HCFC Phase-out: A Comparative Assessment of the Proposed Adjustments

In the early 1990s HCFCs became the first generation of substitute chemicals for CFCs and were added to the list of substances controlled by the Montreal Protocol. The Parties to the Montreal Protocol acknowledged that these low-ODP chemicals were ‘transitional substances’ that should be used to facilitate the prompt phase out of CFCs, but ultimately […]


Save The Whales Caribbean Advertisement

This ad, which will be aired on television stations in the Caribbean starting in May 2007, conveys the vital role that Caribbean countries, including Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, play in the plight of the world’s whales. The governments of these countries have […]

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RAW DEAL Kyokuyo, True World Foods and Japan’s Whale Hunts

Download the report In Japan’s history of commercial whaling, seafood company Kyokuyo Co., Ltd (Kabushiki Kaisha Kyokuyo) has been a major player. Since it began hunting whales in the late 1930s, Kyokuyo has profited from the deaths of over 130,000 great whales, including more than 10,000 whales since the international ban on commercial whaling took […]