Sep 22, 11:13pm

NMU Volleyball outclawed by Davenport
Luxemburg-Casco) and sophomore Leticia Antunes (Florianopolis, Brazil/Colegio Ofelia Fonseca) aided the effort with five each. A PAIR SETS IT UP Senior Lynzi Svoboda (Minneapolis, Minn./Minneapolis Southwest) finished with a team-high 16 assists.

Sep 22, 1:41pm

Cordova Times

Bowhead harvest quota renewed for AEWC
Cordova Times
Delegates to the 67th International Whaling Commission meeting in Florianopolis, Brazil, have voted 58-7 to renew for seven more years the subsistence whaling quota for the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission. Alaska's delegation to the IWC meeting was ...

Sep 22, 9:04am


UFC Sao Paulo: Get to know unbeaten Brazilian newcomer Marina Rodriguez
Team: I represent Thai Brasil. We're located in Florianopolis. Thai Brasil also has a branch in Curitiba. I study under master Marcio Malko. He's the one who raised me in fighting, and brought me to muay Thai. And I also represent AS Team, my jiu-jitsu ...
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Sep 18, 11:24am

IWC-67 Amends Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling Schedule, Reaffirms Moratorium on Commercial Whaling
IISD Reporting Services
IWC-67 convened from 10-14 September 2018 in Florianópolis, Brazil. The Commission meeting was preceded by meetings of the Committees, Sub-Committees and Working Groups on Science, Conservation, Finance and Administration, Budget, Aboriginal ...

Sep 17, 5:28pm

HSUS News (blog)

World says 'no' to Japan's bid to restart whaling; reaffirms commitment to conserve whales
HSUS News (blog)
Japan's package of proposals seeking to upend the 33-year global commercial whaling moratorium was soundly rejected last week at the International Whaling Commission meeting in Florianopolis, Brazil, with more than 40 countries making it clear to the ...

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Sep 14, 9:39pm

The Sydney Morning Herald

Japan's bid to end commercial whaling moratorium defeated
The Sydney Morning Herald
The International Whaling Commission has rejected Japan's proposal to end the global moratorium on commercial whaling, which has been in place since 1986. At the 67th annual meeting of the IWC, this year held in Florianopolis, Brazil, Japan argued that ...
Here's what happened at the 2018 International Whaling Commission MeetingGreenpeace International
Japan mulling over next steps after whaling defeat in BrazilThe Straits Times
IWC rejects Japan's proposal to lift commercial whale hunting
Minneapolis Star Tribune -The Guardian
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Sep 13, 6:42pm

Channel NewsAsia

IWC passes Brazil project to protect whales
Channel NewsAsia
FLORIANOPOLIS: Tempers flared at the International Whaling Commission on Thursday (Sep 13) as it voted to back a Brazilian proposal which would safeguard the marine mammals in perpetuity, after a bitter debate. The biennial meeting of the 89-nation ...
Brazil meeting votes to protect world's whale populationBBC News
IWC passes Brazil declaration to protect whales amid oppositionSBS
Whale meet nations in flare up over Brazil projectPhys.Org

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Sep 13, 9:06am


Investors Love This Brazilian Candidate. That Doesn't Mean They'll Vote for Him
“Amoedo has been doing a great job at the electoral campaign and surely will pass from a supporting role to one of the main candidates on the next elections,” said Paulo Petrassi, a partner at Leme Investimentos in Florianopolis, Brazil. “I'm not ...

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Sep 12, 3:35am


Pro-whaling nations block South Atlantic whale sanctuary
"It's a bitter disappointment that -- in Brazil of all places -- the proposal for a South Atlantic whale sanctuary has once again been defeated by Japan and its allies," Grettel Delgadillo, Deputy Director of Humane Society International, said in a ...

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Sep 11, 12:08pm

The Japan Times

Proposal to create whale sanctuary in S Atlantic defeated
The Seattle Times
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) — A proposal to create a whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic was defeated Tuesday at a meeting in Brazil of the International Whaling Commission, amid a clash between countries that think whales can be hunted sustainably ...
Nations lock horns in Brazil over Japan's call to resume whalingThe Japan Times
Pro- and anti- whaling nations set for clash in BrazilYahoo News
Japan proposes end to commercial whaling ban, faces pushbackWTOP

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