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Interpol issues #warning of new slice-and-dice #sharkfinning method #CostaRica + below...

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The Tico Times - Central America's leading English language news source.

Via Kathy Dowsett
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12.11.13 ~ Uh Oh, People Are Still Shark Finning Legally in Costa Rica Despite the Ban

Read more: http://www.care2.com/causes/uh-oh-people-are-still-shark-finning-legally-in-costa-rica-despite-the-ban.html#ixzz2kWv7NrXW

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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, November 12, 2013 12:49 PM

This is pathetic and ugly.

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Option topic: Marine Environments and management

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Or it will be too late 'pass the point of NO return'
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#Sharks are #entitled to their #domain

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How vain do we want to be as a culture? How disconnected with our natural environment?

Via Kathy Dowsett
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TAKE  ACTION  here>>  https://www.greenpeace.org.au/action/?cid=60&src=TW1&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=blog&utm_term=010814_1101&utm_campaign=Arctic&txtArea=twitter

 

& HERE pls>  https://secure.marineconservation.org.au/donate.php?campid=701900000006XVIAA2

 

Ban Drumlines & Shark Nets in South Africa:  https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/KwaZuluNatal_Sharks_Board_Ban_Drumlines_Shark_Nets_in_South_Africa/?wowBBbb

 

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Petition to STOP illegal killing of 'juvenile Sharks' into a jar! https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Make_putting_sharks_in_a_jar_illegal/?towBBbb

 

 

Outrage over EPA shark-cull decision: http://www.projectaware.org/update/outrage-over-epa-shark-cull-decision

 

Global shark crisis! - POWERFUL VIDEO: 3.22m http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSaxDGdet4g&feature=youtu.be

 

 SHARK deterrent Wetsuit:  http://www.ted.com/talks/hamish_jolly_a_shark_deterrent_wetsuit_and_it_s_not_what_you_think

 

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VICTORY for SHARKS   http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2014/09/11/victory-for-australias-sharks-1625#.VBJSPECsjSQ.twitter

 

23.5.14 ~ 

Comment: WA's shark cull didn't answer the big ocean safety questions:  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/05/23/comment-was-shark-cull-didnt-answer-big-ocean-safety-questions

 

8.5.14 ~  

Australia: More than 170 sharks caught under controversial cull program:  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/08/world/asia/australia-shark-cull/index.html?hpt=hp_c4

 

 

 

29 April 2014, 9.30pm BST

WA shark cull season ends, and ocean users don’t want it to return:  http://theconversation.com/wa-shark-cull-season-ends-and-ocean-users-dont-want-it-to-return-26038

 

 

 

19.4.14 ~ 

Live tracking of tagged sharks still not on SharkSmart website http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/live-tracking-of-tagged-sharks-still-not-on-sharksmart-website/story-fnhocxo3-1226889964661

 

 

14.4.14 ~ 

Australia Wants to Selectively Slaughter Sharks for Three More Years:  https://news.vice.com/articles/australia-wants-to-selectively-slaughter-sharks-for-three-more-years

 

13.4.14 ~  Leave the SHARKs aloan!  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/04/13/activists-sink-teeth-was-shark-baiting-programme

 

 10.4.14 ~ 

A shark cull divides a nation:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26937924

 

 

24.3.14 ~ 

Shark cull policy in Western Australia faces fresh challenge from Greens: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/24/shark-cull-policy-in-western-australia-faces-fresh-challenge-from-greens

Party brings in private member's bill to tackle an environmental exemption it dismisses as a 'cynical PR exercise'

 

 

 14.3.14 ~ Why Saving Sharks is a Good Investment:  http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2014/03/14/the-real-life-shark-tank-why-saving-sharks-is-a-good-investment/

 

 

13.3.14 ~ 

WA Shark Cull Update - EPA rules out assessment despite 23,000 public submissions:::  http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/03/13/wa-shark-cull-update-epa-rules-out-assessment-despite-23000-public-submissions-1586

 

 

 

26.2.14 ~ Shark victim's mother takes court action against shark cull

Read more: http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/shark-victims-mother-takes-court-action-against-shark-cull-20140226-33hfx.html#ixzz2uX1blsK6

 

 

26.2.14 ~ 

Sea Shepherd seeks injunction to stop WA shark cull:  http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/21709551/sea-shepherd-seeks-injunction-to-stop-wa-shark-cull/

 

23.2.14 ~ 

Western Australia's shark cull will hit breeding stock of great whitesListen to the scientific community and look at the evidence from Hawaii to South Africa. Killing sharks doesn't work>>   http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/23/western-australia-shark-cull-great-whites

