Greenpeace protest: UN court orders Russia to free ship
A UN maritime tribunal has ordered Russia to free a Greenpeace vessel and 30 people detained after an oil drilling protest in the Arctic.
The court in the German city of Hamburg said a bond of 3.6 million euros ($5m) should be posted.
But a Russian statement issued after the ruling said the Hamburg tribunal had no jurisdiction in the case …
BBC News – 22 November 2013 Last updated at 18:49 GMT
SHOCK VIDEO: Rabbits cruelly plucked alive for Angora wool in horror footage
By Greg Heffer
DO YOU still want that Angora wool jumper for Christmas?
Shock undercover footage has exposed the horrific cruelty of Angora wool farms.
Rabbits are shown squealing in pain after being PLUCKED ALIVE by workers.
Tied down to a wooden bench, the pure white bunnies are stretched out to make them immobile.
Farm hands then set to work ripping out the animals’ sought-after fur by hand.
The violent process leaves benches dripping with blood, as the rabbits cry out in agony …
Daily Star – Published 22nd November 2013
Torturing animals to make an angora scarf
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Pledges $3 Million for Tiger Conservation
By Denise Chow, Staff Writer
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has awarded $3 million to the World Wildlife Fund to aid the organization’s efforts to protect vulnerable populations of wild tigers ( www.livescience.com/27441-tige… ) in Nepal …