Tag Archives: illegal whaling

Wanted Poster for Captain Paul Watson on Costa Rican Beer

From Captain Paul Watson. “It seems I am quite the bandito.” “As Costa Rica prepares to illegally export 690 kilos of shark fins, they have placed a wanted poster for me on beer bottles in Costa Rica. (I am) wanted for disrupting a shark fin poaching operation in 2002 in the waters of Guatemala, something […]

Renegade trawler, hunted for 10,000 miles by vigilantes, sinks

By Ian Urbina, New York Times, Jul 28, 2015  For 110 days and across two seas and three oceans, crews stalked a fugitive fishing ship considered the world’s most notorious poacher. ABOARD THE BOB BARKER, in the South Atlantic — As the Thunder, a trawler considered the world’s most notorious fish poacher, began sliding under […]

Sam Simon Departs Norway Following Mission To Investigate Shipment of Endangered Fin Whale Meat

  The Dutch-registered Sea Shepherd ship, Sam Simon, has left Norwegian waters, following a short stop in the northern port of Tromsø. Captain Lockhart MacLean of Canada and the crew of the conservation ship were in the northern Scandinavian port to document a shipment of endangered Fin whale meat, which is currently en route to Japan. […]

Sea Shepherd Investigation Results in Indictments for Serving Whale Sushi in California

Back in 2010, Sea Shepherd activist, pelican rescuer and lead singer for Pennywise Zoli Teglas discovered that the Hump Restaurant in Santa Monica was serving whale meat to special customers.  Sea Shepherd responded with an investigation and sent in undercover activists to gain the trust of the sushi restaurant until they were able to become special customers. […]

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Launches Two White House Petitions; Has 30 Days to Collect 100,000 Signatures

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, the world’s leading direct-action conservation non-profit, today has filed two petitions on the White House  “We The People” page of the website which seek the U.S. Government’s support in upholding conservation law regarding protecting at-risk whales in the Antarctic’s Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary and with ensuring safe haven for the organization’s […]