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Evidence of Thunder's Illegal Fishing

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 12:37 pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Yesterday, the Sea Shepherd ship, Sam Simon, handed-over evidence to authorities at Port Louis, Mauritius, of the illegal fishing activities of the Nigerian-flagged poaching vessel, Thunder. More >>

Sea Shepherd Commends Australian Boarding of Poaching Vessel

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 11:33 am | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sea Shepherd has responded to news that Australian customs have boarded the Interpol-wanted poaching vessel, Kunlun, commending border patrol for their action, and calling on the arrest of the wanted poaching vessel. More >>

Sea Shepherd Assaulted

Saturday, 21 February 2015, 12:13 pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sea Shepherd Assaulted While Attempting to Communicate with Crew members On Board Poaching Vessel, Thunder More >>

Sea Shepherd Triples Record for Longest Chase of a poacher

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 11:26 am | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Today, the Sea Shepherd ship, Bob Barker, tripled the record for the longest sea chase of a poaching vessel, marking its 63rd day of pursuit of the Interpol-wanted, Nigerian-flagged toothfish poaching vessel, Thunder. More >>

Sea Shepherd Ship, Sam Simon, Resupplies Bob Barker

Sunday, 15 February 2015, 12:17 pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sea Shepherd Ship, Sam Simon, Resupplies Bob Barker For High Seas Stand-Off With Poacher More >>

Sea Shepherd Successfully Shuts Down Illegal Fishing

Sunday, 8 February 2015, 11:32 am | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sea Shepherd Successfully Shuts Down Illegal Fishing Operations of the Thunder and Confiscates Illegal Fishing Gear More >>

Near Collision in High Seas Battle with Poaching Vessel

Saturday, 7 February 2015, 12:42 pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

At approximately 0100 AEDT today, in poor weather conditions, the Sea Shepherd ship, Bob Barker, narrowly avoided a collision with the Interpol-listed, Thunder, as the poaching vessel made multiple attempts to retrieve its illegal fishing gear from ... More >>

Poaching Vessel, Thunder, Resumes Illegal Fishing

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 11:33 am | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Today, at approximately 0530 AEDT, the Interpol-wanted poaching vessel, Thunder, illegally deployed fishing gear at 38 28' south, 046 47' east, on the Melville Bank in the southwest of the Indian Ocean. More >>

Sea Shepherd Defends Against Agressive Action

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 12:16 pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

The Sea Shepherd conservation ship, Sam Simon, has successfully defended against the aggressive actions of the wanted poaching vessel, Kunlun, as it engages in a hot pursuit of the vessel. Despite an attempt by the poachers to flee through drift ... More >>

The Sam Simon arrives into Auckland for new campaign

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 12:56 pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

This morning Sea Shepherd ship, the Sam Simon, arrived into Auckland harbour after its journey from Melbourne. The ship and its 25 crew from around the globe have come to New Zealand to source supplies and prepare for the upcoming Southern Ocean patrol ... More >>

Japan’s ICR in Defiance of World Court Ruling

Monday, 14 April 2014, 2:49 pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

The ICR Today Filed Court Briefs Stating They Intend to Return to Antarctica to Hunt Whales in 2015-2016; Will Seek to Enjoin Other Sea Shepherd Entities from Obstructing Their Operations More >>

The Whales Have Won!

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 11:07 am | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

In a stunning victory for the whales, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague announced their binding decision today in the landmark case of Australia v. Japan, ruling that Japan’s JARPA II whaling program in the Antarctic is not ... More >>

Sea Shepherd Boxes in Whaling Fleet, Suspends Poaching

Saturday, 25 January 2014, 1:40 pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Saturday January 25, 2014 – Melbourne, Australia — The Sea Shepherd Fleet has once again located the factory vessel of the Japanese whaling fleet, the Nisshin Maru , effectively suspending whale poaching operations in the Southern Ocean Whale ... More >>

Sea Shepherd welcomes ban of shark finning in NZ water

Friday, 10 January 2014, 4:40 pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sea Shepherd New Zealand welcomes ban of shark finning in New Zealand waters but disappointed with time frame for implementation More >>

Sea Shepherd Drives Whaling Fleet From Antarctic Treaty Zone

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 1:09 pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

On Monday January 6 at 1650 AEDT, after a 360-mile chase, The Sea Shepherd Fleet drove the Japanese whaling fleet’s factory ship, the Nisshin Maru , out of the Antarctic Treaty Zone. More >>

Sea Shepherd Locates Whale Poachers Inside Sanctuary

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 10:14 am | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

The Sea Shepherd Fleet has located all five vessels of the Japanese whale poaching fleet, including the Japanese factory ship, the Nisshin Maru , inside the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. More >>

Sea Shepherd Fleet departs for Antarctic Whale Defence

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 9:00 am | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

This morning friends, family and supporters gathered at Sea Shepherd Australia’s Operations Base in Williamstown, and at Elizabeth Street Pier in Hobart to bid a fond farewell to crews of The Steve Irwin ,The Sam Simon and The Bob Barker as the ... More >>

Japanese killing fleet sets sail for Whale Sanctury

Monday, 9 December 2013, 8:59 am | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

The Japanese Whale Poaching Fleet has left Japan, setting sail for the Australian Antarctic Whale Sanctuary. The factory vessel, the Nisshin Maru left Innoshima port today and the refueling vessel, the Sun Laurel, left a couple of days prior. The ... More >>

Sea Shepherd offers $2000 reward for Sea Lion Killer

Monday, 29 July 2013, 8:48 am | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Global marine wildlife conservation organisation Sea Shepherd is offering a $2000 reward if information provided leads to a conviction for the killer of a New Zealand Sea Lion in Port Adventure, Stewart Island earlier this year in mid-June. More >>

Sea Shepherd supports commercial whaling legal challenge

Monday, 8 July 2013, 5:21 pm | Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

In 2008, an Australian court ordered an end to Japanese whale hunts in the Southern Ocean, yet Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) have continued to set a yearly quota for Minke, Fin and Humpback whales. In 2010, Australia launched a case ... More >>

 

 

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