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Safeguarding Our Country’s Future

Safeguarding Our Country’s Future

Date: January 24th, 2019 Dear Editor/Newsroom, For over 20 years, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) have consistently reported on the impact of seismic surveys on our fishers citing United Nations and other internationally published scientific studies. In 2017, the University of Tasmania presented evidence which argues that “seismic surveys cause significant mortality to zooplankton populations”. All larval krill […]

Justice delayed is justice denied

Justice delayed is justice denied

Date: October 27th 2017 Dear Editor/Newsroom, In 2014 Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) (the Claimant) judicially reviewed the Environment Management Authority’s (EMA’s) decision to issue a Certificate of Environmental Clearance (CEC) to Petrotrin to conduct an oil /gas seismic survey without the requirement of an Environmental Impact Assessment. The matter was heard before Justice Kangaroo on 15th and […]