Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson Sued by The Real Ady Gil

Yesterday was a bad day for Cap'n Paul Watson. Not only was he forced to resign from his post as president of Sea Shepherd in wake of legal issues facing him and his organization, but he was also sued by the real Ady Gil in connection to the 2010 sinking of the MY Ady Gil. According to the gossip website TMZ (yup, I went there), Paul Watson, founder and now ex-president of … [Read more...]

Introducing Sea Shepherd’s Newest Old Ship, SSS Sam Simon

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society on Tuesday unveiled its newest addition to the fleet, the SSS (as in Sea Shepherd Ship) Sam Simon. Named after the man who gave Sea Shepherd the money to purchase it - Sam Simon is co-creator of "The Simpsons" - the SSS Sam Simon was unveiled today in the port of Hobart, Tasmania where it is preparing to depart on Sea Shepherd's newest … [Read more...]

Sea Shepherd Responds to Watson “Red Notice”

The internets erupted last week after INTERPOL issued an easily misunderstood "Red Notice" for "Captain" Paul Watson of the methodically controversial Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. The notice, which is "the closest instrument to an international arrest warrant in use today," was issued after Watson skipped bail in Germany as he faced extradition to Costa Rica.  He faces … [Read more...]

Paul Watson or Cap’n Crunch, Who’s More Legit?

There's been a fair bit of discussion lately about the legitimacy of the international fugitive sometimes referred to as "Captain" Paul Watson. Some people truly believe in what he's doing, others find it bizarrely entertaining, and still others absolutely abhor the guy and consider him a terrorist. Like, people really, really, HATE him. Whatever you believe, the … [Read more...]

WANTED: Whale Wars’ Paul Watson

America's most notorious and controversial ship captain is now an international fugitive. On Wednesday, INTERPOL formally issued a Red Notice for Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (and Whale Wars fame) after the notorious sea captain skipped bail in Germany as he faced extradition to Costa Rica. Although not technically an arrest warrant (as Interpol … [Read more...]