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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: 92

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Sea Shepherd Kicks Off Drama Filled Anti-Whaling Campaign

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
Total Views: 58

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South Korea Considers ‘Scientific’ Whaling, Greenpeace Responds

By Jeonghee Han, Greenpeace Last summer Korea shocked the international community by announcing it would start ‘scientific’ whaling. Surprised by

November 7, 2012
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Captain Paul Watson Arrested in Germany, Faces Possible Extradition to Costa Rica on Attempted Murder Charges

Captain Paul Watson Arrested in Germany, Faces Possible Extradition to Costa Rica on Attempted Murder Charges

Notorious Sea Shepherd captain Paul Watson was arrested Saturday in Germany and is likely facing extradition to Costa Rica where he could be charged with

May 15, 2012
Total Views: 116

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Whalers Caught In Protected World Heritage Area

With Christmas Island battling a spill of phosphate and fuel oil making national headlines some of the leading environmentalists are equally disturbed by

January 11, 2012
Total Views: 75

Saturday, December 24, 2011
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Smile for the Camera! The Japanese Whaling Fleet is Intercepted by Spy Drones on Christmas Day

The Sea Shepherd crew has intercepted the Japanese whaling fleet on Christmas Day, a thousand miles north of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. The Sea

December 24, 2011
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Japan Committee Considers An Official Stop To Whaling

Japan Committee Considers An Official Stop To Whaling

The Japanese Government is formally considering an option to not let it’s whaling fleet return south this year. After taking evidence on all options the

August 3, 2011
Total Views: 2

Monday, June 20, 2011
Recession proof scallops keep New England town afloat

Recession proof scallops keep New England town afloat

Scallops Ride to Rescue — Demand, Rising Prices Keep Former Whaling Port in Massachusetts Above Water By Jennifer Levitz NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Known

June 20, 2011
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Did Sea Shepherd harassment put Japanese whaling on hold?

Did Sea Shepherd harassment put Japanese whaling on hold?

According to a report in the Japan Real Time Report blog, Japanese Whale hunting in the Southern Ocean have been on hold since February 10 due to Sea Shepherds

February 16, 2011
Total Views: 12

Friday, February 4, 2011
Whale Wars: The saga continues…

Whale Wars: The saga continues…

Here we go again… Reports are coming in from both sides about an incident that occurred earlier today in the Southern Ocean between – wait for it

February 4, 2011
Total Views: 94

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

X-rays machines, lasers, used to restore the world’s only remaining wooden whaling ship

Historians at the Mystic Seaport Museum are turning to advanced new technologies in order to restore the world’s last remaining wooden whaling vessel,

August 18, 2010
Total Views: 7

Friday, January 8, 2010

10 Lessons Learned From Sea Shepherd

gCaptain mariners have been critical of Captain Paul Watson and his crew of non-professional mariners, stars of the reality TV show Whale Wars. Most of the

January 8, 2010
Total Views: 99

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Whale Wars Season 2 Premier

Love it or hate it Season 2 of Animal Planet’s hit maritime reality tv show Whale Wars aired last night. A novel could be written to describe

June 6, 2009
Total Views: 19

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Sea Shepherd “Collides” with Whaling Vessel – Video

Here is a brief snippit of one of the articles on the “collision” of the M/S Steve Irwin and a Japanese whaling vessel: Japanese whalers and

February 7, 2009
Total Views: 283

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

“A Most Dangerous Precedent” Has Been Set With MS Steve Irwin

Fellow blogger D. Peter Boucher of Nautical Log brings us a post regarding the controversial anti-whaling vessel MS Steve Irwin.  The Nautical Log gives these

January 20, 2009
Total Views: 387

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Cruising Antarctica 2009 – Cruise Ship Groundings, Whaling and Anti-Whaling

As the weather cools in the northern hemisphere the most southern continent gets the slightest bit hospitable and the war against mother nature begins again.

December 6, 2008
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

An Ugly Reality – Whale Wars, Hunting The Whale Hunters

Love them or hate them, the crew of the Sea Shepard are now television stars. . You can find gCaptain’s Sea

November 11, 2008
Total Views: 6

Monday, April 14, 2008

The Whale Hunt – 2008 Web Awards

It’s time to cast your votes for the 2008 webby awards. While we are sad to report gCaptain did not receive a nomination this year we are please to

April 14, 2008
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Monday, March 10, 2008

International Whaling Commission to Let Japan Resume Whaling

gCaptain and others have chronicled the ongoing Whaling – Conservation controversy between environmental groups and Japanese whalers. The Independent/UK

March 10, 2008
Total Views: 5

Sunday, March 9, 2008
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Whaling Grounds, Tactics Heating Up

  Activists from the Sea Shepherd group, Ralph Lowe (L) and former Dutch police officer Laurens de Groot, throw bottles at the Japanese whaling ship

March 9, 2008
Total Views: 7


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