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Russia closes cases against Greenpeace activists


MOSCOW: Russia on Wednesday dropped all but one of the cases against 30 crew members of a Greenpeace protest ship, marking the “final chapter” in a three-month criminal probe, the environmental group said …

Channel News Asia – POSTED: 26 Dec 2013 00:37…


PETA enlists porn legend Ron Jeremy in struggle against experiments on rat penises

Eric Owens
Education Editor

In an open letter to the National Institute of Health (NIH) earlier this month, legendary porn star Ron Jeremy demanded that university laboratories around the country stop scientific experiments involving the genitals of rats, mice and other animals …

Daily Caller – 8:36 AM 12/25/2013…


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Anti-whaling group attacks Greg Hunt over breaking election promise

Goya Dmytryshchak

Anti-whaling activists have slammed the federal government for breaking an election promise to send a ship to monitor Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean.

Environment Minister Greg Hunt said on Sunday that an A319 aircraft staffed by Customs officials would be sent instead.

Sea Shepherd Australian director Jeff Hansen, whose conservation society last week sent three vessels from Melbourne and Hobart to intercept the Japanese whaling fleet, said a plane was of no use …

Sydney Morning Herald – December 23, 2013…


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Activists slam government for ‘breaking promise’ on monitoring of Japanese whaling

Goya Dmytryshchak

Anti-whaling activists have slammed the federal government for breaking a pre-election promise to send a ship to monitor Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean.

Environment Minister Greg Hunt said on Sunday an A319 aircraft staffed by customs would instead be sent to observe whalers and environmental activists …

Sydney Morning Herald – December 23, 2013…


Australia to monitor Japan’s whale hunt from the air

By Rebecca Quilliam

Australia will be monitoring Japan’s whale hunt from the air instead of the sea in a decision both the Greens and whaling protesters have called a broken election promise.

Environment Minister Greg Hunt said “the world is watching” as he announced that customs and border protection officials will use an Airbus A319 for aerial surveillance on both protesters and whalers …

New Zealand Herald – 7:52 AM Monday Dec 23, 2013…


Government accused of breaking election promise over Japanese whaling in Southern Ocean

The Federal Government has been accused of breaking an election promise by sending a plane instead of a boat to monitor Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean …

ABC Online – First posted Sun 22 Dec 2013, 6:35 pm AEDT…


Australia’s new government under fire for not doing enough to protect whales

by Charlie Smith

The Sea Shepherd Society has slammed how the new government of Australia is responding to Japanese whaling (… ) in the Antarctic.

In a news release issued today, the group’s Australian chapter pointed out that before the election, the Liberal Party in Australia promised to send a vessel to monitor Japan’s annual hunt.

But now, the Tony Abbott–led regime is only going to send aircraft (… ), hoping this will prevent conflict between the Sea Shepherd Society and the whalers … – Dec 22, 2013 at 10:53 am…


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Whale meat imports set after 23 yrs

The Yomiuri Shimbun

A Japanese firm that has played a central role in research whaling will soon launch full-scale whale meat imports after a 23-year hiatus as a result of a drop in hauls due to obstruction by the Sea Shepherd antiwhaling group, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

Kyodo Senpaku Kaisha, Ltd., a Tokyo-based shipping company, is expected to import about 30 tons of minke whale meat from Norway early next year, sources close to the deal said …

The Japan News – December 21, 2013…


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Calls for calm as Japanese whaling season begins

By: Newstalk ZB staff | New Zealand News

PARLIAMENT – With the Japanese steaming towards their Antarctic whale hunting grounds, governments are calling for calm on the Southern Ocean …

Newstalk ZB – Saturday December 21 2013 7:50…


Anti-whaling nations warn against violence

Written by Oman Observer in International

WELLINGTON — Anti-whaling nations including the United States yesterday warned environmentalists and Japanese whalers against taking action that endangers human life as an annual confrontation brews in the remote Southern Ocean …

