Sea Shepherd Anti-Whaling Confrontation in Southern Ocean

Joel Capolongo and other members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society prepare to confront the 8,000 ton Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru, via National GeographicGreenTracker| The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society says that their boat was sliced in half, with all six crew rescued, in a confrontation in the Southern Ocean. Members of Sea Shepherd agree that they threw chemicals onto the whaling boat earlier, trying to prevent the whaling boat from being operational.

“This seriously escalates the whole situation,” Sea Shepherd spokesman Paul Watson said, according to The Age newspaper in Australia. via BBC News

Boats Collide in Anti-whaling Clash in Antarctic

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