Subject: MarmamNews: Oct, Nov, Dec 1997 (fwd)

Mike Williamson (pita@www1.wheelock.edu)
Fri, 16 Jan 1998 10:49:26 -0500 (EST)

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Subject: MarmamNews: Oct, Nov, Dec 1997 (fwd)

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The following articles were uploaded to MarmamNews in October 1997.
MarmamNews can be found at

http://members.aol.com/marmamnews

10/01/1997
   Norway Whale Hunter Joins Politics
   'Willy' the whale is sick

10/02/1997
   QLD: Hinchinbrook protesters risk arrest says Williams

10/03/1997
   Why a Scottish aquarium outranks Buckingham Palace
   CRTC: Decision CRTC 97-570
   NMFS: Final rule - California/Oregon drift gillnet fishery
   Statement from James E. Brumm, Executive Vice ...

10/05/1997
   'Free Willy' star's health questioned
   APN--Orca Obsession
   QLD: Hinchinbrook protest peaceful

10/06/1997
   'Free Willy' star gets check-up

10/07/1997
   QLD: Fund wants all Sandy Strait wetlands protected
   Dispute Over Famous Whale's Health

10/09/1997
   QLD: Another Cape York Native Title Land Claim
   NZ volunteers battle to save stranded whale pod
   On Tape: Killer Whale Kills Shark
   FED: Government to consider Biodiversity Act: Hill
   Whale's Owners and Keepers Battle Over Keiko's Health

10/10/1997
   Whales beach again in NZ after rescue attempt

10/13/1997
   Britain may back whaling - to save the whale
   International Whaling Commission Expected to

10/14/1997
   QLD: Environment group casts doubt over special lease
   Japan Group Calls for U.K., New Zealand, U.S. to ...
   Keiko's pool gets clean bill of health

10/15/1997
   Chukotka delegation leaves for Monaco to seek
   U.S. legal expert finds IWC's whale sanctuary measure illegal
   Britain going cool on plan to re-start whaling
   Britain Backs Off Whaling Plan

10/16/1997
   Nations ready for battle at whaling summit
   Environmentalists slam Irish whale compromise plan
   Environment-Amazon: Clinton Free Trade Message ...
   Russia Seeks Whaling Quota

10/17/1997
   Battle rages over future of "Free Willy" whale
   Don't be bullied into lifting whaling ban

10/18/1997
   Ireland aims to end deadlock with whale hunt plan
   SA: New Ferry for Kangaroo Island Service
   HSUS, Environmental Groups Criticize NMFS Whale Plan
   Children take Save the Whales message to Blair
   Suits Aims To Block Tribal Whaling
   US, Argentina Agree on Climate Plan

10/19/1997
   Britian joins talks on plan to re-start Whaling
   UPI Science News
   Rescued seal recovers in Sanctuary

10/20/1997
   IWC squabbles pose big risks to whales -Rainier
   Cayman Dolphin Swim Draws Protests
   Bickering risks more whale deaths - Rainier
   Japan and Norway `Defying Whale Killing Ban' - Greenpeace
   Whaling Commission Opens Meeting
   University of Southampton: An uncommon rescue for ...

10/21/1997
   Pregnant Beluga Whale at Shedd Aquarium
   IWC meeting hears proposal for global whale sanctuary
   Aquarium expecting baby whale
   U.S. stirs controversy with whale hunt request
   Point Defiance Zoo & Shedd Aquarium Announce Beluga Whale Pregnancy
   Ireland proposes some limited coastal whaling
   US Tribe Seeks To Revive Whale Hunt
   Japan to use rifles instead of electric rods
   Ireland strives to sell controversial whaling plan
   Fed: Senate Business
   Japan blocked in bid for secret whaling votes
   Canada seal hunters targeted in U.S. ad campaign
   El Nino blamed for Alaska bird deaths

10/22/1997
   U.S. seeks controversial whale hunt quota
   Ozone Gap `Deadly as harpoon' for whales
   U.S. Opposed on Makah Whaling
   U.S. whale hunt request triggers outcry at IWC
   FWS: New fund to benefit polar bear conservation

10/23/1997
   Batch of whale meat to go on sale
   US wins whale-hunting quota for Makah Indians
   FED: Senate Program - 10/23/97
   Japanese Whaling bid rejected
   Whalers told shoot first, lance for last resort
   IWC clears way for tribe to resume whaling

