CITES Conference Report Mexico

On May 28-29th by invitation of SEMARNAT, Mexico’s Environment Ministry, Sea Shepherd attended a High Level Mission meeting organized by CITES focusing on the urgent situation of the totoaba bass and the vaquita marina at SEMAR NAVAL AVIATION BASE in La Paz, Mexico. During this session, Captain Locky MacLean (Sea Shepherd Campaigns and Ship Operations Director)Continue reading “CITES Conference Report Mexico”

Sea Shepherd Statement regarding the events in the Vaquita habitat on March 28th, 2019

EN ESPANOL {link to scroll down to Spanish version} On the morning of March 28th, 2019, Sea Shepherd ships were conducting routine patrols in the Upper Gulf of California, Mexico, when an illegal totoaba gillnet was identified. While following the protocol of retrieving the illegal net, a skiff headed towards the M/V Sharpie at fullContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Statement regarding the events in the Vaquita habitat on March 28th, 2019”