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From the Environment News Service (ENS)

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AUSTRALIA WANTS JAPANESE WHALERS OUT OF WHALE SANCTUARY

CANBERRA, Australia, December 20, 2007 (ENS) – With less than three weeks in office, the new Australian government is planning diplomatic and legal action against Japan’s so-called “research” whaling. Much Japanese whaling takes place in the Australian Whale Sanctuary in the Southern Ocean, where the Japanese whaling fleet is right now, pursuing whales.


http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/dec2007/2007-12-20-01.asp



ARSENIC IN RICE THREATENS ASIAN PUBLIC HEALTH

ROME, Italy, December 20, 2007 (ENS) – Improved irrigation practices in Asia could reduce the high levels of arsenic found in rice, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, said Wednesday, warning of the increased food safety risk posed by the toxic substance.


http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/dec2007/2007-12-20-04.asp



STUDY: THAILAND COULD SUPPORT 2,000 TIGERS

NEW YORK, New York, December 20, 2007 (ENS) – Conservationists estimate that today 5,000 tigers remain in the wild, down from 100,000 tigers that inhabited Asia alone just 150 years ago. Now, a new study
of the potential for tigers to survive in Thailand has hope soaring that the endangered big cats may not be headed for extinction.


http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/dec2007/2007-12-20-02.asp


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