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Sea Shepherd Condemns Criminal Conspiracy to Poach Whales

Sunday, 29 November 2015, 3:37 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

CEO of Sea Shepherd Global, Captain Alex Cornelissen, has condemned Japan’s plans to return to the Southern Ocean to slaughter whales this austral summer. More >>

Sea Shepherd Plans to Take Over Chase From NZ Navy

Friday, 16 January 2015, 9:46 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

Captain Sid Chakravarty of the Sea Shepherd ship, Sam Simon, has announced plans to intercept three illegal fishing vessels that fended off the New Zealand Navy yesterday. More >>

Sea Shepherd Calls on New Zealand to Arrest Poachers

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 2:37 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

Captain Peter Hammarstedt of the Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barker, has called on New Zealand authorities to arrest the renowned toothfish paoching vessels, Songhua and the Kunlun – known better as Nihewan and Chang Bai – after they were intercepted ... More >>

Sea Shepherd Commends NZ Action Against Toothfish Poachers

Monday, 12 January 2015, 5:11 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

Today, the New Zealand Navy intercepted two illegal fishing vessels in the Southern Ocean. More >>

Japanese Whaling Fleet Departs for Scouting Mission

Friday, 9 January 2015, 10:23 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

Japanese Whaling Fleet Departs for Scouting Mission – Set to Return to Southern Ocean Slaughter in 2015/2016 More >>

World's Longest Sea Chase of a Poaching Vessel

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 3:25 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

Today, the Sea Shepherd ship, Bob Barker, marked the 22nd day of its pursuit of the Interpol-listed poaching vessel, Thunder. In doing so, the conservation ship has broken the record for the world's longest sea chase of a poaching vessel. More >>

Japan's Farcical Non-Lethal Whaling Program

Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 7:26 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

Today, the Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) announced that Japan's whaling fleet will depart from Japan on January 8, 2015, in order to undertake non-lethal research on the Antarctic whale population. More >>

Sea Shepherd Ship First to Film Rare “Ecotype D” Orcas

Monday, 5 January 2015, 2:50 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

On December 26th 2014, the Sea Shepherd ship, Bob Barker, encountered a pod of rare, “Ecotype D” Orcas while passing between the Crozet and Kerguelen archipelagos in the South Indian Ocean, in pursuit of the toothfish poaching vessel,Thunder. More >>

Sea Shepherd Commences Recovery Of Second “Monster” Gillnet

Saturday, 3 January 2015, 11:54 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

Within two hours of successfully recovering the 25 kilometre-long illegal gillnet abandoned by the Interpol-listed poaching vessel Thunder, the Sea Shepherd ship Sam Simon reported that it has located a second, “monster” gillnet. More >>

Sea Shepherd Retrieves 25 Kilometres Of Illegal Gillnet

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 4:04 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

In an operation that lasted for five days, the crew of the Sea Shepherd ship, Sam Simon, has successfully completed the retrieval of an illegal gillnet, abandoned by the poaching vessel, Thunder. The outlawed fishing gear was located at 62 16’ ... More >>

Poaching Vessel “Thunder” Deliberately Avoids French EEZ

Monday, 29 December 2014, 11:05 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

In a move that Captain Peter Hammarstedt of the Sea Shepherd ship, Bob Barker, has describe as “deliberately deceptive,” the Interpol-listed poaching vessel, Thunder, has by-passed the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of France, travelling on a course ... More >>

Sea Shepherd Commences Recovery of Illegal Gillnet

Saturday, 27 December 2014, 5:48 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

December 26th, 2014 Sea Shepherd Locates And Commences Recovery of Illegal Gillnet Abandoned by Thunder Yesterday, December 25, at approximately 1326 AEDT, the Sea Shepherd conservation ship, Sam Simon, located a discarded gillnet at 62° 16’ ... More >>

Sea Shepherd Intercepts Toothfish Poachers

Friday, 19 December 2014, 3:48 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

Yesterday, at approximately 2152 AEDT, the Sea Shepherd conservation ship, Bob Barker, intercepted the illegal fishing vessel Thunder, at 62 15’ South, 81 24’ East, inside the CCAMLR (Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) ... More >>

Sea Shepherd ship, Sam Simon, departs for Operation Icefish

Monday, 8 December 2014, 1:33 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

This morning the Sea Shepherd conservation ship, Sam Simon, will depart Wellington, New Zealand for a new Southern Ocean defence mission, Operation Icefish. The campaign, Sea Shepherd’s 11th in the Antarctic waters, will focus on targeting the illegal ... More >>

Sea Shepherd ship departs on Operation Icefish

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 11:42 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

This morning, the Sea Shepherd ship, the Bob Barker, is departing Hobart for the commencement of the organisation’s 11th Southern Ocean Defence Campaign, Operation Icefish. More >>

Sea Shepherd Launches New Southern Ocean Campaign

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 9:45 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

Following Sea Shepherd’s victory of saving 784 threatened, endangered and protected whales during the 2013/14 whaling season, the International Court of Justice delivered a landmark ruling declaring that the Japanese whaling program in the Antarctic is ... More >>

Sea Shepherd takes fight to the airwaves

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 12:47 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

Sydney – 16th July 2014: Sea Shepherd Australia has launched an online radio station to raise awareness about the conservation work it does for the world’s oceans. Music from artists including Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Aerosmith, Queens of the Stone ... More >>

Sea Shepherd Ships Return From Successful Whale Defence

Saturday, 22 March 2014, 3:16 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

Sea Shepherd Ships Return From Successful Whale Defence Campaign Saturday March 22, 2014 – Melbourne, Australia — Today, the Sea Shepherd conservation ships The Bob Barker and The Steve Irwin returned from the Southern Ocean, concluding Sea ... More >>

Return from longest Antarctic anti-whaling campaign ever

Friday, 21 March 2014, 11:32 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

The last two Sea Shepherd ships will return on Saturday to land after completing the longest ever Antarctic anti-whaling campaign, Operation Relentless. After spending more than 90 days at sea and enduring the most agreesive attacks from Japanese whalers ... More >>

Sea Shepherd Australia denied injunction for sharks of WA

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 11:55 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

The Hon. Justice Edelman today denied an application filed by Sea Shepherd Australia and Dr. Sharon Burden in the Western Australia Supreme Court for a full judicial review into the WA state government’s controversial shark cull program. More >>



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