News tagged with hunting

Australia to world court: Ban Japanese whaling

Japan's annual whale hunt is a commercial slaughter of marine mammals dressed up as science, Australian lawyers argued Wednesday as they urged the United Nations' highest court to ban the hunt in the waters around Antarctica.

dateJun 26, 2013 in Ecology
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Australia in push to outlaw Japan whale hunt

Australia's Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus said Sunday he was hopeful the government would win its case against Japan's "scientific" whaling which begins this week in the International Court of Justice.

dateJun 23, 2013 in Ecology
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Bear baiting may put hunting dogs at risk from wolves

Bear hunters will tell you that a good way to attract a bear is to put out bait. And in 10 states, including Michigan and Wisconsin, that's perfectly legal. Hunting dogs are another useful technique in the bear-hunter's toolkit, ...

dateApr 17, 2013 in Ecology
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Bulgaria, Romania create protected wetlands for birds

Bulgaria and Romania on Tuesday signed a deal to set up three wetland areas along their joint 470-kilometre (290-mile) Danube border, protecting pelicans, herons, pygmy cormorants and other birds, the environment ministry ...

dateApr 16, 2013 in Ecology
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