Editor’s Note: I just received the following press release from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society—looks like some positive developments in the fight to stop the killing of endangered whales: … [Read full article]
The news: Reportedly, 3 sea shepherd activists(or whale warriors) have been injured in a clash with Japanese whalers. “The Japanese whalers have escalated their aggression by throwing iron grappling … [Read full article]
If you haven’t heard, three anto-whaling activists, or whale warriors, were ‘taken captive’ by Japanese whalers after boarding the Shonan Maru 2 several days ago are supposedly to be … [Read full article]
To better keep an eye on Japan’s whaling fleet, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society activists have taken the advice of its helicopter pilot, Chris Aultman, and created battery-powered drones to … [Read full article]
Whilst in pursuit of the Japanese whaling fleet, the Sea Shepherd scout vessel Brigitte Bardot was struck by a rogue wave on December 28, 2011, severely damaging the hull and … [Read full article]
Some top activism news from the past week or so: 1. Masked Activists in Germany Sop Transport of Nuclear Waste As the title indicates, some activists in Germany are fed … [Read full article]
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, which includes some of the most well-known activists on the planet, is getting ready for its 8th Antarctic expedition to stop the Japanese whaling … [Read full article]
Below are some top green activism and animal activism stories of the week (3 of the stories include or are about the 3 videos above). For more activism news, check out our own Activism stories here on Planetsave.
Next Saturday, June 25, is the 5th Annual Sea No Evil Art show to benefit the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. The event will be in Riverside, California.
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s arrival in Libyan waters was not met with a friendly welcome on the weekend. While initially just requesting to speak with inspectors on the large fishing boats, the crew soon had to fight off attacks from the fisherman.
A Sea Shepherd Conservation Society boat full of environment activists, the Steve Irwin, is headed towards Libyan waters today, perhaps arriving as early as later tonight.
From his earlier days at Greenpeace to his current efforts with the show “Whale Wars” in Libyan waters, Paul Watson has focused on direct action that not only attracts eyes but gets results. In this short interview with NYTimes’ Andy Revkin, Watson speaks about his strategy compared to current-day Greenpeace’s — intervening in illegal whaling, not protesting it (and doesn’t refrain from calling Greenpeace activists cowards!).
We’ve written about the adventures of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society probably over a dozen times here on Planetsave. It is a leading environmental and animal activism organization that has achieved some great successes. And there’s one thing quite obvious to most who follow them — they are willing to go where most won’t and take risks most wouldn’t dream of.