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Take care of our tuna

Blog entry by brianfit | 19 June, 2009

John Hocevar writes from the Rainbow Warrior: "Take care of our tuna, because they are going to exterminate them." – Maltese fisherman talking about the big boats using purse seine nets and drift nets, which he said were...

First fin whales killed in Iceland

Feature story | 19 June, 2009 at 0:00

The whaling boat Hvalur 9 dragged two massive fin whales up to the ancient whaling station ramp at Hvalförður in the early hours. If it were not for Iceland’s midnight sun the whalers would have been sneaking in under the cover of the night – a...

Some good news from Indonesia

Blog entry by Aslihan | 18 June, 2009

It’s official: Indonesian State Minister of Research and Technology Kusmayanto Kadiman announced late last month that the tendering process for new nuclear power plants, expected to be completed by the end of the year, have been ...

Nuclear News: EDF plays down concerns over Flamaville nuclear plant

Blog entry by Aslihan | 18 June, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: New Civil Engineer: EDF plays down concerns over Flamanville nuclear plant French energy giant EDF this week insisted that construction of its flagship Flamanville 3 nuclear...

Sigourney Weaver gives UN the bottom line

Blog entry by laurak | 18 June, 2009

Yesterday in New York, actress Sigourney Weaver presented some hard facts about the practice of bottom trawling during the UN Consultative Process on the Law of the Sea (ICP). Namely - it is killing deep sea ecological systems and they...

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