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Tag: Sea Shepherd

  • Thursday, December 27th 2018 - 04:22 UTC

    Sea Shepherd celebrates Japan will cease whaling around Antarctica

    Marine conservationists Sea Shepherd “delighted to see the end of whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary”, said captain Paul Watson in a statement.

    Marine conservationists Sea Shepherd are claiming Japan's decision to abandon whaling around Antarctica as a victory, though their battle will go on with the Asian nation moving to resume hunting elsewhere. On Boxing Day, Japan announced it was leaving the International Whaling Commission so it could resume commercial hunting of the marine mammals in their territorial waters.

  • Sunday, March 29th 2015 - 09:47 UTC

    Sea Shepherd receives unexpected help in the 100-day chase of poacher

    For the past 100 days Sea Shepherd's flagship the Bob Barker has been chasing a poacher caught taking Patagonian toothfish from Australian territorial waters (Pic FB)

    One of Australia's biggest commercial fishing businesses has joined forces with militant environment group Sea Shepherd in an unheralded bid to stop pirate fishing boats. David Carter, from Perth-based Austral Fisheries, said the company was joining forces with Sea Shepherd because it wanted to lend moral support to the group's efforts to stamp out poaching.