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U.S. Congress
Write to your congressmen and congresswomen. Use E-mail. They seem to change their E-mail URLs often so look them up each time. Follow this link and enter your zip code to get the address and telephone number.

http://www.house.gov  

In the upper right see the box where you enter your zip code and find your representative.  When you see the representative's profile click on the envelope to send e-mail.  You must enter name, address, e-mail etc.

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http://www.senate.gov/index.htm
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New review reveals worrying declines in the world’s seabirds

Fri, Mar 9, 2012

28% of the world's seabirds are threatened with extinction.

The status of the world’s seabirds has deteriorated rapidly over recent decades and several species and many populations are now perilously close to extinction. These are the findings of a major new review published this week in the scientific journal Bird Conservation Internationa.

Read the whole article. http://www.birdlife.org/community/2012/03/new-review-reveals-worrying-declines-in-the-worlds-seabirds/

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Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
Home Page of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), an inter-disciplinary committee of the International Council for Science (ICSU). SCAR is charged with the initiation, promotion and coordination of scientific research in Antarctica. It also provides scientific advice to the Antarctic Treaty System. http://www.scar.org/
Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch

If you enjoy seafood, please see the Seafood Watch so that you  eat only the seafood that is not endangered.

 http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/cr/cr_seafoodwatch/download.aspx

  Herring Alliance

The Herring Alliance is a coalition of environmental and other public interest organizations dedicated to protecting and restoring marine wildlife populations and Northeastern U.S. marine ecosystems by reforming the Atlantic herring fishery.

http://www.herringalliance.org/

 

Bird Life Community  http://www.birdlife.org/community/