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Threatened Species Day: Ocean Defenders

Sea Shepherd is working to protect marine wildlife every day. Read more: https://www.seashepherd.org.au/latest-news/threatened-species-day Sea Shepherd is an


September 7, 2020 0

The Bob Barker busts illegal trawlers with over one tonne of fins and rays.

The Bob Barker busts illegal trawlers with over one tonne of fins and rays. In Gabon, working with local authorities, our


August 17, 2020 0

Sea Shepherd’s Shark Awareness Week

Sharks are apex predators that play an essential role in maintaining balanced oceanic ecosystems. From the tiniest of plankton to


August 15, 2020 0

Madison Stewart – Shark Awareness Week

Shark populations are in decline in oceans around the world. Great white sharks, whale sharks, and scalloped hammerheads are among


August 13, 2020 0

Eli Roth – Film Director and Shark Activist | Shark Awareness Week

Film director Eli Roth explains his journey from overcoming a childhood fear of sharks to becoming an advocate for their


August 12, 2020 0

Is Michael Muller Afraid of Sharks? | Shark Awareness Week

The deadliest species on the planet… kills over 100 million sharks every year. Healthy oceans need sharks. These ancient animals, which


August 10, 2020 0

Captain Alex goes Live!

Join us when Captain Alex Cornelissen goes live to tally the score of your efforts and generosity to get our


July 31, 2020 0

Back on Campaign!

After three months of self-quarantine measures taken to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Sea Shepherd ships Bob Barker and


July 15, 2020 0

The Critical Role of Sharks

Sharks are vital to the world ecosystem but sadly they face many threats. Sea Shepherd Australia’s Apex Harmony Campaign is


July 14, 2020 0

The Sea Shepherd Crew Needs YOU!

⚓ All hands on deck, all hands on deck! ⚓ Poachers on the horizon. We need your help to get us


July 9, 2020 0

Send Sea Shepherd Back to the Frontlines

✊ ALL HANDS ON DECK! ⚓ Sea Shepherd is ready to take on the poachers, but we need your help to


July 6, 2020 0

ALL HANDS ON DECK with Captain Peter Hammarstedt and Phil Wollen

While the rest of the world was on lockdown, POACHERS have continued decimating our oceans. Join us for a chat with


July 3, 2020 0

All Hands on Deck with Captain Alex Cornelissen

Captain Alex Cornelissen is calling for All Hands on Deck! Thanks to everyone who joined us for the live announcement today,


July 1, 2020 0

All Hands on Deck! Let’s Get Sea Shepherd Back to Sea

While the rest of the world was on lockdown, poachers have continued decimating our oceans. Sea Shepherd needs your help


July 1, 2020 0

MEET THE FLEET – Bob Barker

MEET THE FLEET – Bob Barker Sea Shepherd’s longest-serving vessel has long been an unstoppable force in the fight to protect


June 29, 2020 0

Return to Djulpan

Following on from the successful 2018 remote clean-up campaign, Sea Shepherd returns to the sacred shores of Djulpan in North-East


June 25, 2020 0

MEET THE FLEET – Martin Sheen

Sometimes in conservation what you need is a vessel capable of silently cruising, without disrupting the environment it is in,


June 22, 2020 0

Meet the Fleet – Sharpie

The fight to save a species requires courage, passion, and our most powerful ships. Sea Shepherd’s Sharpie is up to


June 15, 2020 0

For Sea Shepherd, Every Day is World Oceans Day

The oceans are the source of all life. They inspire us, they delight us, and they provide 70% of the


June 8, 2020 0

MEET THE FLEET – Sam Simon

Sea Shepherd’s specialized ships can be found in oceans around the world, protecting marine life against the threat of illegal


June 2, 2020 0

It’s That Time of Year Again

The whales have begun their highly anticipated annual migration along Australian coastlines. Now should be a time to celebrate, however, last


May 28, 2020 0

Endangered Species Week Feature Video: Vaquita

In the pristine waters of Mexico’s Upper Gulf of California, the most endangered marine mammal in the world faces extinction


May 15, 2020 0

Endangered Species Week Feature Video: Sharks

The deadliest threat in the oceans today… kills over 100 million sharks each year. Illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing is


May 13, 2020 0

Extinction is Forever: Sea Turtles

Sea turtles have roamed the earth and oceans for over 100 million years. They coexisted with dinosaurs and have survived


May 11, 2020 0

Cooking on the Sam! Chef Fabio’s Gnocchi Tutorial

Sea Shepherd’s Chief Cook Fabio Caccin onboard the M/Y Sam Simon shares his homemade gnocchi recipe with vegan Parmesan and


