(WHALING) Anti-whaling activist Peter Bethune has been given a two-year prison sentence, suspended for five years, by a Japanese court. — Global Animal
(WHALING) Bethune was given a two-year sentence, suspended for five years, by a Tokyo court. It is expected the 45-year-old New Zealander will be released today after already serving five months in detention in Tokyo while his case was being heard. — Global Animal
(ILLEGAL ANIMAL TRADE) RUSSIA — The recent opening of the Russia-China border is having a negative effect: a rise in bear paw smuggling. — Global Animal
JAPAN– Captain Paul Watson responds to Japan's arrest warrant against him for recently ordering his crew to obstruct Japanese whaling operations. Spoiler alert: he's not sorry.
Nobody can turn a phrase better than famed writer Aaron Sorkin. Whether an omnivore, a vegetarian or a vegan, we can all agree that animals aren't here on earth to be killed as props for cable "entertainment." But read on – Aaron puts it much more strongly. Tell us whether you agree or disagree! – Global Animal