Archive | July, 2009

Cruelty of Namibian seal hunt exposed

Secret footage obtained by an Ecologist Film Unit reporter in Namibia has revealed – for the first time – the brutal reality of the Namibian seal hunt and followed an unprovoked attack on investigators Jim Wickens and Bart Smithers. The dramatic film shows seals being killed by hunters during a hunt at the Cape Cross Reserve in […]

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UK companies linked to devastating Indian mine

An investigation by The Ecologist magazine and The Independent newspaper has revealed how leading banks, insurance providers, car manufacturers and brewery chains – amongst others – have pension funds or similar schemes invested in a company responsible for a controversial mine in Orissa which threatens, according to campaigners, to devastate a vital forest ecosystem and […]

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