Thursday, April 22, 2021

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Whaling Activist Pete Bethune Gets Suspended Jail Term

(WHALING) Anti-whaling activist Peter Bethune has been given a two-year prison sentence, suspended for five years, by a Japanese court. — Global Animal

Anti-Whaling Activist Pete Bethune Won’t Get Jail Time

(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

Bethune’s Fate To Be Determined In Next 24 Hours

(WILDLIFE) — Peter Bethune has been in jail in Japan since February, after he boarded a japanese whaling ship and attempted to arrest the captain. He faces up to 2 years in prison. — Global Animal

Thousands of Bear Paws Smuggled At Russia-China Border

(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

Petition To End Dolphin Slaughter Gets 1 Million+ Signatures

(ANIMAL ACTIVISM) When "The Cove" won an Oscar for best documentary in 2009, change was in the water. Now, part of the activism inspired by...

Cats Wig Out Over Latest Fashion

The creator of the 'Kitty Wig' brings hairpieces to the feline market.

Anti-Whaling Activist Says Duh! Attempt To Stop Japanese Whaling Was Intentional!

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.

International Whaling Commission Weighs Renewed Whale Hunts

"Save the whales!" One of the earliest slogans of the environmental movement, it galvanized a generation of conservationists. Awe-inspiring behemoths that breached the ocean's...

In Her Defense, I’m Sure The Moose Had It Coming

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

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