Japan starts coastal research whaling in Pacific

Kyodo News International

Four Japanese ships left the northeastern city of Ishinomaki on Saturday to conduct research whaling along the Pacific coast of Japan, in the first operation since the International Court of Justice’s ruling in March banning Japanese whaling in the Antarctic …

GlobalPost – April 26, 2014 3:38 pm


Why are these humpback whale conservationists applauding the Harper government?

It’s rare, but for once scientists and politicians see eye to eye about removing these whales from endeangered-species list.

By: Kate Allen Science and Technology reporter

Marine biologist Jane Watson has made no secret of her opposition to the federal Conservatives’ approach to science. An “assault” is how the Vancouver Island University professor described it at a January town hall attended by concerned academics.

Watson has devoted her career to the ecology and conservation of marine mammals. So when news broke this week that the government had removed North Pacific humpback whales from the list of endangered species, stripping mandatory critical-habitat protections for an animal whose breeding grounds overlap with proposed Northern Gateway pipeline shipping routes, you might think Watson would be angrier than ever.

You would be wrong …

Toronto Star – Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 12:11 PM EDT


‘Eat meat? I’d rather kill myself’

Written by Bart Chan

Lisa-Marie Williams and Kate Laycy explain why they’re proud to be among Britain’s sexiest vegans

IF MORE people stopped eating animals and animal products, the world would be a much better place, according to two gorgeous women for whom being vegan is a way of life.

Lisa-Marie Williams and Kate Laycy were two of four female finalists shortlisted for animal rights group PETA’s Sexiest Vegan in Britain competition …

The Voice Online – 26/04/2014 02:00 PM


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (April 26, 2014)

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