After five weeks of patrolling the Southern Ocean, Sea Shepherd says it located the Japanese whale poachers’ factory whaling vessel in the Australian Whale Sanctuary with a dead minke whale on its flensing deck. The Nisshin Maru was spotted by... Read More →
‘I grew up on a dairy farm on a ridge between Byron and Lennox. We always knew when there was a whale in the Bay. We heard the boom from the harpoon. When they shot one, it echoed all around.’
Several hundred people turned out on Saturday to support the Sea Shepherd anti-whaling campaign at a benefit at the Brunswick Heads Hotel, which also doubled up as a celebration for last week's international court ruling banning the Japanese whaling fleet from killing whales.
Sea Shepherd activist James Brook recently disembarked the Steve Irwin and gave Echonetdaily this exclusive and extraordinary insight into the group’s dangerous work. Video documentary Sharon Shostak