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Canadian Authorities Arrest Seal Hunt Observers, Seize Vessel

Canadian Authorities Arrest Seal Hunt Observers, Seize Vessel

SYDNEY, Nova Scotia, Canada, April 14, 2008 (ENS) – A judge in Sydney, Nova Scotia granted bail Sunday to two men arrested on a conservation vessel documenting the seal hunt in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Acting for the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, officers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canadian…

Human Activities Endangering Caribbean Coral Reefs

Human Activities Endangering Caribbean Coral Reefs

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Canada, January 9, 2008 (ENS) – Coral reefs in the Caribbean are being degraded by human activities – coastal development, fishing, pollution, and agricultural land use – according to a new study of 322 sites across 13 countries throughout the region. “The continuing degradation of coral reefs may be soon beyond repair,…