Illegal palm oil from an Indonesian national park used by Asian Agri, Wilmar, WWF report says

By Diana Parker, Mongabay-Indonesia correspondent

Illegal palm oil expansion inside Indonesia’s Tesso Nilo National Park is threatening protected forests and the reputation of two companies who claim to be sources of sustainably-produced palm oil, says a new WWF-Indonesia report … – July 05, 2013…


Are whaling companies looking to use UK ports?

Posted by Kevin Heath

When news came out that Icelandic fin and minke whale meat was transiting through the Port of Rotterdam on route to Japan a lot of people got annoyed. Nearly a million people voiced their concerns to the port authorities in a petition. The port responded by banning the transit of whale meat through its docks. Rotterdam is now effectively a whale meat free zone …

Wildlife News – July 5th, 2013 at 11:19 am

Are whaling companies looking to use UK ports?


Animal rights group seeks booth at Nebraska fair

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) – An animal rights organization wants to take its campaign to the Nebraska State Fair, where exhibitors and fairgoers celebrate the state’s rich traditions of agriculture, livestock farming and ranching.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (…) has applied for a booth at this year’s fair, which runs Aug. 23-Sept. 2 in Grand Island … – 3:05 a.m. CDT, July 5, 2013…


Japan’s whaling program scientific, says expert

Andrew Darby
Hobart correspondent for Fairfax Media

Japan’s expert witness in the whaling case at the International Court of Justice has cast doubt on the number of whales killed in its Antarctic program.

The expert, a Norwegian, Lars Walloe, also told the court that he did not like the inclusion of fin and humpback whales in the whaling program …

WA today – July 6, 2013…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (July 05, 2013)

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