Japan Ceases Whaling Following U.N. ICJ Ruling

Japan ceases whaling following U.N. International Court of Justice ruling that whaling is not allowed through a previous loophole stating nations could hunt whale for research purposes.


Dubai Palm Islands

The Palm Islands on the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, are the three largest man-made islands being built, their development started in June 2001.

Boomgaard, Peter, et al., eds. Muddied Waters: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Management of Forests and Fisheries in Island Southeast Asia

This collection of essays examines the history of human interaction with forest and marine ecosystems in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, where many of the contributors have conducted fieldwork.