Earth Island Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Earth Island Institute
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

First Dolphins Are Killed at The Cove as Japanese Hunt Begins

It took 17 days for the annual dolphin killing to begin in Taiji, Japan.On Tuesday, fishing boats headed to sea and herded 12 Risso’s dolphins into the town’s cove, where the marine mammals were quickly dispatched with blades and carved into pieces for ... [Published TakePart - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Subic marine park’s whale dies

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, Philippines – The last of the six false killer whales at Ocean Adventure Marine Park (OAMP) here has died, a water park executive announced on Thursday.Eighteen-year-old Tonka succumbed to an inoperable bowel disorder “despite best ... [Published Philippine Star - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Blamed for whale death, marine park cries foul

In a statement, Timothy Desmond, chair and chief executive officer of Ocean Adventure, said Earth Island Institute (EII) and (PAWS) had been using the death of Tonka “to get attention for themselves so they can make a profit.”On its Facebook account, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rim Fire logging to begin Friday

Logging in a major portion of the area burned by last year’s Rim Fire is set to begin Friday after a federal judge this week denied a request to halt work on the project.Senior U.S. District Judge Garland Burrell Jr. on Tuesday denied a temporary restraining ... [Published Union Democrat - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Tonka, the whale, dead

Share this:Subic Bay, Zambales – Tonka, a 10-year-old false killer whale at the Ocean Adventure here died of natural causes yesterday, according to the marine theme park’s management.In a media statement, Timothy Desmond chairman and CEO of Ocean Adventure ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

County backs Forest Service in logging suit

Tuolumne County has joined a coalition of forces formed to combat a recent lawsuit related to the U.S. Forest Service’s plan to allow logging on about 30,000 acres of land that burned in last year’s Rim Fire.The Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors voted ... [Published Union Democrat - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Making Healthy People and Healthy Communities Part of Ofur Energy Future

Public health is the oil industry's Achilles' Heel. The industry and government do not want us to know that people across the nation are getting sick from petrochemical exposure. Especially in areas of oil and gas activities, our air and water are laced ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Sharp Reaction To Lawsuit

Sonora, CA — Reaction is starting to pour in regarding the lawsuit filed against the Rim Fire Recovery Record of Decision.One group that worked closely with Forest Service Officials to hammer out a compromise regarding the Record of Decision was Yosemite ... [Published MyMotherLode.com - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Japan: Taiji Dolphin hunting season sparks protest

Once again Taiji’s dolphin hunters are readying their nets and sharpening their steel rods for a season of capturing and killing. Pods of dolphins will be corralled into Japan’s most infamous cove, where they will be selected either for sale or slaug ... [Published Asian Correspondent - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

‘Better to watch dolphins on TV’

So advised the environmental group Earth Island Institute Philippines, which said that watching dolphin shows was a way of encouraging the mass dolphin hunt and slaughter in Taiji, Japan, that happens from Sept. 1 to March every year.“Our call to students ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Rim fire's 'ghost' trees to be logged, U.S. Forest Service decides

The debate began as the largest blaze ever seen in the Sierra still burned: Should officials cut down the thousands of "ghost" trees left behind by last summer's Rim fire, or leave nature alone?A decision announced Wednesday by the U.S. Forest Service ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia Aquarium Just Won’t Give Up Trying to Get Wild-Caught Belugas

It’s been almost exactly a year since the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) denied the Georgia Aquarium’s application for a permit to bring 18 wild-caught belugas to the U.S. for public display, but the aquarium hasn’t given up trying ... [Published Care2 - Aug 22 2014]

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"WAZA and their industry hold the key to stopping the captures" O'Barry said. "But they are still missing in action."
"Now, I will never see the star of the show in Subic. I hope I will still enjoy the park even without Tonka" said De La Cruz, who is scheduled to visit the Ocean Adventure Park on October 15
...The law states, "similar programs should eventually be established... [in other areas] where the safe transportation of crude oil is a national problem."
"Forest management activities need to be completed in a timely manner for the best possible outcome that contributes to restoration of our forestlands and balances the environmental, social and economic benefits they provide, including a continuous source of cold, clear drinking water" he said in a statement

