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Victoria declares Class 2 Emergency in response to Microplastic Nurdle spill along coast

Sea Shepherd Nurdles 2017

Over the last week, a section of Victoria’s pristine coastline - which plays home to a Southern Right Whale Nursery, a nesting ground for Plovers and Fairy Penguins - has been contaminated with thousands of small microplastics called nurdles. The tiny plastic pellets have been reported sweeping up on beaches in vast numbers, covering an area from Warrnambool to Port Fairy, in south-west Victoria.

Read more: Victoria declares Class 2 Emergency in response to Microplastic Nurdle spill along coast

Sea Shepherd releases suppressed Australian Government whaling footage

#333 - it's not just a number

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 the Freedom of Information (FOI) process we worked with the Environmental Defenders Office NSW and Humane Society International Australia to make sure the public could finally see what this taxpayer funded operation filmed.”

Read more: Sea Shepherd releases suppressed Australian Government whaling footage

Sea Shepherd’s flagship, the STEVE IRWIN, needs Australia’s help

Save our Steve

Jeff Hansen, Managing Director - Sea Shepherd Australia stated, "The Steve Irwin vessel has defended whales in Antarctica for over a decade, protected whales off the Kimberley coast and the Great Australian Bight. It has also facilitated the shutting down of the Interpol wanted bandit 6, toothfish poachers, operating in the Southern Ocean and 6 illegal drift-net vessels operating in the South Indian Ocean. To continue its relentless fight for the oceans, Sea Shepherd’s flag ship, the M/Y Steve Irwin desperately needs Australia’s help.”

Read more: Sea Shepherd’s flagship, the STEVE IRWIN, needs Australia’s help

One Too Many Shark Drum Lines in Noosa

The 4 drumlines in at Noosa. Photo: Sea Shepherd

Whether by oversight or a deliberate act, Noosa’s Granite Bay beach now has four Shark Control Program drum lines instead of the permitted three.

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries website clearly shows the expected numbers and positioning of all Shark Control Program equipment. Permits are required for variations.

Read more: One Too Many Shark Drum Lines in Noosa

Sea Shepherd ship, the Steve Irwin, sets sights on Adani in defence of the Great Barrier Reef

The crew of the M/V Steve Irwin and Managing Director of Sea Shepherd Australia Jeff Hansen have Adani in their sights. Photo: Massimo Bonadei / Sea Shepherd

"Sea Shepherd is most well-known for defending the whales in their Antarctic feeding grounds, however the place where they are born, their home in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef face an even bigger threat than the Japanese whaling fleet in the form of Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal mine,” Jeff Hansen, Managing Director, Sea Shepherd Australia, said.

Read more: Sea Shepherd ship, the Steve Irwin, sets sights on Adani in defence of the Great Barrier Reef

Rainbow Beach Shark Control Contractor Faces Court

Rainbow Beach - Queensland Shark Control Program - 3 nets and 12 drum lines

Ex-Rainbow Beach Shark Control Program contractor, Gregory Bruce Pearce faced Gympie Magistrates Court today and did not enter a plea to the charges; contravened a condition of an authority, failure to keep records or other information as required, and four counts of possession of regulated fish. The matter has been adjourned for further mention on 21 December.

