Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Name Those Whales

Over at Greenpeace, they're having a whale-naming event.
Vote before Dec.7
Whale naming competition
More than 11,000 possible whale names were submitted but we are now down to the last 30 possible whale names...which ones will be given to the wonderful humpback whales currently travelling on the Great Whale Trail?

Choose your favourite name from among the 30 below and hit the submit button at the bottom of the page. You can only vote once but you can ask as many friends to vote as you like.

So vote now and get all your friends to vote too.Aiko - means 'little love' in Japanese
Amal - means 'hope' in Arabic
Anahi - means 'immortal' in Persian
Atticus - named for Atticus Finch, the main character in the famous book "To Kill A Mockingbird"
Aurora - is Latin for 'dawn'
Babu - means 'grandfather or old man' in Swahili
Bumi - (pronounced 'boo-me') means 'Earth' in Malay
Cian - (pronounced keen or kee-an) means 'ancient or enduring' in old Irish
Echo - means...well, echo
Gana - means 'song' in Hindi
Humphrey - was just too popular not to have here
Jacques - named for Jacques Cousteau, environmental activist, educator and explorer of the oceans
Kaimana - means 'divine power of the ocean' in Polynesian
Kigai - means 'strong spirit' in Japanese
Libertad - means 'freedom' in Spanish