Animals

Japan Formally Arrests Sea Shepherd’s Pete Bethune

by Michael dEstries

Japan officially went ahead yesterday and charged Ady Gil skipper Pete Bethune for trespassing. Bethune had been held aboard the whaling vessel Shonan Maru 2 since February 15th, when he

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The Cove’s Louie Psihoyos Finally Gets To Deliver His Oscar Acceptance Speech

by Michael dEstries

At last Sunday’s Academy Awards, just as Director Louie Psihoyos was about to make his acceptance speech for winning an Oscar for The Cove, Ric O’Barry pulled out a sign

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Sea Shepherd Submarine: Looking Back At A Unique Weapon Against Whaling

by Michael dEstries

Back in 1994, before the Sea Shepherd had their own television show or were as well-known as they are today, the anti-whaling group bought a Norwegian military submarine for $250,000.

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Ricky Gervais To Leave Fortune To Animal Charities

by Michael dEstries

Comedian Ricky Gervais has announced that when he finally departs this planet, it’s animals that will be receiving his help and not humans. Gervais made the comments while calling a

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Sea Shepherd Estimate $70M Lost For Japanese Whaling Fleet In Latest Campaign

by Michael dEstries

If their numbers hold, the Sea Shepherd have dealt the Japanese whaling fleet a heavy financial blow. With the industry already dependent on the Japanese government for tax breaks and

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“Cove” Filmmakers Go Undercover To Bust Whale-Serving Sushi Restaurant

by Elizah Leigh

Who wouldn’t want to commemorate a highly coveted Academy award win for Best Documentary by crowning a glorious evening with a tasty bit of sushi in a luxe restaurant? For

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The Canadian Parliament Restaurant Serves Seal Meat In Protest Of EU Ban

by MPD

Bad news for reasonable Canadians everywhere — your Parliament is acting a damn fool! News recently broke that The Canadian Parliament’s restaurant will serve seal meat this week in support

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