Read more: Rainbow Beach Shark Control Contractor Faces Court

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  1. 17 Sep 2017 - Sea Shepherd backs community protest against massive fish farm in Tasmanian whale nursery
  2. 13 Sep 2017 - Fishing fleet caught red-handed in a dawn raid by Sea Shepherd and East Timor National Police
  3. 22 Aug 2017 - Sea Shepherd calls for an end to fish farm expansion in Tasmania
  4. 10 Aug 2017 - Sea Shepherd calls on Broome to end its relationship with the bloody business of dolphin killing
  5. 28 Jun 2017 - Jeedara the film premiers in the USA - Hollywood, while film festival awards continue to roll in
  6. 27 Jun 2017 - A win for the locals in Western Port, Phillip Island - What a fight! What journey! What an outcome!
  7. 02 Jun 2017 - JEEDARA the film attracts Hollywood celebs for USA premier on world oceans day
  8. 24 May 2017 - Australia’s Information Commission agrees; Australians have every right to see 2008 customs whaling footage
  9. 16 May 2017 - Senate enquiry shows only Greens & Xenophon parties stand with Bight communities
  10. 15 May 2017 - UK Band, Architects, finish Australian tour after huge show of support for Sea Shepherd
  11. 10 May 2017 - Infringement Procedure against Denmark
  12. 27 Apr 2017 - Sea Shepherd submits that Shark Spotting trials in Australia should start immediately
  13. 07 Apr 2017 - Sea Shepherd vessel MV Ocean Warrior receives official welcoming
  14. 31 Mar 2017 - Sea Shepherd Global Statement Regarding Japanese Slaughter of 333 Minke Whales
  15. 28 Mar 2017 - Sea Shepherd Assists Liberian Coast Guard in Arrest of Cargo Vessel on Suspicion of Identity Fraud and IUU Fishing
  16. 24 Mar 2017 - Western Australia's GAMEX fishing competition damaging reputation of region with catch of 4m Tiger Shark
  17. 21 Mar 2017 - Sea Shepherd Launches Operation Jeedara documentary trailer as part of their Bight defence campaign
  18. 17 Mar 2017 - Sea Shepherd and Paul De Gelder launches first aid shark response video
  19. 06 Mar 2017 - Sea Shepherd Investigation Reveals Huge Volume of Shark Fins Evading International Shipping Bans
  20. 23 Feb 2017 - Sea Shepherd’s Steve Irwin vessel completes patrol of Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary
  21. 23 Feb 2017 - Sea Shepherd Launches Operation Sola Stella with the Liberian Ministry of National Defense
  22. 16 Feb 2017 - Hobart festival banned Sea Shepherd
  23. 16 Feb 2017 - Nemesis Update: Day 75
  24. 09 Feb 2017 - Dutch Postcode Lottery Supports Sea Shepherd with €900,000
  25. 06 Feb 2017 - Frequently Asked Questions about Operation Nemesis
  26. 17 Jan 2017 - OPERATION NEMESIS UPDATE: Images of Japanese Poachers caught with Dead Whale Go Viral
  27. 15 Jan 2017 - Sea Shepherd Catches Japanese Poaching Fleet with Dead Whale in Australian Sanctuary
  28. 15 Jan 2017 - Illegal whaling in Australia’s waters needs to be major issue in talks between Malcolm Turnbull and Shinzo Abe
  29. 10 Jan 2017 - Operation Nemesis Campaign Update
  30. 23 Dec 2016 - Sea Shepherd intercepts Japanese whaling fleet deep in the Australian Whale Sanctuary
  31. 05 Dec 2016 - The Chase Is On: Sea Shepherd Vessels Have Departed to Intercept Japanese Whaling Fleet in the Antarctic Whale Sanctuary
  32. 28 Nov 2016 - Sea Shepherd Captain Found Guilty of Causing ‘Unnecessary suffering to dolphins’ by Danish Court
  33. 12 Oct 2016 - Sea Shepherd slams Baird's 1940's backwards approach to saving lives - merely another false sense of security
  34. 11 Oct 2016 - Victory for the Whales in the Bight - BP Decides Not to Proceed with Great Australian Bight Exploration
  35. 30 Sep 2016 - NSW Should Reject QLD Premier's Offer of Shark Nets
  36. 26 Sep 2016 - Captain Peter Hammarstedt awarded prestigious Winsome Constance Kindness Gold Medal and Prize
  37. 12 Sep 2016 - Two Illegal Congolese Fishing Pirogues Arrested in Gabon's Territorial Waters
  38. 30 Aug 2016 - Sea Shepherd Global Announces its 11th Antarctic Whale Defense Campaign: Operation Nemesis
  39. 29 Aug 2016 - Steve Irwin returns to Ships Ops Base
  40. 27 Aug 2016 - More Pilot Whales Slaughtered in the Faroe Islands
  41. 26 Aug 2016 - Greens, Xenophon, Port Adelaide, Yankalilla and Kangaroo Island rally in defence of the Bight
  42. 20 Aug 2016 - Steve Irwin vessel returns from Great Australian Bight into Port Adelaide
  43. 18 Aug 2016 - The Great Australian Bight - Worthy of World Heritage recognition - Operation Jeedara Update
  44. 15 Aug 2016 - Conservationist Bob Brown and Actor David Field join the Steve Irwin vessel in the fight for the Bight
  45. 09 Aug 2016 - Operation Albacore Results in Detention of Spanish Long-liner in São Tomé
  46. 05 Aug 2016 - São Tomé and Príncipe joins Operation Albacore to further tackle IUU Fishing in the Gulf of Guinea
  47. 04 Aug 2016 - Sea Shepherd's Steve Irwin sets sail for Great Australian Bight
  48. 01 Aug 2016 - Acute Shark Attack Pack for Wategos Beach
  49. 27 Jul 2016 - Sea Shepherd prepares legal proceedings against Denmark as Blood is Spilled Again on the Shores of the Faroe Islands
  50. 12 Jul 2016 - Create An Artistic Impression of the Grind
  51. 07 Jul 2016 - Blood Spills on to the Shores of the Danish Faroe Islands in the First Pilot Whale Slaughter of the Year
  52. 04 Jul 2016 - Sea Shepherd Global Launches New Patrol Vessel, Ocean Warrior
  53. 01 Jul 2016 - Sea Shepherd Cleaning Up Australia for Plastic Free July
