Japan’s whaling – the end is nigh
Elizabeth Claire Alberts
Following the ruling by the International Court of Justice that Japan’s whaling in the Antarctic is illegal, Elizabeth Claire Alberts examines the legal, financial and practical challenges of a continued whaling program – with some help from Sea Shepherd’s Captain Paul Watson …
The Ecologist – 24th April 2014
Why was the humpback whale taken off the ‘threatened species’ list?
By Stephen Leahy
This week the federal government was legally obligated to establish protected habitat for threatened North Pacific humpback whales. Instead the Harper government suddenly moved to take the humpback off the “threatened species” list. That would eliminate the legal requirement under Canada’s Species At Risk Act for protecting habitat along the British Columbia coast …
rabble.ca – April 24, 2014