16 Sep '11, 12pm

U.S. Censures Iceland for Killing Whales from @NRDC's blog:

U.S. Censures Iceland for Killing Whales from @NRDC's blog:

U.S. Imposes Diplomatic Sanctions against Iceland for Killing Whales President Obama took important steps today to sanction Iceland for its renegade whaling but should have gone further. The President directed federal agencies to take actions to encourage Iceland to end commercial whaling, including evaluating the propriety of official visits to Iceland and authorizing the State Department to tie our cooperation in Arctic projects to the Icelandic Government changing its whaling policy. Click here to read the full list of available sanctions. Unfortunately, President Obama failed to impose more effective measures through targeted economic sanctions. Without hard-hitting sanctions, Iceland may not feel enough pressure to stop whaling. Last July, in response to a petition filed by NRDC and 18 other NGOs, then Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke declared that Iceland ’s whaling ...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/tkiekow/us_censures_ice...

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