Aust, Japan head to UN court over whaling (Video)

By Ehssan Veiszadeh, AAP

The Gillard government is determined to stop Japan’s whaling program “once and for all” in the United Nations’ highest court.

The International Court of Justice will hold public hearings in the case over Japan’s whaling research program in Antarctica from June 26 …

Yahoo!7 News – Updated April 12, 2013, 5:14 pm
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United Nations court set to hear Australia bid to halt Japan whaling
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WWF: Clock Ticking on Hunt for Sudanese Poachers

Robbie Corey-Boulet

ABIDJAN — The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) says time is running out for Central African nations to track down a group of Sudanese poachers accused of slaughtering hundreds of elephants in just the past two years …

Voice of America – April 12, 2013
www.voanews.com/content/wwf-ce…

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South Korea called to task by Greenpeace over alleged illegal fishing

Greenpeace East Asia has accused South Korea’s fishing industry of creating ‘illegal fishing scandals and human rights abuses’ which ‘have earned the country a bad reputation that is jeopardising its fish trade with the US and the EU’ …

Fish Update – Published: 12 April, 2013
www.fishupdate.com/news/fullst…

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Earth Day campaigners vow to plant 100,000 trees on 22nd

M. Waqar Bhatti

Karachi – The WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with a local pharmaceutical firm on Thursday launched their star-studded ambassadors at the opening ceremony of their tree plantation campaign “Save the planet in a nice way” for Earth Day, 2013, to be observed on Monday, April 22.

The campaign originally aimed at planting 50,000 trees this Earth Day but with the help of various philanthropists, the number of trees has surpassed 100,000 …

The News International – Friday, April 12, 2013
www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News…

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PETA eyes drones to watch hunters, farmers

By: Lauren Russell, CNN

(CNN) — Another animal rights group is shopping for drones it will use to watch for animal abuse — and gun owners are setting their sights in anticipation.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said this week it plans to purchase drones — small, remote-controlled, camera-carrying aircraft — to watch for illegal activity among hunters …

WPTV – Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013 10:28 AM
www.wptv.com/dpp/news/national…

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