Assam asks WWF for plan to mitigate human-elephant conflict

Press Trust of India | Guwahati

Assam (…) Environment and Forest Minister Rakibul Hussain has asked World Wildlife Fund-India (…) to submit an operational plan for Human Elephant Conflict(HEC) mitigation in the state’s forest divisions …

Business Standard – June 17, 2013 Last Updated at 18:45 IST…


Iceland’s fin whales are endangered. Stop this bloody cull

Philip Hoare

We know so little about fin whales. The resumption of whaling shows the global market prevailing over common sense.

Last night, Hvalur 8 and 9, two whaling vessels owned by millionaire entrepreneur Kristjan Loftsson, left Reykjavik harbour in Iceland, bound on a north-westerly course for the open Atlantic …

The Guardian – Monday 17 June 2013 13.50 BST…


Meat-eaters 19% more likely to die of heart disease than vegetarians: PETA hit home message to Mancunians

By Reece Lawrence

Meat-eaters are 19% more likely to die from heart disease than vegetarians, according to a recent study – and animal rights charity PETA is hammering home that message in Manchester.

The research, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association also suggests that during the period of study vegetarians were 12% less likely to die overall …

Mancunian Matters – Posted Monday, June 17, 2013 – 13:30…


Ending a Feeding Frenzy

Jakarta Preparing Regulations to Ban Sales of Shark Fins. Will Bali Follow?

(6/16/2013) reports that the deputy governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, is urging all restaurants in the Indonesian capital to stop including shark’s fin on their menus.

Basuki, an Ambassador of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Indonesia’s SOSharks (Save our Sharks) Campaign, said that the municipal government was in the process of preparing a local regulation that will outlaw the sale of shark’s fin products …

Bali Discovery – 6/16/2013…


Published by „the fellbeißer“© (June 17, 2013)

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