Whale hunt called off amid alleged ramming of Sea Shepherd ships
Tensions have been riding high for several weeks in the Southern Ocean between the Japanese whaling fleet and Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS). After alleged repeated rammings of SSCS vessels, Japan has temporarily called off the hunt.
Green Blog: Japanese Ship Joins Anti-Whaling Effort
An ocean conservation group says its newly acquired vessel was previously owned by Japan, a leading whaling nation.
Taiji fishermen clamp down as more Risso's dolphins are killed
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Cove Guardians are reporting that Taiji fishermen in Japan employed further techniques last night in an attempt to cover up the slaughter of yet another pod of Risso's dolphins. Warning: Graphic images.
Activists scramble to save over 100 pilot whales in Taiji Cove
According to Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS), between 100-120 pilot whales were driven into Taiji Cove, Japan yesterday, and held overnight. Dolphin advocates are attempting to secure their release ahead of a mass slaughter expected later today.
Risso's dolphins killed in The Cove as Sea Shepherd streams live
After a record 20 straight days of no dolphin killing in Taiji, Japan, a pod of Risso's dolphin were driven into the Cove last night. The majority of the pod was slaughtered as Sea Shepherd Conservation Society streamed the entire hunt live.