 

 

22.2.14 >>

Morning of cruelty, inhumanity and slaughter in the South West as Barnett's war on nature rages on: http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/02/22/morning-of-cruelty-inhumanity-and-slaughter-in-the-south-west-1577

 

18.2.14 ~ 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/18/shark-cull-condemned-after-attacks-fall-five-year-low?CMP=twt_gu

 

16.2.14 ~  Are shark shields a solution for Western Australia? :  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/02/16/shark-shields-better-drum-lines-alp   via @free_dive & @Seasaver 

 

 

13.2.14 ~ 

Jackie Chan interview: 'They served me shark fin soup and I said no way':  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10635496/Jackie-Chan-interview-They-served-me-shark-fin-soup-and-I-said-no-way.html

 

12.2.14 ~ All captured animals so far are reportedly tiger sharks, with white and bull sharks also targeted by the program. While the program was designed to reduce the risk of fatal shark attacks, it also poses a threat to shark populations.>>  http://theconversation.com/explainer-sharks-why-size-and-species-matter-22535

 

 

 

 

12.2.14   ~  http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/12/shark-cull-government-in-clear-breach-of-international-obligations?CMP=twt_gu

 

 6.2.14 ~ http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/02/06/western-australias-indiscriminate-killing-of-precious-marine-life-rages-on-1567#.Uvfi08MJzvs.twitter

 

 

The Duke of Cambridge, David Beckham and Yao Ming joined forces to speak out, as fathers, against the illegal wildlife trade. They spoke about the much needed protection of elephants, rhinos and sharks for future generations::  http://www.virgin.com/unite/take-action/film-when-the-buying-stops-the-killing-can-too

 

Inside the Biggest SHARK Abattoir:

 

 http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1415351/inside-worlds-biggest-shark-abattoir-shocking-pictures-show-scale

 

11.1.14  ~  

This could be the year we start to save, not slaughter, the shark: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/11/shark-finning-in-decline-in-far-east

 

10.1.14  ~  SeaShepherd welcomes Ban on SharkFinning in NZ:  http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1401/S00016/sea-shepherd-welcomes-ban-of-shark-finning-in-nz-water.htm

 

10.1.14 ~ Diver who swims with Sharks http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2537040/Diver-swims-sharks-reveals-fear-makes-encounters-unpredictable-detect-racing-heart-beat.html

 

9.1.14 ~ SeaShepherd: http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/01/09/sea-shepherd-shark-update-france-and-australia-1556

 

Everyone knows they enter blue water at their peril. We do so at the risk of numerous possible misadventures, of which shark attack is the most remote.

 

What happens when SHARKS disappear:  http://baronvonmerkens.tumblr.com/post/72961850156/thingsofthewild-laureola

 

Australians oppose Cull  http://www.seashepherd.org.au/news-and-media/2014/01/04/australians-oppose-cull-of-protected-great-white-sharks-by-barnett-government-1553

 

Shark Cull.....is NOT the answer 
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-04/jeff-hansen/5184688

 

More>>  
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/dec/27/sharks-to-be-shot-and-dumped?CMP=twt_gu

 

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/australia-sharks-twitter-warn-swimmers-053242664.html?vp=1#Q92yy9M

 

More>>  http://www.sail-world.com/UK/Sea-Shepherd,-others-opposed-to-culling-of-Great-White-Sharks/117827

 

Overfishing of Sharks harms Coral Reefs >>  http://yottafire.com/2013/12/overfishing-sharks-harming-coral-reefs/

 

Sharks to be baited, shot at sea for being more than 3metres long:  http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/latest/a/20471641/sharks-to-be-baited-shot-at-sea/

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NEED to add this link: Live tracking of tagged sharks still not on SharkSmart website<br>:: http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/live-tracking-of-tagged-sharks-still-not-on-sharksmart-website/story-fnhocxo3-1226889964661
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#Rare #Seahorse found off #Newquay #Cornwall !!! yaY! via @floriangene < thxu

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Marine staff at leading local wildlife charity Cornwall Wildlife Trust were thrilled to hear that a Newquay fisherman has finally proven that seahorses are found on Cornwall’s north coast. 
Daniel Gilbert skipper of Newquay crabber ‘Tizardleeon’ found the beautiful yellow seahorse clinging to a crab pot while working four miles north west of Newquay’s Towan Headland on Friday 2nd of September.
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#SeaChange The #Ecological #Disaster That Nobody Sees :(

#SeaChange The #Ecological #Disaster That Nobody Sees :( | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A Global Ocean Commission report says that we must act now to save the earth's wildest and most productive ecosystem.
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#FindOut about #BlacktipReefSharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus

