The Federal Government says the place to fight whaling is in the courts, not the seas, but one suspects they’re secretly cheering Sea Shepherd on, writes Mungo MacCallum.
CHRISTINE MILNE’S work for gay law reform in Tasmania in the 1980s and ’90s earned her the memorable sobriquet ”the mother of teenage sodomy”, from the state’s former far-right Liberal MP Michael Hodgman.
The fate of elephants, rhinoceroses and other imperiled species could be decided in the coming days at a major meeting on wildlife trade regulation in Bangkok. …
Japan’s whaling industry is highly subsidized and operating at a loss, yet internal governmental power struggles may keep it alive.
Union boss Paul Howes should acknowledge the health dangers of the coal industry if he genuinely wants to safe-guard the community, Greens senator Richard Di Natale has declared.
The Whitehaven Coal hoax dramatically raised the profile of a proposed new coal mine. There’s very little to prevent environmentalists from using the same trick again.
Japanese whalers left port to kill upwards of 1,000 whales. Australia must act — not just talk — to stop them.
The Japanese hunting of whales in Australian Antarctic waters is against Australian law. Yet the Australian government is strangely reluctant to enforce its own laws.