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MTV Trashes Leatherback Turtle Nesting Beach

erich orser

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This is horrible. Check out this link. I'll be posting more on this subject and seeing what negative attention I can personally bring to the production company that did this. In the meantime:

http://lowbagger.org/turtlebeach.html

Ah, reality TV!
 

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Vile, scumbag, idiotic, wannabe's...
death is too good for them. (the people, not the turtles)
 

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grrrrrrrrr :mad: And I suppose they'll claim to have the properly administered permission forms for filming.......maybe they should be hit where it hurts (in the wallet) surely there must be some way to make this company pay to restore the beach and dig up the eggs before the hatchlings die a horrible death?


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Erich, if you come up with any good ides of how we can give those murderous b******* grief, please let us know. Are their studios anywhere near you?
 

erich orser

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Oh yes, actually. Just across town. Unfortunately, it's probably too late to rescue the hatchlings, if they weren't crushed by activity on the beach. This happened months ago.
 
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Sorry to go off on a rant here, but does this really surprise anyone from the U.S.? MTV is the biggest bunch of sellouts in the history of pop culture. They, who used to be about getting out the youth vote, youth environmentalism, and pop-activism are now about reality shows and dumbing down our society faster than it can be rebuilt. Its like the 60's hippies becoming 80's and 90's yuppies.

As someone who has worked with sea turtles, I realize the importance of maintaining their beaches. This bothers me due to the callousness. Sad, really. Especially since leatherbacks are THAT endangered.

John
 

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