#FindOut about #BlacktipReefSharks, Carcharhinus melanopterus | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Find out what's known about Blacktip Reef Sharks including their world range and habitats, feeding behaviors, life history, ecology, reproduction, and conservation status.
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ohh mY! Moment thousands of #Chinese #trawlers head out to sea after #fishingBan

ohh mY!  Moment thousands of #Chinese #trawlers head out to sea after #fishingBan | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
These incredible images of boats setting out from a harbour in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, show just why China harvests more fish than any other country.
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Dr. @SylviaEarle on #eatingfish 'Think of them as #wildlife, first and foremost' ! #Ecosystems 4 an #Environment 2 #Survive

Dr. @SylviaEarle on #eatingfish 'Think of them as #wildlife, first and foremost' ! #Ecosystems 4 an #Environment 2 #Survive | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
In a chat with 'Her Deepness', Earle reveals her thoughts on eating seafood today ('Think of them as wildlife, first and foremost.' Renowned marine biologist Sylvia Earle on eating fish: http://t.co/f7DgrMqrO0)...
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#DanishNavy #arrests three - #4SavingProtectedDolphins ! #Freedom4Cetaceans

#DanishNavy #arrests three - #4SavingProtectedDolphins ! #Freedom4Cetaceans | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Three Sea Shepherd volunteers have been arrested for 'harrassing dolphins' and deported from the Faroe Islands. But their real crime was to save hundreds of Atlantic white-sided dolphins from slaughter.
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#NOAA investigating #humpbackWhale #harassment in Pacific Grove ~ too close!

#NOAA investigating #humpbackWhale #harassment in Pacific Grove ~ too close! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
NOAA investigating humpback whale harassment in Pacific Grove
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WITNESSES REPORTED A SAILBOAT RUNNING OVER A POD OF HUMPBACK WHALES OFF THE COAST AT LOVER'S POINT.
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The #Oceans are #acidifying at the #fastest rate in 300 million years. How bad could it get?

The #Oceans are #acidifying at the #fastest rate in 300 million years. How bad could it get? | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
So how worried should we be?(Oceans are acidifying at the fastest rate in 300 million yrs--& it could have terrible consequences for marine life: http://t.co/XybY3qJZBe)...

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The #BlueDotTour - David Suzuki Foundation ~ Is Our Only #Home !

The Blue Dot Tour is a movement to recognize every Canadian’s right to live in a healthy environment. Join us today and stand up for the people and places you love
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#Salmon Return to Washington’s #ElwhaRiver for the First Time in 102 Years!

#Salmon Return to Washington’s #ElwhaRiver for the First Time in 102 Years! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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Federally Protected #Birds at #Risk from Expansion of Wind Development Near #LakeMichigan

Federally Protected #Birds at #Risk from Expansion of Wind Development Near #LakeMichigan | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
(Washington, D.C., September 3, 2014) Two bird species federally listed as endangered, the Piping Plover and Kirtland’s Warbler, as well as many other federal
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@SeaShepherd launch #antipoaching campaign #OperationPacuare for #SeaTurtles!

@SeaShepherd launch #antipoaching campaign #OperationPacuare for #SeaTurtles! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd launch anti-poaching campaign Voxy Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Costa Rica and Latin American Sea Turtles (LAST) Association have launched Operation Pacuare, an anti-poaching campaign to protect sea turtles on Pacuare Beach in...
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Sea Shepherd :  http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2014/09/15/sea-shepherd-launches-operation-pacuare-sea-turtle-anti-poaching-campaign-1628#.VBiWnlB13_4.twitter

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#SaveOurBlue from #OIL http://mission-blue.org/2014/09/help-save-the-canary-islands-from-dangerous-deep-sea-oil-exploration/

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Courtesy of @Deb Castellana  


What? Haven't we seen this movie before? Now that they have the green light to drill in the Canary Islands, oil giant Repsol plans to deploy three “probes” – two over 3,000 meters deep and one 6,900 meters deep below the seafloor, which sits 1,500 meters underwater. That's meters, not feet! What are they thinking? Check out Courtney Mattison's story at Mission Blue.

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Sunday's #ClimateProtest Could Be a Turning Point on #GlobalWarming

Sunday's #ClimateProtest Could Be a Turning Point on #GlobalWarming | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A major climate protest in New York on Sunday could mark a seminal shift in the politics of global warming, just ahead of the U.N. Climate Summit.
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#Academic slams #Japan's #whaling ~ time they woke-up & learned real #science in the Sea!