  54. 30 Jun 2016 - Sea Shepherd Global Releases Distressing Footage of the Devastating Impacts of By-Catch
  55. 29 Jun 2016 - Operation Driftnet a Resounding Success; Sea Shepherd Shuts Down Entire Illegal Driftnet Fleet
  56. 25 Jun 2016 - Actor/filmmaker Ross McCall Debuts Documentary About Pilot Whale Slaughter in Faroe Islands
  57. 21 Jun 2016 - Sea Shepherd Global Launches Operation Bloody Fjords
  58. 16 Jun 2016 - Australian First Shark Spotting Trial to Begin In Byron Bay
  59. 15 Jun 2016 - Operation Siracusa 2016
  60. 21 May 2016 - Sea Shepherd launches Operation Jeedara, the Great Australian Bight campaign
  61. 19 May 2016 - Three Illegal Fishing Trawlers Arrested Following Night Raid by Sea Shepherd and Gabonese Authorities
  62. 17 May 2016 - BP should drop Great Australian Bight deepwater oil drilling plans after NOPSEMA again sends back application
  63. 10 May 2016 - WA Government committed to killing sharks posing a ''serious threat''
  64. 03 May 2016 - Turnbull Government bans public from seeing Japanese whale-killing film
  65. 20 Apr 2016 - Sea Shepherd Launches Operation Albacore
  66. 15 Apr 2016 - Sea Shepherd, The Wilderness Society take the fight for the Bight to BP’s doorstep.
  67. 14 Apr 2016 - Protestors clean up oil spill outside BP’s Melbourne HQ
  68. 07 Apr 2016 - Sea Shepherd Concludes Operation Driftnet
  69. 30 Mar 2016 - Illegal Chinese Vessel Fu Yuan Yu 076 Inside Chinese Port Limits
  70. 29 Mar 2016 - Queensland Fisheries secretly considering the use of smart drum lines within the Great Barrier Reef
  71. 25 Mar 2016 - Japanese Whalers Return from Antarctic Slaughter
  72. 23 Mar 2016 - Illegal Chinese Fishing Vessel, Fu Yuan Yu 076, Enters South China Sea
  73. 22 Mar 2016 - Sea Shepherd Global Unveils New Patrol Vessel Name, 'Ocean Warrior'
  74. 19 Mar 2016 - Vidal Armadores Fined Over €17.8 million by Spanish Authorities for Offences Relating to Illegal Fishing Activities
  75. 18 Mar 2016 - BP ignores Australian Senate Enquiry, risks Great Australian Bight for oil
  76. 18 Mar 2016 - Sea Shepherd Intercepts Fleet of Illegal Fishing Vessels in the Indian Ocean
  77. 16 Mar 2016 - New Campaign, Operation Driftnet
  78. 14 Mar 2016 - Victory Against Illegal Fishing in Antarctica
  79. 14 Mar 2016 - Potential for Shark Spotters program in South-West WA say South African experts
  80. 10 Mar 2016 - Sea Shepherd Applauds Spanish Authorities on Arrests Following Raids on Vidal Armadores
  81. 29 Feb 2016 - Progress Report: Construction Continues on Sea Shepherd’s New Patrol Vessel
  82. 26 Feb 2016 - The Last Toothfish Poacher, Viking, Arrested in Indonesia
  83. 25 Feb 2016 - Shark Spotters coming to Australia from Cape Town, South Africa
  84. 23 Feb 2016 - Rare Mobula Rays found dead in Queensland Shark Nets
  85. 22 Feb 2016 - You can’t have Antarctica and eat it too
  86. 17 Feb 2016 - Sea Shepherd Global Launches Sea Shepherd Dive
  87. 16 Feb 2016 - Japanese Whalers Violate Verdict of the International Court of Justice
  88. 15 Feb 2016 - Sea Shepherd calls on the Australian and New Zealand Governments to provide coordinates for Japanese whaling fleet
  89. 09 Feb 2016 - Crackdown on Poachers in Antarctica Continues
  90. 04 Feb 2016 - Sea Shepherd Australia Announces Marine Debris Campaign
  91. 04 Feb 2016 - Sea Shepherd Lodges Conflict of Interest Complaint with CITES
  92. 03 Feb 2016 - Australian Government ignores thousands of people calling for intervention on whaling
  93. 03 Feb 2016 - Rare aerial footage of a Blue whale mother and calf captured by the crew of the Steve Irwin
  94. 18 Jan 2016 - Sea Shepherd Ship, Steve Irwin, Departs for Operation Icefish 2015-16
  95. 18 Jan 2016 - Sea Shepherd, Surfrider join campaign to stop BP’s Bight drilling
  96. 15 Jan 2016 - Sea Shepherd makes official complaint regarding Daily Telegraph’s attack
  97. 24 Dec 2015 - Daily Telegraph lies about Sea Shepherd
  98. 24 Dec 2015 - New Small Boats Thanks to Your Generous Donations in the SOS Emergency Patrol Appeal
  99. 23 Dec 2015 - NSW Fisheries falsely accuses Sea Shepherd crew of de-baiting smart drum lines
  100. 22 Dec 2015 - Mariners not informed of navigational hazard for listening stations and “smart “ drum lines
  101. 22 Dec 2015 - National poll shows majority of Australians want Government to send a ship to oppose Japanese whaling
  102. 19 Dec 2015 - Sea Shepherd assists with Hawksbill release at Julian Rocks, NSW
  103. 18 Dec 2015 - Sea Shepherd calls on Malcolm Turnbull to represent the interests of the people of Australia, not the Japanese whalers
  104. 11 Dec 2015 - Sea Shepherd calls for greater transparency regarding use of smart drum lines.
  105. 01 Dec 2015 - The Killing Continues. More Pilot Whales Slaughtered on the Shores of the Faroe Islands.
  106. 29 Nov 2015 - Sea Shepherd Condemns Japan’s Criminal Conspiracy to Poach Whales in the Southern Ocean
  107. 26 Nov 2015 - Sea Shepherd slams Queensland Government’s proposal to increase drum lines in Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
  108. 25 Nov 2015 - Smart Drum lines, not so smart says Sea Shepherd Australia
  109. 24 Nov 2015 - President of Costa Rica Named ‘Shark Enemy 2016’
  110. 19 Nov 2015 - Sea Shepherd Served With Summons After Standing-Up for the Pilot Whales in Front of Danish Parliament
  111. 18 Nov 2015 - Captain Paul Watson Files Petition Against Costa Rica For Violating His Rights
