Sea Shepherd Welcomes the end of Whaling in the Southern Ocean

Sea Shepherd’s Statement on Japan’s Decision to Commercially Slaughter Whales. Los Angeles, California – December 26th, 2018 – Since 2002, Sea Shepherd has opposed Japanese whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary with expeditions to Antarctic waters first in 2002 followed by continuous campaigns from 2005 until 2017.

Tracking the Chinese Squid Fleet in the South Pacific – Part 2: A City on the High Seas

December 22, 2018/in Fishing, Oceans /by Bjorn Bergman Continued from Part 1: Voyage to the Galapagos. As the Brigitte Bardot steamed west from the Galapagos we considered the sheer number of people we could expect to encounter when we reached this densely clustered fishing fleet 700 miles out to sea. The scale of fishing on the high seas has alwaysContinue reading “Tracking the Chinese Squid Fleet in the South Pacific – Part 2: A City on the High Seas”

Sea Shepherd Releases Ground Breaking Footage of Madrid Dolphinarium

Operation 404, our captivity focused campaign, has been investigating dolphinariums around the world for the past year. Most recently, our undercover team captured ground-breaking footage while investigating Zoo Aquarium de Madrid. Zoo Aquarium de Madrid currently owns 9 bottlenose dolphins, six were captured in the waters of Cuba and three were born in captivity. ReportsContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Releases Ground Breaking Footage of Madrid Dolphinarium”

Tracking the Chinese Squid Fleet in the South Pacific – Part 1: Voyage to the Galapagos

October 30, 2018/in Fishing, Oceans /by Bjorn Bergman When monitoring vessel activity on the vast scale of the world’s oceans at SkyTruth we know we’re almost always dealing with incomplete information. For example, only some vessels transmit their locations at sea via the Automatic Identification System (AIS), while others may only come up in a particular government’s private VesselContinue reading “Tracking the Chinese Squid Fleet in the South Pacific – Part 1: Voyage to the Galapagos”