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Shark hunt off WA coast a drastic overreaction: Greens

20 Dec 2014

The Australian Greens said today that the issuing of a catch and kill order for a white shark off Warnbro Sound is a drastic overreaction.

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Senate Seafood Labelling recommendations a Christmas present for Tasmanian seafood industry

19 Dec 2014

The Greens welcome this first step towards adequate labelling of seafood that would ultimately be beneficial to consumers, the local fishing industry, the marine environment and the national economy says the Fisheries spokesperson for the Greens, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson.

 

Senator Whish-Wilson said “The message from the Seafood Labelling Senate Inquiry to the Tasmanian seafood industry is ‘Merry Christmas’.

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This is the boat Minister Morrison needs to stop

19 Dec 2014

Greens spokesperson for Fisheries, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson is calling on the Federal Government to apprehend the notorious pirate vessel MV Thunder which is currently being pursued by the Sea Shepherd in the Southern Ocean. After years of being pursued by Australia and other nations, the MV Thunder was arrested and impounded by Malaysian authorities in May of this year. Inexplicably it has been sighted by Sea Shepherd, poaching Patagonian toothfish near the Australian territory of Heard Island.

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Events

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ASEN Training Camp 2015

19 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am

Every January the Australian Student Environment Network (ASEN) runs a five day training camp for students engaged in environmental and social justice struggles. You'll enjoy five days of interesting workshops, empowering skillshares, delicious meals and stimulating conversations with ASEN friends and friends-to-be