People hold a makeshift funeral for a humpback whale that died on a beach in Canada. It died at low tide in White Rock, British Columbia, a few hours after beaching itself. It was found to be tangled in a fishing net and authorities are now trying to track down the owner of the net. After the whale died, local people held a makeshift funeral – gathering to pay their respects and laying flowers Photograph: Canadian Press/Rex Features
how is tracking down the fishing net owner (even if possible) help anything? this happens all the time, this just happens to be a higher profile event. suppose they fine the owner - will they stop fishing? even if they do, what difference would that make?
that’s like tumblr selectively disabling some blogs’ ability to post to twitter or banning only the pro eating disorders blogs..