Sea Shepherd Seeks Injunction Against U.S. Agencies to Save Critically Endangered Māui Dolphin

Legal action aims to prevent the loss of a rare dolphin species at risk of imminent extinction due to irresponsible industrial fishing practices July 1, 2020 – Sea Shepherd filed a Motion for a Preliminary Injunction yesterday in the U.S. Court of International Trade relating to its lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce, Department of HomelandContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Seeks Injunction Against U.S. Agencies to Save Critically Endangered Māui Dolphin”

Sea Shepherd Statement on Social Justice

As we at Sea Shepherd work to soon resume anti-poaching campaigns—especially joint at sea patrols led by West African governments and law enforcement—Sea Shepherd recognizes that illegal fishing disproportionately affects communities of color, throughout the world especially in the Global South. Their voices are actively excluded from the global fisheries narrative. We acknowledge that racializedContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Statement on Social Justice”

Sea Shepherd Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Agencies to Save New Zealand’s Māui Dolphin from Extinction

Sea Shepherd Legal and its co-counsel, Earthrise Law Center, filed a lawsuit today on behalf of Sea Shepherd New Zealand and Sea Shepherd Conservation Society against the U.S. Department of Commerce, Department of Homeland Security, NOAA Fisheries, and the Treasury Department. These agencies have failed to take legally mandated action to ban imports from theContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Agencies to Save New Zealand’s Māui Dolphin from Extinction”

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Welcomes New CEO: Captain Alex Cornelissen

We are pleased to announce that Captain Alex Cornelissen has taken on the role of Chief Executive Officer for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Captain Cornelissen has a long and decorated history serving the world’s oceans and is also the CEO of Sea Shepherd Global. His extensive experience and strong leadership skills are invaluable assets toContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Welcomes New CEO: Captain Alex Cornelissen”

Silky Shark with Longline Hook Seen During Freediving Expedition with CONANP Park Ranger

A silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis) was seen during a freediving expedition by the dive crew of the M/V White Holly along with CONANP Park Ranger, in the pelagic waters of the Revillagigedo Archipelago. As our freedivers remained calm and still, the shark gently approached us with curiosity. But something was dangling from its mouth –Continue reading “Silky Shark with Longline Hook Seen During Freediving Expedition with CONANP Park Ranger”

Sea Shepherd Embarks on Operation Treasured Islands – Revillagigedo

Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico – February 23, 2020 – Sea Shepherd is pleased to announce the launch of Operation Treasured Islands – Revillagigedo, a conservation and research campaign aimed at studying the animals and ecosystems of the largest marine protected area in North America – Mexico’s Revillagigedo Archipelago. This expedition is focused on the study ofContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Embarks on Operation Treasured Islands – Revillagigedo”

Sea Shepherd Supports Mexican Navy During Dawn Raid Seizing 16 Illegal Totoaba Gillnets

SAN FELIPE, November 12th, 2019 – The Mexican Navy (SEMAR) along with Mexico’s National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP), agents from the Office of the Federal Attorney General for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA), agents from the National Commission on Fisheries and Aquaculture (CONAPESCA), and Federal Police (Policia Federal), supported by Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s M/VContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Supports Mexican Navy During Dawn Raid Seizing 16 Illegal Totoaba Gillnets”