The MV Sam Simon remains in the Sea of Cortez patrolling the Vaquita refuge alongside Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and The M/V Farley Mowat as part of Operation Milagro III.
With the near-extinct Vaquita porpoise now numbering less than 30, conservation was dealt a blow on Sunday when Sea Shepherd found a dead newborn Vaquita on the beach just 33 km south of San Felipe, in the Northern...
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Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - Sea Shepherd Discovers a Record 66 Dead Totoaba in a Single Net; Dead Newborn Vaquita Washes Ashore | News | News And Commentary

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Since December The MV Sam Simon has been assisting Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in the Sea of Cortez as part of Operation Milagro III to defend conserve and protect the vaquita porpoise.
Over the last three months the crew has pulled up 53 illegal gill nets and cut free 176 live animals, including 4 critically endangered totoaba bass.
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Due to the overwhelming amount of plastic that gets washed up in the tides here, we need LOTS of YOU to make a real impact. It's one of the easiest ways you can make an immediate difference to the environment. Every piece of plastic and rubbish you pick up, is one less piece that can end up wrapped around or ingested by wildlife. Take some time out of your day to come and join us.

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Evans bay beach clean up - Sea Shepherd Wellington

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The arrival of The MV Ocean Warrior in Henderson, Western Australia marks the end of this year’s anti-whaling campaign against Japanese whale poachers in the Southern Ocean.
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"I feel nothing but pride for the captains and crew of The MV Ocean Warrior and The MV Steve Irwin. They were the only ones down there trying to stop the Japanese whale poachers. Having...
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Sea Shepherd - The End of Operation Nemesis

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Due to the overwhelming amount of plastic that gets washed up in the tides in Dunedin harbour, we need LOTS of YOU to make a real impact. It's one of the easiest ways you can make an immediate difference to the environment. Every piece of plastic and rubbish you pick up, is one less piece that can end up wrapped around or ingested by wildlife. Take some time out of your day to come and join...
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Dunedin harbour clean up

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#BREAKING: Sea Shepherd Investigation Reveals Huge Volume of Shark Fins Evading International Shipping Bans
Despite a worldwide ban on the transportation of shark fins by major shipping carriers, a three-month investigation by Sea Shepherd Global - as part of our global shark defense campaign Apex Harmony Campaign - Sea Shepherd Australia - has verified that large shipments of shark fin are...
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Sea Shepherd Investigation Reveals Huge Volume of Shark Fins Evading International Shipping Bans

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"When the FV Hispasen 7 crossed into Liberian waters from Cote d’Ivoire, they had already 'gone black' one month earlier, later claiming that a “lightning strike” had knocked out their Automatic Identification System (AIS) and Vessel Monitoring System (VMS). The lightning strike coincided with when they left the port of Abidjan to commence fishing. The FV Hispasen 7 was an unlucky ship." -...
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Hey Guys, we are all set for another day at the sea side market at Ngamotu beach in New Plymouth. Come on down, we would love to see you, there is heaps going on. The yacht club are doing gold coin donation sail boat rides, raising funds for NP boys high school, it is a great day for it..
WELLINGTON!!!! We are at Newtown festival today it's gonna be a cracker of a day.
Head down and grab some Sea Shepherd gear to show your support.
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A 52-year-old man accused of stabbing "Rua" to death in November will also be charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.
The accused allegedly made “threats to divulge untrue information about a police constable” in February.
Rua, a 11-month-old female New Zealand sea lion pup, was found dead by DOC near Quarantine Island, north of the...
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Sea lion accused 'tried to pervert course of justice'

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With The MV Steve Irwin on route to Melbourne, Australia The MV Ocean Warrior continues to patrol the Southern Ocean for Japanese whale poachers. Today the crew came across the bloody evidence of a recent whale slaughter in the Australian Whale Sanctuary and are actively searching the surrounding area for the Nisshin Maru.
"Finding whale guts in the pristine waters of the Antarctic means that...
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WATCH us combating illegal fishing in Liberia with the launch of Operation Sola Stella!
Since the 2nd of February we've been working closely together with the Ministry of National Defense in Liberia to tackle the issue of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. It’s estimated that 15-40% of the global catch of fish is caught by IUU operators and in the region of West Africa that...
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Justice has been served!
The man responsible for killing 11-month-old female sea lion pup "Rua" in November 2016 has been arrested and charged with willful mistreatment of an animal, under the Animal Welfare Act 1999.
"Rua" was one of only 11 sea lion pups born on the Otago Peninsula last year.
The New Zealand sea lion, with a population of only around...
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Man charged after sea lion shot

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Thank you Dunedin NZ for the massive support you have given the Steve Irwin during its time in Port Otago! More than 2000 people toured the ship over the weekend and sadly now its time to say goodbye. Haere rā.
The MV Steve Irwin will be departing the Birch Street wharf at 5.00pm Monday 27th, the public are welcome to come on down and say goodbye.
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We are at Kilbirnie fair Wellington today come down and grab some cool new gear listen to some awesome tunes and meet some of the welly crew.
#NEWS: Three Fishing Vessels Detained in Covert Operation between Sea Shepherd Global and Liberian Ministry of National Defense
For the past three weeks The MV Bob Barker has been secretly patrolling the waters of the Republic of Liberia, West Africa in a covert operation coordinated by the Honorable Minister Brownie Samukai to tackle illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
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If you are in the city come down and welcome The MV Steve Irwin into Dunedin! Birch Street Wharf, today Thursday 23rd about 9 to 9:30am!!!
Ship Tours this weekend!
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Speculation that the Yushin Maru #2 returned to port has been mounting since a satellite update on public vessel tracking site Marine Traffic had them positioned off the coast of Japan on February 14th.
However at approximately 21:00 (AEDT) on February 20th The MV Ocean Warrior once again located them firmly within Australia’s Antarctic Territory, around 110 nautical miles north east of Mawson...
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