Japan’s cruel dolphin slaughter back in news

By Graham Land

The anti-whaling activities of Sea Shepherd (www.seashepherd.org/) have had an effect on Japan’s whaling practices this year. According to the country’s Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi, 2013 has seen the smallest haul of whales since the practice began in 1987 under the banner of “scientific research” …

Asian Correspondent – Apr 10, 2013 7:59 PM UTC


Greenpeace’s Polar Bears Board Norwegian Oil Rig

MOSCOW, April 10 (RIA Novosti) – Taking the crusade for a drill-free Arctic from the Moscow River to the fjords of western Norway, Greenpeace’s polar bears on Wednesday boarded a Norwegian oil rig set to depart for the Barents Sea …

RIA Novosti – 18:57 10/04/2013


Greenpeace calls for action on pesticides after concern over bees

Greenpeace has added its voice to those calling for a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, fearing the chemicals damage bees.

The Greenpeace study, Bees in Decline ( www.greenpeace.org/eu-unit/en/… ), highlights the importance of healthy bee populations and says the removal of certain pesticides would be the ‘first step’ to protect populations and safeguard pollination value …

Smallholder – 10:35 am Wednesday 10th April 2013

More information:

Greenpeace urges ban on ‘bee-harming’ pesticides


Norway exports whale products to Japan

The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) has discovered that a Norwegian company has exported more than four metric tons of whale products to Japan – despite international trade of whale products being banned …

World Fishing – 10 Apr 2013

More information:

Norway is Killing More Whales Than It Can Use, Illegally Shipping Surplus to Japan (Video)

Norway is Killing More Whales Than It Can Use, Illegally Shipping Surplus to Japan


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (April 10, 2013)

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