Is Closure of BC Central Coast Roe Fishery a Red Herring? #SayNotoROE

MARCH 4th 2018 COMMENTARY BY CAPTAIN LOCKY MACLEAN SEA SHEPHERD MARINE OPERATIONS AND CAMPAIGNS DIRECTOR Hornby Island, Strait of Georgia, BC, CANADA locky@seashepherd.org The herring stocks of West Coast Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii, and Prince Rupert have already collapsed. The Federal Government’s recent closure of the Central Coast area, an already wiped out herring fishery,Continue reading “Is Closure of BC Central Coast Roe Fishery a Red Herring? #SayNotoROE”

Sea Shepherd must adapt to more effectively defend Dolphins

Commentary by Captain Paul Watson Since the early Sixties, an insidious trade of intelligent, self-aware, sentient beings has been growing like a malignant cancer within human society. It is a slave trade that has been the cause of unimaginable misery and has claimed the lives of thousands of dolphins. This cruel industry has spread acrossContinue reading “Sea Shepherd must adapt to more effectively defend Dolphins”

The Whale Wars Continue

Commentary by Captain Paul Watson Paul Watson in AntarcticaSea Shepherd has accomplished something absolutely remarkable over the last 12 years. In 2005 we set out to tackle the world’s largest and most destructive whaling fleet. We were told it was impossible by some governments and a few NGO’s. Hardly anyone even knew about Japan’s illegalContinue reading “The Whale Wars Continue”

Climate Change May Doom the Baby Seals

By Captain Paul Watson Forty years ago on March 15th, 1977, French film star Brigitte Bardot traveled to the ice floes off the Eastern Coast of Canada to focus attention on the slaughter of baby whitecoat seals. Her arrival was met with hostility by Newfoundland sealers and by the Canadian government, yet despite harassment andContinue reading “Climate Change May Doom the Baby Seals”

Kelly Slater Is Not An Enemy of the Sharks

By Captain Paul Watson Paul Watson and Kelly Slater. Photo: Deborah BassettWhat caused Kelly Slater to so radically change his views about sharks? Or perhaps he did not change his views after all. In 2014, Kelly was quoted in the Australian media saying in response to Premier Colin Barnett’s plan to kill sharks in WesternContinue reading “Kelly Slater Is Not An Enemy of the Sharks”

Last Chance to Order Holiday Gifts!

LAST CHANCE TO ORDER HOLIDAY GIFTS! Make a difference this holiday season with give a gift that gives back. All proceeds from our online shop benefit Sea Shepherd’s annual campaigns to defend, conserve and protect our oceans. Holiday shopping deadlines are approaching fast so view our shipping deadlines below and purchase your eco-ethical gifts today!Continue reading “Last Chance to Order Holiday Gifts!”

Sea Shepherd joins with marine scientists to study the effects of microplastics on whales in the Gulf of California

by Oona Layolle, Captain/Campaign Leader In Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s latest scientific research campaign, we are studying the toxicology levels in whales in the Gulf of California. We are working with marine scientists from the Universidad de Baja California Sur, Italy and United State of America to conduct the first studies regarding the toxicology ofContinue reading “Sea Shepherd joins with marine scientists to study the effects of microplastics on whales in the Gulf of California”