Sea Shepherd :: Namibia Trots Out Old and Useless Tricks to Defend the Seal Slaughter


April 13, 2012Namibia Trots Out Old and Useless Tricks to Defend the Seal Slaughter Commentary by Captain Paul Watson, Oswald Theart pretends to love a seal. It is an old Wise Use tactic from the Reagan era to create organizations that sound like they are for conservation but, in fact, represent just the opposite. For example back then we had Friends of the Sea Lions and Friends of the Dolphins, both groups created and funded by the tuna industry that in reality supported the killing of sea lions and dolphins.

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Operation Infinite Patience: April 4, 2012 – Sea Shepherd


Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Operation Infinite Patience: April 4, 2012

Taiji, it’s not goodbye…until the slaughter ends.

Harpooned dolphinAs our last week in Taiji came to an end and Operation Infinite Patience 2011-2012 came to a close, four Cove Guardians were met with the return of Campaign Coordinator Scott West and his daughter Elora West.

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3,000 Dolphins Found Dead on the Coast of Peru : TreeHugger


3,000 Dolphins Found Dead on the Coast of Peru.

Along just one stretch of coastline in Peru, more than 3,000 dead dolphins have washed ashore in just the last 3 months, and the disturbing trend may only be escalating. With the latest discovery of 481 lifeless dolphins there in recent days, residents have begun to demand an explanation for the mysterious mass deaths — and as far as enlisted experts can tell, offshore oil exploration in the region is the most likely culprit.

 

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Sea Shepherd :: Scapegoating + Bad Math = Devastation for Federally Protected Sea Lions at the Bonneville Dam


April 2, 2012

Scapegoating + Bad Math = Devastation for Federally Protected Sea Lions at the Bonneville Dam

Article by guest columnist and activist Sandy McElhaney

File photoThe concept of scapegoating has been around since the times of the Ancient Greeks. They used the term “pharmakos” to describe a person (often a beggar or criminal) who was cast out of the community following a natural disaster. In some accounts, the pharmakos was stoned or beaten. In others, he was executed and the ashes were spread to the ocean.

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Citizen Receives Bravery Award for Saving Life in Zion National Parks’ Angels Landing


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WASHINGTON – Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar recently presented the prestigious Citizen’s Award for Bravery to a modest California police detective, David Bavencoff, for his actions to save the life of a hiker in Zion National Park who slipped off Angels Landing Trail. Continue reading

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Salt Lake City Joins Urgent Call for National Action on Global Warming


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SALT LAKE CITY— Salt Lake City has joined more than a dozen other U.S. cities in urging national leaders to use the Clean Air Act to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and slow global warming. The city council, in passing a resolution Tuesday night, is the latest city to join the Center for Biological Diversity’s national Clean Air Cities campaign.  Continue reading

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