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@SeaShepherd #Kimberley 2013 ~ #Humpback whale #nursery off the coast #JamesPricePoint

In August of 2013, Sea Shepherd Australia Director Jeff Hansen visited the town of Broome, in Western Australia, to visit the community that fought alongside...
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Published on 19 Sep 2013


In August of 2013, Sea Shepherd Australia Director Jeff Hansen visited the town of Broome, in Western Australia, to visit the community that fought alongside Sea Shepherd during Operation Kimberley Miinimbi, which ensured the protection of the worlds largest Humpback whale nursery off the coast of James Price Point.


During his trip, Jeff visited James Price Point, spent time with many of the groups and locals that fought hard for the protection of their land, spent a morning out at sea with a newborn Humpback whale and its mother and encountered a washed-up juvenile Humpback whale.


Sea Shepherd Australia was also able to host the local community one evening, and presented videos documenting the work that Sea Shepherd carries out not only in Australian waters, but in the Galapagos, the Gulf of Mexico, and Antarctica.



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#Fukushima See below... #Nuclear the silent & deadly. Update:26.9.13...

#Fukushima  See below... #Nuclear the silent & deadly. Update:26.9.13... | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Japan asked South Korea on Monday to rescind its expanded import ban on fisheries products from eight prefectures related to concern with radiation-contaminated water leaking into the Pacific Ocean from ...

Via Frank Kusters
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20.9.13 ~ 

Fukushima Forever: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-perrow/fukushima-forever_b_3941589.html  < Windscale  fire uk:

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windscale_fire&nbsp;    < This link takes you to another to open, see title...thank you.

 

The Windscale fire of 10 October 1957 was the worst nuclear accident in Great Britain's history, ranked in severity at level 5 on the 7-point International Nuclear Event Scale.[1]The two piles had been hurriedly built as part of the British atomic bomb project.[2]Windscale Pile No. 1 was operational in October 1950 followed by Pile No. 2 in June 1951.[3]

The accident occurred when the core of the Unit 1 nuclear reactor at Windscale,Cumberland (now Sellafield, Cumbria) caught fire...

 

 MORE news:

 

26.9.13 ~ 

The Fukushima Generation: New Data on Birth Defects in Post-Meltdown Japan: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/09/26/the-fukushima-generation-new-data-on-birth-defects-in-post-meltdown-japan.html

 

 

24.9.13 ~ 

Fukushima clean-up may be doomed: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/asia-pacific/fukushima-clean-up-may-be-doomed-1.1537702?page=1

 

 

22.9.13 ~ Dark shadow of Fukushima over Japan’s 2020 Olympic revelry: 

Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/dark-shadow-of-fukushima-over-japans-2020-olympic-revelry#ixzz2fcxq7wvo&nbsp;

 

20.9.13 ~ 

The Crisis at Fukushima's Unit 4 Demands a Global Take-Over: http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/09/20-1

 

BREAKINGnews! http://rt.com/news/fukushima-plant-quake-nuclear-094/

 

 

Japan Meteorological Research Institute “Cs-134 in the Pacific sank over 200m in the Pacific from 2011 to 2012″ : http://fukushima-diary.com/2013/09/japan-meteorological-research-institute-cs-134-in-the-pacific-sank-over-200m-in-the-pacific-from-2011-to-2012/&nbsp; < 

This means as times passes, the radioactive material sinks deeper under the sea. Samples taken from the surface of the sea doesn’t indicate the actual contamination.  << this link will Say 'Error', Pls go to Home on heading and will take you to all the links.

 

More: 

 Fukushima derived radionuclides in the ocean: http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/Meetings/PDFplus/2013/cn207/Presentations/1028-Aoyama.pdf

                                                ~ ~ ~

 Blog by: @DennisRiches ~ http://nf2045.blogspot.fr/2013/09/a-blunt-report-on-japanese-tv-about.html

 

South Korea earlier this month expanded an extant import ban to include all fisheries products from Fukushima and seven surrounding prefectures over concerns about the 300 tons of radiation-contaminated water leaking into the Pacific Ocean daily from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 power plant.

