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Canada seizes Sea Shepherd vessel

OTTAWA, April 12 (UPI) -- A ship owned by a conservation group authorities described as radical was seized Saturday as it monitored the Canadian seal hunt in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Anti-whaling activist says whaler shot him

SYDNEY, March 7 (UPI) -- A Canadian anti-whaling activist leader told Australian media Friday he had been shot by Japanese whalers in the Antarctic.

Australia condemns anti-whalers' tactics

CANBERRA, Australia, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Australian government condemned anti-whaling activists who boarded a Japanese ship in Antarctic waters and is considering prosecution, reports said.

Activists patrol for Japanese whalers

SYDNEY, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Activists patrolled waters looking for Japanese fishing fleets while Australia awaited a court rule on enforcing a whaling ban in an Antarctic sanctuary.

ITV scrutinized for documentary promo

LONDON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- British broadcaster ITV admitted an Alzheimer's patient who "died" in a documentary's final scene actually died three days later.

Ocean iron dumping plan criticized

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- A plan to combat global warming by dumping large amounts of iron into the ocean is drawing criticism from U.S. environmental organizations.

Environmentalists split over immigration

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash., May 12 (UPI) -- Environmentalists are somewhat split over a contention that Mexican women who move to the United States have more children than if they'd stayed put.

Fathers 4 Justice enters election

LONDON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Fathers 4 Justice, a group that has used stunts to protest for fathers' rights, has said it will enter Britain's next election with up to 200 candidates.

150 protest Iraq violence in Chicago

CHICAGO, April 9 (UPI) -- About 150 people gathered at Chicago's Federal Plaza during the Friday evening rush hour to protest the escalation of violence in Iraq.
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