Fresno State defeats Siena 89-75

Tyler Johnson had 19 points and Fresno State tied the best-of-three College Basketball Invitational championship series following an 89-75 rout over Siena.

Fresno State defeats Old Dominion 71-64

Marvelle Harris netted 20 points to lead the Fresno State Bulldogs to a 71-64 decision over the Old Dominion Monarchs.

Fresno State takes down Princeton

Tyler Johnson scored a game-high 23 points as the Fresno State Bulldogs took down the Princeton Tigers 72-56 in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational at the Save Mart Center.

NCAA: New Mexico 93, Fresno State 77

Cameron Bairstow poured in 21 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead 20th-ranked New Mexico to a 93-77 win over Fresno State.

Bolivia to join electronic waste recycling venture

LA PAZ, Bolivia, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Bolivia is following Chile's lead in welcoming international investment in a new electronic waste recycling business in the country.

Chilean, U.S. firms join effort to expand e-waste recycling

SANTIAGO, Chile, June 13 (UPI) -- Urban mining, a growing industry focused on extracting metals from discarded computers and other electronic waste, is set to grow in Latin America with some benefits accruing to the United States.

Latin America looks to earn from e-waste

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 5 (UPI) -- U.S. corporate capital, expertise and experience will be used to expand Latin America's growing market for recycling of electronic waste, seen as a potential new earner for emerging economies.

Electronic waste recycling on the increase

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 5 (UPI) -- A new business collaboration in Chile will advance electronic waste recycling, an industry witnessing phenomenal growth in Latin America.

Report: Japanese head for whaling grounds

MELBOURNE, March 4 (UPI) -- The anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd said one Japanese vessel, and possibly a second, appeared to be returning to whaling grounds after initially heading home.

Japan whaling fleet suspends hunt

CANBERRA, Australia, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The Japanese whaling fleet is suspending its annual hunt in the Antarctic Ocean, officials said Wednesday.

Head of Sea Shepherd quits

SYDNEY, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Bob Brown, former leader of the Australian Greens, became head of the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd after Paul Watson resigned.

Latin America poised for a lithium boom

SAO PAULO, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Latin America is poised for a lithium boom as mining companies seek out deposits of the mineral for urgent and large-scale development.

Anti-whaling activist held in Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany, May 14 (UPI) -- Anti-whaling activist Paul Watson was arrested in Germany for a 2002 ship traffic incident in Costa Rica, activists said.

Japan says 'sabotage' hurt whaling hunt

TOKYO, March 9 (UPI) -- Japan says its whaling fleet ended its annual antarctic hunt with just a third of its target catch of more than 900 whales, and blamed "sabotage" by activists.

Anti-whaling activists injured

SYDNEY, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Three anti-whaling activists were injured in a skirmish with a Japanese whaling ship in the Antarctic, conservationists said.
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Paul Watson
NEA98110503 - 05 NOVEMBER 1998 - NEAH BAY WASHINGTON, USA: Paul Watson, head of the California-based Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, speaks to the news media, November 4, at the Sekiu's Olsen Marina near Neah Bay, Washington, about a planned whale hunt by the Makah Indian tribe. With him are, from left, Brian Colvert, Commissioner of the Port of Friday Harbour, re-elected U.S. Congressman Jack Metcalf, R-WA, Anna Hall, of the Canadian based West Coast Anti-Whaling Society and Lisa Distefano of the Sea Shephard organization. Metcalf spoke out against the planned whale hunt by the Makah, calling it a "really bad precedent" and condemmed recent tribal police actions. iw/hr/ H. Ruckemann UPI .

Paul Watson (born December 2, 1950) is a Canadian animal rights and environmental activist, who founded and is president of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, a direct action group devoted to marine conservation.

The Toronto native joined a Sierra Club protest against nuclear testing in 1969. He was an early and influential member of Greenpeace, crewed and skippered for it, and later was a board member. Watson argued for a strategy of direct action that conflicted with the Greenpeace interpretation of nonviolence, was ousted from the board in 1977, and subsequently left the organization. That same year, he formed Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. The group is the subject of a reality show, Whale Wars.

He also promotes veganism, voluntary human population control, and a biocentric, rather than anthropocentric, worldview.

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