#Academic slams #Japan's #whaling ~ time they woke-up & learned real #science in the Sea! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
An Otago University zoologist has challenged Japan's argument for the resumption of its scientific whaling programme, saying its reasons are irrelevant.
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We're fishing the oceans dry. It's time to reconsider fish farms. #NO2FarmedSalmon

We're fishing the oceans dry. It's time to reconsider fish farms. #NO2FarmedSalmon | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Aquaculture is getting much greener, with American innovators leading the way. (Or stop overfishing?! RT @MotherJones: The oceans could be devoid of fish by 2050.
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36 bits of good news to cure your #Ocean blues v @debcastellana

36 bits of good news to cure your #Ocean blues v @debcastellana | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
These stories of measured success and cute animals suggest the ocean may not be entirely screwed!
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From my friend @Deb Castellana >> Let's all sing along with Pharrell Williams to 'Happy' and check it out. My favorite: #14. Sylvia Earle. If everyone started their day with a pep talk from her, the earth would be a better (bluer) place. http://bit.ly/ZtaWtY

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#Whales hunting #krill – Planet Earth – BBC w/ Sir David Attenborough

#Whales hunting #krill – Planet Earth – BBC w/ Sir David Attenborough | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Whales hunting krill - Planet Earth - BBC

Faint disturbances in the heart of Antarctic waters gives...
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#Predator #decline leads to #decreased #stability in a coastal fish community - Britten - 2014 - Ecology Letters - Wiley Online Library

#Predator #decline leads to #decreased #stability in a coastal fish community - Britten - 2014 - Ecology Letters - Wiley Online Library | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
check out how overfishing sharks and other top-predators can reduce stability of fish communities http://t.co/CZzm4evXbK
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International whaling conference votes against #Japan's #Antarctic hunt! Still going ahead :(

International whaling conference votes against #Japan's #Antarctic hunt! Still going ahead :( | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
An international whaling conference voted Thursday against Japan's highly criticized plans to resume whaling in the Antarctic next year, but Japan vowed to go ahead anyway.
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Sea Shepherd stands ready to defend the whales if Japan returns to once agin invade the integrity of the the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

Sea Shepherd has been vindicated. It is now completely established that Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean is a criminal activity.

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#Seagrass may shield #MarineLife from #acidifying oceans

#Seagrass may shield #MarineLife from #acidifying oceans | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Plant may provide food and protection from predators (RT @OceanPortal: Seagrass may shield marine life from acidifying oceans http://t.co/Pa8M0bE5ZX Learn more about seagrass bed ecology: http:…)...

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#RedTide Off #Florida Coast Smothering Everything In Its Path! #Toxic #Algae

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.
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Urgent: Pls Tell these four countries to back a massive new #Whale #sanctuary >>

Urgent: Pls Tell these four countries to back a massive new #Whale #sanctuary >> | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A new whale sanctuary hangs in the balance. Here's how we make it happen.
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2014-09-16: NEWS: #Ottawa approves second #bowheadWhale for Baffin region next Yr! v @sharontrys < thxu

2014-09-16: NEWS: #Ottawa approves second #bowheadWhale for Baffin region next Yr! v @sharontrys < thxu | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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Conservationists Prepare for #Whaling as Commission Meets! #IWC #S.OceanWhaling

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting started on Monday amid mounting controversy over the Government of Japan’s plans to restart whaling in the Southern Ocean, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS).

When the IWC meeting opened in Slovenia, it was the first meeting since the International Court of Justic...
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Sea Shepherd's Operation Icefish is Officially Launched. The Bob Barker and the Sam Simon will depart in December for the Southern Ocean. The Steve Irwin will be held back in reserve in the event that Japan decides to resume their illegal whaling activities this season. 

 

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1409/S00086/sea-shepherd-launches-new-southern-ocean-campaign.htm?__scoop_post=58069130-3d9e-11e4-d5b0-842b2b775358&__scoop_topic=782278#__scoop_post=58069130-3d9e-11e4-d5b0-842b2b775358&__scoop_topic=782278

 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/16/japan-opposes-marine-sanctuary-whales-international-whaling-commission?__scoop_post=ced25d50-3d92-11e4-aa25-001018304b75&__scoop_topic=782278#__scoop_post=ced25d50-3d92-11e4-aa25-001018304b75&__scoop_topic=782278

 

16.9.14 ~ http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/16/japan-whaling-australia-new-zealand-2015-hunt?__scoop_post=4f003380-3dac-11e4-8b0f-90b11c3998fc&__scoop_topic=782278#__scoop_post=4f003380-3dac-11e4-8b0f-90b11c3998fc&__scoop_topic=782278

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