Category: Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherds Find Japanese Harpoon Ship Yushin Maru 3

The SeaShepherd Anti-Whaling ship The Bob Barker.

Anti-whaling activists claimed a small victory in their Antarctic campaign Wednesday with the discovery of a Japanese harpoon ship, as one of their boats limped back to Australia badly damaged. The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society said its Bob Barker vessel found the Japanese harpoon ship Yushin Maru 3 some 200 nautical miles north of the…

Japan Spends $28 million of Donated Tsunami Relief Funds on Illegal Whaling

Japanese whaling vessel Yushin Maru 3. Part of Japans illegal whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

The Japanese government has admitted to using $28 million of donated earthquake and tsunami relief funds to increase security aboard it’s illegal whaling vessels. Environmental groups such as the Sea Shepherd’s have been waging a non violent war against Japans illegal whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Now Japan has responded by placing armed…

Sea Shepherd Interrupts Illegal Whale Slaughter

The Sea Shepherd scout vessel Gojira found the illegal Japanese whaling ship Sea Shepherd calls the Cetacean Death Star at 2115 NZST on February 9th. The Nisshin Maru was caught in the process of unlawfully flensing a whale on their aft deck at the position of 74 degrees 16 minutes south and 149 degrees 2…

Sea Shepherd Successfully finds the Nisshin Maru

Position: 70 Degrees  45 Minutes South 171 Degrees 45 Minutes West Vessels Involved:  Japanese whalers – The Nisshin Maru, Yushin Maru No. 1 and Yushin Maru No. 2 Sea Shepherd Conservation Society – The Steve Irwin En route – The Bob Barker and the Yushin Maru No. 3 After a 26-day pursuit covering over 4,000…