  112. 18 Nov 2015 - Whalers fined $1 million in Australian court case - Sea Shepherd provides crucial evidence
  113. 17 Nov 2015 - Sea Shepherd engages Harvard student to assist analysing QLD shark data
  114. 15 Nov 2015 - Sea Shepherd Joins the Battle Against the Unseen Killer In Our Oceans
  115. 09 Nov 2015 - Sea Shepherd Announces Operation Icefish 2015-16
  116. 06 Nov 2015 - Sea Shepherd issues a vote of no confidence in Queensland Authorities
  117. 05 Nov 2015 - Sea Shepherd flabbergasted at Department of Fisheries proposal to dramatically increase number of drum lines within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
  118. 04 Nov 2015 - Sea Shepherd Cannot Attend the Ocean Blue Film Festival In Monaco
  119. 30 Oct 2015 - Embracing the future of beach safety: NSW announces technology trials and parliamentary inquiry
  120. 19 Oct 2015 - Updated catch figures within NSW Shark Meshing Program hits over 17,000 marine animals
  121. 13 Oct 2015 - Massive Victory in the Fight Against Illegal Fishing
  122. 09 Oct 2015 - Evidence disputes claims that shark encounters cause harm to New South Wales tourism
  123. 06 Oct 2015 - Sea Shepherd Holds Specialized Course on Environmental Law for Ecuadorian Judiciary
  124. 05 Oct 2015 - Sea Shepherd Concludes Grueling Faroe Islands Pilot Whale Defense Campaign
  125. 04 Oct 2015 - Operation Saimaa Seal Success
  126. 30 Sep 2015 - Sea Shepherd Exposes Cover-Up Behind Gruesome Death Of A Pilot Whale
  127. 24 Sep 2015 - Sea Shepherd Successfully Leads Hundreds of Dolphins and Pilot Whales Away From the Killing Beaches
  128. 09 Sep 2015 - Interpol Wanted Poaching Vessel, Kunlun, And Its Illegal Catch Escape From Thailand
  129. 02 Sep 2015 - Denmark Orders Seizure Of Sam Simon Small Boat As Faroese Consultant Challenges Grind Law
  130. 01 Sep 2015 - German Actress Anne Menden Joins Sea Shepherd to Defend Pilot Whales in the Faroe Islands
  131. 01 Sep 2015 - Documents reveal mass capture of over 84,800 marine animals in Queensland
  132. 25 Aug 2015 - Denmark Issues Suspicious Refusal Of Entry Notices To Sea Shepherd
  133. 14 Aug 2015 - Sea Shepherd Volunteers Baited Into Police Station For Early Deportation From The Faroe Islands
  134. 13 Aug 2015 - Sea Shepherd Fiercely Defends Against Violent Attack On Pod Of Pilot Whales
  135. 10 Aug 2015 - Faroes Tourism Takes a Hit as Cruise Lines Cancel Faroe Islands Stops
  136. 08 Aug 2015 - Sea Shepherd Found Guilty By Danish Court Of Defending Pilot Whales
  137. 04 Aug 2015 - Denmark’s Shame: Sea Shepherd Crewmembers Appear In Danish Court
  138. 31 Jul 2015 - The truth about shark nets in New South Wales
  139. 24 Jul 2015 - Graphic Footage Shows Mass Slaughter of Pilot Whales in the Faroe Islands
  140. 22 Jul 2015 - United States and German Nationals Face Up To Two Years Imprisonment
  141. 21 Jul 2015 - Two Sea Shepherd Crewmembers Arrested In The Faroe Islands With Assistance Of Danish Navy
  142. 06 Jul 2015 - The Sam Simon Arrives In The Faroe Islands
  143. 04 Jul 2015 - Thunder Captain And Officers Face Justice In The Wake Of Operation Icefish
  144. 03 Jul 2015 - Is the Queensland Government killing sharks and marine life without a permit to do so?
  145. 02 Jul 2015 - Sam Simon Departs Norway Following Mission To Investigate Shipment of Endangered Fin Whale Meat
  146. 01 Jul 2015 - Sea Shepherd spotlight on a little Aussie Battler - the Endangered Australian Sea Lion needs our help
  147. 30 Jun 2015 - Graphic Video and Images of Pilot Whale Slaughter in the Faroe Islands
  148. 29 Jun 2015 - Waters of the Faroe Islands Run Red With Another Horrific Grind
  149. 29 Jun 2015 - Police Threaten Tourists Visiting Faroe Islands: Fines And 2 Years Imprisonment For Not Partaking The Grind
  150. 28 Jun 2015 - ‘Operation Jairo’ Volunteers Attacked by Armed Sea Turtle Poachers in Costa Rica
  151. 25 Jun 2015 - No Dialogue Possible In The Faroe Islands
  152. 24 Jun 2015 - Sea Shepherd Global Announces Partnership With Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps In Support of Operation Sleppid Grindini
  153. 22 Jun 2015 - Sea Shepherd Ship, Sam Simon, Departs For The Faroe Islands
  154. 21 Jun 2015 - In The Wake Of Operation Icefish, Spain Issues Massive Penalties For IUU Fishing Crimes
  155. 20 Jun 2015 - IWC Scientific Committee Blocks Japan's Proposed Whaling Program
  156. 19 Jun 2015 - Sea Shepherd and Support Our Sharks team up for the doctors of the sea
  157. 18 Jun 2015 - Sea Shepherd Ship, Brigitte Bardot, Has Arrived In The Faroe Islands
  158. 16 Jun 2015 - Actor Ross McCall Joins Sea Shepherd Crew in the Faroe Islands for Operation Sleppid Grindini
  159. 07 Jun 2015 - Large Pod Of Pilot Whales Slaughtered In Brutal Grind In The Faroe Islands
  160. 02 Jun 2015 - Sea Shepherd Welcomes the Farley Mowat and the Jules Verne to its Fleet
  161. 28 May 2015 - Sea Shepherd Seeks U.S. Injunction Against Japanese Whaling
  162. 26 May 2015 - Sea Shepherd Global Launches Operation Siracusa 2015 To Immediate Success
  163. 23 May 2015 - Military And Police Board Last Two Toothfish Poaching Vessels In Cabo Verde
  164. 21 May 2015 - JAZA Votes to Stop Buying Dolphins Captured in Taiji
  165. 19 May 2015 - Sea Shepherd questions whether illegal drum lines are being used in the Great Barrier Reef by the Queensland Government
  166. 15 May 2015 - Sea Shepherd Commends Malaysian Authorities On Detention Of Poaching Vessel, Perlon
  167. 12 May 2015 - Sea Shepherd Global Announces Operation Sleppid Grindini
