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The heat has been rising in the Southern Ocean as Japanese whalers and conservationists have been going head-to-head (or keel-to-keel in this case) in all out war over whale hunting. In the latest clash, the Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru has reportedly rammed four conservation ships at sea.
Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, has stepped down as the head of the conservation group featured on the TV program Whale Wars in order to comply with a US court order.
Founder of the anti-whaling organization Sea Shepherd and star of the Animal Planet show Whale Wars, Paul Watson, was arrested Saturday in Germany for a possible extradition to Costa Rica on charges of violating of ships traffic stemming from a 2002 incident.
Three anti-whaling activists have been injured during a clash at sea with Japanese whalers, some 300 miles north of Mawson Peninsula off the coast of Antarctica.
A group of infamously aggressive whale-hunting opponents say that they have tracked down and photographed hunters participating in Japan’s annual Antarctic whale hunt using an unpiloted drone aircraft to spot their ship.
Japanese whaling authorities said on Friday that they were suing the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society group to try and stop it from interfering in the annual whale hunt.
Japan plans to send out its whaling fleet again this year, even though they were turned back by the Sea Shepherd conservation group earlier this year.
Japan and the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd exchanged barbs on Tuesday during a world whaling conference over the issue of hunting of cetaceans in waters around Antarctica.
Effective next month, two Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ships will enter the waters off the coast of Libya, an area declared to be in a state of war as NATO-backed rebel forces struggle to topple the despotic dictator Muammar Gaddafi, with the goal of intercepting bluefin tuna poachers and freeing any illegally caught fish in attempt to save the species from nearing extinction. Friday Harbor, WA (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Effective next month, two Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ships will...
LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Go Green Expo -- the nation's premiere green business and sustainable lifestyle show -- returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center April 15th-17th with more than 200 eco-friendly booths showcasing the latest and greatest in green products and services.