The Faroese Løgting (Parliament) voted in December to ban Sea
Shepherd volunteers from coming to the Faroe Islands. After Sea
Shepherd's successful campaign to protect pilot whales and dolphins this
past summer Faroese politicians
decided to take the drastic move to stop further Sea Shepherd
intervention by simply banning Sea Shepherd volunteers from the Faroes.
"Humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to the
oceans and the animals living within them." This is from a recent
report from the University of California. They list four ways to help
overcome the problem My way is simpler and more immediate - become a
A fun-loving young sea lion waddled through two sets of automatic
doors, a reception area and a cafe to "swim laps" in a Dunedin public
Stunned St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool staff and
about 100 swimmers couldn't believe what they were seeing, but swimmers
initially remained in the main pool after the laidback sea lion decided
to sun himself near the toddlers' pool. Everyone left the water after
the 1.5m animal took a dip mid-afternoon.
Conservation conservation services manager David Agnew said the sea lion
arrived at the pool's entrance in the morning and had a sleep.
"As the sun went around and it ended up in the shade it got up to move and the [pool entrance] doors opened. It let itself in."
Japan’s credibility for justifying their bogus scientific research
whaling took another blow with recent statements issued by one of their
Especially amusing was this statement: “The expert
attacked the criticism of his country's whaling programme claiming that
the criticism is unfounded.”
it is amusing is that the “expert” is a man by the name of Glen Inwood
and he is neither Japanese nor is he a scientist. He is in fact a New
Zealander and a hired public relations flack. And he is not new. He’s
being working for the Institute for Cetacean Research (The front group
of the whaling industry) for over a decade.
While out on a mission to stop illegal fishing in the remote waters of
the Indian Ocean, lucky members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
on board the Bob Barkercaptured footage of a species of orca so rare and mysterious they’re almost never seen.
The crew of the Sam Simon are hard at work hauling a 2nd gill net that
was set by the Thunder. It is hard, tedious work in freezing conditions
and rough seas but it is imperative that this weapon of mass ecological
destruction be removed from the Ocean.