The waters of the Southern Ocean will be turned into a conservation battleground this summer with a key activist group, Sea Shepherd, sending two ships to intercept a Japanese whaling fleet. The marine conservation group’s flagship, the Steve Irwin, departed Melbourne on Saturday and its fast new patrol vessel, the […]
The so-called scientific whaling expedition by Japan harpooned 333 minke whales this summer season in the Antarctic without being challenged by activists. Japan’s fleet of four vessels, including harpoon boats, hunted in the Southern Ocean again despite an international court ruling in 2014 that such missions are unlawful. Previous campaigns […]
In the name of research.
Imagine it was you.
Australian authorities have been informed.
Japan says the activists are to blame.
Two ships collide.
Circled Japanese whalers.
Australia sends a plane.