May 4, 2020 0

Sea Shepherd Celebrates Earth Day 2020

Happy Earth Day! ? Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. As we enter into a new era, our planet


April 22, 2020 0

Self-Quarantine Onboard Sea Shepherd’s Sam Simon

While under self-quarantine in the port of La Rochelle, Sea Shepherd’s Captain Alistair Allan and the crew of The MV


April 7, 2020 0

Five Years Ago Today: A Poaching Vessel Goes Down

Five years ago today, the rogue poaching vessel Thunder was scuttled by its own crew after a 110-day high-seas chase


April 6, 2020 0

The Mission | Operation Dolphin Bycatch

Over 11,000 dolphins and other marine wildlife are killed each year in France’s Bay of Biscay due to non-selective fishing


March 17, 2020 0

Shop to Support Sea Shepherd’s Mission to Defend, Conserve and Protect

You can make a difference for the oceans and show your support for our direct-action campaigns by wearing the same


March 9, 2020 0

A Change of Life: From Paris to the 5 Oceans

Meet Eliott, Sea Shepherd’s Chief Cook on board the Sam Simon! —- Sea Shepherd is an international, non-profit marine conservation organization that


March 6, 2020 0

Our Fight for the Dolphins

Sea Shepherd volunteers on land and on board the M/V Sam Simon spent several months in France’s Bay of Biscay


March 4, 2020 0

Together, we won!

When the Great Australian Bight was threatened by Big Oil, you didn’t give up. First BP pulled out, then Chevron, then


February 28, 2020 0

What’s next in the #FightfortheBight

The Great Australian Bight is one of the most pristine ocean environments on Earth and it’s an integral cultural site


February 14, 2020 0

Finning Operation Busted in The Gambia

On the 13th of January, while on a joint patrol with the Gambian Department of Fisheries and The Gambia Navy,


January 20, 2020 0

French Fishermen Eat a Dolphin

Dolphin steak “Made In France” — Sea Shepherd lifts the veil on a practice unknown to the general public. Help us


January 20, 2020 0

Dolphins Killed by Fishing Gear on Display in Paris

On January 14th, the bodies of two dolphins killed by fishing gear were found by Sea Shepherd volunteers washed up


January 17, 2020 0

Sea Shepherd Returns to the French Atlantic Coast for Dolphin ByCatch 3

In early 2019 Sea Shepherd vessels on patrol in France’s Bay of Biscay exposed the death of thousands of dolphins


January 8, 2020 0

2019: A HUGE year for the Oceans!

Thanks to your support, 2019 was our biggest year to date! With 33 campaigns, countless beach clean-up’s around the world,


January 7, 2020 0

Operation SISO: The Best FAD Killer

There is over 20,000km of plastic wire floating in the Mediterranean’s Tyrrhenian Sea off the coast of Italy. This plastic


December 3, 2019 0

Tribute to the M/Y Steve Irwin

For over a decade, The MV Steve Irwin was our flagship, taking us as far south as the Southern Ocean


November 20, 2019 0

Another Win for the Oceans in The Gambia

Sea Shepherd just completed a successful campaign in The Gambia, West Africa. Working in partnership with Gambian authorities from the


November 13, 2019 0

Before & After: Cleaning a Turtle Nesting Beach in Cabo Verde

Join Sea Shepherd’s fight, act now! https://www.facebook.com/donate/533977260735704/ One of the most important sea turtle nesting beaches in the


October 30, 2019 0

Operation Siso 2019: Sea Shepherd’s Campaign to Protect the Mediterranean Sea from Illegal Fishing

Sea Shepherd, with support from the Aeolian Islands Preservation Fund, is protecting the Mediterranean waters of the southern Tyrrhenian Sea


October 29, 2019 0

Ten fishing trawlers arrested for illegal fishing along the coast of The Gambia

Victory for the Oceans! Covert nighttime operations arrest ten poachers in Africa! The Gambia’s waters are rich in biodiversity, making them


October 17, 2019 0

Untrashing Djulpan

Untrashing Djulpan – A Sea Shepherd Film. “Ŋilmurru bukmak djäka wäŋawu – All of us together, looking after country. In 2018,


October 3, 2019 0

Stand With Us #FightForTheBight

A group of Australia’s surfing legends are standing with us in the #FightForTheBight at a critical point in history. Norweigan oil-giant


