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It’s time to say yes to people, no to oil

This Tuesday, an unprecedented journey started on the shores of Vancouver. For the first time ever, six people from as many First Nations set sail on board the Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza to Haida Gwaii, to help connect coastal communities opposing pipelines and super tankers to the seven-million-strong global movement against Arctic oil drilling.
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Minister Shea: the best advocate for overfishing votes can buy

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 23, 2010

While the EU commission recommends that the EU supports a listing of bluefin tuna under Appendix I of CITES ( albeit with some ridiculous conditions ), Canada has decided to not only refuse to support the listing but try to...

Tokyo Two trial: Prosecution struggles on opening day

Feature story | February 23, 2010 at 9:20

Aomori, Japan — It’s been almost two years since the wrongful arrest of Junichi and Toru for their roles in exposing the corruption and lies woven in the fabric that holds the whaling industry together. As the trial for those charges began, it...

NZ fishing southern bluefin to death

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 11, 2010 3 comments

As the rest of the world is focussed on banning trade of northern bluefin tuna in an attempt to avoid a catastrophic collapse, the NZ government has decided that increasing fishing on the critically endangered southern bluefin is a ...

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