Operation Jairo Concludes Extensive Study of Threatened Sea Turtle Nesting Sites on Barbuda

Sea Shepherd is partnering with researchers from the Antigua Sea Turtle Project (ASTP) to conduct surveys and conservation patrols of key sea turtle nesting sites on Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua July 27th, 2018 – Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Antigua Sea Turtle Project (ASTP) are now in the final week of Operation Jairo Caribbean, a three-week effortContinue reading “Operation Jairo Concludes Extensive Study of Threatened Sea Turtle Nesting Sites on Barbuda”

Brigitte Bardot Crew in Codrington Educating the Youth About Turtles

While field teams in Barbuda have continued to keep up night and day patrols on the 11-mile survey site, the involvement of local youth and communities is also an important priority for Operation Jairo campaign. Three local college students were invited to join the expert team of turtle researchers as interns, learning hands on conservationContinue reading “Brigitte Bardot Crew in Codrington Educating the Youth About Turtles”

Baby Orca Death Could be Linked to Salmon Farm Virus

A new study has identified that Piscine Reovirus, a Norwegian virus introduced in BC by salmon farms is reported to cause Chinook salmon cells to explode and could be a missing link to explain why resident whales are starving to extinction. July 25th, 2018 [Vancouver, BC] – On July 23rd an orca born into the criticallyContinue reading “Baby Orca Death Could be Linked to Salmon Farm Virus”

Costa Rican Minister of Environment Declares Paul Watson a Hero

Environment Minister Carlos Manuel Rodríguez is optimistic the judicial process facing the Canadian-American environmentalist Paul Watson in Costa Rica will soon be over and he will be welcomed back as a hero. During a recent radio program, Costa Rican Minister of Environment described Watson as a “conservation hero” despite a decades-old legal charge over hazardous navigation.Continue reading “Costa Rican Minister of Environment Declares Paul Watson a Hero”

Largest Fish Factory Vessel in the World Arrested and Seized

LARGEST FISH FACTORY VESSEL IN THE WORLD ARRESTED AND SEIZED IN PERU PENDING CRIMINAL CHARGES  The noose tightens on the Damanzaihao –a notorious black listed vessel – barred from leaving Peru with fines unpaid and resuming its slaughter of over half a million tons of marine wildlife per year. Chimbote, Peru – May 31st, 2018 – Agents from theContinue reading “Largest Fish Factory Vessel in the World Arrested and Seized”