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Dead minke whale on the deck of the Nisshin Maru. Photo: Glenn Lockitch
January 17, 2017

OPERATION NEMESIS UPDATE: Images of Japanese Poachers caught with Dead Whale Go Viral

In the 48 hours following Sea Shepherd’s discovery of a Japanese whaling vessel poaching in the Australian Whale Sanctuary, images of the harpooned minke whale on its deck have gone viral, generating international outrage, as well as criticism from the…
First dead Antarctic minke whale to be documented since the ICJ ruling against Japanese whale poachers
January 15, 2017

Sea Shepherd Catches Japanese Poaching Fleet with Dead Whale in Australian Sanctuary

After five weeks of patrolling the Southern Ocean, Sea Shepherd has located the Japanese whale poachers’ factory whaling vessel in the Australian Whale Sanctuary with a dead minke whale on its flensing deck, the first to be documented since the International…
Japanese whaler's security ship, Kaiyo Maru #7, currently patrolling in the Southern Ocean as part of the whaling fleet. Photo: Sea Shepherd Global / Josh Reynolds
Jan 15, 2017

Illegal whaling in Australia’s waters needs to be major issue in talks between Malcolm Turnbull and…

Today the Prime Minister of Japan plans to meet with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney. Sea Shepherd calls on Mr Turnbull to take action on ending illegal…
Ocean Warrior and MY Steve Irwin meet up for a supplies exchange and strategy session in the Southern Ocean. Photo by Simon Ager/Sea Shepherd Global
Jan 10, 2017

Operation Nemesis Campaign Update

January 9, 2017 We are now just over a month into our 11th Antarctic Whale Defense Campaign, Operation Nemesis, with the MY Steve Irwin and the Ocean Warrior currently patrolling…
The Steve Irwin. Photo: Sea Shepherd Global/Chelsea Miller
Dec 23, 2016

Sea Shepherd intercepts Japanese whaling fleet deep in the Australian Whale Sanctuary

Friday, December 23, 2016 – Yesterday at approximately 6:40pm GMT, Sea Shepherd’s patrol vessel the Ocean Warrior intercepted one of the harpoon ships of the Japanese…
Australian Senator Peter Whish-Wilson speaking at a Sea Shepherd press conference in Hobart, Tasmania Dec 3rd. Photo: Sea Shepherd Global/Simon Ager
Dec 05, 2016

The Chase Is On: Sea Shepherd Vessels Have Departed to Intercept Japanese Whaling Fleet in the…

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…
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