Articles by Cole Mellino, EcoWatch

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Breaking‬: Massive Pod of Pilot Whales Slaughtered in the Faroe Islands
Cole Mellino, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jul 2015

23 Jul 2015 – The people of the Faroe Islands have a tradition of herding whales into a cove and slaughtering them for food and other uses, which, needless to say, draws condemnation from people worldwide who see the custom as archaic, cruel and unnecessary. GRAPHIC VIDEO

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World’s Largest Offshore Wind Turbine Unveiled in Fukushima
Cole Mellino, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jun 2015

22 Jun 2015 – Japan officially unveiled today its 7 megawatt (MW) wind turbine, the world’s largest offshore turbine to date. It is slated to be operational by September.

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Hawaii Enacts USA’s First 100% Renewable Energy Standard
Cole Mellino, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jun 2015

11 Jun 2015 – Hawaii enacted a law this week, which mandates that all of the state’s electricity come from renewable sources no later than 2045. This renewable energy standard is being hailed as “the most aggressive clean energy goal in the country.”

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Obama Administration Approves Shell’s Plan to Drill in the Arctic
Cole Mellino, EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 May 2015

11 May 2015 – The Obama administration gave conditional approval today to Shell to start drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean this summer. Shell has been fighting for the right to drill in the Arctic for years, despite a number of botched forays in recent years, and it looks like they are still going to get their way.

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