Oman Daily Observer – Friday 20th, December 2013 / 22:42


Benjamin Rasmussen takes pictures of Faroe Island Whale killings

It’s a tradition harking back to the 1500′s on the remote Faroe Islands, located 200 miles off the coast of Scotland. The annual murdering of whales for their blubber and meat. This despite health officials warning that the meat ever be eaten, save once a month …

Scallywagandvagabond – Posted: 12/20/2013…


PETA Asks Teenage Bear Mauling Victim Camille Bomboy To Stop Hunting (VIDEO)

By Meredith Bennett-Smith

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has come under fire this week after the animal-rights group sent a letter to the teenage victim of a bear mauling, suggesting that she stop hunting …

Huffington Post – Posted: 12/20/2013 1:42 pm EST…


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Ho, Ho — Oh, No! Before You Finish Your Holiday Shopping, Read This

Ingrid Newkirk
President and co-founder, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

It’s crunch time. With just days to go, last-minute shoppers are scrambling to check items off their holiday gift lists. Perhaps an angora sweater for Sis and a new snakeskin bag for Mom? A cozy down comforter for your sweetie?

But wait a minute …

Huffington Post – Posted: 12/19/2013 2:05 pm…

More information:

Video of Chinese farmers ripping fur off live rabbits damages angora trade…


Eco-group resumes fight against Japanese whaling


SYDNEY: Sea Shepherd campaigners left for their tenth annual campaign to prevent Japan’s slaughter of whales in the Southern Ocean yesterday, with three vessels departing Australia for Antarctic waters …

Peninsula On-line – December 19, 2013 – 8:25:08 am…

More information:

Sea Shepherd Fleet departs for Antarctic Whale Defence…


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Activists expect fightback from whalers

Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd says it expects aggressive tactics from Japanese whalers as it begins its 10th annual campaign to protect the giant mammals.

Sea Shepherd boat The Bob Barker left Hobart on Wednesday to join its fleet as part of Operation Relentless, in an effort to stop the culling of 1132 whales in the Antarctic.

Sea Shepherd spokesman Adam Burling said he was expecting the whalers to attempt to flood the engines of the vessel …

Sky News Australia – 05:15, Thursday December 19, 2013…

More information:

Sea Shepherd Society prepares for high-seas encounters with Japanese whalers…

Sea Shepherd vessels leave Australia to stop Japanese whale hunting…


Iceland Imposes Huge Whaling Quotas – Help Stop This Now!

Aisling Maria Cronin

In what can only be described as a crazy move –… – (to put it politely), the Icelandic government has just issued new quotas which would allow 229 minke whales and 154 endangered fin whales (… ) to be hunted every year for the next five years …

One Green Planet – December 18, 2013…


ROLDA Foundation – Newsletter, December 2013

So this is Christmas …

This Christmas Eve, our shelter animals will spend the night alone.

You can change this.


View it in your browser:…


ROLDA Foundation (Wed, 18 Dec 2013 18:19)


Are they fur real? PETA donates mink coats and leather jackets to Detroit’s homeless for Christmas

By Olivia Fleming

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has distributed hundreds of fur coats and leather jackets to Detroit’s homeless for Christmas.

Donated by people who have decided to stop wearing such items, the animal rights group decided to put the reserve to good use.

‘PETA can’t bring the animals who were slaughtered to make these coats back to life, but we can send a message that only people truly struggling to survive have any excuse for wearing fur,’ explained PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk …

Daily Mail – 17:59 GMT, 18 December 2013…

More information:

PETA Hands Out Fur Coats to Detroit’s Homeless…


Pussy Riot, Greenpeace members to be freed in Russia

MOSCOW, Dec. 18 (UPI) — Russian lawmakers Wednesday passed an amnesty bill that sets free the jailed members of Pussy Riot and Greenpeace, RIA Novosti reported … – Dec. 18, 2013 at 12:53 PM…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (Dec 18, 2013)

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Stores ban Angora over viral video of live rabbits being plucked

Online retailer ASOS is the latest brand to join high-street stores Marks and Spencer, Next, and H&M in stopping the sale of angora products after a video exposing the cruelty that rabbits suffer went viral online.