 

South Korea’s fisheries ministry also stated that a new radiation inspection certificate would be required if even a minuscule dose of radioactive material is detected in any fisheries or animal product from any other part of Japan.

 

 

19.9.13 ~ 

Japan's Abe orders surviving Fukushima reactors scrapped, pledges safe Olympics: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/19/us-japan-fukushima-abe-idUSBRE98I08320130919

 

 

 

18.9.13 ~ 

Famous Japanese Actress: Gov’t is covering up Fukushima crisis — “Our nation has a right to know” — People who write the truth on Internet will be punished under new law — TV stars in Japan are to never discuss political views: http://enenews.com/famous-japanese-actress-accuses-govt-of-fukushima-cover-up-our-nation-has-a-right-to-know-says-people-who-write-the-truth-on-internet-will-be-punished-under-new-law-stars-expected-to-ne

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#Mantas, Devil Rays Butchered For #ApothecaryTrade ~ Now #Identifiable

#Mantas, Devil Rays Butchered For #ApothecaryTrade ~ Now #Identifiable | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Since dried filters from the mouths of filter-feeding rays hit apothecary shop menus in Asia – the thought being that eating ground-up filters will cleanse one's liver – there's been no way to know which of these gentle-natured rays was being slaughtered...
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Now, scientists with the University of Washington's Friday Harbor Laboratories have discovered enough differences in the filters to be able to identify the giant manta and eight of the devil rays using the part from inside their mouth that has been dried and is being sold.

 

"There is no historical or traditional medical use of these filters and there's no scientific evidence they will help your liver filter out toxins. Still there are thousands of these ray filters in the markets, especially in Indonesia," said Misty Paig-Tran, who studied the filters in detail while earning her doctorate in biology at the UW

 

People have been looking at this group of animals for protection under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, but there has been no way to know which of the groups need protection because the filters are cut out and the rest of the animal is discarded, she said.

 

Paig-Tran is lead author of the cover story in the September 2013 issue of the Journal of Morphology about the distinctive filters of these rays.

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Blog: Update on Dolphins in #Indonesia ~ Ric O'Barry's #DolphinProject #graphic!

Blog: Update on Dolphins in #Indonesia ~ Ric O'Barry's #DolphinProject #graphic! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it

Indonesian fishermen respect dolphins.  In 2010, when the Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) conducted a survey throughout Indonesia, all the fishermen answered that they would never want to harm dolphins.  


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#Overfishing of #Sharks is harming the world's #Coralreefs ~ #ecosystem fail !

#Overfishing of #Sharks is harming the world's #Coralreefs ~ #ecosystem fail ! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Overfishing of sharks trash coral reefs
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The overfishing of sharks is harming the world's coral reefs, Australian and Canadian scientists say.
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#Mangroves bring #wildlife back to #Senegal coast ~ Fox News

#Mangroves bring #wildlife back to #Senegal coast ~ Fox News | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Mangroves bring wildlife back to Senegal coast Fox News TOBOR, Senegal (AFP) – Crabs scuttle among mangrove roots in a dense riverbank forest in southern Senegal, where a major reforestation project is reviving wildlife and boosting the west...
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#Seabass #stocks at lowest in two decades - Telegraph

#Seabass #stocks at lowest in two decades - Telegraph | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Sea bass levels have declined to the lowest point for 20 years, a study has found, leading to calls for fishing restrictions.
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#Beavers save Great Blue #Heron nesting ground ~ #symbiosis can be oh so satisfying* #wildlife does best.

