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Japan’s whaling ship gets halal certification

Tokyo — Japan’s whaling mothership has been awarded a halal certificate to prove the whales it takes from the Antarctic Ocean are slaughtered in accordance with Muslim law, a company spokesman said Wednesday …

AFP – 22 January 2014…


Japan’s Dolphin Hunt Ends for the Year—as Its Whale Hunt Continues

By Bruce Einhorn

Japan’s annual dolphin hunt may have come to an end for another year, but the country’s hunters aren’t finished killing mammals of the ocean. Every year, hunters in the coastal town of Taiji round up dolphins, herd them into a cove, and then kill some for their meat …

Businessweek – January 22, 2014…


World leaders come to London to tackle illegal wildlife trade

On 12-13 February heads and ministers of around 50 governments from around the world will meet at the London Conference to agree how to tackle the illegal wildlife trade …

WWF-UK – 22 January 2014…


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SeaWorld trainer thought whales were treated well

By MIKE SCHNEIDER / Associated Press

ORLANDO, Florida — The family of a former SeaWorld trainer who was killed in 2010 when a killer whale pulled her into the water is commenting about a documentary critical of animal captivity at SeaWorld’s marine parks …

Daily Journal – January 21, 2014 – 2:40 pm…


Japan dolphin slaughter draws tough rebuke from Ambassador Kennedy (+video)

By Justin McCurry, Correspondent

The annual hunt in Taiji began today. US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy tweeted her dismay over the ‘inhumaneness’ of ‘drive hunt killing,’ drawing quick response from Japanese officials …

Christian Science Monitor – January 21, 2014…


Japan says Kennedy dolphin tweet improper

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy called an annual Japanese dolphin hunt inhumane

Kirk Spitzer, Special for USA TODAY

TOKYO — Japan accused critics of its annual dolphin hunt — including U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy — of being hypocrites for not lamenting the killing of cattle and chickens in their countries for food …

WBIR-TV – 9:52 a.m. EST January 21, 2014…


Sea Shepherd Australia: The Bloody Science of Whaling

By Michael “Beach Mick” Hudson

by Captain Siddharth Chakravarty
Captain of The Steve Irwin

Conservative estimates put the number of whales killed between 1904 and 1987 in the Antarctic by commercial whaling fleets at 1,339,232. That’s an average of 16,000 whales per year – year after year – for 83 years …

Beach Carolina Magazine – January 21, 2014…


Sunder the elephant’s fate to be decided in Bombay High court today

DNA Correspondent

Sunder the elephant, who has been the subject of a petition for his release will have his case heard in front of the Bombay High court on Tuesday. Through an investigative video, People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), a non-governmental organisation working for the welfare of animals, had furnished evidence of abuse that the pachyderm was allegedly being subjected to …

Daily News & Analysis – Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014, 11:14 IST…


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Former Greenpeace leader Patrick Moore protests against Greenpeace’s anti-Golden Rice campaign at th

By News on the Net

We demand that Greenpeace state that they are against any further interference with the research on Golden Rice

Following a week of meetings with European scientists, humanitarians, and the German media, Dr Patrick Moore led a protest march against Greenpeace in Hamburg, Germany. He accuses Greenpeace of lying to the public and obstructing the most hopeful cure for vitamin A deficiency, which claims the lives of two million children each year (UNICEF). He was joined by Professor Ingo Potrykus, the co-inventor of Golden Rice, who has worked for the last twenty-five years to bring the rice into farm production …

Canada Free Press – Monday, January 20, 2014…


Rhino poaching sees 7000% increase in six years

2013 was the worst recorded year ever for rhinos killed by poachers for their horns, new figures released by the South African government reveal. This percentage increase of 7,723% is equivalent to nearly 3 rhinos a day being killed for their horns …

WWF-UK – 20 January 2014…


Dolphins’ plight sparks international controversy (Video)

(… ) – At Taiji cove in Japan, fisherman have founded up a group of 250 bottlenose dolphins that are now at the center of an international controversy.

Paul Watson, founder of the conservation group Sea Shepherd ( ), believes many are of these dolphins are about to be slaughtered …

WTSP 10 News – 4:42 AM, Jan 20; 2014…


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Whale killings ‘crime of the 20th century’


An astonishing but little-known story about New Zealand whaling, labelled by some as one of the greatest environmental crimes of last century, is finally getting a public airing.

