- Friday, 25 May 2018
Ballina Shire Council on May 24 voted 6-4 against a motion put by Deputy Mayor Keith Williams that favoured non-lethal shark mitigation methods over the disastrous shark net trial that has seen at least 417 marine animals caught.
Read more: Sea Shepherd Disappointed at Ballina Council’s Lack of Leadership
- Monday, 21 May 2018
Sea Shepherd Australia has thrown its support behind the Protect Ningaloo Alliance and other local community groups in an effort to save Exmouth Gulf, particularly Heron Point, near the Bay of Rest, from proposed onshore and offshore oil and gas pipelines that could damage the pristine ecosystem, including the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef.
Read more: Sea Shepherd joins the fight to Protect Ningaloo
- Wednesday, 16 May 2018
New South Wales Department of Primary Industry is genuinely looking for as many respondents as possible and this includes visitors to the region. We urge any of you who visit the Northern NSW area including Evans Head, Ballina, Lennox and Byron to respond to the survey. The survey concludes this Friday, May 18 at 5pm: www.surveymonkey.com/r/N8XCH26
Read more: Sea Shepherd's Guide to Responding to NSW DPI's Shark Net Trial Survey 2018
- Friday, 04 May 2018
After several sightings of protected Humpback whales migrating along the east coast over the past two weeks, NSW Department of Primary Industries announced the second NSW North Coast net trial will come to an end. Whilst NSW is removing gear to prevent whale entanglements, Queensland continues at the peril of these majestic marine mammals.
Read more: Sea Shepherd calls for Shark Net Removal in Queensland
- Wednesday, 02 May 2018
After several sightings of protected Humpback whales migrating along the NSW coast over the past two weeks, NSW Department of Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has announced the second North Coast net trial will come to an end.
Read more: Sea Shepherd welcomes early Shark Net Removal on NSW North Coast
- Thursday, 19 April 2018
Florindo González Corral, the Spanish fishing tycoon who owned the world’s most infamous pirate fishing vessel, the F/V Thunder, part of the infamous 'Bandit 6', has been fined 8.2 million euros in a civil case brought by the Spanish government.
Read more: Pirate Fishing Tycoon Hit with 8.2 Million Euro Fine in Spain
- Wednesday, 18 April 2018
A 14-week investigation by the marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd reveals illegal fish trawling is still taking place in the Sound, the strait between Sweden and Denmark, despite the banning of such destructive fishing practices in the area since 1932.
Read more: Sea Shepherd Reveals Illegal Trawling with Impunity in Denmark’s Protected Waters
- Monday, 16 April 2018
Beautiful - but endangered - Australian Sea Lions were heavily documented on our recent ecological survey mission to the Great Australian Bight on Operation Jeedara 2018. Read our latest update from Jeff Hansen, Operation Jeedara Campaign Leader, our ongoing Bight Defence campaign.
Read more: Operation Jeedara: Spotlight on Endangered Australian Sea Lions