Sea Shepherd and Mexican authorities rescue two assailants whose boat crashed into the conservation vessel Farley Mowat during an aggressive early morning attack against the non-profit environmental group.
SAN FELIPE, BCN, Mexico – Jan. 1, 2020 – At approximately 07:00 on the morning of December 31st, a group of assailants in 5-7 fishing boats (known locally as pangas) launched a violent attack on Sea Shepherd vessels Farley Mowat and Sharpie inside the Zero Tolerance Area of Mexico’s federally-protected Vaquita Refuge. The […]
40 years of protecting our oceans, Sea Shepherd has been patrolling the oceans and ensuring international law is being follow by direct action environmentalism. This beautiful hardback book is full of images and stories of those 40 years!
The Guadalupe Island Biosphere Reserve is home to an abundance of marine species and is a true conservation success story. It is also host to Sea Shepherd’s longest running research collaboration, Operation Divina Guadalupe.
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Sea Shepherd Signs Agreement with Peru to Help Establish New Marine Protected Areas and Mitigate Threats to Marine Biodiversity
This new partnership provides at-sea and legal support to prevent the exploitation of one of the world’s most vulnerable marine ecosystems. LIMA, Peru – August 2020 – As part of its ongoing efforts to protect marine life in the Eastern Tropical Pacific and other biodiversity hotspots, Sea Shepherd Conservation […]
On the 17th of July, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported an unusual concentration of Chinese-flagged fishing vessels congregating in the high seas of the Eastern Tropical Pacific, a maritime region that includes the Galapagos Marine Reserve. The Galapagos Marine Reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and […]
Operation Milagro, Sea Shepherd’s campaign to save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise, reached a significant milestone this month. Over the past six seasons of the campaign, more than 1000 pieces of illegal fishing gear have been removed from the Upper Gulf of California. This federally-protected and UNESCO recognized […]
For over 40 years, Sea Shepherd has been tremendously effective in defending the oceans against poaching and other illegal activities at sea. In addition, their work to enforce international conservation laws and uphold the protection for critically endangered species – such as the vaquita dolphin and hawksbill turtle […]
When a trio of beaked whales surfaced off Mexico’s Pacific coast, researchers thought they’d found the elusive Perrin’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon perrini), an endangered species that’s never been officially sighted alive. But upon closer inspection, the researchers realized they may have stumbled upon something even rarer — a […]