24 Aug '11, 10pm

‘WE STILL BE BAD,’ ACCORDING TO THE IWC... But we're celebrating!

‘WE STILL BE BAD,’ ACCORDING TO THE IWC... But we're celebrating!

Sea Shepherd Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Being Banned from the International Whaling Commission Meetings ‘We Still be Bad,’ According to the IWC Photo: Simon Ager Since 1986, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has been officially banned from attending the International Whaling Commission (IWC) annual meetings. The reason for this expulsion is that we sank half of the Icelandic whaling fleet’s vessels in Reykjavik Harbor in November of 1986. Every few years, Sea Shepherd Founder and President Captain Paul Watson sends a letter to the secretary of the IWC requesting re-instatement of our non-governmental organization (NGO) observer status at the meetings…and every time, the request is predictably rejected. Earlier this year in July, Sea Shepherd sent another such request prior to the IWC meeting in Jersey. Just this week, we received a reply and as expected, it was another...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2011/08/24/sea-...

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wdcs.org 24 Aug '11, 2pm

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Currently Reading: "Anniversary" by @chaigyaru - < Wow, 5 years, congrats Janice! #blogs2read

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chaigyaru.com 31 Aug '11, 2pm

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A Unique Sea Shepherd Adventure in Namibia

A Unique Sea Shepherd Adventure in Namibia

seashepherd.org 25 Aug '11, 7pm

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Hayden Panettiere Applauds Obama’s Stand Against Icelandic Whaling

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ecorazzi.com 21 Aug '11, 7pm

Hayden Panettiere has voiced her support for President Obama’s stance on Iceland’s whaling. In 2006, Iceland resumed its w...

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gssq.blogspot.com 29 Aug '11, 4pm

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KFC Comes to East Africa, and Why That's a Bad Thing

KFC Comes to East Africa, and Why That's a Bad ...

treehugger.com 24 Aug '11, 6pm

AP reports that the reason American fast food chains like McDonald's and, until now, KFC, haven't opened in the region is ...