Sunday, 31 May 2015

UN watchdog urges rigorous reef rescue

The Great Barrier Reef will not be listed as endangered but will remain under watch because of "major threats" to its health, a draft recommendation to the UN's World Heritage Committee says.

Friday, 29 May 2015

Scientists seek to ban proposal to kill whales for research

"If the government of Japan reoriented its efforts on a research program based on non-lethal techniques, it would not only abide by its international obligations but also shine among the most advanced nations in its solid and useful scientific knowledge of whales and their ecosystem needs."

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Warning issued after Maui's dolphin numbers drop below 50

Come on NZ, we need to do more to protect these dolphins before they're gone.
Saying NO to oil drilling would be a start.

Monday, 25 May 2015

Another Major Airline Bans Hunting Trophies

Another airline sees sense!

Saturday, 23 May 2015

Operation Icefish has been a huge success

Huge congratulations to Sea Shepherd for an incredible year. They went after six poachers (the Bandit Six) and helped to shut down all six.

All six of the Bandit Six have been intercepted. The THUNDER scuttled off Sao Tome. The VIKING and the PERLON detained by Malaysia. The KUNLUN detained by Thailand and today the YONGDING and the SONGHUA boarded by the police in Cape Verde.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

JAZA Cuts Ties with the Dolphin Killers of Taiji

by Captain Paul Watson 

"This is a landmark decision by JAZA. Will it end the slaughter? We do not know yet. But what it will do is undermine the market for dolphins captured in Taiji. The captures are where the money is. Killing dolphins for meat alone cannot sustain the dolphin drive. This is a significant blow to the butchers of Taiji and wonderful news for the dolphins in the waters around Japan."

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Mankind's destruction of the planet

In order to raise awareness of the issues threatening life as we know it on this planet, the Foundation for Deep Ecology and Population Media Centre have released a collection of sobering pictures.

Sunday, 17 May 2015

NASA says Antarctic ice shelf could be gone by 2020

This is terrifying!

Friday, 15 May 2015

There May be Hope for Japanese Dolphins Soon

Commentary by Sea Shepherd Founder, Captain Paul Watson

"May 21st could mark the beginning of the end for the dolphin slaughter in Taiji. Within a week, the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA) must decide if they wish to remain a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) or instead to continue to do business with the barbaric dolphin slayers of Taiji."

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

The Reef is fine – except it’s not

The Great Barrier Reef is in danger, yet the government has started a PR   campaign to convince people it is fine.  NO IT'S NO!
Don't be fooled. the Reef&

Monday, 11 May 2015

Even Barbie Doesn't Want To Associate Herself With SeaWorld

So even Barbie know SeaWorld is bad news!

Saturday, 9 May 2015

Major Airline Bans the Transport of Hunting Trophies

Way to go SAA!
Hopefully this will make big game hunters think twice about their 'sport' now its hard for them to bring home trophies to show off.

Thursday, 7 May 2015

This is What Happens When We Put ‘Flushable Wipes’ Down the Toilet

Flushable wipes aren't flushable and cause damage whereever they are used.
Now one US city is fighting back over the manufacturers claims that they are.

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

*Sea Shepherd Announces New Partnership with Government of Mexico to Protect the Endangered Vaquita Porpoise and Other Marine Species

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is pleased to announce it has entered into a partnership agreement with the government of Mexico’s National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP) and the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) to protect the world’s most petite porpoise, the critically endangered vaquita, and other marine species. As part of the partnership, Sea Shepherd will be involved in patrolling of marine fauna, surveillance, and research and scientific monitoring for the purposes of conservation, the organization announced today.

Sunday, 3 May 2015

SeaWorld Called Out On Massive Failure

Not only a danger to sea life, they've now been blasted for endangering humans!

Friday, 1 May 2015

Japan’s Dolphin Hunt Poses Threat to Olympics

Yes!  Put presssure on Japan for it's shockingly cruel slaughtering of whales and dolphins for meat - which only a small mnority of Japenese people eat.