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UNESCO Fails to Protect World Heritage in Tanzania

Monday, 6 August 2012, 1:42 pm | ECOTERRA Intl

A foreign uranium mining conglomerate will be allowed to exploit the precious Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania after the World Heritage Committee (WHC) decided, at its July 2012 session in Russia, to accept what was described as a "minor boundary change" ... More >>

US Military Operation Frees Hostages In Somalia Successfully

Thursday, 26 January 2012, 4:30 pm | ECOTERRA Intl

Seven Somali kidnappers were killed instantly, one is dying and four were wounded in a dawn raid on the hostage takers of American Jessica Buchanan and her Danish co-worker Poul Thisted deep inland of central Somalia near Dusamareb this morning, ... More >>

Iranian Fishing Vessels And Crew Missing In Piracy Circus

Tuesday, 5 April 2011, 10:35 am | ECOTERRA Intl

In close co-operation with Iranian fishermen and authorities, we could establish that in addition to our last listing at least 11 more Iranian fishing vessels with in minimum a further 182 seamen are missing in connection with Somali piracy. Our ... More >>

Over 700 Seafarers Held in Somalia!

Tuesday, 29 March 2011, 11:02 am | ECOTERRA Intl

While billions are spend for the navies, the general militarization and mercenaries, still no help is coming forward to pacify and develop the coastal areas of Somalia. Updates on known cases see below in the status section. More >>

Counter-Piracy Updates: Status Of Seized Vessels And Crews

Sunday, 27 March 2011, 1:38 pm | ECOTERRA Intl

STATUS OF SEIZED VESSELS AND CREWS IN SOMALIA, THE GULF OF ADEN AND THE INDIAN OCEAN (ecoterra - 26. March 2011) More >>

Status Of Seized Vessels And Crews In Somalia

Monday, 21 March 2011, 1:32 pm | ECOTERRA Intl

ECOTERRA Intl. and ECOP-marine serve concerning the counter-piracy issues as advocacy groups in their capacity as human rights, marine and maritime monitors as well as in co-operation with numerous other organizations, groups and individuals as information ... More >>

Counter-Piracy Updates: Status Of Seized Vessels And Crews

Sunday, 27 February 2011, 1:52 pm | ECOTERRA Intl

STATUS OF SEIZED VESSELS AND CREWS IN SOMALIA, THE GULF OF ADEN AND THE INDIAN OCEAN (ecoterra - 26. February 2011) More >>

Seized S. Korean Fishing Vessel Back In Kenya

Wednesday, 16 February 2011, 11:44 am | ECOTERRA Intl

A South Korean fishing vessel seized in October last year in Somali waters has arrived in the Kenyan port of Mombasa after its release last week from Somalia. Family and friends of the 39 Kenyan, two South Korean and two Chinese sailors aboard welcomed ... More >>

Somalia: Status Of Seized Vessels And Crews

Thursday, 10 February 2011, 9:19 am | ECOTERRA Intl

Today, 09. February 2011, 17h00 UTC, at least 48 foreign vessels plus two barges are kept in Somali hands against the will of their owners, while at least 790 hostages or captives - including a South-African yachting couple - suffer to be released. More >>

6th Feb: Status of Seized Vessels and Crews in Somalia

Monday, 7 February 2011, 11:32 am | ECOTERRA Intl

The Indian navy and coastguard captured 28 suspected Somali pirates after a firefight with a "mothership" on Sunday off southwestern India, the defence ministry said. More >>

Pirates leave weapons ship - Leopard crew abducted

Friday, 14 January 2011, 2:55 pm | ECOTERRA Intl

The crew members of a Danish weapons ship boarded but not hijacked by pirates in the Indian Ocean have been kidnapped, TradeWinds can reveal. In what represents a major departure from Somali pirates' usual modus operandi, the six seafarers have ... More >>

Status of Seized Vessels and Crews in Somalia and More

Friday, 14 January 2011, 2:47 pm | ECOTERRA Intl

At least 45 foreign vessels plus two barges are kept in Somali hands against the will of their owners, while at least 801 hostages or captives - including a South-African yachting couple - suffer to be released. But even EU NAVFOR, who counts only high-value, ... More >>

Status of Seized Vessels And Crews in Somalia

Wednesday, 29 September 2010, 12:42 pm | ECOTERRA Intl

Yet unconfirmed reports speak of the capture of two fishing vessels, one of which is said to be from Iran and another one from Spain in an area off Ras Hafun on the North-Eastern Somali coast of the Indian Ocean. Further reports are awaited, More >>

Syrian Sugar Ship Freed By Somali Pirates

Sunday, 8 August 2010, 5:23 pm | ECOTERRA Intl

MV SYRIA STAR was given up by the Puntland group of Somali pirates after Puntland security forces intervened. The vessel was the latest hi-jack and seized on Thursday, 5. Aug 2010, in the late afternoon at 18h15 local time (15h15 UTC) More >>

Somalia: Vehicle-Carrier Released Against Ransom

Saturday, 12 June 2010, 12:41 pm | ECOTERRA Intl

Six hours after a ransom drop on 11 June 2010 to the pirate group holding the car-carrier MV ASIAN GLORY at Kulub in the vicinity of Garacad on the North-Eastern Indian Ocean coast of Somalia, the vessel was released and is at present sailing free. More >>

Somali Marine & Coastal Monitor

Tuesday, 11 August 2009, 5:06 pm | ECOTERRA Intl

A Voice from the Truth- & Justice-Seekers, who sit between all chairs, because they are not part of organized white-collar or no-collar-crime in Somalia or elsewhere, and who neither benefit from global naval militarization, from the illegal fishing ... More >>

Navy Cancels LFA Sonar Test in US WATERS

Monday, 29 May 2000, 9:42 am | ECOTERRA Intl

On Friday, shortly after the alert concerning the LFAS testing attempt around the AZORES was filed, we received through US links word from Andrew Wetzler at the Natural Resources Defense Council that the United States Navy officially cancelled the LWAD ... More >>

US Set To Attack European Whales

Monday, 29 May 2000, 9:30 am | ECOTERRA Intl

The United States, through the US NAVY, is set to attack Europe in and around the territorial waters of the Azores Islands, which are part of PORTUGAL. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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