The Latest On: The Ocean Ecosystem
David Henkin, Attorney, Earthjustice: “Wespac’s efforts to twist the English language to further its agenda to over-exploit our ocean resources recalls Humpty Dumpty’s abuse of language in ‘Through the Looking Glass’ ... Any definition of ‘cultural fishing’ that includes within its ambit commercial longlining would be in blatant conflict with the court’s ruling ... Any attempt to define ‘non-commercial fishing’ to include the sale of fish is clearly ludicrous.”
Feds: Seismic Oil Surveys In Gulf Of Mexico Would Harm Or Harass Marine Mammals Over 30 Million Times
Zack Klyver is the head naturalist at Bar Harbor Whale Watch Co. He is from Eastport, Maine.
David Henkin, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “The jury is still out about what that means about whales, dolphins and people who are concerned about their well-being. It’s early to really know what they’re up to but we’re going to be very carefully monitoring the situation.”
Brettny Hardy, Attorney, Earthjustice: “Under the law, a proper analysis must be done before further taxpayer dollars are spent on this potentially devastating project.”