Five Trawlers Arrested as New Partnership with Sierra Leone Begins

Monday, Apr 19, 2021 – In less than two days, armed Sierra Leone Navy sailors stationed on board the Sea Shepherd ship Bob Barker carried out a series of covert at-sea raids on fishing vessels in the waters of the West African country of Sierra Leone, arresting five trawlers for illegal fishing. In the early morning hoursContinue reading “Five Trawlers Arrested as New Partnership with Sierra Leone Begins”

Campaign Announcement: Sea Shepherd Scientific Expeditions – Revillagigedo

En Español Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico – March 31, 2021 – Sea Shepherd sailing vessel Martin Sheen has returned to the Revillagigedo Archipelago as part of an ongoing scientific collaboration with CONANP, Mexico’s Commission of Natural Protected Areas, aimed at studying and protecting the animals and ecosystems of the largest marine protected area in North America. This expedition marksContinue reading “Campaign Announcement: Sea Shepherd Scientific Expeditions – Revillagigedo”

Anuncio de Campaña: Expediciones Científicas de Sea Shepherd – Revillagigedo

Archipiélago Revillagigedo, México – 31 Marzo, 2021 – El velero Martin Sheen de Sea Shepherd ha regresado al Archipiélago de Revillagigedo como parte de una colaboración científica en curso con la CONANP, la Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas de México, destinada a estudiar y proteger los animales y los ecosistemas de la mayor área marina protegida deContinue reading “Anuncio de Campaña: Expediciones Científicas de Sea Shepherd – Revillagigedo”

Sustainable Fisheries, a Contradiction

Commentary by Sea Shepherd CEO Captain Alex Cornelissen March 24th, 2021 – Over the past five years Sea Shepherd has focused on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing (IUU fishing). Our campaigns, primarily in West Africa, have given us a wealth of information regarding the impact of both IUU fisheries as well as large scale industrialContinue reading “Sustainable Fisheries, a Contradiction”

Colisión en el mar cuando barcos de Sea Shepherd son atacados en el refugio de la vaquita en México

Colisión en el mar cuando barcos de Sea Shepherd son atacados en el refugio de la vaquita en México Sea Shepherd y las autoridades mexicanas rescatan a dos asaltantes cuya embarcación se estrelló contra el barco de conservación Farley Mowat durante un agresivo ataque matutino contra el grupo ambientalista sin fines de lucro. SAN FELIPE,Continue reading “Colisión en el mar cuando barcos de Sea Shepherd son atacados en el refugio de la vaquita en México”

Collision at Sea as Sea Shepherd Vessels Attacked in Mexico’s Vaquita Refuge

Sea Shepherd and Mexican authorities rescue two assailants whose boat crashed into the conservation vessel Farley Mowat during an aggressive early morning attack against the non-profit environmental group. SAN FELIPE, BCN, Mexico – Jan. 1, 2021 – At approximately 07:00 on the morning of December 31st, a group of assailants in 5-7 fishing boats (known locallyContinue reading “Collision at Sea as Sea Shepherd Vessels Attacked in Mexico’s Vaquita Refuge”

Sea Shepherd Research Mission Discovers Possible New Species of Whale in Mexico

Scientists and conservationists capture footage of an unidentified whale species in the waters north of the San Benito Islands. Ensenada, BCN, Mexico – Dec. 8, 2020 – Researchers working with Sea Shepherd Conservation Society believe that they have discovered a previously unknown species of whale off the western coast of Mexico. On the morning of NovemberContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Research Mission Discovers Possible New Species of Whale in Mexico”

Totoaba Trafficking Arrests Made in Mexico

The illegal totoaba swim bladder trade is responsible for the decline of the critically endangered vaquita porpoise MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Nov. 26, 2020 – In a precedent-setting legal development, Mexican authorities have arrested six suspected totoaba traffickers under charges of Organized Crime – Crimes Against the Environment. A press release issued by the MexicanContinue reading “Totoaba Trafficking Arrests Made in Mexico”

Ghost Net Retrieval Operations Successfully Conclude in Vaquita Refuge

Sea Shepherd partners with local fishers to remove the marine debris threatening the survival of the world’s most endangered marine mammal. San Felipe, BCN, Mexico – Nov. 3, 2020 – This week marks the completion of a collaborative effort aimed at removing abandoned fishing gear from the habitat of the critically endangered vaquita. The program, whichContinue reading “Ghost Net Retrieval Operations Successfully Conclude in Vaquita Refuge”

Sea Shepherd Resumes Efforts to Save Critically Endangered Vaquita

In a race against time, the ocean conservation organization launches the seventh season of its urgent campaign to prevent the loss of a species on the brink of extinction SAN FELIPE, BCN, Mexico – Oct. 8, 2020 – After several months in port due to the logistical challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Sea Shepherd hasContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Resumes Efforts to Save Critically Endangered Vaquita”