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ECO: The environmental voice at the IWC

ECO is published by Earth Island Institute’s International Marine Mammal Project at the meeting of the International Whaling Commission on behalf of environmental and animal welfare organizations around the globe.

For further information, please contact: Mark J. Palmer, Associate Director, Earth Island Institute, International Marine Mammal Project.

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Volume LXIV · Panama City, Panama · No. 5 · Friday July 6, 2012
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Sorry Mermaids

Bulletin to all mermaids attending this year’s IWC meeting: The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced that you do not exist.

“No evidence of aquatic humanoids has ever been found,” NOAA states emphatically.

So far, no response from mermaids to this revelation.