Category Archives: Cetaceans and Whaling

USA: Trade Court Deal To Help Marine Mammals Worldwide

Environmental Investigation Agency USA: Trade court deal to help marine mammals worldwideFRISCO — In what conservation advocates are calling a landmark settlement, the U.S. government this week agreed to implement a long-ignored provision of the Marine Mammal Protection Act that … Continue reading

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Barents Observer: Alarm Over Kara Sea Permafrost Thawing

Alarm over Kara Sea permafrost thawing Remember the big sinkhole on Yamal Peninsula discovered last summer? Scientists have no discovered leaking methane gas from the shelf west of Yamal. That is where Gazprom will drill. Photo: Barents Observer     http://barentsobserver.com/en/arctic/2015/01/alarm-over-kara-sea-permafrost-thawing-09-01

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Barents Observer: Russian Gazprom Ups Its Oil Production In Yamal, Aims At Chinese Market

  Energy Gazprom ups production in Yamal, aims at Chinese market The company increases production capacity at its Bovanenkovo field to 90 billion cubic meters. The far Arctic gas might soon be sold to China, the company says. http://barentsobserver.com/en/energy/2015/01/gazprom-ups-production-yamal-aims-chinese-market-09-01 Photo: Barents … Continue reading

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Infection From Pregnancy Killed Endangered Killer Whale Off Pacific ( Planet Ark)

A pregnant killer whale, surrounded by security tape, lies dead on a beach in Courtenay, British Columbia December 8, 2014. Photo: Comox Valley Echo/Michael Briones A pregnant killer whale from an endangered population in the U.S. Pacific Northwest that was … Continue reading

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Estonia: Autumn Sea; Still Calm! Photo: ERR

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EU Reaches Agreement To Cut Down On Plastic Bag Use

EU reaches agreement to cut down on plastic bags November 24, 2014 EIA welcomes Friday’s agreement by the European Union institutions on European wide measures to address lightweight plastic carrier bags. Once adopted the new rules will allow EU countries … Continue reading

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Fisheries Crime Investigations Supported By INTERPOL Training

05 December 2014 Fisheries crime investigations supported by INTERPOL training PANAMA, Panama – Enhancing the skills of fisheries crime investigators to better identify, deter and disrupt transnational criminal networks involved in illegal fishing activities and other criminality was the focus … Continue reading

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