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Operation Kimberley Miinimbi Recap

Monday, Sep 17, 2012

Operation Kimberley Miinimbi is our campaign to protect the world's largest humpback whale nursery at Walmadan, WA. 

 

Revisit our journey to the remote waters of the Kimberley - one of the world's most unspoiled wilderness regions.

A smoking ceremony send-off for Operation Kimberley Miinimbi by Nyul Nyul & Jabir Jabir Traditional Owner Rodney Augustine.
Campaign Leader Bob Brown with Sea Shepherd Australia Managing Director Jeff Hansen ahead of the M/Y Steve Irwin's departure.
Dolphins ride the bow of the M/Y Steve Irwin as the ship sets sail for the Kimberley.
Sunset seen from the helideck of the M/Y Steve Irwin.
Mal Holland: Captain of the M/Y Steve Irwin for Operation Kimberley Miinimbi.
The pristine Kimberley coastline.
The Kimberley provides ideal and undeveloped calving grounds to the world's largest population of humpback whales.
The crew of the M/Y Steve Irwin explore Walmadan: the site of Woodside's proposed gas hub and port.
Unique red-rock formations border the Kimberley's coastline.
Community pressure to keep the gas hub out of the Kimberley has been strong for many years.
A message for Woodside on the beach of Walmadan, WA.
A breaching humpback whale at Walmadan, WA.
The crew of the M/Y Steve Irwin are treated to a performance by John Butler.
Jabirr Jabirr and Nyul Nyul Traditional Custodians aboard the M/Y Steve Irwin.
Deckhand Sonja watches the waves below the M/Y Steve Irwin.
The M/Y Steve Irwin is greeted by a lobtailing humpback whale.
The crew of the M/Y Steve Irwin for Operation Kimberley Miinimbi.
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