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Crocodile Attacks Surfer in Costa Rica, Environment Minister Should Do Nothing

The following letter was sent to René Castro, Costa Rica’s environment and energy minister. Hi René, I understand that you’re contemplating what to do about a crocodile who on Sunday inflicted a few superficial wounds on a Spanish surfer. If you’re a rational person, you’ll do absolutely nothing. In case you haven’t been briefed on […]

Monday Maul: I’m (Still) Rooting for the Sea Shepherd

“In all social movements, the only thing that’s ever made a difference has been the passion and the initiative of individuals.” — Paul Watson I included the above-quoted statement in my December 12, 2010, commentary, “I’m Rooting for the Sea Shepherd,” whose headline remains apt today as Capt. Paul Watson waits for German officials to […]