  168. 02 May 2015 - Fisheries Queensland leaves surfers and marine life at risk from shark nets and drum lines during wild weather.
  169. 30 Apr 2015 - Sea Shepherd USA Takes ‘Whale Wars’ to Supreme Court
  170. 23 Apr 2015 - Announcing Operation Milagro, to Defend the Critically Endangered Vaquita Porpoise
  171. 21 Apr 2015 - CEO of Sea Shepherd Global Makes Statement Regarding Japanese Whaling in Antarctica
  172. 17 Apr 2015 - Sea Shepherd Ships Make First European Stops
  173. 10 Apr 2015 - Sea Shepherd Concludes Epic Southern Ocean Campaign, Operation Icefish
  174. 07 Apr 2015 - Poaching Vessel, Thunder, Sinks in Suspicious Circumstances
  175. 06 Apr 2015 - Thunder Issues Distress Signal. Sea Shepherd Launches Rescue Operation
  176. 30 Mar 2015 - Second Internationally Wanted Toothfish Poaching Vessel, Viking, Detained in Malaysia
  177. 27 Mar 2015 - Attempted Suicide On Board Poaching Vessel Thunder As Nigeria Strips Registry
  178. 25 Mar 2015 - Sam Simon Resupplies Bob Barker for On-Going Pursuit of Poaching Vessel, Thunder
  179. 17 Mar 2015 - Poaching Vessel, Kunlun, is Detained in Thailand
  180. 13 Mar 2015 - Sea Shepherd Commends Interpol, Spanish Ministry of Agriculture and the Spanish National Police on IUU Fishing Raids
  181. 11 Mar 2015 - Sea Shepherd Announces New Campaign To Protect The World’s Most Endangered Seal - Calls For Volunteers
  182. 10 Mar 2015 - Sea Shepherd Remembers Our Dear Friend, Sam Simon, 1955-2015
  183. 06 Mar 2015 - Interpol Takes Custody of Evidence Against Thunder From Sea Shepherd
  184. 06 Mar 2015 - UK Supreme Court Victory for Endangered Bluefin Tuna & Sea Shepherd!
  185. 28 Feb 2015 - Sea Shepherd volunteer Verne' Dove receives prestigious award
  186. 28 Feb 2015 - Sea Shepherd Offers $1,000 Reward Against Shark Poachers in Brunei
  187. 27 Feb 2015 - Sea Shepherd Commends Australian Boarding of Poaching Vessel: Now Calls For Arrest
  188. 27 Feb 2015 - Sea Shepherd Australia applauds City Beach for acknowledging the importance of sharks
  189. 26 Feb 2015 - Sea Shepherd Hands-Over Evidence of Thunder's Illegal Fishing to Authorities in Mauritius
  190. 21 Feb 2015 - Sea Shepherd Assaulted While Attempting to Communicate with Crewmembers On Board Poaching Vessel, Thunder
  191. 18 Feb 2015 - Sea Shepherd Ship Triples Record for Longest Sea Chase of a Poacher as it Enters Third Month of Pursuit
  192. 15 Feb 2015 - Sea Shepherd Ship, Sam Simon, Resupplies Bob Barker For High Seas Stand-Off With Poacher
  193. 08 Feb 2015 - Sea Shepherd Shuts Down Operations of the Thunder and Confiscates Illegal Gear
  194. 07 Feb 2015 - Dramatic Photographs Show Near Collision in High Seas Battle With Notorious Poaching Vessel
  195. 05 Feb 2015 - Poaching Vessel, Thunder, Resumes Illegal Fishing. Sea Shepherd Prepares To Intervene
  196. 04 Feb 2015 - Sea Shepherd Defends Against Aggressive Action From Poachers as Hot Pursuit Continues
  197. 02 Feb 2015 - Sea Shepherd Intercepts Two Poaching Vessels That Evaded New Zealand Navy, In Australian Waters
  198. 27 Jan 2015 - Sea Shepherd receives 8.3 million Euros from the Dutch Postcode Lottery for the Protection of the Southern Ocean
  199. 23 Jan 2015 - Science Report: Gillnet #1 Banzare Banks, Antarctica
  200. 15 Jan 2015 - Sea Shepherd Announces Plans To Take Over Chase From New Zealand Navy
  201. 13 Jan 2015 - Sea Shepherd Calls On New Zealand to Arrest Poachers
  202. 12 Jan 2015 - Sea Shepherd Commends New Zealand on Strong Action Against Toothfish Poachers
  203. 08 Jan 2015 - Japanese Whaling Fleet Departs for Scouting Mission
  204. 08 Jan 2015 - Sea Shepherd Breaks Record for World's Longest Sea Chase of a Poaching Vessel
  205. 06 Jan 2015 - Sea Shepherd Responds to Japan's Farcical Non-Lethal Whaling Program
  206. 05 Jan 2015 - Sea Shepherd Ship First to Film Rare “Ecotype D” Orcas
  207. 02 Jan 2015 - Sea Shepherd Commences Recovery of Second “Monster” Gillnet
  208. 30 Dec 2014 - Sea Shepherd Retrieves 25 Kilometres of Illegal Gillnet From the Southern Ocean
  209. 27 Dec 2014 - Poaching Vessel “Thunder” Deliberately Avoids French EEZ While Sea Shepherd Continues Gillnet Retrieval
  210. 26 Dec 2014 - Sea Shepherd Locates and Commences Recovery of Illegal Gillnet Abandoned by Thunder
  211. 24 Dec 2014 - Operation Icefish Collaboration on Antarctic Plastic Research
  212. 22 Dec 2014 - Sea Shepherd Ship Prepares For More Poachers and More Arrests
  213. 20 Dec 2014 - Wanted Poachers Try to Shake Pursuit Through Treacherous Ice Chase
  214. 18 Dec 2014 - Sea Shepherd Intercepts Toothfish Poachers in the Southern Ocean
  215. 08 Dec 2014 - The Sam Simon departs for Operation Icefish
  216. 04 Dec 2014 - Sea Shepherd call on Fed Environment Dept. to take legal action against the WA Government
  217. 03 Dec 2014 - Bob Barker departs for Operation Icefish
  218. 12 Nov 2014 - Whales close to home in danger from proposed Hastings Port Expansion
  219. 03 Nov 2014 - From poacher to savior
  220. 01 Nov 2014 - Santa Luzia Turtles – the End
  221. 24 Oct 2014 - The Sam Simon arrives into Auckland
  222. 22 Oct 2014 - Sea Shepherd Global Office and Store Opening is Huge Success
  223. 18 Oct 2014 - Sea Shepherd ship the Sam Simon departs Melbourne for New Zealand
  224. 15 Oct 2014 - Opening of Sea Shepherd Global Headquarters & Store
  225. 14 Oct 2014 - Operation Apex Harmony Update
