Conservation News Brief
Captain Paul Watson to arrive in Australia for final preparations for Operation Musashi
Friday Harbor, WA – Just days after reaffirming that they will head to the Southern Oceans alone to defend the whales in the Antarctic Whale Sanctuary, even after Greenpeace and the Australian government have backed out, Sea Shepherd begins its final preparations for departure. Sea Shepherd’s flagship vessel, the Steve Irwin is in Brisbane, Australia and is scheduled to depart on the first of December. More…
Western politicians and environmental groups seek to slow oil shale leasing
Here’s an update on oil shale leasing shenanigans by the outgoing Bush administration, from the AP via the Examiner Denver. From the article
Colorado officials say an analysis of the effects of commercial oil shale development in the Rockies is “greatly deficient” and that the federal government should hold off on final regulations instead of issuing them before year’s end as planned. More…
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