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Report vindicates Greens stance on industrial-scale factory fishing vessels

25 Nov 2014

The Australian Greens spokesperson for Fisheries, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, provides the following comments on the release of the “Report of the Expert Panel on a Declared Commercial Fishing Activity: Final (Small Pelagic Fishery) Declaration 2012,” a scientific review into the likely impacts of the super trawler.

Senator Whish-Wilson said, “This super trawler scientific report vindicates the position of the Greens, recreational fishers, environment groups and the wider Tasmanian community.

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Death sentence for nearly 4000 whales as Australian Government sits on hands

18 Nov 2014

The Greens Spokesperson for Whaling, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, provides the following comments on the announcement of the new Japanese Whaling program for 2015/16 and beyond.

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China Antarctic MOU welcome boost to Tasmanian economy

18 Nov 2014

China's commitment to using Australia as an Antarctic gateway is welcome news for Tasmanians working in the science, research and shipping sectors, Greens senators said today.

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