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Sea Shepherd calls on the Australian and New Zealand Governments to provide coordinates for Japanese whaling fleet

The Japanese whaling fleet has greatly expanded their area of illegal operations in the Southern Ocean. This makes finding them very difficult.

Sea Shepherd was expecting that Australia or New Zealand would uphold their obligations as responsible members of the International Whaling Commission, to send a ship to intercept the Japanese whaling fleet.

This does not seem to be something Australia or New Zealand are willing to do.

Therefore Sea Shepherd would like to request from Australia or New Zealand the exact coordinates of the Japanese whaling fleet so that Sea Shepherd can do the job that Australia and New Zealand refuse to do and that is to protect the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary from activities that are in violation of the rules of the IWC, in blatant disregard of the International Court of Justice and in contempt of the Australian Federal Court.

If Australia or New Zealand can kindly provide the coordinates, Sea Shepherd can stop the continuing illegal operations of the renegade outlaw Japanese whaling fleet.

Captain Paul Watson. Sea Shepherd founder

[Sea Shepherd Australia is a non-profit conservation organisation whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. Sea Shepherd Australia uses innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding thebiodiversity of our delicately balanced oceanic ecosystems, Sea Shepherd Australia  works to ensure their survival for future generations. Visit http://www.seashepherd.org.au for more information.]


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2 COMMENTS

  1. Of course they won’t provide the co-ordinates and never have when asked. They are too worried about offending Japan, our 2nd largest trading partner.
    Once again money comes before protection of wildlife.

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