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The Faroe Islands and Turkey are about to sign a free trade agreement, Faroese PM Kaj Leo Holm Johannesen announced on Monday. The deal negotiated last week in Ankara exempts exports to Turkey from customs and other duties.
The recent arrest of 14 volunteers working to stop whaling in the North Atlantic Ocean's Faroe Islands has focused a spotlight once again on a local tradition stretching back over a thousand years. Six of the protesters were found guilty this week of interfering with the grindadrap , or grind , as these drive hunts are called, according to a statement released by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society .
It's somewhat of a cliche in environmental circles, but the greenest electricity is the electricity you don't use. Not only can efficiency, conservation and demand reduction reduce emissions from existing power plants, but when pursued seriously enough, it can reduce the need for new power plants being built in the first place.
Some 14 members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society arrested on Saturday for attempting to prevent the slaughter of a pod of 33 pilot whales, who were then released from detention on Sunday, will face charges in the Faroe Islands.
Traders at Bolton Market were shocked when they picked up a giant tuna fish, which is big enough to fill more than 1,000 tins.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:31 am
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