Operation Jeedara 2016: A Recap

Tuesday, 04 Oct, 2016

Operation Jeedara 2016 is our campaign to showcase what we all stand to lose if BP is given the green light to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight. 


Revisit our journey; from the Nuyts Reef, the Isles of St Francis, Pearson Island, Neptune Islands, areas around Kangaroo Island, Fowlers Bay and Head of the Bight (southern right whale nurseries), right through to the iconic Bunda Cliffs of the Nullarbor Plain. 

Sea Shepherd Australia Managing Director, Jeff Hansen and Mirning Elder, Bunna Lawrie in Glenelg, SA.
The crew of the M/Y Steve Irwin prepare for departure on Operation Jeedara.
A community action to protest BP's bid to drill in the Great Australian Bight - Adelaide, SA.
The M/Y Steve Irwin underway to the Great Australian Bight.
A dolphin seen from the M/Y Steve Irwin. The Great Australian Bight is teeming with wildlife.
Pearson Island - the "jewel in the crown" of the Investigator island group, SA.
An Australian sea lion on Pearson Island. Australian sea lions are found only along the coastlines of southern and western Australia.
Rough weather onboard the M/Y Steve Irwin. The Great Australian Bight is famous for its rough swells.
The Bunda Cliffs - part of the world-renowned Nullabor Plain.
Southern right whales at the head of the Great Australian Bight. Each year between 25 and 55 whale calves are born in the Bight.
An Australian sea lion at Baird Bay, SA.
The crew of the M/Y Steve Irwin on Operation Jeedara.
Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island - part of South Australia's pristine wilderness that is imperilled by BP's bid to drill for oil in the Bight.
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