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  • 30 November 2015

    Japan has announced plans to send its whaling fleet to the Antarctic Ocean under its new scaled-down scientific whale research program despite the public outcry against its lethal whaling practices. The country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday that the fleet would head for the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, December 1st and that it […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Sea Shepherd’s anti-whaling activist vessel Bob Barker, which arrived in the Faroe Islands on Monday, August 24, and its 21 crew members have been denied entry to the country. The police made the decision with a basis in immigration legislation and in the interests of maintaining law and order, the Faroe Islands government said. “In recent […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Sea Shepherd’s anti-whaling activist vessel Bob Barker, which arrived in the Faroe Islands on Monday, August 24, and its 21 crew members have been denied entry to the country. The police made the decision with a basis in immigration legislation and in the interests of maintaining law and order, the Faroe Islands government said. “In recent […]

  • 26 January 2006

    An official from the South African Maritime Safety Authority said the Farley Mowat, a ship of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, did not have the required certification.

  • 4 August 2006

    Confrontational anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd is preparing to bring a bigger, faster and more powerful boat to Australia next month ahead of the next Japanese whale hunting season in the Southern Ocean. The new ship is called Leviathan and is being refitted in the Caribbean. It will depart for Australia late next month. Founder and […]

  • 6 March 2005

    PORT AUX BASQUES, Nfld. — The ”Farley Mowat” and its crew are safe and sound in Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland. The vessel, operated by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, started taking on water north of Cape Breton Sunday morning and radioed for help.

  • 2 June 2011

      Operation Blue Rage, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s bluefin tuna defense campaign, kicked off today with the departure of two of their… (seashepherd) [mappress] Source: seashepherd, June  2, 2011;  

  • 9 June 2015

    The US-based marine environmentalist group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has resolved its long-running legal dispute with Japan’s Institute for Cetacean Research (ICR) over whether Sea Shepherd and its affiliated parties were in contempt of a 2012 injunction entered by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Sea Shepherd will pay ICR USD 2.55 million under the terms of […]

  • 26 February 2008

    Anti-whaling activists say they’ve bugged ‘several’ Japanese whaling ships, allowing them to track the fleet’s location for at least another year. Activists from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) claim to have hidden devices on a number of whaling vessels, including the harpoon vessel Yushin Maru 2 which was boarded by two protesters last month.

  • 9 February 2007

    Two protesters spent seven hours lost in the icy waters of the Antarctic, at one point lashing their damaged boat to an iceberg after a dramatic clash with a Japanese whaling ship. Activists with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society finally tracked down the Japanese fleet near the Ross Sea early on Friday, after spending weeks […]

  • 28 May 2015

    A US-based marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has filed claims against Japan’s Institute for Cetacean Research (ICR) in the US District Court for the Western District of Washington, seeking a declaration that ICR’s whaling in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica is illegal under international law. Sea Shepherd asked the Court to prohibit future […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Continuing its commitment to stop the imminent extinction of the endangered vaquita porpoise, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is returning to Mexico’s Gulf of California for Operation Milagro IV. The campaign will have Sea Shepherd’s M/V Farley Mowat back on active duty for the third consecutive year in the Gulf of California – the only waters […]

  • 27 September 2017

    Some 219 Atlantic white-sided dolphins were killed at Skálabotnur on the Faroese island of Eysturoy, and nine more pilot whales were killed at Hvalba, on September 25, marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd said. That brings the 2017 statistics up to 1,605 small cetaceans slaughtered in 23 grindadrap hunts so far this year. Sea Shepherd has set as its mission […]

  • 21 July 2015

    Two volunteer crewmembers from a ship operated by the conservationist group Sea Shepherd, Sam Simon, have been arrested in the Faroe Islands by Faroese police. The duo, identified as Susan Larsen of the United States, driver of the small boat named Farley, and Tom Strerath of Germany, navigator of the boat, were arrested at approximately 0900 local time on Monday […]

  • 21 July 2015

    Two volunteer crewmembers from a ship operated by the conservationist group Sea Shepherd, Sam Simon, have been arrested in the Faroe Islands by Faroese police. The duo, identified as Susan Larsen of the United States, driver of the small boat named Farley, and Tom Strerath of Germany, navigator of the boat, were arrested at approximately 0900 local time on Monday […]

  • 30 August 2016

    In December this year, the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd Global plans to send its vessels to the Southern Ocean on its 11th direct-action whale defense campaign.  Sea Shepherd said it will launch the campaign – Operation Nemesis – in order to defend, conserve and protect minke whales in the Southern Ocean’s designated whale sanctuary. […]

  • 26 June 2015

    Former flagship of the conservation society Sea Shepherd, MV Farley Mowat, sank on Thursday while moored at Shelburne Harbour, Nova Scotia. The anti-sealing vessel, which was pending scraping, started taking in water on Wednesday, the Canadian Coast Guard said. The Coast Guard has put 600 feet of containment boom around the vessel because there is a sheen coming […]

  • 26 June 2015

    Former flagship of the conservation society Sea Shepherd, MV Farley Mowat, sank on Thursday while moored at Shelburne Harbour, Nova Scotia. The anti-sealing vessel, which was pending scraping, started taking in water on Wednesday, the Canadian Coast Guard said. The Coast Guard has put 600 feet of containment boom around the vessel because there is a sheen coming […]

  • 11 February 2007

    An anti-whaling group’s boat collided twice with a Japanese whale-spotting vessel in Antarctic waters today, tearing a three-foot gash in the protest ship, the Sea Shepherd conservation group said. The Japanese ship Kaiko Maru issued a distress signal after the clash, but had not responded to Sea Shepherd’s offer of help, said the group’s founder, […]

  • 26 May 2015

    Sea Shepherd Global has launched Operation Siracusa 2015 to fight illegal fishing in the Plemmirio Marine Reserve, off the Eastern coast of Siracusa in Sicily, the marine wildlife conservation group said in a release. During Operation Siracusa 2015, Sea Shepherd volunteers will patrol the territory along the coast of the Marine Reserve, identifying, documenting and reporting any poaching […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd Netherlands has submitted a request to the European Commission to launch infringement proceedings against Denmark for facilitating the slaughter of pilot whales and other cetaceans in the Faroe Islands. The request was submitted “with the formal support of 27 Members of the European Parliament”, according to Sea Shepherd. The organization […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Japanese whale poachers have expanded their killing fields to twice as big as before, Sea Shepherd, marine conservation organization engaged in a whale defense campaign, revealed. As a result, Sea Shepherd’s patrol vessels “were searching for a handful of trucks in an area twice as big as Australia,” the organization said. On February 23, Sea […]