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
Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi at a tea ceremony hosted by the Japanese Prime Minister, Mr. Shinzo Abe as a special gesture for the Indian Prime Minister in Tokyo, Japan.
Toxics Link’s Environment & Health Public Lecture Series The nations around the globe are looking for options to meet their future energy demand to sustain the economic growth. Nuclear energy is being considered as one of the major and most talked options globally. India too has opted nuclear as one of the critical alternatives to quench its growing energy thirst in the coming days. However, in the wake of the recent disasters, especially what has been witnessed in the city of Fukushima, Japan, certain critical questions have been raised on the overall nuclear safety regime worldwide. Since India is one of the front-runners in expanding its nuclear energy programme, its imperative that the nation must discusses the issue of safety in holistic terms. With this as the backdrop, T
The Goi Peace Foundation in Japan in collaboration with the United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) invite young people up to the age of 25 years to participate in the 2009 International Essay Contest themed on 'The role of science in building a better world'. The United Nations has designated 2001-2010 as the 'International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the children of the World' and 2005-2014 as 'United Nations decade of Education for Sustainable Development'. Scientific progress has brought many benefits to humanity, while some applications of science have adverse impacts. What kind of science and technology do you think is needed for realizing a more equitable, prosperous and sustainable world for all? Please express your