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Actor/filmmaker Ross McCall Debuts Documentary About Pilot Whale Slaughter in Faroe Islands

Actor and activist Ross McCall on board Sea Shepherd’s MV Bridgitte Bardot, at the Faroe Islands in 2015Scottish actor Ross McCall released his 22-minute documentary short on YouTube this week chronicling his experience in the Faroe Islands.

The actor was on board the MV Bridgitte Bardot last year for Sea Shepherd’s 2015 Pilot Whale Defense Campaign, Operation Sleppid Grindini.

Every year, the Danish Faroe Islands partake in what is known as The Grindadrap. Locals in boats drive pods of pilot whales and dolphins on to their beaches where they are brutally slaughtered with retractable spears.

Read more: Actor/filmmaker Ross McCall Debuts Documentary About Pilot Whale Slaughter in Faroe Islands

Sea Shepherd Global Launches Operation Bloody Fjords

Operation Bloody FjordsFollowing-on from the success of its 2015 Pilot Whale Defense Campaign, Sea Shepherd Global announces Operation Bloody Fjords; a new operation targeting the bloody slaughter of pilot whales in the Faroe Islands.

Every year, up to 1,000 migrating pilot whales and other dolphins are hunted and brutally killed in the Danish protectorate of the Faroe Islands in a practice known as the ‘grindadráp’ or ‘grind.’ The cruel and bloody practice continues with the support of the Danish government, in conflict with Denmark's international legal obligations.

Read more: Sea Shepherd Global Launches Operation Bloody Fjords

Australian First Shark Spotting Trial to Begin In Byron Bay

The shark spotting sign and flag, depicting that shark spotters are on duty in Cape Town, South AfricaIn a partnership between Sea Shepherd, Byron Shire Council and the Member for Ballina Tamara Smith MLA, a feasibility study for shark spotting will take place at Wategos Beach after Mayor Simon Richardson successful moved a Mayoral Minute to support it at last weeks Council meeting. 

The trial will be carried out by members of Sea Shepherd and will determine whether the location and spotting abilities at Wategos Beach are suitable for a longer term shark spotting program, paying attention to the impact of morning and afternoon glare, spotting distance from water, changes in visibility in differing weather conditions and levels of water user activity at different times of the day.

Read more: Australian First Shark Spotting Trial to Begin In Byron Bay

Operation Siracusa 2016

Operation SiracusaSea Shepherd Global announces the launch of Operation Siracusa 2016; the third consecutive campaign to tackle poaching and illegal fishing in the Plemmirio Marine Reserve on the east coast of Syracuse, Sicily (Italy).

Led by Sea Shepherd Italia, Sea Shepherd volunteers will work in collaboration with the Italian Coast Guard and onshore authorities to ensure law enforcement, to document poaching activities, and focus to media attention on the devastating consequences of poaching on the the marine environment in the region.

Read more: Operation Siracusa 2016

Sea Shepherd launches Operation Jeedara, the Great Australian Bight campaign

Sea Shepherd's flagship vessel, the Steve Irwin, to join the campaign

Operation JeedaraIn response to BP's plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight, in waters deeper and rougher than the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Sea Shepherd launches Operation Jeedara.

The Great Australian Bight is rich in beauty and biodiversity, boasting the worlds most significant southern right whale nursery, as well as humpback, sperm, blue and beaked whales. It is also Australia's most important sea lion nursery and supports orcas, great white sharks, southern blue fin tuna and other fish down to the small pelagic.

Read more: Sea Shepherd launches Operation Jeedara, the Great Australian Bight campaign

Three Illegal Fishing Trawlers Arrested Following Night Raid by Sea Shepherd and Gabonese Authorities

The arrests followed a successful night raid on the illegal vessels in the early hours of Sunday morning. Photo: Denis SinyakovThe crew of the Sea Shepherd ship, Bob Barker, has assisted Gabonese authorities in the arrest of three illegal fishing trawlers in coastal waters off Gabon, Central West Africa.

The arrests followed a three-day coordinated effort between the Marine Nationale (Gabonese Navy), the ANPA (Fisheries Enforcement Agency) and Sea Shepherd that culminated in a successful night raid on the illegal vessels in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Read more: Three Illegal Fishing Trawlers Arrested Following Night Raid by Sea Shepherd and Gabonese...

BP should drop Great Australian Bight deepwater oil drilling plans after NOPSEMA again sends back application

  • BP's Deepwater Horizon platform disaster in Gulf of Mexico. Photo: WikipediaBP has shown it has learnt nothing from Gulf of Mexico disaster
  • Shell proved oil accidents aren’t uncommon with its own Gulf of Mexico spill last week
  • Great Australian Bight’s pristine waters should be off limits to oil and gas industry

British oil giant BP should drop its plans for deepwater oil exploration drilling in the Great Australian Bight after Australia’s offshore oil and gas authority, NOPSEMA, sent back its application for a second time.

Read more: BP should drop Great Australian Bight deepwater oil drilling plans after NOPSEMA again sends back...

WA Government committed to killing sharks posing a ''serious threat''

Tiger Shark caught off Western Australia’s coastIn a move which is in direct contrast to the trial of non-lethal alternatives to shark hazards on the New South Wales coast, the Western Australian Government has today reaffirmed its support of catching and killing sharks which pose a “serious threat.”

The announcement formed part of a $1.54m budget for shark hazard mitigation and continues to anger conservationists and the community, which came out in their tens of thousands to oppose lethal drum lines off Western Australia’s coastline.

Read more: WA Government committed to killing sharks posing a ''serious threat''

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