Sea Shepherd Embarks on Long-Term Conservation Effort to Protect the Dolphins of the Amazon River

Conservationists and world-leading scientists initiate a new partnership in defense of the endangered Amazon river dolphins. Manaus, Brazil – June 7, 2021 – Sea Shepherd is launching a new conservation research campaign in Brazil to protect the dolphins of the Amazon River. The scientific expedition, known as Boto Da Amazônia, was announced by Sea Shepherd’s founder, Captain Paul Watson, during aContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Embarks on Long-Term Conservation Effort to Protect the Dolphins of the Amazon River”

Sea Shepherd Vessel John Paul DeJoria Arrives in Dominica

PORTSMOUTH, Dominica – June 2, 2021 – Sea Shepherd is pleased to announce that one of our vessels, John Paul DeJoria, has arrived in the harbor of Portsmouth, Dominica. The ship and its crew will quarantine for seven days prior to reconnecting with the people of this island nation. Dominica is known as the Nature Isle ofContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Vessel John Paul DeJoria Arrives in Dominica”

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”