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Sea Shepherd Releases Suppressed Australian Govt Whaling Footage

Sea Shepherd Releases Suppressed Australian Govt Whaling Footage

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Sea Shepherd, an international non-profit marine conservation movement working to defend, conserve and protect the worlds oceans and marine wildlife, recently released a five years old suppressed footage that it claims the Australian government did not want their own people to see for fear of upsetting relations between Australia and Japan. "The Australian Government has suppressed this footage for years,” said Jeff Hansen, Managing Director of Sea Shepherd Australia. “The main reason given was that the images of this horrific slaughter would harm diplomatic relationships with Japan. The Australian Government has chosen to side with the poachers instead of defending the whales of the Southern Ocean." "This footage shows the bloody brutality, cruelty and senseless killing of such
Invite: Public Lecture on Australian Rainforests and Gandhi

Invite: Public Lecture on Australian Rainforests and Gandhi

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Toxics Link’s Environment & Health Public Lecture Series How the Australian Rainforests were saved - the influence of Gandhi Australia-India Council, Kalpvriksh and Toxics Link cordially invite you to an evening imbued in film, music and ecology by renowned conservationists Speaker: John Seed Very few of us are aware that the world's first direct action in defence of rainforests took place at Terania Creek in northern New South Wales (NSW) Australia in 1979. Strongly influenced by Gandhi's principle of Satyagraha, the movement hugely influenced the drafting of a historic legislation by NSW government in 1982 to protect the rainforests there. John Seed, the founder-director of the Rainforest Information Centre, Australia, has been involved in direct actions that have result

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