Sunday, November 27, 2022
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Catastrophe In The Heart Of The Sea

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by gCaptain in 2016 and is being republished now because it’s lessons are timeless and

November 27, 2022
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Sunday, August 14, 2022

The Soviets Hunted Whales To The Brink Of Extinction But Its Scientists Secretly Tracked Its Toll

Ryan Jones (The Conversation)–Every year, an estimated 13 million people go whale-watching around the world, marveling at the sight of the

August 14, 2022
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Monday, July 1, 2019
Whaling ships which are set to join the resumption of commercial whaling at anchor at a port in Kushiro
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Whaling Ships Set Sail for Japan’s First Commercial Whale Hunt in 30 Years

By Elaine Lies and Masashi Kato KUSHIRO, Japan, July 1 (Reuters) – Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan’s first commercial

July 1, 2019
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Monday, December 5, 2016
Maritime News

Sea Shepherd Embarks on Latest Whale Defense Campaign Against Japanese Whalers

The controversial Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has kicked off its 11th Antarctic whale defense campaign with two Sea Shepherd vessels now on their way to

December 5, 2016
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Thursday, August 25, 2016
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Sea Shepherd’s Sea Lawyers Back And Fill On Promise To Stop Harassing Whalers

gCaptain Note: On Tuesday gCaptain published an article titled “Sea Shepherd Claims It Will Stay Away From Japan Whaling Ships“… the original

August 25, 2016
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Thursday, March 24, 2016
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Japan Whaling Fleet Returns from Antarctic Hunt with 333 Whales

TOKYO, March 24 (Reuters) – Japan’s whaling fleet returned on Thursday from its Antarctic hunt after a year-long suspension with a take of more

March 24, 2016
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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Maritime News

Lost 19th Century Whaling Fleet Found Off Alaska’s Arctic Coast – NOAA

Archaeologists have discovered the battered hulls of two 1800s whaling ships nearly 144 years after their sinking off the Arctic coast of Alaska along

January 12, 2016
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Monday, November 30, 2015
Unloading Japanese Whaling Ship

Japan Resumes Whaling

by Lily Nonomiya  (Bloomberg) Japan plans to renew its research hunt for whales in the Antarctic, ending an almost two-year hiatus prompted by an

November 30, 2015
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Sea Shepherd Denied by US Supreme Court And Ordered To Pay Whalers Millions

The hard-line antiwhaling group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society says it has agreed to pay US$2.55 million in damages for its continued obstruction of

June 10, 2015
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Sunday, May 18, 2014

World’s Last Wooden-Hulled Whaling Ship Gets Underway After 73 Year Hiatus

The world’s last remaining wooden-hulled whaling ship, Charles W. Morgan got underway this weekend after spending the past 73 years up the Mystic River

May 18, 2014
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Monday, March 31, 2014
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UN Court Orders Japan to End Whaling

Judges at the highest U.N. court ordered Japan on Monday to halt whaling in the Antarctic, rejecting its long-held argument that the catch was for scientific

March 31, 2014
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Monday, February 10, 2014
Maritime News

New Zealand Protests Japanese Whalers Creeping Into EEZ

New Zealand summoned Japan's ambassador on Monday to protest the entry of a Japanese whaling ship into its exclusive economic zone (EEZ), after clashes earlier

February 10, 2014
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Sunday, February 2, 2014

VIDEO: Sea Shepherd and Japanese Whaling Vessels Collide in Southern Ocean

Check out this video released today by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society showing a aggressive confrontation between the Sea Shepherd and Japanese whaling

February 2, 2014
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Friday, July 19, 2013

U.S.’ Oldest Commercial Vessel and World’s Last Wooden Whaling Ship to Be Re-Launched

The Charles W. Morgan whaleship will be re-launched this weekend at Mystic Seaport on the 172nd anniversary of the vessel's initial

July 19, 2013
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Australian Authorities to Investigate Sea Shepherd Over Southern Ocean Antics

Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said Wednesday that its surveyors will inspect Sea Shepherd Australia’s vessel, the SSS Sam Simon, and

March 20, 2013
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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Pirate Label or Not, Sea Shepherd Still in Hot Pursuit

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society says that they are once again in hot pursuit of the Japanese Institute for Cetacean Research fleet as they return to the

March 6, 2013
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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Paul Watson and Sea Shepherd Are Pirates, U.S. Court Says

A United States Court of Appeals has confirmed what many mariners have been saying for years: that Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society are

February 27, 2013
Total Views: 266

Monday, February 25, 2013

Sea Shepherd and Japanese Fleet Clash in Southern Ocean, Multiple Collisions Reported… Again [PHOTOS]

Things are getting ugly in the Southern Ocean between the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) fleet…

February 25, 2013
Total Views: 135

Sunday, February 17, 2013
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Sea Shepherd Loses 9-Hour Fight in the Antarctic, Whale Dies [IMAGE]

A whale tied to the side of Japanese Research vessel Yushin Maru No. 2 is dragged through the ocean in Mackenzie Bay, Antarctica, in this picture provided by

February 17, 2013
Total Views: 82

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Sea Shepherd Kicks Off Drama Filled Anti-Whaling Campaign

The notorious Sea Shepherd Conservation Society kicked off its 2012-2013 anti-whaling campaign this week as the society’s flagship SSS Steve Irwin-as in

November 7, 2012
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