  226. 26 Sep 2014 - Sea Shepherd urges the WA Government to scrap nets idea in favour of effective barriers that benefit tax payers
  227. 26 Sep 2014 - Operation GrindStop Update: Faroese Court Hearings Delayed
  228. 25 Sep 2014 - Sea Shepherd Crews to Appear in Faroese Court This Week
  229. 18 Sep 2014 - Three Sea Shepherd Crewmembers Arrested in Faroe Islands for Protecting Hundreds of Dolphins
  230. 17 Sep 2014 - Sea Shepherd Launches Operation Pacuare: Sea Turtle Anti-Poaching Campaign
  231. 16 Sep 2014 - Operation Icefish - Sea Shepherd Launches New Southern Ocean Campaign
  232. 15 Sep 2014 - Sea Shepherd at the International Whaling Commission Meeting in Slovenia
  233. 12 Sep 2014 - EPA shuts down Shark Cull Program
  234. 10 Sep 2014 - Ross McCall Arrives in the Faroes to Join Operation GrindStop 2014
  235. 09 Sep 2014 - Verdict Handed Down Today in Faroese Court for Six Sea Shepherd Volunteers
  236. 06 Sep 2014 - Ross McCall to Join Sea Shepherd on Operation GrindStop 2014
  237. 05 Sep 2014 - Call To Action For Sea Shepherd Supporters
  238. 01 Sep 2014 - 14 Sea Shepherd Crewmembers Released From Custody Today in the Faroe Islands
  239. 30 Aug 2014 - Sea Shepherd Crewmembers Arrested For Intervening Against Brutal Faroese Pilot Whale ‘Grind’ Hunt
  240. 30 Aug 2014 - Flesh From Beached Bottlenose Whales Slaughtered and Butchered Yesterday was Dumped at Sea Today by Faroese Whale Killers
  241. 29 Aug 2014 - Five Beached Bottlenose Whales Slaughtered by Whale Killers in the Faroe Islands
  242. 29 Aug 2014 - WA Government ignores their own science and now their own survey to carry out shark cull
  243. 13 Aug 2014 - The Steve Irwin returns to Williamstown after major repairs
  244. 02 Aug 2014 - Sea Shepherd Crews Brave Nasty Conditions to Save an Entire Pod of Whales in the Faroes
  245. 02 Aug 2014 - Pamela Anderson Arrives in the Faroe Islands to Show Support for Operation GrindStop 2014
  246. 01 Aug 2014 - Actress Pamela Anderson to Visit Sea Shepherd’s Pilot Whale Defense Campaign, “Operation GrindStop 2014,” August 1st in the Faroe Islands
  247. 09 Jul 2014 - A letter to the Japanese Prime Minister from Captain Paul Watson
  248. 01 Jul 2014 - Captain Paul Watson Needs You. The Whales Need You.
  249. 10 Jun 2014 - Line in the sand – Spotlight on the ongoing work in defending the Galapagos
  250. 30 May 2014 - Five Poaching Operations Stopped, 1,000 Lives Saved in Nine Days of Operation Siracusa
  251. 22 May 2014 - Sea Shepherd Launches Operation Siracusa, Quickly Halts Poaching Operation
  252. 09 May 2014 - Sea Shepherd Brazil Launches Bleeding Ocean
  253. 08 May 2014 - Baiting and killing sharks not the answer
  254. 24 Apr 2014 - Sea Shepherd ship joins whale exhibition at Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney
  255. 15 Apr 2014 - Western Australian Fisheries in league with Japanese Whale poachers
  256. 12 Apr 2014 - Japan’s Institute for Cetacean Research (ICR) Shames Themselves in Defiance of World Court Ruling
  257. 09 Apr 2014 - Operation Relentless saves 784 whales
  258. 05 Apr 2014 - GrindStop 2014 Update
  259. 01 Apr 2014 - The Whales Have Won! — ICJ Rules Japan’s Southern Ocean Whaling 'Not For Scientific Research'
  260. 27 Mar 2014 - Undersized sharks caught on WA's drum lines not given best opportunity to survive
  261. 23 Mar 2014 - Sea Shepherd Ships Return From Successful Whale Defence Campaign
  262. 21 Mar 2014 - “Bruce” Joins the WA Shark Bait and Kill Observer’s Team
  263. 21 Mar 2014 - Sea Shepherd Captains Release Statement About the Pending International Court of Justice Judgment Concerning Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan)
  264. 13 Mar 2014 - Southern Ocean Whales Are Safe for Now - Whaling is Over for 2014
  265. 13 Mar 2014 - WA Shark Cull Update - EPA rules out assessment despite 23,000 public submissions
  266. 05 Mar 2014 - Sea Shepherd Australia and Dr Sharon Burden denied preliminary injunction for the sharks of WA
  267. 03 Mar 2014 - Australian and New Zealand Governments Abandon Whale Sanctuary to Japan
  268. 02 Mar 2014 - More Whales Slaughtered in Whale Sanctuary
  269. 27 Feb 2014 - Australian Government Values Whales at $290 AUD Each
  270. 27 Feb 2014 - Sea Shepherd Australia takes Western Australian Government, Premier Colin Barnett and WA Fisheries Minister to Supreme Court for the Sharks
  271. 24 Feb 2014 - Sea Shepherd Ambushed in Night Attack While Governments Do Nothing
  272. 23 Feb 2014 - Sea Shepherd Locates Whale Poaching Fleet, Prepares for Interception
  273. 22 Feb 2014 - Morning of cruelty, inhumanity and slaughter in the South West
  274. 19 Feb 2014 - Sea Shepherd Successfully Helps Guatemalan Officials Halt Poaching Operation
  275. 17 Feb 2014 - Barnett Government Acknowledges that drum lines attract sharks
  276. 14 Feb 2014 - Urgent - Stop the Shark Cull by Making a Submission to the EPA Today!
  277. 12 Feb 2014 - Sea Shepherd Global & Sea Shepherd USA Team Up With Guatemalan Officials for Anti-Poaching Patrols
  278. 10 Feb 2014 - Japanese Whaling Vessel Incursion Has Potential 'Relationship Consequences'
  279. 09 Feb 2014 - Japanese Harpoon Ship Enters Australian Whale Sanctuary
  280. 08 Feb 2014 - Whaling Ship Enters New Zealand Waters
  281. 07 Feb 2014 - Whaling Fleet Approaching Australian and New Zealand Waters
  282. 06 Feb 2014 - Western Australia's indiscriminate killing of precious marine life rages on
  283. 03 Feb 2014 - Sea Shepherd Releases Raw Footage: Yushin Maru No. 3 Hits The Bob Barker