China is currently responsible for 90 per cent of the world’s angora wool supply.

Investigators claim to have witnessed animals being abused at the ten different angora farms they visited …

New Zealand Herald – 3:57 PM Tuesday Dec 17, 2013…


Caviar from endangered sturgeon not suitable for Christmas

Caviar should be crossed off Christmas gift lists whenever possible to give highly endangered sturgeon a chance to recover in the wild.

Sturgeon worldwide are teetering on the brink of extinction because of the persistent trade in their valuable caviar …

WWF International – Posted on 17 December 2013…


Iceland signs death warrants of 770 endangered fin whales

Posted by: Kevin Heath

Last Friday the Icelandic government quietly signed off the quota of whales to be killed over the next five years. The total includes 770 endangered fin whales and 1145 minke whales. Despite Iceland’s only whaling company having increasing difficulty in finding a market for whale meat the government has decided to continue to issue annual quotas for the killing of whales …

Wildlife News – Posted on 17 December 2013…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (Dec 17, 2013)

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Petition pushes for Hobart to become anti-whaling vessel Bob Barker’s home port


PRESSURE is building to make Hobart the official home for Sea Shepherd’s anti-whaling vessel the Bob Barker.

A motion and petition will go before Hobart City Council today which calls for the city to become the ship’s home port.

The status would allow the anti-whaling ship fly the Hobart flag while in port and the council’s administration building would fly the Bob Barker flag …

Perth Now – December 15, 2013 9:00 PM…


Angora Sales Halted Over Rabbit Cruelty Video

Nearly two dozen high street retailers have stopped selling products containing angora wool after footage emerged showing scenes of cruelty to rabbits.

Video showing the mass production of angora in China taken by the charity People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) shows rabbits appearing to scream in pain as they have their wool ripped out …

The full video, which contains distressing scenes, has had nearly a million views on YouTube:

City Talk 105.9 – Posted on Sunday 15 December 2013…

More information:

Horrific video showing live rabbits having fur ripped out sparks ban on sale of angora…


Ayushmann Khurrana poses with condom for dog sterilizations

by Vijay Singh

MUMBAI: Pointing to a condom he’s holding in his other hand and next to the caption “If They Could, They Would! Dogs Can’t Use a Condom, so Have Them Sterilized”, award-winning actor, singer and former TV anchor Ayushmann Khurrana stars in a brand-new campaign for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India …

Times of India – Dec 15, 2013, 06.47 PM IST…


PETA Writes Letter to Victim of Bear Mauling, Tells Her to Reflect on the ‘Horror of an Attack’ Before Hunting Again

by Oliver Darcy

A representative for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals penned a letter on behalf of the organization to a bear mauling victim asking her to use the incident to rethink her position on hunting … – Dec. 15, 2013 11:43 am…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (Dec 15, 2013)

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Iceland raises whale hunt quota


Iceland says it will increase its quotas for whaling next year – a move likely to intensify international condemnation of the practice.

The country’s fishing ministry said the hunting and killing of minke whales would be increased by 6 per cent, from 216 in 2013 to 229 in 2014 …

New Zealand Herald – 5:30 AM Sunday Dec 15, 2013…


‘Whale Wars’ news: Has Paul Watson been arrested yet?

by Mandy Robinson

Tonight was a new two hour special called “Whale Wars: A Commander Rises (… ). ” On this Dec. 13 episode, the show started out explaining that Paul Watson (… ) was missing and no longer on the show. He later showed back up but it made everyone wonder what was going on … – December 13, 2013…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (Dec 14, 2013)