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Subic marine park’s whale dies [Published Philippine Star - 9 hours ago]
First Dolphins Are Killed at The Cove as Japane... [Published TakePart - 9 hours ago]
Death of whale in Subic Ocean Park hurt students [Published Sun Star Network - 14 hours ago]
Blamed for whale death, marine park cries foul [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 18 2014]
Rim Fire logging to begin Friday [Published Union Democrat - Sep 18 2014]
The ALERT Project: Why It Matters and Why You S... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 17 2014]
Tonka, the whale, dead [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 17 2014]
Dolphin dies in Ocean Adventure [Published ABS-CBN News - Sep 17 2014]
County backs Forest Service in logging suit [Published Union Democrat - Sep 17 2014]
Making Healthy People and Healthy Communities P... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 10 2014]
Animalspeak: Blackfish may spell the end of cap... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 06 2014]
Sharp Reaction To Lawsuit [Published MyMotherLode.com - Sep 06 2014]
Rim Fire Logging Lawsuit [Published MyMotherLode.com - Sep 05 2014]
The Dolphin Slaughter Begins in Taiji, but the ... [Published TakePart - Sep 02 2014]
Japan: Taiji Dolphin hunting season sparks protest [Published Asian Correspondent - Sep 02 2014]
‘Better to watch dolphins on TV’ [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 02 2014]
How You Can Help This Japan Dolphins Day [Published Care2 - Aug 30 2014]
Rim fire's 'ghost' trees to be logged, U.S. For... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 28 2014]
Salvage logging plan unveiled for trees burned ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 28 2014]
Georgia Aquarium Just Won’t Give Up Trying to G... [Published Care2 - Aug 22 2014]
'Big Green' Lobby Wants to Cut 2 of 3 Forestry ... [Published Heritage Foundation - Aug 19 2014]
SeaWorld's New Orca Habitats Won't Stop 'Blackf... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Aug 18 2014]
Did Hollywood Kill Free Willy? [Published Live Trading News - Aug 12 2014]
Review of 'Earth Island Journal: News of the Wo... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 12 2014]
Rats! Rodent poison kills hawks, too [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 07 2014]
NFI says Thailand's worker rights downgrade sho... [Published Seafood.com - Jun 20 2014]
Activists File Lawsuit to Highlight Annual Dolp... [Published Fire Earth - May 15 2014]
Greenpeace blacklists SOPAC vessels [Published Scoop NZ - World - May 09 2014]
Celebrating African American Environmentalists [Published The Understory : Understory.RAN.org - Feb 28 2014]
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Rats! Rodent poison kills hawks, too [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 07 2014]
Several years ago, I noticed that hawks had moved into my neighborhood. Well, one hawk. A dead hawk, actually. It was lying on its back on my front porch with its little feet in the air, looking fierce and magnificent and just totally dead. I had never ...
Activists File Lawsuit to Highlight Annual Dolp... [Published Fire Earth - May 15 2014]
Taiji Dolphin Drive Hunt Is a Mass Slaughter, Not a Tradition Environmental activists are suing an aquarium in Taiji, Japan, a town made infamous by its annual dolphin slaughters, for denying them entry. Earth Island Institute’s Dolphin Project and Save ...
Greenpeace blacklists SOPAC vessels [Published Scoop NZ - World - May 09 2014]
Greenpeace blacklists SOPAC vessels -- Tuna caught still certified as "dolphin-safe" by Earth Island Institute ...
Celebrating African American Environmentalists [Published The Understory : Understory.RAN.org - Feb 28 2014]
Out of the 12 months of the year, only one month is dedicated to celebrating the rich and incredible African American history of the United States. The absurdity of the situation underscores how important it is that we pay homage to leaders, both current ...
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