October 2, 2019 0

Help Us Protect Cabo Verde’s Sea Turtles

Act now! https://act.seashepherdglobal.org/turtles/ Every year, tons of discarded fishing gear wash up on the beaches of Cabo Verde


September 23, 2019 0

Shutting Down Poachers in The Gambia

Our patrols in The Gambia kick off with a bang. Within a week of starting our newest campaign against illegal fishing


September 17, 2019 0

Shutting Down Poachers in Africa

For the last four years, our ships and crew have patrolled African waters in search of poachers. Now, after 35 arrests,


September 16, 2019 0

West African Patrol Nets Another Trawler

Another poacher busted in The Gambia. Four days after launching ‘Operation Gambian Coastal Defense’, the Sam Simon has netted another trawler


September 9, 2019 0

Two Trawlers Arrested as Sea Shepherd Starts Patrols in The Gambia

In a joint operation in partnership with the government of The Gambia to tackle illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing


September 2, 2019 0

Sea Shepherd Crew Visited by a Minke Whale

While on patrol for poachers in Gabon, some of the crew of Sea Shepherd’s M/Y Bob Barker were surprised during


August 26, 2019 0

Untrashing Djulpan Trailer

Untrashing Djulpan – A Sea Shepherd Film “Ŋilmurru bukmak djäka wäŋawu – All of us together, looking after country.


August 20, 2019 0

Cleaning plastics from Moreton Island

This video tells the story of ten Sea Shepherd volunteers on a remote clean-up at Queensland’s Moreton Island (Moorgumpin) on


August 8, 2019 0

Vanguard of the Oceans: Sea Shepherd’s Partnership with Namibia

In April Sea Shepherd launched Operation Vanguard, our first campaign in partnership with Namibia’s Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources


August 6, 2019 0

Busted! Illegal Fishing Trawler Arrested in Gabon’s Marine Protected Area

One week after the announcement of Operation Albacore IV, a joint operation between Sea Shepherd and the Gabonese government to


July 29, 2019 0

Operation Siso: Protecting the Mediterranean Sea

Illegal and destructive fishing gear is responsible for the accelerated depletion of marine wildlife in the Mediterranean Sea. For the


July 18, 2019 0

Operation Albacore: Ready for a New Patrol

Between patrols for Operation Albacore, Sea Shepherd’s ship the M/Y Bob Barker returns briefly to port for maintenance and to


July 15, 2019 0

Operation Nyamba III: Returning to Protect Mayotte’s Turtles

Sea Shepherd has returned to Mayotte (Indian Ocean) for a third campaign to protect sea turtles — who come to


July 11, 2019 0

Albacore IV: Sea Shepherd Returns to Africa’s Largest Marine Protected Area

Two years after Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba declared the creation of nine new national marine parks and 11 new


July 10, 2019 0

Sea Shepherd Helps Rescue Shark from Illegal Driftnet

LATEST NEWS FROM OPERATION SISO: The crew of Sea Shepherd’s M/Y Sam Simon helped release a 3-meter long blue shark from


July 9, 2019 0

Sea Shepherd Retrieves iIllegal Driftnet in the Mediterranean

Marine wildlife in the waters around Italy’s Aeolian Islands can swim a bit easier now that Sea Shepherd’s crew onboard


July 4, 2019 0

Operation Siso: Sea Shepherd is Back in the Mediterranean

Sea Shepherd returns to the Mediterranean Sea with the M/Y Sam Simon to protect Italian waters from illegal, unreported, and


June 24, 2019 0

Sea Shepherd Launches Operation Guegou

In further expansion of our fight against Illegal fishing around Africa, Sea Shepherd, along with partner Eco-Benin and the Government


May 27, 2019 0

Sea Shepherd On Patrol: Under Dark Skies

Poachers don’t rest at night, so neither does Sea Shepherd! Our fleet patrols seas around the world to protect marine


May 17, 2019 0

The Spirit of Sola Stella

7000 miles, 47 crew members and 15 arrests since 2017…take a journey aboard the M/V Sam Simon with the crew,


May 6, 2019 0

Operation Dolphin ByCatch: End of Campaign

Since its launch in February, Sea Shepherd’s Dolphin Bycatch campaign has attracted worldwide press coverage exposing the tragic fate of


May 2, 2019 0

6 Years of Operation Siracusa

A poacher fishing with an illegal net in Zone C was arrested during Operation Siracusa, the Sea Shepherd campaign that


May 2, 2019 0

Operation Sola Stella: 15th Illegal Fishing Vessel Arrested

In a joint operation in partnership with the Liberian Ministry of National Defense to tackle illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU)


