Entries by David

Japan Suspends Whaling Season

Whale conservation groups have a victory for now. Japan has announced that they will temporarily suspend the annual whale hunt in the seas of the Antarctic this season, citing the anti-whaling group Sea Shepard as one of the reasons. Hirosh Kawamura, an official at the Japanese Ministry of Fisheries said, “We have experienced the dangerous […]

Protest at San Diego Seaworld

Whale and dolphin conservation protesters wearing Orca costumes were arrested this weekend for blocking traffic going into the San Diego SeaWorld amusement park. The protesters were part of an event organized by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.) The group was protesting the upcoming Shamu show “One Ocean” (slated for summer 2011) were […]

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Corexit Letter from Louisiana Senator to Obama

1/16/2011 The Honorable Barack Obama The President of the United States 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, D.C. 20500 Re: The environmental impact of dispersing Corexit during and after the oil spill Dear Mr. President; The BP incident in the Gulf of Mexico has now been acknowledged as the greatest manmade disaster in history but there is […]