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: SmithL

If I was in command I would assign the newly forced on us gays to run any programs that butt heads with leftists. Then we could say they’re just homophobes for complaining about it. How could the libs win that one?


29 posted on 03/26/2011 10:46:25 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: SmithL

I have a liking for dolphins. But accidents happen, and this is not exactly a major kill. How many dolphins were killed in that area by sharks, for instance?


30 posted on 03/26/2011 10:47:34 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: JessieHelmsJr

We should just get rid of our military. Things might die or get polluted otherwise. [/s]


31 posted on 03/26/2011 10:47:40 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: grundle
[ Dolphins are intelligent creatures who deserve our respect. ]

Soooo they are not republicans then?...

32 posted on 03/26/2011 11:03:09 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: SmithL
You know, we have humans, American servicemen, who die every year in military training. You will never read of them in the San Francisco news. But some cute swimming animals that are too stupid to avoid a tuna net get in the way of Navy training and die... well then, the eco nuts go into mourning.

I am not troubled by this.

33 posted on 03/26/2011 11:04:22 AM PDT by Never on my watch (WTF happened to my country?)
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To: SmithL

Dude. How are the SEALs gonna eat?


34 posted on 03/26/2011 11:05:38 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: SmithL

I killed about 43 ants while walking yesterday


35 posted on 03/26/2011 11:07:13 AM PDT by mewykwistmas (No blood for ($4 a gallon) oil!)
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To: grundle

Well if they are so frickin smart, why didn’t they just adhere to the warnings and stay away from the area. Big grey ships coming at me makes me want to find another area of the ocean to play.

On another note, how are they so sure it wasn’t some Hollywood liberal out tooling around in their yacht and jet skis?


36 posted on 03/26/2011 11:12:56 AM PDT by mazda77 (Mike Hogan - JAX Mayor)
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To: SmithL

The Navy should be disbanded for killing 3 fish.

I bet there have been many unreported instances in which fish were struck and killed by vessels.


37 posted on 03/26/2011 11:15:12 AM PDT by NoLibZone (Impeach Obama & try him for treason / Homosexuals reject diversity / Unions finally caught for theft)
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To: SmithL

Meanwhile 5,000 babies are aborted per day. But the reporter and the protesters probably think that is OK.


38 posted on 03/26/2011 11:23:24 AM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: SmithL

I love the little flippers as much as the next guy, but armed forces need training.


39 posted on 03/26/2011 12:02:20 PM PDT by ROTB (Sans Christian revival, we are government slaves, or nuked by China/Russia when we revolt.)
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To: SmithL

So people risking their lives to protect this nation wound up killing a few fish??? OH!!! The HORROR of it all!!!!


40 posted on 03/26/2011 12:02:34 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: SmithL

Again,,they tried this in the 70’s. Sheesh


41 posted on 03/26/2011 12:33:21 PM PDT by Marty62 (Marty60)
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To: SmithL

And how many hundreds of thousands of Dolphins are caught in fishermen’s tuna nets every year???


42 posted on 03/26/2011 2:56:42 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose lips sink ships!)
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To: MrEdd
Dolphins are about as smart as a dog or pig and taste great.

I'm going to assume they probably taste a lot like whale, which I didn't care for at all, so I'll pass on the dolphin.

Like all water mammals, much of their brain tissue is no neurons, but insulation to withstand the cold temperatures of the depths.

Now that is very interesting, since the assumption that they must be extremely intelligent is always based on their brain:body size ratio. I have never heard that before.

43 posted on 03/26/2011 9:43:55 PM PDT by GATOR NAVY ("The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen." -Dennis Prager)
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