Australia wraps opening salvo against Japan over whaling
Japanese whaling was condemned for its true commercial purpose as Australia wound up the opening salvo of its legal case in The Hague to end the Antarctic kill.
The so-called “scientific” whaling was an abuse of rights under the global whaling treaty, and showed Japan failing to act with good faith as a nation, the International Court of Justice heard.
Australia asked the ICJ to end the hunt for the sake of international environmental law, and to settle the long dispute between the two countries …
The Canberra Times – June 29, 2013 – 1:20 AM
Whales in the courtroom
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Ban on testing of cosmetics on animals
By PTI – NEW DELHI
Testing of cosmetics and its ingredients on animals was today banned in the country by a top regulatory body to stop cruelty on them.
The decision in line with European Union’s stand was taken at a meeting of the Bureau of Indian Standards’ Cosmetics Sectional Committee here chaired by Drug Controller General of India G N Singh.
“Keeping in view the cruelty towards animals involved, the testing of cosmetics on animals will now not be allowed in the country,” Singh told PTI after the meeting …
The New Indian Express – 28th June 2013 08:02 PM
PETA: Horses in Danger During Filming of ‘The Lone Ranger’
by Jennifer Mishler
PETA is asking you to think twice before you go see “The Lone Ranger.” Why? The organization claims that horses were put in danger, and nearly killed, during filming of the new movie starring Johnny Depp …
Ecorazzi – June 28, 2013
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Man’s Best Friend Is Not A Delicacy
Imagine your dog is stolen only to become someone’s meal. That is the horrifying reality in Thailand where family pets and street dogs are being rounded up, thrown into overcrowded crates and transported to nearby countries including Vietnam. Their destination? Someone’s plate …
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