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Gray whale trapped in Arctic ice north of Point Barrow (Ark Animal Photo) KLeo
International Whaling Commission   Mammal   North Pacific Ocean   Photos   Wikipedia: Gray whale
 BBC News 
Gray whale makes record migration across North Pacific
By Helen Briggs BBC Environment Correspondent 15 April 2015 From the section Science & Environment The whale's long journey has intrigued scientists A whale's journey across the Pacific Ocean is... (photo: Ark Animal Photo)
A rescued migrant holds a Gabinetto di Polizia Scientifica (Forensic Police Regional Cabinet) number after disembarking from an Italian Coast Guard ship in the harbor of Palermo, Sicily, southern Italy, Tuesday, April 14, 2015.
EU Immigration   Photos   UNHCR   War Refugee   Wikipedia: Immigration to Europe
 Philadelphia Daily News 
Survivors tell aid group some 400 migrants drowned off Libya
ROME (AP) - Survivors of a capsized migrant boat off Libya have told the aid group Save the Children that an estimated 400 people are believed to have drowned. Even before the survivors were... (photo: AP / Alessandro Fucarini)
Dublin Port  RTE 
Dublin Port sees best first quarter growth in 10 years
New figures show that in the first quarter of this year, the Dublin Port Company saw its strongest rate of growth for ten years. Cargo volumes at Dublin Port increased by 5.3% in the first three... (photo: Creative Commons)
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Looking north out over the ferry basin in Auckland, New Zealand. Seven ferries are visible, including a heritage one currently berthed along the eastern wharf. And of course also the Aurora from P&O Cruises berthed at the western Princes Wharf.  Otago Daily Times 
Cruise ship season nets $30 million
Dunedin hosted about 131,000 cruise ship passengers and 58,000 crew in a season the Dunedin City Council says earned the city close to $30 million. Sea Princess, the first ship of the season in... (photo: Creative Commons / Ingolfson)
Cruise   Newzealand   Photos   Tourism   Wikipedia: New Zealand
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Singer Justin Bieber arrives at the premiere of the feature film The Inquisitr
Justin Bieber & Kendall Jenner Dating? Six Reasons To Ship It
Although Kendall previously denied romance rumors, romance speculation exploded on Thursday night after the Biebs posted a sweet but sizzling pic of the pair hanging out... (photo: AP / Dan Steinberg)
Entertainment   Justin Bieber   Kendall Jenner   Photos   Wikipedia: Justin Bieber
Loggerhead sea turtle BBC News
'Lost' sea turtles don't just go with the flow
By Jonathan Webb Science reporter, BBC News 10 April 2015 From the section Science & Environment Turtles in the study were less than two years old; they can take... (photo: Creative Commons / Flickr upload bot)
Biology   Gulf of Mexico   Photos   Sea Turtle   Wikipedia: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen delivers his New Year address at his party headquarters in Paris suburb Saint Cloud, Friday Jan. 11, 2008. Reuters
France's National Front founder Le Pen rebuffs daughter's call to quit
PARIS (Reuters) - French National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen rejected on Friday a call from his daughter, the party's leader, to leave politics over comments he made... (photo: AP Photo / Jacques Brinon)
Jean-Marie Le Pen   Marine Le Pen   National Front   Photos   Wikipedia: Jean-Marie Le Pen
French far-right leader and National Front Party, Marine Le Pen speaks to the media after a news conference at party headquarters, Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Nanterre, western France. For Le Pen, today's election for more than 2,000 local councils is an important step in building a grassroots base critical to her ultimate goal: the 2017 presidency. Local elections takes place today and the second round on March 29. BBC News
France's Marine Le Pen opposes father's election candidacy
8 April 2015 From the section Europe Ms Le Pen said she was taking the measures against her father "with deep sadness" The head of France's far-right... (photo: AP / Jacques Brinon)
FN   Jean-Marie Le Pen   Marine Le Pen   Photos   Wikipedia: Marine Le Pen
Greenpeace The Guardian
Greenpeace activists board Arctic-bound oil rig
Polar Pioneer drilling rig boarded 750 miles northwest of Hawaii by six activists in protest at Shell’s plans to drill for oil in Alaska waters ... (photo: AP / Gavin Parsons, Greenpeace HO)
Arctic   Photos   Polar Pioneer   Royal Dutch Shell   Wikipedia: Greenpeace
File - An official, center, of the Tokyo Electric Power Co. and journalists wearing protective suits and masks stand at H4 tank area where radioactive water leaked from a storage tank in August, at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. The Guardian
Fukushima disaster radiation detected off Canada's coast
Trace amounts of Cesium-134 and Cesium-137 detected in samples collected off the coast of Ucluelet, a small town on Vancouver Island in British Columbia ... (photo: AP / Kimimasa Mayama)
Environmental Disaster   Fukushima Accident   Nuclear Pollution   Photos   Wikipedia: Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster
Sri Lanka Retreat Dawn
Sri Lanka, Pakistan sign six MoUs to enhance cooperation
ISLAMABAD: In a joint press conference with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced the signing of six memoranda of... (photo: WN / Periasamy)
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