Archive | February 17, 2006

No Whale Meat Glut: Hiroshi Hatanaka

There have been reports, including from the BBC, that there is a glut of whale meat in Japan and that whale meat is being fed to dogs. Dr. Hiroshi Hatanaka from Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) responded yesterday with a media release: “The way in which this story has been spun by anti-whaling lobbyists […]

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Croc Hunting: NT Government Again Seeks Federal Approval

The Northern Territory Government is yet again seeking support from the federal government, this time the new Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister for crocodile safari hunting, according to ABC News Online. Last year the Federal Government rejected the Territory’s proposal that would see 25 crocodiles a year killed by trophy hunters. A friend wrote to me […]

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