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Title: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: lisa on February 01, 2008, 07:29 AM
As of 06.30 this morning 1st of Feb. about a year after starting the petition, it has accumulated 2,505 signatures  :dancing: Past the half-way mark!
Now I knew I was  :roxysnail: but didn't realise how  :roxysnail: 'til I searched on this board for the petition's topic and found there wasn't one  ::)
So, time to pull my finger out again. I've been spreading it around the Care2 network and have joined Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/srch.php?nm=lisa+stuart&nstart=8&nskip=7&s=10&hash=ef94f86116e689fce6caccf22dc42a02) - not something I'd normally do but just for the cause, honest! (I'm probably the only one with a non-digital photo  8)) Now all I have to do is join a group or two such as "The I Like to Nap Group" "Help Save a Species Group" and I'll have 5,000 by next week  >:D
Whoops, nearly forgot Save Spanish Bears! (http://www.thepetitionsite.com/petition/418999897)
Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: SueMac on February 05, 2008, 14:27 PM
Hi Lisa
Loads of stuff about FAPAS and piccie of Esperanza in La Verdad on Saturday 1 February
SueMac
Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: Clive on February 05, 2008, 15:49 PM
Hey Lisa,

I see you are getting loads of signatures from the US. Is there a statistics part to the care2 system where you can find out the geographic location of signers?

I mentioned the petition in my last Wildside Holidays newsletter so hope to have helped a bit....

what's the plan to push this thing to the 3000 mark?

Clive
Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: lisa on February 06, 2008, 11:50 AM
Thanks SueMac, I've had a search for the article but can't find it. Presume that's Aguirre??
And thanks Clive for the mention again. I don't think there's a statistics function on the site but I suppose there are a lot of U.S. citizens and the site is American hence a lot of sig's from there. It's interesting watching it do the rounds of the world though. Been doing lots of work on the 2 sites I mentioned before, will let you all know when I've got something else up.
Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: SueMac on February 06, 2008, 20:25 PM
Hi Liza
Aqui Esperanza A!
Have a horrible idea I said Saterday when I should have said Friday. So to pay penance.... here she is
SueMac
Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: Steve West on February 06, 2008, 20:44 PM
Hi all

I've signed it.

Steve
Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: Clive on February 06, 2008, 21:11 PM
Hi Steve,

It would be great if you could bring this petition to the notice of anyone else you could think of. Other forums or friends...

It is this part of our community communication that I really admire.

Clive

Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: Nick S. on February 07, 2008, 12:20 PM
Hi Lisa,

You just signed another name! :clapping:

Nick S.
Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: lisa on February 07, 2008, 14:42 PM
Thanks no. 2,604 Nick S  :clapping:

Thanks too Steve. I tried asking birdforum if I could post it but didn't receive a reply from the admin.  :noidea:

Ah, that Esperanza SueMac...... :speechless:
Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: Clive on February 07, 2008, 17:02 PM
We'll ask Peter SEO Ronda to do it when he comes back from gallivanting in Costa Rica or wherever he is pretending to work nowadays.... He is doing his bit because there is a link to our forum in his signature.... :)
Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: Steve West on February 08, 2008, 15:22 PM
I've just put a thread on Bird forum which hopefully will get some positive response. Negative responses will probably be a grumble or two that it's in the wrong place. There's always someone who grumbles!

Steve
Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: Clive on February 08, 2008, 20:18 PM
Thanks Steve,

I don't spend enough time on the bird forum to get away with that.. :)

Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: lisa on February 08, 2008, 21:46 PM
Thanks Steve! (kissy smiley disappeared too  :'() And there was me politely waiting for a reply.....
Title: Re: Save Spanish Bears!
Post by: lisa on August 07, 2008, 09:48 AM
After mysteriously doing the rounds of the low countries, among others, Save Spanish Bears! (http://www.thepetitionsite.com/petition/418999897) has passed the 3,000 barrier  :)

Although the High Court has vetoed the Tres Provincias project, the petition is staying put because I don't trust those alcades one bit (http://www.diariodeleon.es/inicio/noticia.jsp?CAT=113&TEXTO=7016780)  >:(