The Death Star Returns to the Land of the Rising Sun

Submitted by Paul Watson on Sun, 25/02/2007 - 23:48

Nisshin Maru under attack- photo courtesy ABC- by Paul Watson

No More Whales Will Die This Season

Finally, the burnt-out hulk of the whale killing floating factory called the Nisshin Maru is limping out of the Antarctic treaty zone, the stench of rotten whale meat lingering in its wake. The whale-killing fleet is now slowly heading north to Japan. There will be no stopping in New Zealand for repairs. A stop there will result in legal issues that could tie the ship up for years and the whale meat onboard would be confiscated.

The whaling fleet has a long way to go to reach Tokyo. The crew will be mourning the loss of one crewmember and remembering the opposition by Sea Shepherd that left their decks reeking of rotten butter and awash with the blood of the whales caused by Sea Shepherd crew sealing the bloody flensing deck outlet drains. It is a ship that reeks of death, burnt flesh, gore, and blood. It looks and smells like the Death Star that it is.

The Sciencentre at Queensland Museum South Bank will celebrate its first birthday on Sunday 18 September.

Even the US Marines know that the best laid plans go wrong
in the first 20 seconds and you better be prepared for anything to happen!


The Organizers of Unslaver.com certainly understand that
concept intimately, having survived the first six weeks of operation.

On Line Opinion - 21 February 2005

Submitted by Editor on Tue, 22/02/2005 - 17:18

Australia's free Internet journal of social and political opinion

We have hit another record high! Online journalism is maturing and coming of age.

On Line Opinion is still setting new records, last week we had 46,713 visits by readers to our journal and153,614 page views. Thanks go to all our readers and authors for their tremendous support.

For the care of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in the Douglas Shire and surrounding area...

(Altnews) Web Site is now up...

Submitted by Editor on Tue, 02/11/2004 - 21:19

Just a quick email to let you know that I now have my own new web site up and going.

Seven million dead dolphins - help stop the killing

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 24/09/2004 - 00:41

Hi K,

Seven million dead dolphins. It's a number almost too large to comprehend. But that's how many dolphins have died since the late 1950's from being caught in fishing nets to ultimately drown or suffer severe injuries. Dolphins, one of the most intelligent marine mammals, were tracked by fishermen, tangled in nets, and left to die, all for the tuna industry.

The State Government has taken unprecedented action against the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) today over what it claims are unfair practices that are preventing the Government filling urgent specialist vacancies.

The ship from Papua New Guinea has docked at Palau's Malakal Commercial Port, but the 100 delegates who have arrived for the 9th Festival of Pacific Arts are still on board.

One of Cape York's Peninsula's most popular and remote campgrounds - historic Kalpowar Crossing in Lakefield National Park - has received a $100,000 upgrade.



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