  284. 02 Feb 2014 - Sea Shepherd Ships Under Attack from Whaling Fleet
  285. 31 Jan 2014 - Sea Shepherd Secures The Slipway of the Nisshin Maru: Whaling Halted
  286. 27 Jan 2014 - Barnett's Government's Shark Cull Program delivers first cruel and barbaric fatality
  287. 26 Jan 2014 - Japanese Whalers Running Out of Steam
  288. 25 Jan 2014 - Sea Shepherd Boxes-In Whaling Fleet, Suspends Poaching
  289. 17 Jan 2014 - Operation Relentless Update
  290. 11 Jan 2014 - Sea Shepherd Launches 'Operation Sunu Gaal'
  291. 10 Jan 2014 - Harpoon Ship Stopped!
  292. 09 Jan 2014 - Sea Shepherd Shark Update - France and Australia
  293. 09 Jan 2014 - Japanese Harpoon Ship Closing In on Australian Whale Sanctuary
  294. 07 Jan 2014 - Sea Shepherd Drives Whaling Fleet Into Disarray and Out of the Antarctic Treaty Zone
  295. 06 Jan 2014 - Sea Shepherd Locates Whale Poachers
  296. 05 Jan 2014 - Australians Oppose Cull of Protected Great White Sharks by Barnett Government
  297. 01 Jan 2014 - Sea Shepherd Invites Artists Who Have Cancelled Their Seaworld Shows to Join the Cove Guardians in Taiji
  298. 01 Jan 2014 - The Dolphins Are Not the Problem
  299. 27 Dec 2013 - Sea Shepherd USA Seeking Submissions for its “From the Cove to Captivity” Video Contest
  300. 24 Dec 2013 - Lush Relentless Whale Soap Range
  301. 24 Dec 2013 - Sea Shepherd Awards NZ$11,500 for Info Leading to Conviction of Seal Killers
  302. 23 Dec 2013 - Abbott breaks election promise on Whales
  303. 22 Dec 2013 - A Reply to Sea World’s Open Letter and an Invitation to Make a Meaningful New Year’s Resolution
  304. 19 Dec 2013 - Sea Shepherd Fleet departs for Operation Relentless
  305. 13 Dec 2013 - Call to Action: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Legal Defense Fund
  306. 13 Dec 2013 - Happy 90th Birthday, Mr. Bob Barker!
  307. 08 Dec 2013 - Japanese killing fleet sets sail for the Australian Antarctic Whale Sanctuary
  308. 05 Dec 2013 - Video on Shark Protection Presented to Latin American Environmental Prosecutors
  309. 03 Dec 2013 - 75 - 80 Bottlenose Dolphins Captured Yesterday in the Cove; Captive Selection & Slaughter at ~ 1 PM PT Today
  310. 16 Nov 2013 - Reality TV Star Simone Reyes Arrives in Taiji, Japan to Serve as Sea Shepherd Cove Guardian
  311. 07 Nov 2013 - Statement regarding the ICR vs. SSCS USA contempt proceedings in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  312. 04 Nov 2013 - Manotas, the First Sea Shepherd Galapagos Wildlife-sniffing Dog, Retires
  313. 01 Oct 2013 - The Georgia Aquarium to Fight Denial of the Aquarium’s Permit Application to Import 18 Wild-Caught Belugas
  314. 25 Sep 2013 - Blood Bath in the Faeroes
  315. 16 Sep 2013 - Ready, Set, Conservation in Action: Sea Shepherd Launches Taiji Video Contest!
  316. 09 Sep 2013 - Good News For Our Clients: Uruguay Has A Whale Sanctuary!
  317. 04 Sep 2013 - Sydney welcomes the Sam Simon
  318. 31 Aug 2013 - Celebrating the Life of Artist and Conservationist Stephen Watson
  319. 30 Aug 2013 - Cove Guardians on the Ground in Taiji
  320. 30 Aug 2013 - Clive Standen, Star of TV’s “VIKINGS,” Says “REAL Men Don’t Whale”
  321. 28 Aug 2013 - Sea Shepherd's Advisory Board Members Call on the IOC to Not Support Tokyo’s Olympics Bid
  322. 14 Aug 2013 - Another Grind Claims the Lives of Precious Whales and Dolphins in the Faroes
  323. 12 Aug 2013 - Sea Shepherd and the Galapagos
  324. 10 Aug 2013 - English Biologist Godfrey Merlen Weighs in on “Cultural” and “Scientific” Whaling
  325. 09 Aug 2013 - Sea Shepherd Australia, Occy and Fuel TV unite for planet ocean
  326. 07 Aug 2013 - Victory! NOAA Denies Permit to Import 18 Beluga Whales for Display at Georgia Aquarium & Partner Facilities
  327. 03 Aug 2013 - Brazil Federal Regional Court Rules in Favor of the Southern Right Whales
  328. 01 Aug 2013 - Sea Shepherd Action Alert - the Giant Pacific Octopus Needs Your Help TODAY!
  329. 27 Jul 2013 - Empty The Tanks Mobilizes the Masses to Oppose the Captive Whale and Dolphin Industry
  330. 25 Jul 2013 - Sea Shepherd Brazil Targets Illegal Trade of Endangered Brazilian Guitarfish in Sao Paulo
  331. 23 Jul 2013 - Sea Shepherd Calls for the Immediate Removal of Sea Lion “Researcher”
  332. 17 Jul 2013 - Report from the Hague - Final Week - Denied access to final International Court of Justice hearings
  333. 11 Jul 2013 - Sea Shepherd Brazil Takes Action to Protect Southern Right Whales Off the Santa Catarina Coast
  334. 10 Jul 2013 - Young conservationist kicking off seven-month Australian school tour to find hundreds of new environmental change ‘champions’
  335. 08 Jul 2013 - Report from the Hague - Week two, oral arguments of the Japanese delegates, Weekly Summary
  336. 04 Jul 2013 - Dr. Sidney Holt, “Savior of the Great Whales,” Praises Sea Shepherd for Their Work
  337. 03 Jul 2013 - Report from the Hague - Week two, first round of the Japanese delegates, day one
  338. 26 Jun 2013 - Sea Shepherd USA Backs Australia in Landmark Legal Case to End 'Research Whaling'
  339. 24 Jun 2013 - After a year in exile, Sea Shepherd Founder Captain Paul Watson will speak to the public on Live Radio
  340. 22 Jun 2013 - Sea Shepherd Outrigger Team: Paddling For The Cause
  341. 21 Jun 2013 - Congressional Committee Holds Hearing on Sea Lion Killing Bill
  342. 18 Jun 2013 - Ocean Alliance and Sea Shepherd join forces in Operation Toxic Gulf
  343. 13 Jun 2013 - Another Sea Shepherd Legal Victory in the French Courts