April 16, 2019 0

Operation Dolphin ByCatch: More Dolphins Killed in Nets

On April 6th Sea Shepherd crew filmed two more dead dolphins in the nets of trawlers who, just the day


April 9, 2019 0

Endangered Basking Shark Caught in Fishing Trawlers Net

Sea Shepherd crew observing industrial fishing vessels off the coast of Western France as part of Operation Dolphin ByCatch witness


April 4, 2019 0

Sound Of Sea

Sound Of Sea is a sound from the ocean. An S.O.S has been created from scratch by combining several sounds


April 4, 2019 0

Industrial Fishing: Plundering the Ocean

Our latest video, filmed during patrols for Operation ByCatch off the Atlantic coast of France, shows the true face of


April 1, 2019 0

Trawler caught fishing without pingers threatens Sea Shepherd

Another dolphin drowned in commercial fishing net confirms that trawlers aren’t using acoustic repellants. Two trawlers, the F/V Jérémi Simon and


March 25, 2019 0

Removing 4 Tons of Plastic from Turtle Nesting Beach

The nesting season for the vulnerable Loggerhead turtle is only a few months away, and one of their biggest nesting


March 18, 2019 0

Sea Shepherd Celebrates Our Women at Sea

In celebration of International Women’s Day, meet five of the amazing women crewing onboard Sea Shepherd’s M/Y Sam Simon: Virginie


March 8, 2019 0

Sea Shepherd captures footage of dolphins killed in fishing nets off French Atlantic Coast

A dolphin killed in the net of French fishing trawlers was captured on film just before dawn on Wednesday, February


March 1, 2019 0

Dead Dolphins on the French Coast: Sea Shepherd France Begins Patrols

Every year thousands of dolphins are found dead off the Atlantic coast of France. Several hundred bodies have already been


February 20, 2019 0

Defend, Conserve, Protect the Great Australian Bight

In March 2018, Sea Shepherd Australia invited scientists from the South Australian Government to accompany them on a science expedition


February 14, 2019 0

Sea Shepherd Receives Highest Military Honor

On the 11th of February, Sea Shepherd was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) by Liberian President Dr. George Manneh


February 12, 2019 0

A Calm Day on Patrol in Liberia

Captain Alistair Allan of Sea Shepherd’s M/Y Sam Simon describes how Liberian waters have recovered from overfishing thanks to the


February 8, 2019 0

2019 Update from Captain Alex Cornelissen

A message from Sea Shepherd Global CEO Captain Alex Cornelissen from our Amsterdam headquarters to kick off the upcoming direct-action


January 16, 2019 0

Standing Up for Sharks

From the front lines in Liberia, West Africa, Sea Shepherd crew on board the Sam Simon share their reasons for


January 3, 2019 0

Patrolling East Africa for Poachers

With its fast speed and easy maneuverability, Sea Shepherd’s flagship The MV Ocean Warrior is the perfect vessel for protecting


December 31, 2018 0

The End of Japan’s Antarctic Whaling

December 26th, 2018, the Japanese government announced their retreat out of the Southern Ocean, bringing their infamous, so-called “scientific” whaling


December 27, 2018 0

Operation Apex Harmony: Just A Bird?

To some this may be “just a bird”. But this bird, a cormorant found deceased in a shark net at


December 13, 2018 0

Stop the Shark Killers Now: Extinction is Forever

YOU CAN HELP SEA SHEPHERD’S FLEET STOP THE SHARK KILLERS: http://sharks.seashepherdglobal.org/ Sea Shepherd stops the slaughter of hundreds of


December 5, 2018 0

Defend | Conserve | Protect

Sea Shepherd is an international, non-profit marine conservation organization that engages in direct action campaigns to defend wildlife, and conserve


November 30, 2018 0

Operation Sola Stella 3: Fish Poachers Arrested

Despite great efforts to conceal its identity, the 32-meter trawler Bonheur was intercepted by the Liberian Coast Guard on board


November 22, 2018 0

Caught in a Storm

A few days ago, on its way back to port, The MV Bob Barker and her crew had to pass


November 14, 2018 0

Sea Shepherd’s Part-Time Heroes

Are You Ready to Become a Part-Time Hero for the Oceans? Sea Shepherd is made up of ordinary people taking


November 8, 2018 0

Keeping Tanzanian Waters Free from Poachers

The Vigilance of Patrols in Tanzania Continue to Protect African Marine Wildlife After a few months of maintenance, the M/Y


October 25, 2018 0