10/24/1997
   300 tonnes of whale meat delivered for sale to Japan
   Blue whale may be coming back from near-extinction
   Ireland gauges support for compromise whaling plan
   Japan puts 300 tonnes of whale meat on sale
   Whaling Panel Split on Some Hunting
   Anti-whaling group rethinks ban, seeks compromise

10/25/1997
   Whale dies after 12-hour battle

10/27/1997
   FED: Whale meat, no thanks
   Endangered Dugongs

10/28/1997
   IWC Review Concludes Japanese Whale Research
   Japan Whaling Association Statement on IWC Credibility
   Dolphins can help my tragic son

10/29/1997
   World whaler commission establishes quotas for

10/30/1997
   UK to back phasing out of drift-nets
   Environment: Global Warming's different...
   Moscow hails whaling quota for Chukotka, Alaska ...

10/31/1997
   Florida manatee freed from storm water pipe
   EU ministers agree fish conservation measures


The following articles were uploaded to MarmamNews in November 1997.

11/01/1997
   'Free Willy' Whale Gets Health Test

11/02/1997
   Bid to guide stranded whale back to sea

11/03/1997
   Chinese White Dolphin Nature Reserve Set Up in ...
   Dolphin tumors trouble scientists
   DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and ...

11/04/1997
   Hainan to Build Dolphin, Sea Lion Exhibition Center
   Red tide appears off Florida coast
   Stranded whale dies

11/07/1997
   QLD: Hinchinbrook resort to open just before Christmas

11/09/1997
   Protesters plan Hinchinbrook opening rally

11/10/1997
   Mercury damages babies of women who ate whale -study
   BRF--Manatee Deaths
   Ships Pay Fines for Dumping at Sea

11/11/1997
   U.S. HHS: 7-year-olds' neurological development

11/12/1997
   Scientists probe manatee deaths in Florida
   Norway's Top Whaler's Boat Sinks
   QLD: Resorts should reconsider the use of shark nets
   DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and
   Biologists blame sickly fur seals on El Nino

11/13/1997
   Japan: Tokyo persists with bid to lift whaling ban

11/14/1997
   Marine World plans new features

11/15/1997
   QLD: New Marine Park plan will protect Moreton Bay

11/17/1997
   WA: Killer Whale back in water after calf dies
   Three Stranded Dolphins Are Rescued
   BRF--Australia-Whales

11/18/1997
   Whales Touch Hearts of Baja Visitors During Valentine's Day

11/23/1997
   QLD: Three more arrests at Hinchinbrook development
   QLD: Illegal netting ruining Gulf fishing grounds
   FEATURE - Mozambique campaigns to keep dugong off the menu

11/24/1997
   Baby Whales Returned to Sea
   ORBIMAGE Begins SeaStar Fisheries Information Services
   U.S. urges independent evaluation of ``Keiko'' whale

11/25/1997
   Campaigners to urge Irish to drop whaling proposals

11/26/1997
   Florida Keys Missile Plan Dropped
   DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife ...


The following articles were uploaded to MarmamNews in December 1997.

12/01/1997
   DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and

12/06/1997
   Defying ban, Norway raises whale catch quota again
   Norway Sets Higher Whaling Quotas
   Black Sea-Glance

12/08/1997
   5 Sperm Whales Die on Danish Island
   10 More Whales Die on Danish Isle

12/09/1997
   Nichole Expeditions: Whale Watching and Sea ...
   Endangered White-flag Dolphins Found in Yangtze River

12/11/1997
   Red tide blamed for manatee deaths
   El Nino Depleting Seal Food Supply

12/12/1997
   'Seal 'entrepreneurs' want quotas raised
   Environment-China: Banned voices speak on Three Gorges Dam
   Mauritania straddles Arab and black Africa

12/15/1997
   Dolphins Stranded on Florida Beach

12/16/1997
   Japan Town Adds Whale to Lunch

12/18/1997
   Large Groups of While Fin Dolphins Found in

12/22/1997
   Seal Hunt Comment Sparks Debate

12/24/1997
   1997 Tough Year For Animals Internationally; Better News In The U.S.

12/27/1997
   QLD: Stranded whales returned to sea

12/29/1997
   NSW: Sea life to benifit from New Marine Parks


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