The widely believed myth is that the Perano family killed off the humpback whales around New Zealand during the 1950s and 60s when they hunted in the Cook Strait from Arapawa Island in the Marlborough Sounds … – 08:00 19/01/2014…


PETA urges Publican to serve fake meat

By: Monica Eng

The recent skirmish between PETA and the Publican (and Publican Quality Meats) took a new turn Friday when the animal rights group called on the restaurant and butcher to serve fake meat …

WBEZ – January 18, 2014…


Japanese Fishermen Capture Dolphins in Taiji Cove

by AFP

Fishermen and divers caught at least 25 dolphins in a controversial Japanese fishing village Saturday, according to environmentalists, who said the process was captive selection ahead of a mass slaughter …

Discovery News – Jan 18, 2014 10:15 AM ET…



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Supporters News – 01-2014

Welcome to the January Soi Dog Foundation Supporter News. We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. 2014 is shaping up to be another big year, with thousands more animals needing your help, the construction of the new hospital in Phuket and the continuation of the fight against the illegal dog meat trade. It is only because of you that this work can continue and we look forward to working with you, helping the dogs and cats of Thailand together in 2014.


John and Gill Dalley and the Soi Dog Foundation team.


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Sir Paul McCartney Narrates ‘Glass Walls’ (Video)

Narrated by and starring Sir Paul McCartney, PETA’s shocking new video takes its inspiration from the most well-known quote in the animal rights movement and offers a brief glimpse behind the walls of slaughterhouses, factory farms, live-animal transport and the fishing industry.


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Toxins found in children’s clothes from big fashion brands

By Lo Wie

Environmental activists have urged parents to avoid children’s clothes that contain heavy dyes and plastic prints – including those from big fashion brands – because they are likely to contain potentially harmful chemicals.

Greenpeace said yesterday it had found nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPE) in children’s clothing from all 12 brands sold in 25 countries it tested last year, including Gap, Adidas, Burberry and Disney …

South China Morning Post – PUBLISHED: Tuesday, 14 January, 2014, 12:32 pm – UPDATED: Wednesday, 15 January, 2014, 12:13 am…


New Look And Forever 21 Follow Zara’s Ban On Angora Fur

By Jessica Bridgeman

More major high-street stores take positive action against angora production

New Look and Forever 21 have followed in the footsteps of fellow high-street stores Zara and Topshop to ban angora products.

Reacting to shocking video footage released by PETA, New Look and Forever 21 are the latest stores to halt production of angora fur … – Tuesday 14 January, 2014…


Iceland health authorities ban “whale beer”, reports say

By our dpa-correspondent and Europe Online

Reykjavik (dpa) – Health authorities in Iceland have halted sales of a beer containing whale meal, which a local brewer claimed was a “healthy, low-fat alternative” to traditional beer, news reports said Tuesday.

Whaling firm Hvalur that makes the whale flour did not have a license to produce it for human consumption, said Helgi Helgason, an inspector with the public health authority in western Iceland.

“Therefore we must stop the production”, Helgason told broadcaster RUV …

Europe Online Magazine – Tuesday, 14 January, 2014…


Whale Meat Beer From Icelandic Brewery Stirs Up Controversy, Outrages Conservationists

by Nick Visser

From Mother Nature Network’s Bryan Nelson (… ):

It’s a good time to be a beer drinker. A microbrew revolution is underway, and breweries worldwide seem to be constantly trying to outdo one another with new flavors and unique brewing techniques. There are beers brewed with everything from exotic grains and spices, to artificially flavored hops, fruits like apricots and pumpkins, moon dust ( seriously –… ), even whale meat …

Huffington Post – Posted: 01/13/2014 4:49 pm EST…


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Australia cannot stop Japanese whaling, expert says

By Rowena Dela Rosa Yoon

An International law expert from the National University of Australia said Australia cannot stop the Japanese from whaling in the Southern Ocean and its relentless monitoring activities have no legal ground.

Donald Rothwell told the ABC (… ) that Australia’s surveillance may compromise the country’s claim to sovereignty (… ) over the Antarctic …

Asian Correspondent – Jan 13, 2014 5:20 PM UTC…


Airbus A319 used to monitor Sea Shepherd’s whaling clashes

Andrew Darby
Hobart correspondent for Fairfax Media

The federal government has begun whaling patrol flights, circling conservation group Sea Shepherd’s ship in the Southern Ocean as skirmishing begins with Japanese whalers.

