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Sea Shepherd condemns slaughter of 122 mother whales

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 1:30 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

New figures released at the recent International Whaling Commission (IWC) Scientific Committee meeting show that 122 whale mothers were slaughtered as part of the Japanese Government's illegal Antarctic whale hunt. "Its outrageous that the killing ... More >>

Sea Shepherd releases suppressed whaling footage

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 8:55 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

Jeff Hansen, Managing Director of Sea Shepherd Australia, stated, “Sea Shepherd has been a part of a joint effort fighting the Australian Government to release rare whaling footage obtained on a 2008 Australian Customs mission to the Antarctic. Through ... More >>

Sea Shepherd Australia remains committed to defending whales

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 9:58 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

Today's settlement in the US courts with Japan's whaling body, the Institute of Cetacean Research, does not apply to Sea Shepherd Australia. More >>

Sea Shepherd's flagship vessel Steve Irwin sets sail

Friday, 5 August 2016, 8:46 am | Sea Shepherd Australia

Sea Shepherd's flagship vessel Steve Irwin sets sail for Great Australian Bight in opposition to BP's plans to put the Bight at risk More >>

Sea Shepherd calls on Australian and NZ Governments

Monday, 15 February 2016, 12:02 pm | Sea Shepherd Australia

Sea Shepherd calls on the Australian and New Zealand Governments to provide coordinates for Japanese whaling fleet More >>

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 >>