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”

Sea Shepherd To Illuminate Empire State Building To Honor Its Commitment For The Oceans

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2019 – Sea Shepherd, the world’s most passionate protector of ocean life, will be lighting the Empire State Building blue and white to raise awareness for the oceans this Saturday, November 9th. The lighting will be led by Elizabeth Lail, actor and ocean advocate, in a ceremony open to press on November 8th. “On November 9th, transformed brieflyContinue reading “Sea Shepherd To Illuminate Empire State Building To Honor Its Commitment For The Oceans”

For The Whales: Sea Shepherd on Makah Tribe’s Request to Hunt Whales

As you may have heard, NOAA Fisheries is considering granting a waiver to the Makah Tribe to hunt gray whales on the Washington Coast.  An administrative hearing on the matter will take place at the Jackson Federal Building in Seattle, beginning at 1:00 p.m. on November 14th, and running through November 21st.  We encourage SeaContinue reading “For The Whales: Sea Shepherd on Makah Tribe’s Request to Hunt Whales”

Sea Shepherd hauls ghost net marking start of Operation Milagro VI

Crew members on board the Farley Mowat have marked the end of a scientific cetacean spotting expedition led by Mexico’s CONANP, and the start of Operation Milagro VI with the retrieval of the organization’s first gillnet of the season inside the vaquita refuge, a federally protected sanctuary for the world’s most endangered cetacean. In collaborationContinue reading “Sea Shepherd hauls ghost net marking start of Operation Milagro VI”