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Setback: Whalers Win Injunction Against Sea Shepherd
Environment  (tags: Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd, whaling, whales, killing, slaughter, cruelty, endangered, environment, extinction, law, suffering, justice, fugitive, civil disobedience, Japan, whaling fleet, injunction, US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals )

Brian
- 738 days ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
"Japan's whalers have won an injunction in a United States court against the Sea Shepherd.The decision by the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals was described as "somewhat astonishing" by Sea Shepherd leader Paul Watson on Tuesday."
ACTION ALERT: Stop Whaling in Iceland ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: iceland, government, officials, tourists, whales, killed, whaling, destruction, oceans, protection )

Simone
- 1272 days ago - wdcs.org
A staggering 35 to 40% of the meat from minke whales slaughtered by Icelandic whalers is eaten by tourists visiting the country who often have no idea that their actions are propping up commercial whaling - an industry in decline.
ACTION ALERT: Whaling Stains "Green" Norway Red! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: whaling, whales, massacred, norway, government, destruction enviornment, oceans, killings, cruelty )

Simone
- 1282 days ago - secure.humanesociety.org
Norway wants to be known as an eco-friendly nation, but as long as it continues whaling, the country's "green" image will be stained red with the blood of animals killed in the brutal and unnecessary annual hunt.
Sea Shepherd: How We Sank the Japanese Whaling Fleet: An Interview With Paul Watson
Environment  (tags: water, animals, whaling, Sea Shepherd, oceans, whales, Paul Watson, protection, habitat, GoodNews, conservation, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 1339 days ago - theecologist.org
The founder of Sea Shepherd, Captain Paul Watson, talks about the end of Japanese whaling, seal hunting, the politics of extinction, and the 11th hour crisis facing the world's oceans
Why Is President Obama Still Supporting Whale Slaughter?
Environment  (tags: environment, wildlife, habitat, whaling, protection )

Cher
- 1673 days ago - environment.change.org
It's great that President Obama is finally starting to acknowledge the severity of the situation in the Gulf of Mexico. Now he needs to get real about another serious threat to marine life: the return of commercial whaling
Rudd Resurrects Plan to Take Japan to International Court Over Whaling
Environment  (tags: australian government, court, japan, whaling, commerical whaling, conservation )

Simone
- 1697 days ago - smh.com.au
THE government has decided to press ahead with legal action in the International Court of Justice to stop Japan's ''scientific'' whale hunt. Federal cabinet discussed the issue in Sydney on Thursday, a day after the Environment Protection Minister,
Whaling Profitable But Bad for Iceland's Image
Environment  (tags: whaling, world, animals, politics, environment )

Cal
- 1717 days ago - ipsnews.net
Early April Greenpeace protestors in Rotterdam intercepted seven containers with 140 kg of fin whale meat from Iceland, destined for Japan. They said that the import of whale meat to the Netherlands is illegal, but Dutch authorities turn a blind eye on co
BBC News - Whaling Peace Plan to Go Forward This Year
Environment  (tags: environment, politics, oceans, whaling, conservation )

Little
- 1717 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A proposal aimed at bridging the split between whaling nations and their opponents will almost certainly come to governments for decision this year.
ACTION ALERT: Protect The Arctic Seas !!
Environment  (tags: oil drilling, habitat destruction, tragedy, obama administration, protection arctic seas, whaling, environment, ecosystems, conservation, wildlife, politics, oceans )

Simone
- 1725 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
President Obama unveiled his new strategy on offshore drilling, which will keep some sensitive coastal areas open for drilling, including the Arctic's Chukchi and Beaufort seas which are of concern because they provide important habitat for polar bears,
ACTION ALERT: Iceland Whales Pledge !
Environment  (tags: iceland, whales pledge, tourism, whale slaughter, massacre, destruction, environment, whaling, oceans, conservation )

Simone
- 1726 days ago - oceans.greenpeace.org
Iceland is a stunning, pristine land that attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists each year, many of them to go whale watching in the clear arctic waters. Greenpeace has launched a "Whale tourism pledge" -- a promise to visit Iceland if the government
Iceland Illegally Exporting Whale Meat To The European Union
Environment  (tags: iceland, discovery, selling whale meat, whales endangered, environment, european union, destruction, humans, whaling )

Simone
- 1740 days ago - thestreet.com
Icelandic government records state that the country is exporting meat from slaughtered whales to Latvia and Denmark, as well as Japan - in defiance of international law and a global whaling ban.
PM Set on Suing Over Whaling
Environment  (tags: australia prime minister, whaling, ICJ, japan, end commerical whaling, conservation, environment )

Simone
- 1756 days ago - theaustralian.com.au
THE federal government risks a major diplomatic dispute by taking Japan to the International Court of Justice over whaling, Japanese officials have warned. But Kevin Rudd, aware of mounting Japanese antagonism, repeated his threat yesterday.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Commercial Whaling NOW!
Environment  (tags: whaling, IWC, stop commerical whaling, destruction, whales, habitat, conservation, environment )

Simone
- 1759 days ago - change.org
I can't even believe that I have to write to you about this, but the situation couldn't be more urgent or serious. Right NOW, the U.S. delegation to the International Whaling Commission is poised to support a deal that would be the biggest threat to
Whaling Worsens Carbon Release, Scientists Warn
Environment  (tags: wildlife, whaling, whales, CO2emissions, atmosphere, environment, climatechange, globalwarming )

Beatrice
- 1763 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A century of whaling may have released more than 100 million tonnes - or a large forest's worth - of carbon into the atmosphere, scientists say. Whales store carbon within their huge bodies and when they are killed, much of this carbon can be released
Environmentalists Warn of New Dawn in Commercial Whaling
Environment  (tags: WWF, international whaling commission, whaling, environment, destruction, humans )

Simone
- 1766 days ago - www1.voanews.com
The international environmental group WWF has criticized a new plan on whaling released by the International Whaling Commission. It says the draft proposal would bring to an end a ban on commercial whaling that has lasted over two decades.
 

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