Released on behalf of the Environmental Investigation Agency, Eco-Benin, Fundação Príncipe Trust, Nature Tropicale and OIKOS
FLORIANÓPOLIS: Environmental groups around the world expressed their deep concern as a proposal to create a whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic under the International Whaling Commission (IWC) was once again blocked by a minority of countries supporting Japan’s pro-whaling agenda.
- 42The call for assistance from the mayor of the municipality of Grand-Popo was favorably received by the Eco-Benin NGO and his partner Mr. & Mrs. Pollard. The organization and her American traveler donated a large amount of food and solar lamps items. 50 all-night solar lamps, 1 ton of maize, 0,5 ton of rice, 250 liters of cooking oil, school supplies kits, medicines and clothes. All for a value of four thousand dollars ($4,000). The…