Posts Tagged "activism"

By Adam Soliman Plentiful in numbers but with a muted collective voice, the majority of fisheries around the world are small in scale. Comprising roughly 90 per cent of all fishers around the world, small-scale fisheries (SSF’s), make up the bulk of the estimated 34 million individuals who eke out a living in the low skill trade of fishing. Roughly 8 per cent of the world’s population finds itself depending on these fisheries for...

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The Creep of Piracy

Posted By on Jan 23, 2013

Between Sea Shepard v Cetacean and the recent accusations by Russia that Greenpeace protestors are pirates, it appears to be in vogue to accuse environmentalist groups of being pirates due to their activities on the sea. Combined with other measures to push environmental protests to the periphery of what is a part of accepted society leads to an unfortunate precedent. This piece will go over the areas that countries are attempting to...

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