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We’re only a few more hours away from embracing 2012, but celebrations of the new year will be greatly marred. On the 24th of January the U.S. Senate will vote on the Protect IP Copyright Bill. This bill in conjunction with the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) will greatly censor your internet freedom. The Protect IP Copyright …

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Through the escalation of the three detained Australians, more surprising information about the Japanese whalers have emerged. It appears, in a statement by Humane Society International that the Japanese have been illegally operating inside Australian territory which means they are subjected to Australian jurisdiction under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.  Under the act, …

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In a daring move by the Sea Shepherd in conjunction with Forest Rescue, three Australians are now detained on the Japanese whaler Shonan Maru #2. Geoffrey Owen Tuxworth (47) of Perth, Simon Petterfy (44) of Bunbury and Glen Pendlebury (27) of Fremantle boarded the Shonan Maru #2 under the cover of darkness earlier this morning. …

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Abigail Borah a member of SustainUS, a US based environmental youth activist group was ejected from the COP17 climate talks today. She interrupted a plenary meeting just before lead US negotiator Todd Stern was about to speak. As soon as she had finished her speech she was met with applause by the other delegates and …

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  Picking off from where they left off in last years talks, not much has changed for Brazil in regards to REDD (reducing emissions for deforestation and forest degradation). There was little or no action again throughout talks with much deliberation to do anything at all. NGO’s such as the Ecosystem Climate Alliance have criticised …

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A group of French researchers have conducted a study which reveals evidence that consumption of Monsanto modified corn is tightly connected to organ failure. The study released by the International Journal of Biological Studies analysed the effects of Monsanto corn on mammalian health, specifically rats. The research was conducted in controlled environments where all variables …

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