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Animal Planet teams up with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society to present this seafaring chronicle of activists dedicated to interfering with Japanese whaling expeditions. The Sea Shepherds are led by Captain Paul Watson, who, in 1977, founded the non-profit organization to protect marine wildlife and their habitats worldwide. The Japanese say that their whaling is legally accepted research, but the Sea Shepherds say it is just a cover for illegal commercial whaling. The show’s theme song is composed by Smashing Pumpkins front man Billy Corgan.

S07 E01 · The Devil’s Den
Jan. 2, 2015 • Season 7
Peter takes the lead as The Sea Shepard launches its 10th anti-whaling campaign in the Antarctic; One misstep could cause hundreds of whales to lose their lives.

S07 E02 · Fight to the Death
Jan. 2, 2015 • Season 7
With Japanese harpoon ships approaching, Peter finds himself losing control as a storm threatens and crew members defy his orders.

S07 E03 · The Darkest Hour
Jan. 2, 2015 • Season 7
The whaling battle ignites as The Bob Barker and a Japanese harpoon ship collide; Sea Shepard can only track the whaling fleet by helicopter.



A Sea Shepherd Documentary Created By Two Unlikely Partners




PETITION plastic free Canada by 2025


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Dear Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister McKenna,

Canada has a plastic pollution problem. It’s time for federal action.

We can’t rely on businesses to voluntarily “do the right thing” so long as making new plastic from fossil resources is cheap, the cost of collecting and recycling plastic is high, and dumping plastic into the environment is “free”. We need strong, standardized rules from coast-to-coast.

Canada’s National Plastics Strategy must include:

  1. Bans on plastics that are toxic or hard to recycle
  2. Regulations that mandate shed-free fabrics to keep harmful microfibers out of our waterways
  3. Standardized, legally enforceable provincial recycling targets that ensure 85 per cent of single-use plastics are recycled by 2025
  4. A national minimum of 75 per cent recycled content for single-use plastics
  5. Laws that make companies fully financially and operationally responsible for collecting and recycling the materials they put on the market

Our oceans, rivers and lakes are drowning in plastic pollution. This environmental crisis won’t be solved by passing the responsibility to residents and municipalities. And we certainly won’t solve it with voluntary charters.

Canada, use your G7 presidency to put an end to plastic pollution.

I want a plastic-free environment by 2025.


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Ailing Seas Spread negative economic consequences around the world.


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Policy debates about the growing body of evidence showing that our oceans are on the decline tend to overlook one important detail: Ailing seas hurt the economies of all nations—large and small, landlocked and maritime. That makes it vital that political and business leaders around the world recognize this threat to the global economy and act to restore our seas to good health.

The oceans cover more than two-thirds of the Earth’s surface. They provide food and a source of income to billions of people, supply oxygen for every other breath we take, and absorb nearly half of the world’s carbon emissions. Even a partial loss of these benefits would threaten human health and well-being, and have significant negative economic consequences around the world.

Check out @pewenvironment’s Tweet:


Article on Whale Defense ■ 2018


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Despite a global moratorium on commercial whaling in 1986, Japan has been killing whales in the Southern Ocean in the name of “scientific research” since 1987.

In 2008, the Federal Court of Australia deemed Japan’s whaling illegal, yet despite this, their whaling fleet headed south that year without any prosecution from the Australian Government.

In 2014, the Governments of Australia and New Zealand took the Government of Japan to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Netherlands where their Southern Ocean Whale hunt was deemed illegal.

The Japanese Government continues to send their whaling fleet to the Southern Ocean each Austral summer, with a redesigned program and self-imposed quota to kill 333 protected Minke whales each year.


Food Crisis in 30 Years ?


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Mike Velings: The case for fish farming

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