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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.

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

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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.

via Operation Infinite Patience: April 4, 2012 – Sea Shepherd.

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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.

 

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

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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.

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

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Deal breaker | The Salt Lake Tribune


Deal breaker

BLM moves too fast on gas plan

First Published Mar 30 2012 01:01 am • Last Updated Mar 30 2012 01:01 am

What had the promise of turning into a winning streak for both the environment and Utah’s extractive industries is threatened by a overly aggressive plan to drill some 1,300 new gas wells in the Uinta Basin of eastern Utah.

via Deal breaker | The Salt Lake Tribune.

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Protect Greater Canyonlands | Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance


President Obama CAN protect Greater Canyonlands, but he needs to hear from you!

 

Aron Ralston has told President Obama to protect Greater Canyonlands. Will you?

The Greater Canyonlands area is one of the largest, wildest and most stunningly beautiful landscapes in the American West, containing spectacular geologic formations, 10,000-year-old archeological sites and world class hiking, climbing and rafting.

via Protect Greater Canyonlands | Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance.

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