Tag Archives: Sea Shepherd

Japan Suspends Antarctic Whaling

Japanese whalers have suspended their Antarctic hunt, citing harassment by environmentalists, and are considering ending their annual mission early, a fisheries agency official says. Activists from the US-based environmental group Sea Shepherd have pursued and harassed the Japanese fleet for

Whalers And Activists Clash At Sea

Video Report: Japanese whalers release video of what they say is Sea Shepherd Conservation Society attacking a ship. Maryam Ishani reports.

Activists Clash With Japan Whalers

Japanese whaling authorities say Sea Shepherd activists have attacked its whaling fleet in the Antarctic, in the second clash between the two sides this week. The Institute of Cetacean Research, which organises Japan’s so-called scientific whaling program, says activists from

Activists Clash with Japan Whalers

The organisation in charge of Japan’s scientific whaling program has accused the Sea Shepherd conservation group of endangering its crews in the Southern Ocean. The two sides have clashed for the first time during this season’s Antarctic hunt.

Anti Whaling Sea Shepherd Sets Sail

The newest addition to the Sea Shepherd anti-whaling fleet is due to leave Hobart this morning for the Southern Ocean. The 30 metre monohull and its crew of 11 have spent the past two weeks preparing for the campaign against

Reward Offered for Seal Killers

Environmental group Sea Shepherd has offered a reward of $NZ11,500 to catch the “cowards” who clubbed 23 seals to death at a New Zealand tourist spot. The slaughter of the protected animals at the Ohau Point seal colony, near the

Anti-Whaling Ships Head South

Anti-whaling ships leave Hobart today for their seventh campaign in the Southern Ocean to try to stop Japan’s whaling program. The Sea Shepherd ships Bob Barker and Steve Irwin will leave Hobart’s Macquarie Wharf this afternoon for “Operation No Compromise”.