poaching


Sea Shepherd Condemns Japan’s Criminal Conspiracy to Poach Whales in the Southern Ocean

By: Sea Shepherd Global CEO of Sea Shepherd Global, Captain Alex Cornelissen, has condemned Japan’s plans to return to the Southern Ocean to slaughter whales this austral summer. “The pristine waters of the Southern Ocean are once again under threat from poachers,” said Cornelissen. “We would like to remind the […]


Sea Shepherd Successfully Helps Guatemalan Officials Halt Poaching Operation

Crew of Sea Shepherd Vessel Brigitte Bardot to Continue Assistance in Patrols, Spread Conservation Awareness By: Sea Shepherd Australia Williamstown, Victoria Feb. 19, 2014 – Sea Shepherd’s high-speed trimaran, the Brigitte Bardot has returned from its first successful patrol assisting the Guatemalan Department of Fisheries in its anti-poaching enforcement operations. […]


Undercover Wildlife Operation Cracks Down on Poaching in North Carolina, Georgia

MULTI-AGENCY OPERATION SOMETHING BRUIN CHARGING MORE THAN 80 VIOLATORS RALEIGH, NC Feb. 20, 2013 — State and federal wildlife officials announced today an undercover operation involving more than 80 wildlife violators and as many as 900 wildlife violations detected. Primary violations stem from illegal bear hunting but include an array […]


Legal Victory for Sea Shepherd U.K. Today in the British Court

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. – June 25, 2012 – Sea Shepherd, Sea Shepherd U.K. and Captain Paul Watson have won the lawsuit filed by Maltese fish brokerage firm, Fish & Fish, that was filed in response to the release of 800 illegally caught Bluefin tuna in June 2010 off the coast […]


Sea Shepherd: The Scandalous Crime of Saving Sharks In Shady Costa Rica

June 22, 2012 Ten years ago, the Sea Shepherd ship Ocean Warrior and her crew intervened against an illegal shark finning operation in Guatemalan waters by the Costa Rican long liner (and previously convicted poaching vessel) the Varadero I. In April 2002 the Varadero I was caught 50 miles inside […]


Germany Considers Sending Whale Defender to What Will be a Death Sentence in Costa Rica

May 16, 2012- Frankfurt, Germany –Today in Frankfurt, Germany the general Public Prosecutor to the Higher Regional Court requested a preliminary extradition arrest warrant against Captain Paul Watson, on the basis of the local arrest warrant and request for extradition from Costa Rica. In a highly unusual move, the Public […]