PRESS MIRROR (August 04, 2014)

PRESS MIRROR (August 04, 2014)

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Celebrities join battle to stop Faroe Islands dolphin ‘grind’

COPENHAGEN (AFP) ― Celebrities and animal lovers from around the world are flocking to the Faroe Islands in a bid to stop a controversial dolphin hunt that activists describe as an “archaic mass slaughter.” …

The Korea Herald – 2014-08-04 20:50

www.koreaherald.com/view.php?u…

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Celebrities unite to stop ‘savage’ dolphin hunt

AFP

Celebrities and animal lovers from around the world are flocking to the Faroe Islands in a bid to stop a controversial dolphin hunt that activists describe as an “archaic mass slaughter” …

News24 – 2014-08-04 13:58

www.news24.com/Green/News/Cele…

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Pamela Anderson: Faeroe Islands ‘Barbaric’ Whale Drive Should End

Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson called a four century-old pilot whale drive in the Faeroe Islands a “barbaric, psychotic frenzy” which should end.

The Associated Press reported that Anderson traveled to the semi-autonomous Danish archipelago between Scotland and Iceland to support a campaign by Seattle-based Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. It opposes the drives, which date from the late 16th century …

Newsmax.com – Monday, 04 Aug 2014 11:27 AM

www.newsmax.com/thewire/pamela…

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Iceland: Whaling in national waters is ‘sustainable’ as TAC is less than 1% of stock

After pressures from Greenpeace on Deutsche See ( www.undercurrentnews.com/2014/… ) for buying from HB Grandi, linked to whaling, the Icelandic government said whaling in national waters is “sustainable”.

Following the advice from the Marine Research Institute of Iceland, catch limits for 2014 and 2015 seasons are set at 229 common minke whales and 154 fin whales, involving less than 1% of these stocks …

Undercurrent News – August 4, 2014, 10:03 am

www.undercurrentnews.com/2014/…

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Taste For Rare, Wild Pangolin Is Driving The Mammal To Extinction

By Jon Fasman

Traditional Chinese medicine holds ( www.yinyanghouse.com/theory/he… ) that the scales of a pangolin, a small ant-eating mammal, are “cool” and “salty.” Eating those scales, the TCM thinking goes, may help expel wind, reduce swelling and boost lactation. But pangolin scales also seem to induce something far less beneficial: rapacity …

GPB – August 4, 2014, 8:15 am (EDT)

www.gpb.org/news/2014/08/04/ta…

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