Sea Shepherd News
This will be the season that defines the future for the whales of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Japan’s Asahi News has confirmed that the Japanese whaling fleet will return to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.
The Sea Shepherd vessel Bob Barker docked in Sydney harbor, they welcomed visitors and supporters with tours of the ship raising funds for an up coming campaign. The video below is a nice thank you for Sea Shepherd supporters from Sydney who gave generously.....
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is proud to announce the appointment of Dr Verné Dove as a volunteer Cetacean Vet Field Agent.
Dr Dove has a Masters in Conservation Medicine, a Bachelor of Veterinary Science and a Bachelor of Animal Science (Marine Mammal Behavior and Pathology). In 2011, Dr Dove will complete her second Master’s degree, in Veterinary Disease Surveillance, and she is currently undertaking a PhD in Dolphin Health Assessment. Dr Dove has also been appointed as a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Conservation Breeding Specialist Group, has a Diploma in Conservation and has completed a course in Marine Mammal Veterinary Medicine (MARVET) in the United States.
BY STEVE ROEST, CEO OF SEA SHEPHERD
Following Sea Shepherd’s summer campaign to protect the seals of Namibia, there has been an international outcry regarding the issue. The pressure on the Namibian government, and particularly on the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, to end the brutal and senseless annual slaughter of over 90,000 seals has led to an invitation for Sea Shepherd to attend what may be a pivotal meeting in Namibia on this month of September, the 20th, to discuss the issue with the Ombudsman and other stakeholders.
Commentary by Steve Irwin Ship Manager James Brook
At the conclusion of Operation Ferocious Isles Pilot Whale Defense Campaign, Sea Shepherd’s flagship vessel the Steve Irwin stopped over in the Scottish Orkney islands to visit our very own island known as “Little Green Holm.”