#Beavers save Great Blue #Heron nesting ground ~ #symbiosis can be oh so satisfying* #wildlife does best. | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
A recent beaver-led construction project on the grounds of a nature center in New York is proving yet again that symbiosis can be oh so satisfying.
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KUNA : #Fukushima plant #discharges 1,130 tons of #tainted rainwater into #sea ~ 17/09/2013 Cbelow #forced2evacuate

KUNA : #Fukushima plant #discharges 1,130 tons of #tainted rainwater into #sea ~ 17/09/2013 Cbelow #forced2evacuate | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
#Fukushima plant discharges 1130 tons of tainted rainwater into sea http://t.co/s84bl30YOY #Japan #pollution #ManYi
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Hundreds of thousands of people in Japan have been forced to evacuate their homes amid fears a massive typhoon could wreak havoc.

Typhoon Man-yi struck the mainland on Sunday, packing gusts of more than 160 kilometres per hour, and doubling the region’s annual rainfall.

At least two people have been found dead and more than 100 others hurt:: http://www.euronews.com/2013/09/16/typhoon-hits-japan-raising-fears-over-fukushima/

 

More via: D'un Renard FB: 

 

http://nuclear-news.net/2013/05/16/un-report-bloggers-response-japanese-delegation-to-the-un-spreads-lies-and-deception/

 

 

 18.9.13 ~ 

Japan balked at steps to control Fukushima water in 2011: memo http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/18/us-japan-fukushima-water-idUSBRE98H14A20130918

 

17.9.13 ~ 

Former Japanese PM Kan urges Taiwan to ditch nuclear power: 

http://japandailypress.com/former-japanese-pm-kan-urges-taiwan-to-ditch-nuclear-power-1736036/

 

17.9.13 ~ 

Fukushima Dumps Typhoon-soaked, Radiated Water: http://news.discovery.com/earth/oceans/after-typhoon-fukushima-dumps-polluted-water-in-sea-130917.htm &lt; & what of the Sea Life?

 

17.9.13 ~ 

Fukushima Operator Dumps 1,000 Tons Of Polluted Water In Sea: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/17/fukushima-polluted-water-sea_n_3939014.html

 

 

16.9.13 ~  http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2013/0916/Typhoon-Man-yi-complicates-Fukushima-nuclear-cleanup-video

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Why I Recommend #Avoiding #Fish ~ @PlantDietitian says like it is* #emptySeas #Toxins #RadioActive

Why I Recommend #Avoiding #Fish ~ @PlantDietitian says like it is* #emptySeas #Toxins #RadioActive | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Why I recommend avoiding #fish: http://t.co/qxh5ZypIHK #MeatlessMonday #toxins #overfishing
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Movement of #marinelife follows speed and direction of #climatechange #WaterTemps

Movement of #marinelife follows speed and direction of #climatechange #WaterTemps | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
New research based at Princeton University shows that the trick to predicting when and where sea animals will relocate due to climate change is to follow the pace and direction of temperature changes, known as climate velocity.
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#BlueWhale #Earwax Reveals Pollution Accumulated Over a Lifetime ~ provides unprecedented lifetime #profile

#BlueWhale #Earwax Reveals Pollution Accumulated Over a Lifetime ~  provides unprecedented lifetime #profile | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Earwax collected from a beached whale shows that the creature ingested a host of toxins, such as DDT and mercury, throughout its life (Blue whale earwax reveals pollution accumulated over a lifetime http://t.co/kZahqDPuZQ)...
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NatGeoNews: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/09/16/giant-gob-of-earwax-reveals-blue-whale-secrets/

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#Fukushima to assess #SeaDamage ~ #UnStoppable !!! See below: Dr.Helen Caldicott ~ Update>

#Fukushima to assess #SeaDamage ~ #UnStoppable !!! See below: Dr.Helen Caldicott ~ Update> | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Japan’s nuclear authority is to conduct radiation surveys to measure the long-term effect on marine resources on the seabed off the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant that has been leaking toxic water since 2011, the Japanese media reports.
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Weather updates: http://typhoonstormwatch2012.blogspot.co.uk/

