Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Mar 21, 2013 10:03 EDT
Environmental group Sea Shepherd has filed a suit against the crew of Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru alleging piracy and attempted manslaughter after they clashed in the Antarctic Ocean in February, their lawyers said on Thursday.
Mar 20, 2013 01:28 EDT
The Sea Shepherd anti-whaling fleet docked in Australia Wednesday claiming victory over Japan, as Canberra indicated fugitive founder Paul Watson would not face arrest if he came ashore.
Mar 19, 2013 23:18 EDT
The Sea Shepherd anti-whaling fleet docked in Australia on Wednesday claiming victory over Japan, as the activist group urged Canberra to grant fugitive founder Paul Watson free passage into the country.
Mar 02, 2013 00:49 EST
Militant anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd said on Saturday the Japanese fleet had left the Antarctic whale sanctuary and appeared to be heading home with its smallest catch yet, hailing an "enormously successful" harassment campaign.
Mar 01, 2013 23:24 EST
Militant anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd said Japan's entire harpoon fleet had left the Antarctic whale sanctuary on Saturday and was heading north, suggesting that their annual hunt may have come to an end.
Feb 26, 2013 21:24 EST
A US appeals court has labeled militant conservationist group Sea Shepherd as pirates, and cleared the way for Japanese whalers to pursue legal action against them.
Feb 26, 2013 17:49 EST
Japan's fisheries minister said Tuesday his country will never stop hunting whales, despite fierce criticism from other nations and violent clashes at sea with militant conservationists.
Feb 26, 2013 02:47 EST
Japanese whalers and militant conservationists have been involved in dangerous clashes in icy waters off Antarctica, with both sides accusing the other of ramming their vessels.
Feb 25, 2013 19:52 EST
Japanese whalers and militant conservationists have again been involved in dangerous clashes in icy waters off Antarctica, with both sides accusing the other of ramming their vessels.
Feb 21, 2013 04:03 EST
Japan vowed to continue its whale hunt in the Southern Ocean after clashes with the militant conservationist Sea Shepherd group, which claimed Tokyo had been forced to end the mission.
Feb 20, 2013 23:14 EST
Japan vowed on Thursday to continue its whale hunt in the Southern Ocean after clashes with the militant conservationist Sea Shepherd group, which claimed Tokyo had been forced to end the programme.
Feb 20, 2013 12:59 EST
Environmental campaigners from the militant Sea Shepherd group said Wednesday a Japanese whaling ship had rammed its vessels in their worst confrontation in the Southern Ocean in three years.
Feb 18, 2013 02:06 EST
Militant environmentalists Monday accused Japanese whalers of attempting to crash into their ship as they tried to prevent harpoonists from hauling a slaughtered whale on board.
Feb 14, 2013 15:06 EST
The US Supreme Court has denied a plea from anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd to end restrictions on its movement, following Japanese allegations that its activists had violated orders to stay away.
Feb 11, 2013 22:09 EST
The Sea Shepherd conservation group asked the US Supreme Court on Monday to lift an order forcing it to steer clear of Japan's whalers, who are seeking legal reprisals over harassment at sea.
Feb 05, 2013 07:41 EST
Japan's whaling programme costs taxpayers $10 million a year, a pressure group said Tuesday, as it demanded an end to the "dying industry".
Feb 01, 2013 01:36 EST
The Australian government Friday lodged a protest with Tokyo after a ship from the Japanese whaling fleet entered its exclusive economic zone in the Southern Ocean near Macquarie Island.
Jan 31, 2013 22:04 EST
The Australian government said it has lodged a protest with Tokyo after part of the Japanese whaling fleet entered its exclusive economic zone in the Southern Ocean near Macquarie Island.
Jan 30, 2013 03:05 EST
Militant anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd said Wednesday it had zeroed in on the Japanese fleet before a single mammal had been killed, claiming an early victory in their annual Southern Ocean battle.
Jan 29, 2013 21:20 EST
Anti-whaling activist group Sea Shepherd said Wednesday it had intercepted the Japanese fleet in its annual Southern Ocean hunt "before a single harpoon has been fired".
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Founded||1977 in Oregon, USA|
|Headquarters||Friday Harbor, Washington, USA|
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
|Motto||Investigating violations; Enforcing laws; Protecting marine wildlife worldwide|