  344. 13 Jun 2013 - Tell your Representative: Oppose Dangerous House Sea Lion Killing Bill
  345. 11 Jun 2013 - Sea Shepherd wins victory for sharks in La Reunion
  346. 09 Jun 2013 - In Celebration of World Oceans’ Day
  347. 08 Jun 2013 - Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Steven Tyler join forces with Sea Shepherd for the oceans
  348. 06 Jun 2013 - Bob Irwin onboard Steve Irwin vessel for first time, expresses deep concerns for Australia’s turtles and dugongs
  349. 14 May 2013 - An Anniversary to Remember
  350. 14 May 2013 - Pete Bethune and Sea Shepherd Settle Long-running Legal Dispute
  351. 14 May 2013 - Sea Shepherd Launches Operation Reef Defense Campaign in Hawaii
  352. 14 May 2013 - "The Mermaid Song" Download Now Available!
  353. 11 May 2013 - World Renowned Scientist Dr. Louise Leakey Voices her Support for Sea Shepherd
  354. 09 May 2013 - Sea Shepherd launches Operation Relentless, its 10th Antarctic whale defence campaign
  355. 27 Apr 2013 - Dam Guardians Report “Hope,” Sea Lion #781, Finally Gets Assessment But No Intervention
  356. 24 Apr 2013 - Sea Shepherd Dam Guardians Report Sea Lion in Severe Distress at Port of Astoria
  357. 17 Apr 2013 - Dam Guardians Report “Brian The Lion” (Sea Lion C022) Killed By Oregon Dept Of Fish & Wildlife
  358. 12 Apr 2013 - Woodside cancels plans for LNG processing plant at James Price Point
  359. 11 Apr 2013 - Smashing Pumpkins Violinist and Composer, Ysanne Donating Proceeds from the Mermaid Song Project to Sea Shepherd
  360. 06 Apr 2013 - Japan Confirms Sea Shepherd Success in the Southern Ocean
  361. 28 Mar 2013 - Sea Shepherd Joins the Movement to Help Free Kshamenk
  362. 27 Mar 2013 - One Sea Lion Dead, Others in Serious Distress Following Branding by ODFW
  363. 25 Mar 2013 - More Than 30 Sea Lions Captured and Branded at Port Of Astoria By Oregon Dept of Fish & Wildlife
  364. 20 Mar 2013 - Victorious return for Sea Shepherd fleet
  365. 09 Mar 2013 - Adverse Weather Ends Whaling Season
  366. 04 Mar 2013 - Once more into the Southern Ocean Breach
  367. 28 Feb 2013 - Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Hands Down Ruling in Favor of Japanese Whale Poachers
  368. 27 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd Seeks Volunteers for Upcoming Dam Guardian Campaign
  369. 26 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd Supporter Sam Simon to Play Among Champions on the “NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship”
  370. 25 Feb 2013 - Tensions Rise in Clash With the Japanese Whalers
  371. 23 Feb 2013 - New HD Footage: Japanese Whaling Fleet’s Factory Vessel Pushes Sea Shepherd Ship Into Whaling Fleet’s Fuel Tanker
  372. 22 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd Australia Releases Further Compelling Video
  373. 20 Feb 2013 - Japanese whale poaching vessel, Nisshin Maru, rams S. Korean fuel tanker, Sea Shepherd ships Sam Simon, Steve Irwin, and Bob Barker
  374. 17 Feb 2013 - Japanese Whaling Fleet Oil Tanker Spill Confirmed
  375. 17 Feb 2013 - Whale Poachers’ Refuelling Vessel Sun Laurel Enters Australian Waters
  376. 16 Feb 2013 - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Inspires Attendees at Sea Shepherd’s National Press Club Briefing on Monday
  377. 16 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd Australia Shuts Down Illegal Japanese Whale Poaching Operations
  378. 15 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd Receives € 900,000 from Dutch National Postcode Lottery
  379. 15 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd Ship Bob Barker is On the Slipway of the Nisshin Maru
  380. 14 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd Takes Battle Against ICR to U.S. Supreme Court
  381. 14 Feb 2013 - Concert for the Kimberley
  382. 13 Feb 2013 - OCEANS: Sea Shepherd takes fight against Japanese whalers to Supreme Court
  383. 11 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd's Red Hot Big Day Out - continued-
  384. 10 Feb 2013 - Japanese Whaling Fleet Abandons Harpoon Vessel Nearly Empty on Fuel
  385. 07 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd Severs Fuel Supply to the Whaling Fleet
  386. 06 Feb 2013 - No Place Sacred - Woodside Prepares to Destroy Ancient Burial Sites and Humpback Nursery
  387. 02 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd Investigation Results in Indictments for Serving Whale Sushi in California
  388. 01 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd Belgium Performs a Flash Mob to Bring Awareness to the Slaughter of Cetaceans
  389. 01 Feb 2013 - Sea Shepherd's Bob Barker Ship Loses Shonan Maru No. 2
  390. 31 Jan 2013 - Armed Japanese Ship Ignores Australian Order to Leave Australian Waters
  391. 31 Jan 2013 - Sea Shepherd Ships Intercept the Nisshin Maru
  392. 30 Jan 2013 - Sea Shepherd Needs Your Help To Save Whales & Help Captain Watson
  393. 29 Jan 2013 - Sea Shepherd Has Intercepted the Whale Poachers
  394. 26 Jan 2013 - Operation Kimberley Miinimbi Update
  395. 23 Jan 2013 - Red Hot Chili Peppers Show Big Love for Sea Shepherd at Big Day Out Music Festival
  396. 19 Jan 2013 - Captain Paul Watson Granted Original Nation Passport
  397. 19 Jan 2013 - Sea Shepherd Welcomes Legendary Free Divers to Our Board of Advisors
  398. 08 Jan 2013 - Sea Shepherd Australia To Lead Antarctic Whale Defense Campaign
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