Sea the Facts 2019

Sea Shepherd groups around the world launched or continued a record 33 direct action campaigns in 2019 including:

Operation Mjolnir – Documenting the killing of Fin whales in Icelandic waters

Operation Bloody Fjords - Exposing the killing of dolphins and pilot whales in the Faroes

Ghostnet Campaign - Removing lost and discarded fishing gear from coastal waters

Marine Debris Campaign - Cleaning beaches of plastics and other hazardous debris

Operation Albacore - The fourth campaign to stop illegal fishing in Gabon

Operation Sola Stella - Sea Shepherd combats illegal fishing in Liberia

Operation Vanguard - Sea Shepherd partners with Namibia to combat fisheries crime

Operation Gambian Coastal Defense - Partnership to Protect Gambia’s Marine Wildlife

Operation Guegou - Partnership to stop illegal fishing in Benin

Operation Milagro - In defense of the highly endangered Vaquita porpoise

Operation Nyamba - Protecting sea turtles on the French island of Mayotte

Operation Good Pirates - Hurricane Dorian relief campaign

Operation Jairo - Protecting nesting sea turtles and their eggs from poachers

Operation SISO - Against illegal fishing in the Mediterranean Sea

Operation Backbone - Protecting herring stocks in the Salish Sea

Operation Divinia Guadalupe - Beaked whale research

Operation Apex Harmony - To end shark culling in Australian waters

Operation Clean Waves - Tackling Ocean Pollution and Reef Health in Island Nations

Operation Treasured Islands - Anti-Poaching & Research

Operation Siracusa - Defending the Plemmirio Marine Reserve

Operation Dolphin Bycatch - Exposing dolphin bycatch on France's Atlantic Coast

Operation 404 - To end cetacean captivity worldwide

Operation Virus Hunter - For wild Salmon in British Columbia

Operation Pahu - Protecting the endangered Hector's dolphin

Operation Jeedara - Defending the Great Australian Bight

Operation Reef Defense - Protecting Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Operation Jodari - Partnership to combat illegal fishing in Tanzania

Perkunas Campaign - Defending Harbor Porpoises in the Baltic Sea

Cabo Verde Cleanup – Clearing plastic waste from Sea Turtle nesting areas