 

17.9.13 ~ 

Tepco Drains 1,130 Tons of Rainwater at Fukushima After Typhoon: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-17/tepco-drains-1-130-tons-of-rainwater-at-fukushima-after-typhoon.html

 

 16.9.13 ~ 

 

Kyodo: Fearing Fukushima plant would flood, workers opened barriers — Amount of contamination released ‘unknown’ — TV: Japan media questioning if radioactivity levels were measured before pumping into ocean; Tepco now under investigation : http://enenews.com/kyodo-fearing-fukushima-plant-would-flood-workers-opened-barriers-tv-japan-media-questioning-if-radioactivity-levels-were-measured-before-pumping-into-ocean-tepco-now-under-investigation

16.9.13 ~ 

Crippled Fukushima braces for typhoon Man-Yi hit (VIDEO): http://rt.com/news/japan-typhoon-fukushima-plant-914/

 

Typhoon Man-yi hits Japan raising fears about Fukushima nuclear plant: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-09-16/typhoon-man-yi-hits-japan2c-raising-fukushima-fears/4960034

 

 

 Dr. Helen Caldicott speaks of the dangers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMmaduq-5bw&feature=youtu.be&nbsp&nbsp

 

15.9.13 ~ And Breaking News: Dr Helen Caldicott is one of the most articulate and passionate advocates of citizen action to remedy the nuclear and environmental crises :: 

http://rt.com/op-edge/fukushima-catastrophe-nuclear-olympics-883/

 

As TEPCO has been struggling to contain contaminated water at the plant, the government has stepped in to take over some of the responsibilities, arguing that the utility seems incapable of fixing the matter on its own.

 

The consequences of the nuclear catastrophe in Japan have triggered international debate after Tokyo won the right to host the 2020 Olympic Games, beating Madrid and Istanbul.

 

Just hours before Tokyo was chosen on September 7, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reassured the International Olympic Committee that radioactive water leakage from the wrecked nuclear plant was "under control” and "will never do any damage to Tokyo"

 

His speech caused a wave of criticism in Japan. On Saturday, the front-page of national newspaper Asahi Shimbun read "Contaminated water 'control' running astray," "Credibility of prime minister's message to overseas is shaking."

 

Hikariko Ono of the Prime Minister's office defended Abe's statement, saying that the monitoring results conducted off the Fukushima coast showed undetectable radioactivity.

 

 

A senior TEPCO official Kazuhiko Yamashita contradicted the Prime Minister on Friday by saying the radioactive water leakage at the crippled Fukushima plant ‘was not under control’.

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This #PorpoiseSlaughter is 7 x bigger than #Taiji ~ Why Haven’t You Heard About It? ~ #Iwate #Japan

This #PorpoiseSlaughter is 7 x bigger than #Taiji ~ Why Haven’t You Heard About It? ~ #Iwate #Japan | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Iwate, Japan, is once again poised to commence the world’s largest cetacean slaughter, which dwarfs the much more famous one in Taiji. (@SeaShepherd @CaptPaulWatson worse than #taiji?
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#Puffin ~ #SkomerIsland ~ #Wildlife #photography superb*

#Puffin ~ #SkomerIsland ~ #Wildlife #photography superb* | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Skomer Island www.facebook.com/iesphotography (RT @iesphotos: Puffin landing with wings wide open http://t.co/U2fPY4EgVm @wildlife_uk #skomer #photo #photography)...
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New research finds #pesticides in 'spectacled #caiman blood' from #bananaPlantation #RunOff

New research finds #pesticides in 'spectacled #caiman blood' from #bananaPlantation #RunOff | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
New research finds pesticides in spectacled caiman blood, exposing the impact of heavily sprayed plantations (Why bananas are giving caimans bad blood, @guardianeco http://t.co/dsmAOO7WFk #wildlife...
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#Overfishing Threats And #Extinction Can Be #Predicted Decades Before ...

