Ecology, Energy, Economy

Bluefin Tuna Ban Fails

The United Nations has failed to agree on listing bluefin tuna at the recent meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna [CITES].
The decision occurred after Japan, Canada and many poor nations opposed the measure. Stocks of bluefin tuna have fallen by at least 85% since the industrial [...]

Federal Climate Change Programs

As awareness of global climate change has expanded over past decades, Congresses and Administrations have committed several billion dollars annually to studying climate change and reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, most notably carbon dioxide. Most of that spending is done by the Department of Energy (DOE) and by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, although [...]

Archipelago East Of Quebec Melting Away

The warmest winter on record is causing the ice to melt in Canada. The lack of ice has caused thousands of seals to breed elsewhere. The island economy is expected to lose 6 million dollars. Baby seals are dying.
Fishers and hunters are quite concerned about the changes. A resident said, “There [...]

Resteraunt Serving Whale Closes in Santa Monica

Thanks to Sea Shepherd volunteer Zoli Teglas, and many others, including producer Charles Hambleton from the Oscar winning documentary, “The Cove,” The Hump restaurant in Santa Monica, CA is closing it’s doors. Following the undercover operation, the restaurant was caught illegally selling Sei whale meat in clear violation of U.S. Federal law.
The attention generated by [...]

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