CRAPPING ON COSTA RICA – CAPTAIN’S BLOG 15

I took a call last week from a Journalist in Costa Rica, and he had an interesting take on Costa Rica’s impending (or attempted) extradition of Paul Watson.  He was adamant that all the nonsense about Costa Ricans being bandied about by others is hurting Watson’s cause, should the extradition ever be successful.   He also […]

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FAROES PERSPECTIVE ON THE GRIND – CAPTAIN’S BLOG 14

“This note is from Rúni Nielsen, who is Faroese, opposed to the Grind, and keen to see an end to their whaling.  But he has a different view to how this will be best achieved.  And i tend to agree with him.  (pete) I am Rúni Nielsen – one of ECO’s chapter leaders in the […]

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DIVE NZ / DIVE PACIFIC MAGAZINES – INTERVIEW WITH PETE BETHUNE

Dive NZ / Dive Pacific magazines – August/September – Issue 131 Read the published interview: http://nz.zinio.com/browse/publications/index.jsp?productId=293230981# Dive Magazine (DM): Pete what are the objectives of your new conservation project in Africa?  Pete Bethune (PB): East and West Africa have a growing problem of pirate fishing by foreign vessels. The region is estimated to have over […]

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ON THE RUN – CAPTAIN’S BLOG 13

The recent escalation of legal action against Sea Shepherd heralds a definite shift in tactics by governments against activists, and it perhaps has implications for many groups involved in protest initiatives where boundaries are pushed. Firstly, there is no question that Sea Shepherd has set a benchmark for aggressive tactics to get their message across, […]

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