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Sea Shepherd and New Zealand Navy Intercept Illegal Toothfishing Near Australia’s Antarctic Base

Posted: February 3rd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Favorite New Thought . . ., News, Peter Greste, Revolute | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sea Shepherd and New Zealand Navy Intercept Illegal Toothfishing Near Australia’s Antarctic Base

Sea Shepher and New Zealand Navy Intercept Illegal Toothfishing Near Australia's Antarctic Base

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 »»»»


Japan Ordered to Stop Whaling Immediately

Posted: April 1st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Hard Pill to Swallow, Revolute, Sea Shepherd | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Japan Ordered to Stop Whaling Immediately

Japan Ordered to Stop Whaling Immediately via Australian Customs Services

The International Court of Justice – ICJ –  has ruled Japan must immediately stop its whaling program in the Antarctic. The ICJ’s 16-judge panel ruled 12 votes to four in favour of Australia’s argument that Japan’s whaling program was not in fact designed and carried out for scientific purposes.

The court ruled that Japan must revoke current whaling permits and refrain from issuing any more. Japan has used the 1946 International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, which permits killing for research, to justify killing whales in the Antarctic.

But the court’s judges agreed with Australia that the Japanese research – two peer-reviewed papers since 2005, based on results obtained from just nine killed whales – was not proportionate to the number of animals killed :: Read the full article »»»»


UPDATED! Sea Shepherd Heading South

Posted: December 15th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Revolute, Sea Shepherd | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on UPDATED! Sea Shepherd Heading South

Sea Shepherd Heading South

Anti-whaling activist group Sea Shepherd is stepping up pressure on the Federal Government to send an Australian customs vessel to the Southern Ocean this summer. The organisation says it has had word the Japanese whaling ship, the Nisshin Maru, is preparing to depart port any day.

This year a crew of 100 people from over 20 countries will be on board Sea Shepherd’s three vessels. The Sea Shepherd fleet is in the final stages of preparation for the voyage, but has not yet heard whether a Customs vessel will be following it south :: Read the full article »»»»


Sea Shepherd Skipper Back Onboard

Posted: December 6th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Revolute, Sea Shepherd | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sea Shepherd Skipper Back Onboard

Sea Shepherd Back Onboard

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 »»»»


Sea Shepherd Uses Drone to Hunt and Photograph Japanese Whalers

Posted: December 25th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Revolute, Sea Shepherd, Standout | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Sea Shepherd Uses Drone to Hunt and Photograph Japanese Whalers

Sea Shepherd Drone - Nicole Montecalvo

Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd has used a drone to find the Japanese whaling fleet 1,000 miles north of the Southern Ocean whale sanctuary. The crew onboard the Steve Irwin deployed the drone to successfully locate and photograph the whaling factory boat.

The drone, named Nicole Montecalvo was donated to Sea Shepherd by Bayshore Recycling and Moran Office of Maritime and Port Security (MOMPS)  of New Jersey :: Read the full article »»»»