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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Russia blocks bid for Antarctic sanctuary: NGOs

Russia blocks bid for Antarctic sanctuary: NGOs
Paris, France (AFP) July 16, 2013 - Russia on Tuesday blocked attempts by Western countries to create the world's largest ocean sanctuary off Antarctica, green groups said. The Russian representative questioned the legal right of a meeting in Bremerhaven, northern Germany, to declare such a haven, according to organisations at the talks. The three-day talks gathered 24 nations plus the European Union (EU) in the Commission ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Russia_blocks_bid_for_Antarctic_sanctuary_NGOs_999.html

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