#Overfishing Threats And #Extinction Can Be #Predicted Decades Before ... | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
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Overfishing Threats And Extinction Can Be Predicted Decades Before ...
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Look down the right-hand margin....more links on Oceans and it's species.

 

Also: 

Sea Change: Pacific Ocean takes perilous turn: http://apps.seattletimes.com/reports/sea-change/2013/sep/11/pacific-ocean-perilous-turn-overview/

 

 

Pacific islands face fishing crisis: http://www.dw.de/pacific-islands-face-fishing-crisis/a-17096053

 

And: http://www.ia.ucsb.edu/pa/display.aspx?pkey=3111&nbsp;&lt; downloadable images.

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#Tackling #Overfishing: Surfing the Marine Data Wave ~ Science World Report

#Tackling #Overfishing: Surfing the Marine Data Wave ~ Science World Report | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Science World Report Tackling Overfishing: Surfing the Marine Data Wave Science World Report Today, 88% of fish stocks in the European Union are fished beyond their maximum sustainable yield, which has led to a steady decline in average fish size...
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PLOS ONE: Global Population Trends and Human Use Patterns of #Manta & #MobulaRays

PLOS ONE: Global Population Trends and Human Use Patterns of #Manta & #MobulaRays | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Annual #coastal #cleanup helps save #wildlife ~ monofilament #fishingline hangs from the mouth of a #frigatebird

Annual #coastal #cleanup helps save #wildlife ~  monofilament #fishingline hangs from the mouth of a #frigatebird | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Annual coastal cleanup helps save wildlife
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A strand of monofilament fishing line hangs from the mouth of a frigatebird perched in the mangroves of the Broken Islands in Pine Island Sound.
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#Veterans #Dive To Raise #Awareness About #Overfishing

#Veterans #Dive To Raise #Awareness About #Overfishing | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
This summer, veterans from across the country are headed to the shores of West Palm Beach, Fla., for one reason: to build a new army of undersea soldiers who raise awareness about overfishing.
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Stop the #Alaskan #SeaOtter #Slaughter - The Petition Site ~ they play a role in our #Seas

Stop the #Alaskan #SeaOtter #Slaughter - The Petition Site ~ they play a role in our #Seas | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Alaska Representative Donald Young has introduced a bill to restart the fur trade of northern sea... (Stop the Alaskan Sea Otter Slaughter.
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Marine Mammal management: http://www.fws.gov/alaska/fisheries/mmm/seaotters/otters.htm

 

More: http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/oct2009/2009-10-08-094.asp

 

& much more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_otter

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#HongKong Gov. Takes Steps to #Protect #Sharks & #BluefinTuna ~ #CITES #Pew

#HongKong Gov. Takes Steps to #Protect #Sharks & #BluefinTuna ~ #CITES  #Pew | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
Joshua Reichert, executive vice president of The Pew Charitable Trusts, praised the release of new sustainable consumption guidelines for government and public sector employees in Hong Kong to not serve shark fin and bluefin tuna at official...
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#StormwaterPA - Public Art takes on #Pollution ~ all ends up in the Ocean!

#StormwaterPA - Public Art takes on #Pollution ~ all ends up in the Ocean! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
RT @stormwaterpa: The Biggest Little City in the World has an AMAZING #publicart project now! More on our blog: http://t.co/e9GuDxN8FK
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Video Of #tagged Tiger #Shark Catch & Torture Sparks Outcry In #Hawaii !

Video Of #tagged Tiger #Shark Catch & Torture Sparks Outcry In #Hawaii ! | Now is the Time to Help our Oceans & it's Species ! | Scoop.it
On August 30th, Mikey McCrum posted the below video on YouTube, entitled "Catching a 12-14 Ft Tiger Shark!" and described it as "Big Rope + Big Cable + Big Hook + Big Bait = LIVE ACTION with a Big SHARK!
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