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  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd will not be sending ships to fight the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean this year, the organization said. The decision was made on the back Japan’s move to employ military surveillance to watch Sea Shepherd ship movements in real time by satellite in order to avoid the organization’s vessels. “During […]

  • 7 April 2015

    Captain Peter Hammarstedt of the Sea Shepherd anti-poaching ship Bob Barker has reported that the unflagged toothfish-poaching vessel Thunder sank yesterday in 4,000 metres of water 19 nautical miles north of the Equator and 115 miles from the West African island of Sao Tome. The evidence is that the Thunder was deliberately scuttled by her captain […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    After final preparations in Australia, two Sea Shepherd vessels are now on their way to the Southern Ocean to intercept the Japanese whaling fleet in a bid stop their slaughter of minke whales, Sea Shepherd Global said. The marine conservation organization’s flagship vessel the Steve Irwin departed for their 11th whale defense campaign, Operation Nemesis, […]

  • 13 February 2008

    The environment group Sea Shepherd’s ship, the Steve Irwin, is to resume its anti-whaling campaign in the Southern Ocean free of legal action by Australia. Despite Japanese Government calls to act against the hardline environmentalists, the Australian Federal Police is yet to formally interview any Sea Shepherd crew who spent two weeks in port.

  • 19 February 2007

    Sea Shepherd’s anti-whaling flagship, the Robert Hunter, is stranded in Melbourne after its British registration expired today. And by Thursday, Melbourne will host two “pirate” ships when the Sea Shepherd’s other anti-whaling protest vessel, the already-unregistered Farley Mowat, joins the Hunter – perhaps never to leave.

  • 6 April 2015

    The conservation group Sea Shepherd reported receiving a distress signal from the poaching vessel Thunder today, saying that the ship is sinking inside the Exclusive Economic Zone of Sao Tome, the Gulf of Guinea, West Africa. The Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barker answered the distress call issued by the captain of the Thunder, and found that 35 crewmembers had abandoned […]

  • 13 February 2007

    The Sea Shepherd ship, Robert Hunter, has been holed in its starboard bow, and its port stern section above the waterline, during a collision with the whale spotter ship Kaiko Maru , according to Sea Shepherd’s president Paul Watson. No injuries have been incurred by crew on both ships, and neither ship is in danger […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A Sea Shepherd vessel suffered minor damage on June 28 when it was rammed by a fishing boat while patrolling in the Coiba marine reserve, off the Pacific coast of Panama. While monitoring and documenting fishing boats engaged in long-line fishing inside the reserve, the anti-poaching group’s cutter, the M/V John Paul DeJoria, was surrounded […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Operation Toxic Gulf, a joint research campaign by Sea Shepherd and Ocean Alliance, is in full swing in the Gulf of Mexico, aboard the RV Odyssey. This new video features footage from the first leg of Operation Toxic Gulf – from the launch in Key West, Florida, to the first sperm whale encounter of the campaign. Ocean […]

  • 23 December 2016

    Sea Shepherd’s patrol vessel the Ocean Warrior intercepted one of the harpoon ships of the Japanese whale-poaching fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary on December 22, the marine conservation organization informed. The harpoon ship was located approximately 165 miles northeast of Australia’s Casey base, well inside the Australian whale sanctuary, Sea Shepherd said, adding […]