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SEA SHEPHERD UK

We are Sea Shepherd UK
Sea Shepherd UK is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization...
Established in 1977, our mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. We use innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately balanced ocean ecosystems, Sea Shepherd UK works to ensure their survival for future generations.
 
We are Sea Shepherd
Sea Shepherd UK is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization.
 
How to Support Sea Shepherd UK
How to Support Sea Shepherd UK
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FEATURED VIDEOS
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Sea Shepherd News
Sea Shepherd News

Sea Shepherd UK calls on cruise ship companies to postpone future voyages to the Faroe Islands

Sea Shepherd is calling on cruise companies visiting the Faroe Islands to show their opposition to the hunting of hundreds of pilot whales and dolphins each year by removing the Faroe Islands from...
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SDI and Sea Shepherd UK launch the first accredited ‘GHOSTNET RECOVERY’ speciality course

Scuba Diving International (SDI) and Sea Shepherd team up to develop and launch the first accredited ‘GHOSTNET RECOVERY’ speciality course PRESS RELEASE – 16 th August 2019 Scuba Diving...
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Forest Green Rovers launches a Sea Shepherd-inspired third kit

Forest Green Rovers have unveiled a striking new third kit for their cup games, inspired by Sea Shepherd – and to help raise vital funds for our work. Omar Todd, Global Director of Special...
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Victory for Whales as Iceland Delays Whaling Permit

Over 150 Fin Whales Spared from Slaughter in 2019. Reykjavik, Iceland – June 8th, 2019 – In a significant win for cetaceans, the government of Iceland has not issued a permit to allow Hvalur Hf to...
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Operation Northern Exposure

Sea Shepherd Announces a New Campaign to Expose Illegal Whaling by the Notorious Captain Ahab of Iceland. Sea Shepherd Iceland in partnership with Sea Shepherd U.K. and Sea Shepherd France are...
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Sea Shepherd Welcomes the end of Whaling in the Southern Ocean

Sea Shepherd’s Statement on Japan’s Decision to Commercially Slaughter Whales. Photo Credit: Sea Shepherd & Barbara Veiga Los Angeles, California – December 26 th , 2018 – Since 2002, Sea Shepherd...
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Taiwanese Captain Sentenced 20 Years for Shark Finning in Tanzania

The owner and captain of the Malaysian-flagged fishing vessel (F/V) Buah Naga 1 that was boarded and arrested by Tanzanian law enforcement agents as part of Operation Jodari have pleaded guilty to...
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Sea Shepherd’s flagship the M/Y Steve Irwin retires after a life defending the oceans

Sea Shepherd’s flagship vessel the M/Y Steve Irwin has conducted multiple campaigns in defense of the world’s oceans, from protecting pilot whales in the Faroes, blue fin tuna in the Mediterranean,...
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Foreign Industrial Trawler Arrested as Sea Shepherd Launches Renewed Partnership with Liberia

In a joint operation with the Liberian Ministry of National Defense to tackle illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the Republic of Liberia, West Africa, Sea Shepherd assisted the...
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Commentary/Editorials
Commentary/Editorials

The Most Dangerous Single Source of Ocean Plastic No One Wants to Talk About

Did you give up eating fish for “Plastic Free July”? Chances are you probably didn’t, because no one told you the truth about where most of the plastic in our oceans comes from, and how our meal...
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Murder Most Foul in the Faroe Islands

Commentary by Captain Paul Watson The Serial Killers of the Danish Faroe Islands have murdered 536 Long Finned Pilot Whales and 7 Atlantic White Sided Dolphins so far in 2019. Why do I call this...
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Why a Calm Day on Patrol is a Good Day on Patrol

Commentary by Sea Shepherd Captain Alistair Allan of the M/Y Sam Simon Liberia, West Africa – It’s another cloudless day and the blue water shimmers under the relentless assault from the sun....
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