Sea Shepherd Statement on the Sinking of Niko Ivanka and the Recovery of Survivors

Monrovia, Liberia – On the 17th of July, the Sea Shepherd ship Sam Simon was alerted to the distress of the Liberian-registered cargo vessel Niko Ivanka by the Commander of the Liberian Coast Guard, as the cargo vessel was taking on water off the coast of Liberia, West Africa.  Sam Simon, under the command of Captain Thomas Le Coz,Continue reading “Sea Shepherd Statement on the Sinking of Niko Ivanka and the Recovery of Survivors”

Save Our Sharks – Commentary by Captain Alex Cornelissen

Sea Shepherd has a long history of protecting sharks. From the cold waters or the Antarctic to the underwater riches of the Galapagos Marine Reserve, our missions bring us into the most remote and pristine environments.  These areas that used to teem with wildlife have now become silent. I remember my first day on aContinue reading “Save Our Sharks – Commentary by Captain Alex Cornelissen”

Illegal Fishing Vessels Intercepted as Peruvian Prosecutors Sail on Sea Shepherd Ship

Federal environmental prosecutors and Peruvian Coast Guard sailors intervene against numerous maritime violations during a successful joint operation with conservationists. LIMA, Peru – July 6, 2021 – During a series of joint operations led by the government of Peru, specialized environmental prosecutors on board the Sea Shepherd ship Ocean Warrior encountered and apprehended multiple vessels fishing illegally inContinue reading “Illegal Fishing Vessels Intercepted as Peruvian Prosecutors Sail on Sea Shepherd Ship”

Sea Shepherd featured in Shark Conservation Documentary ‘Fin’ Directed by Eli Roth

LOS ANGELES – June 24, 2021 – A bold new documentary from director Eli Roth and executive producers Leonardo DiCaprio and Nina Dobrev brings light to the urgent plight of sharks around the world. ‘Fin’, which features the work of acclaimed photographer Michael Muller, will be available for streaming on discovery+ starting July 13 and will be featuredContinue reading “Sea Shepherd featured in Shark Conservation Documentary ‘Fin’ Directed by Eli Roth”

Sea Shepherd Retires High-Speed Trimaran, Brigitte Bardot

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – June 19, 2021 – After 11 years of protecting marine wildlife across the globe, Sea Shepherd is retiring the motor vessel Brigitte Bardot from operations. The 109-foot twin-engine trimaran has been sold to a private individual and is no longer part of the international Sea Shepherd fleet. As Sea Shepherd expandsContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Retires High-Speed Trimaran, Brigitte Bardot”

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”