The flights by a long-range Airbus A319 are intended to monitor movements of the whaling fleet if it is hunting off Antarctica in Australia’s search and rescue zone …

Sydney Morning Herald – January 13, 2014…


Publican vs. PETA? The pro-animal group kicks off a new campaign …

By Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

PETA is starting a new campaign that sounds as if it is going to target fine dining restaurants known for serving high quality meats, according to a PETA spokesperson. The save-the-animals campaign apparently includes posting PETA billboards near said fine dining establishments. The billboard has a picture of a pig with the following words: “You can live without those ribs. I can’t. Try vegan.” …

Voices – January 13, 2014 11:11 am…


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Anti-whaling activists stage season’s 1st attack against Japanese fleet


Anti-whaling activists from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society tried to disrupt the operations of Japan’s whaling fleet in Antarctic waters on Jan. 10, the Fisheries Agency said …

Asahi Shimbun – January 11, 2014…


Whale Wars: Irish group fighting to stop the barbaric slaughter in the Antarctic were rammed by Japanese ships

By James Ward

Sea Shepherd claim they are being targeted by whalers who slaughtered four of the creatures earlier this week

Japanese hunters who slaughtered four whales earlier this week have turned violent against the activists trying to stop them.

Sea Shepherd, the organisation who chased the hunters from the Antarctic sanctuary, claim the whalers have become “aggressive and violent”.

Director of Sea Shepherd Ireland Sue Anthony told the Irish Mirror whaling vessels had recently tailed their ships into a protected zone in Australia …

Irish Mirror – 11 Jan 2014 12:00…


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Science at battle with the blubber


THE punchline put by Australia’s representatives to a panel of 15 judges at the International Court of Justice was that Japan’s harpooning of whales in Antarctic waters was illegal because it was commercial, not scientific …

Herald Sun – January 11, 2014 at 12:52 AM…


Beer brewed with whale meat outrages conservationists

By Bryan Nelson

The Icelandic beer is being sold with claims that it is “healthier”, “high in protein”, and that those who drink it will become “true Vikings”.

It’s a good time to be a beer drinker. A microbrew revolution is underway, and breweries worldwide seem to be constantly trying to outdo one another with new flavors and unique brewing techniques. There are beers brewed with everything from exotic grains and spices, to artificially flavored hops, fruits like apricots and pumpkins, moon dust (seriously), even whale meat …

Mother Nature Network – Thu, Jan 09, 2014 at 10:37 PM…


Sign a petition to stop the killing of Australian greyhounds in China…

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Australian greyhounds need your help now. Hundreds of dogs are being shipped each year to race and die at China’s only dog track, the Canidrome.


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Southern Ocean sanctuary whales slaughtered

International campaigners have accused Japan of being guilty of “medieval butchery” after a video was released showing images of slaughtered whales onboard a Japanese vessel inside a sanctuary, local media reports …

World Fishing – 08 Jan 2014…


Whale Beer’ Sold In Iceland Sparks Controversy, Brew Called ‘Immoral’ For Containing Endangered Animal’s Meat

By Zoe Mintz

An Icelandic beer company is making waves – and not necessarily the good kind — after announcing a beer that contains whale meat.

The Icelandic brewery, Steðji, partnered with the whaling company Hvalur to create a beer that they say is healthy from the protein found in whale meat. The 5.2 percent beer will be sold in Iceland only between Jan. 24 to Feb. 22 and is not being made for export, the Guardian reports (… ) …

International Business Times – January 08 2014 2:09 PM…


WWF sounds alarm over rising number of Tuscan wolves killed

Public ostentation of dead carcasses ‘step backwards’

Grosseto, January 8 – Italian WWF chief Dante Caserta sounded the alarm Wednesday over an increase in the killing of Italian wolves over the past month …

Gazzetta del Sud english – 08/01/2014…


Sea Shepherd Australia: Documenting the Slaughter in the Southern Ocean

By Michael “Beach Mick” Hudson
By Tim Watters, Media Production – The Steve Irwin

On the 5th of January, 2014, I awoke aboard The Steve Irwin as we sailed steadily forward amongst towering icebergs that I will never grow tired of marvelling at. We had been at sea for just over two weeks and on this morning, over a coffee, I remind myself just how beautiful and wild this area is, how lucky we all are for being able to experience this area of our planet, and how disappointing it is that somewhere ahead lie the harpoons of killers …

Beach Carolina Magazine – January 8, 2014…


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