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Australia condemns Japan for whale hunt
Environment minister threatens Japan with diplomatic action unless it stops 'scientific' whaling programme.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2012 06:27 GMT
Fighting shark finning in Costa Rica
Central American nation bans the harvesting of fins for Chinese soup, a grim practice that threatens shark extinction.
Steve Patrick Ercolani
Last updated: 19 Oct 2012 11:44 GMT
The US love affair with drones
A war strategy built around drone attacks is not only unethical, but will hurt US interests in the long run.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2011 07:39 GMT
Activists clash with Japan whalers
Japanese fishing ships and environmental activists clash in the southern seas over whale hunting.
Last updated: 02 Jan 2011 11:21 GMT
Suspended term for whaling activist
New Zealand national will not to be jailed after boarding Japanese whaling vessel.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2010 08:55 GMT
Whaling activist admits trespassing
Conservationist pleads guilty to boarding Japanese ship but says he had "good reason".
Last updated: 27 May 2010 05:33 GMT
Japan arrests anti-whaling activist
Protester could face three years in jail following arrest by Japanese coast guard.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2010 07:47 GMT
Activist 'boards' Japan whaler
New Zealander climbs on vessel in apparent attempt to make citizen's arrest of crew.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2010 13:35 GMT
Japan whalers 'ram' activists
Anti-whalers say their boat was holed in a standoff in Australia's Antarctic waters.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2010 18:07 GMT
Whale protesters call off campaign
Activists end protests in Antarctic Ocean citing dangerous clashes with Japan fleet.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2009 08:56 GMT
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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