Sea Shepherd Crew Attacked by Turtle Poacher

October 22 2018: At approximately 3am while conducting their nightly beach patrol, three volunteer crew members were attacked with a machete and knife by a turtle poacher. Ben Harris, Luke Paron, and Rebecca McManus sat perched at a vantage point along the beach looking for nesting Olive Ridley turtles, when a man walked towards themContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Crew Attacked by Turtle Poacher”

Sea Shepherd Fleet Receives Marine Conservation Ship Designation by Dominica Registry – A World First

ROSEAU AUGUST 9TH, 2018 – Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s vessel M/V BRIGITTE BARDOT has become the third ship in history to obtain registry as a Private Marine Conservation Yacht by the Dominica Maritime Registry (the other two being the group’s ships M/V John Paul DeJoria and M/V Sharpie.) Today, while anchored in the roadstead anchorage in front of Roseau, Dominica,Continue reading “Sea Shepherd Fleet Receives Marine Conservation Ship Designation by Dominica Registry – A World First”

Sea Shepherd Fleet Receives Marine Conservation Ship Designation by Dominica Registry – A World First

ROSEAU AUGUST 9TH, 2018 – Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s vessel M/V BRIGITTE BARDOT has become the third ship in history to obtain registry as a Private Marine Conservation Yacht by the Dominica Maritime Registry (the other two being the group’s ships M/V John Paul DeJoria and M/V Sharpie.) Today, while anchored in the roadstead anchorage in front of Roseau, Dominica,Continue reading “Sea Shepherd Fleet Receives Marine Conservation Ship Designation by Dominica Registry – A World First”

Sea Shepherd Saves Endangered Turtle on Final Jairo Patrol

Sea Shepherd and Antigua Sea Turtle Project (ASTP)rescued a critically endangered hawksbill turtle while conducting surveys and conservation patrols of key sea turtle nesting sites on Antigua and Barbuda. August 2nd, 2018 Antigua and Barbuda –  On July 31st, the crew of Sea Shepherd’s The MV Brigitte Bardot, together with researchers from the Antigua Sea Turtle Project (ASTP), rescuedContinue reading “Sea Shepherd Saves Endangered Turtle on Final Jairo Patrol”

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”

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”