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Orphaned seals taken to sanctuary

Orphaned seals taken to sanctuary | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
A seal sanctuary in The Netherlands has been overwhelmed by the arrival of hundreds of seals that have been washed up on beaches because of recent storms and disease.
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Sea Shepherd :: Update and Call-to-Action from the Cove Guardians on the Ground in Taiji

Sea Shepherd :: Update and Call-to-Action from the Cove Guardians on the Ground in Taiji | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Protecting oceans around the world...
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Shangri-La hotels take shark fin soup off the menu

Shangri-La hotels take shark fin soup off the menu | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
The resort company's move, coming just ahead of the Chinese new year festivities, is a huge boost to the campaign to protect decimated shark stocks by banning the dish (@Oceanwarrior More very good news!
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U.S. News - 40 dolphins die, 19 survive in Cape Cod strandings

U.S. News - 40 dolphins die, 19 survive in Cape Cod strandings | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
BOSTON -- Nineteen dolphins that stranded themselves along Cape Cod have been treated and released, but several dozen others have perished since the string of strandings began last Thursday.
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Study: Nature Creates Buffer Against Climate Change

Study: Nature Creates Buffer Against Climate Change | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
The most extensive study ever of biodiversity confirms what scientists have long believed, that natural ecosystems are healthier and more resilient when they support a large variety of plant life.
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China Report Spells Out 'Grim' Climate Change Risks: Scientific American

China Report Spells Out 'Grim' Climate Change Risks: Scientific American | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Global warming threatens China's march to prosperity by cutting crops, shrinking rivers and unleashing more droughts and floods, says the government's latest assessment of climate change, projecting big shifts in how the nation feeds itself.
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Oregon Legislature will consider capping mercury in fluorescent bulbs

Oregon Legislature will consider capping mercury in fluorescent bulbs | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
The proposed caps are set at the low-end of mercury content in commercially available bulbs, state officials say, but would not be "a big reach" for bulb manufacturers who are already having to comply with strict European standards.
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Whaling may be sunk by commercial reality | Yen for Living

Whaling may be sunk by commercial reality | Yen for Living | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Whaling may be sunk by commercial reality
January 16th, 2012 by Philip Brasor & Masako Tsubuku

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Crackdown on high seas speeders aims to save right whales

Crackdown on high seas speeders aims to save right whales | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
In a bid to protect Canada's most endangered marine mammal, U.S.

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U.S. Navy Could Use Dolphins To Find Iranian Mines In Strait of Hormuz

U.S. Navy Could Use Dolphins To Find Iranian Mines In Strait of Hormuz | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
With fears that Iran may attempt to block the Strait of Hormuz, the U.S. Navy may call upon the underwater mine-detecting capabilities of dolphins to keep important oil shipments moving safely out of the Persian Gulf.
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Anti-whaling group says 3 activists injured - CBS News

Anti-whaling group says 3 activists injured - CBS News | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Anti-whaling group says 3 activists injured...

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Wildlife Activists Campaign to Save 'World's Saddest Dolphins' | Press Release | Earth Island Philippines Web Portal

Wildlife Activists Campaign to Save 'World's Saddest Dolphins' | Press Release | Earth Island Philippines Web Portal | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it

by CARMELA G. LAPEÑA, GMA News
11/22/2011 | 03:15 PM

Marine conservationists have launched a campaign to urge the Philippine government not to re-export 25 dolphins, currently held at the Ocean Adventure Park in Subic, to Singapore and instead, release them back to the wild.

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Response to Resorts World Singapore's Letter to Philippine Daily Inquirer | Press Release | Earth Island Philippines Web Portal

Response to Resorts World Singapore's Letter to Philippine Daily Inquirer | Press Release | Earth Island Philippines Web Portal | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it

This is in response to the letter by Resorts World Singapore (RWS) last 22 November 2011 through Mr. Lim Soon Hua, the RWS Director for Communications.

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Can Danilo Atilano Feed the World? | Earth Island Journal | Earth Island Institute

Can Danilo Atilano Feed the World? | Earth Island Journal | Earth Island Institute | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
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Savonius Wind Turbines – Saving the Environment while Saving Money | Wind-Turbine-UK

Savonius Wind Turbines – Saving the Environment while Saving Money | Wind-Turbine-UK | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Vertical axis windmills have been around ever since the 9th century when early Persians used them to harness the power of the wind to pump water and grind their (Savonius Wind Turbines – Saving the Environment while Saving Money
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Jan 22, 2012: Next Coastal Clean-up at Freedom Island | Press Release | Earth Island Philippines Web Portal

ANNOUNCEMENT: Jan 22, 2012: Next Coastal Clean-up at Freedom Island | Press Release | Earth Island Philippines Web Portal | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
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Environment groups to 'Occupy SM Baguio' Jan. 20

Environment groups to 'Occupy SM Baguio' Jan. 20 | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
Environment groups will hold a rally dubbed 'Occupy SM Baguio' on January 20 to protest against the redevelopment of SM City Baguio, which will involve the balling of more than a hundred trees in Luneta Hill.
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8 Mighty Rivers Run Dry From Overuse -- National Geographic

8 Mighty Rivers Run Dry From Overuse -- National Geographic | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
From the American West to China, Australia to India, some of the world's most important rivers have been drained dry for agriculture, industry, and drinking water.
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Killer Whale Research Aboard National Geographic Explorer – EXPLORATIONS – A Lindblad Expeditions Blog

Killer Whale Research Aboard National Geographic Explorer – EXPLORATIONS – A Lindblad Expeditions Blog | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it

Killer Whale Research Aboard National Geographic Explorer


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Anti-whaling activists clash with Japan harpoon ship

Anti-whaling activists clash with Japan harpoon ship | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japanese whalers and protesters clashed on Wednesday in the Southern Ocean, with activists saying three of their crew were injured by grappling hooks and a bamboo pole and Japan claiming...

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Experts perplexed by 60 dolphins stranded on Cape Cod

Experts perplexed by 60 dolphins stranded on Cape Cod | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
BOSTON (Reuters) - Animal welfare advocates are perplexed by dozens of dolphins swimming onto land along the scenic Cape Cod shores south of Boston beginning late last week, one of the largest cases of dolphins stranding themselves in years.

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Heroes and villains in the whaling debate - The Drum Opinion - What is to be done about Japanese whaling? (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Heroes and villains in the whaling debate - The Drum Opinion - What is to be done about Japanese whaling? (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it
What is to be done about Japanese whaling? Realpolitik dictates that no government in its right mind is going to go to war with Japan over whaling, so all that is left is the cumbersome system of international law.

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Animal Groups Seek Return of Solomon Dolphins in Subic to their Native Habitat | Press Release | Earth Island Philippines Web Portal

Animal Groups Seek Return of Solomon Dolphins in Subic to their Native Habitat | Press Release | Earth Island Philippines Web Portal | Earth Island Institute Philippines | Scoop.it

By Khrysta Imperial Rara, VERA Files

Representatives of Manila and Singapore-based animal protection groups are blocking the reported plan to send the dolphins in Subic to Singapore. They also want them returned to where they came from- Solomon Islands.

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