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2012-02-15 08:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FrogAds.com (OTCBB: FROG) announced that they completed work on production of the upcoming campaign starring world famous actress Pamela Anderson. Anderson, who is best known for her roles on Home Improvement and Bay Watch, recently signed on with FrogAds.com as spokesperson. The production began shooting yesterday morning in Downtown Los Angeles and was completed and in the can by early afternoon. Anderson organically and authentically...

Sea Shepherd Activists Injured After Clash With Japanese Whalers
2012-01-18 09:22:24

Three anti-whaling activists have been injured during a clash at sea with Japanese whalers, some 300 miles north of Mawson Peninsula off the coast of Antarctica. Members aboard the Japanese vessel Yushin Maru No.2 apparently threw grappling hooks and bamboo poles at crew aboard the Steve Irwin anti-whaling vessel. Two crew members on the Steve Irwin were struck in the shoulder with iron grappling hooks and a third crew member was struck twice in the face with a long bamboo pole. The...

Animal Rights Group Uses Drones To Track-Down Japanese Whalers
2011-12-27 05:46:40

A group of infamously aggressive whale-hunting opponents say that they have tracked down and photographed hunters participating in Japan´s annual Antarctic whale hunt using an unpiloted drone aircraft to spot their ship. The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society said it was able to locate the Japanese ship the Nisshin Maru off the western coast of Australia over the weekend using the unmanned aircraft. Their plans to harass the whaling expedition were temporarily foiled, however, when...

Japan Suing Sea Shepherd For Disrupting Whaling Activity
2011-12-09 12:57:55

Japanese whaling authorities said on Friday that they were suing the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society group to try and stop it from interfering in the annual whale hunt. This is the first move by Japan to attempt legal action against anti-whaling campaigners, who have used extreme methods against ships involved in the hunt. "Today, Kyodo Senpaku Kaisha and the Institute of Cetacean Research along with research vessels' masters filed a lawsuit against the Sea Shepherd Conservation...

2011-11-28 08:33:00

MIAMI, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference, a new feature length documentary that examines the positive characteristics of Israeli society, premieres Tuesday, November 29 at 8:00 PM on WPBT2 in South Florida. The film sidesteps the usual conversation of politics, conflict and violence, and tells the story of the Israeli people - whose resilience has propelled Israel to the forefront of world innovation and progress. "Despite...

2011-11-24 00:30:00

S. Louise Phanstiel, who resides in Los Angeles, and has served on the Best Friends Animal Society http://www.bestfriends.org board for the past three years, was selected the organization's board of directors as chair. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 The board of directors of [Best Friends Animal Society has elected S. Louise Phanstiel as chair, replacing the retiring John Fripp, past chair who also served as chief financial officer of the Society. Phanstiel, who resides in Los...

2011-11-18 10:44:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal rights advocates are crying foul over the way Oak Brook-based McDonald's treats the hens used to produce its Egg McMuffins. Shocking hidden-camera video exposing startling animal abuse at a McDonald's egg supplier was released today at news conferences by the animal protection organization Mercy For Animals. The video reveals hens crammed in cages so small they can't fully stretch their wings, dead birds left to rot in cages with hens still...

Japanese Whaling To Resume In The Southern Ocean
2011-10-05 04:54:25

Japan plans to send out its whaling fleet again this year, even though they were turned back by the Sea Shepherd conservation group earlier this year. This year they caught only one-fifth of what they expected. The whalers captured only 171 minke whales and two fin whales, according to the International Whaling Commission (IWC). In order to increase the security of its fleet, according to the BBC, Japan will send extra ships to escort the whaling vessels in the Southern Ocean to guard from...

2011-09-28 14:03:00

KEENESBURG, Colo., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a highly coordinated effort, officials from the Panamanian Government, FedEx Air Cargo, and The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS) airlifted three female African Lions to a wildlife refuge in Colorado this morning. Found in the small town of Chorrera outside of Panama City, the three sibling African Lions - ranging in age from 15-18 years old - had lived their entire lives being neglected and physically abused. Kept in tiny...

2011-09-21 18:44:00

John Bolton, Dore Gold, Elie Wiesel, Alan Dershowitz, Jon Voight & Mike Huckabee and Others to be Available for Media Comment about U.N. Breaking News at New York City's Millennium UN Plaza Hotel NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hudson Institute, a nonpartisan research institute, and the Touro College Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust, will host a daylong "counter conference" on Thursday, September 22, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Millennium UN...