Environmental activist group the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society says it is chasing two illegal fishing boats that were spotted sailing just 50 nautical miles from Australia’s Mawson Base in Antarctica :: Read the full article »»»»
Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson, who is wanted by Interpol, has confirmed he is back onboard a vessel and ready to confront Japanese whalers. The Canadian conservationist’s whereabouts have been a mystery since July when he jumped bail in Germany, where he was arrested on charges stemming from a high-seas confrontation over shark finning in 2002 :: Read the full article »»»»
Interpol has issued an arrest alert for the founder of the conservation group Sea Shepherd. Paul Watson skipped bail in Germany last month after being arrested in Frankfurt on a warrant from Costa Rica.
Watson is wanted in Germanyon charges relating to a 2002 confrontation over shark finning.
Mr Watson’s current whereabouts is unknown. But he has previously said he fled Germany because the authorities there were considering handing him over to Japan. Mr Watson accuses Tokyo of hunting him down in revenge for Sea Shepherd’s attacks on Japanese whaling ships.