What really happened in the tragic Rena grounding in New Zealand. A great video of government inaction, corporate negligence, and a community finally taking over what has become New Zealand’s worst ever environmental disaster. Watch on YouTube ame>
The devastating Rena shipwreck off New Zealand spilt hundreds of tons of heavy fuel oil onto the pristine Bay of Plenty Coastline, and wreaked havoc on the birds, seals, penguins and wildlife. This short video tells a sorry tale of government inaction and locals taking matters into their own hands.
In Orland to support Colleen Gorman and the Orca Project outside the courtroom in Orlando during the OHSA/SeaWord hearing after yet another death of a trainer. Orcas do not belong in captivity…another horror is waiting to happen.
Earthrace is raising funds for more TV and newspaper ads to support Colin Riddell and Bob Irwin’s campaign to protect Australian dugongs and sea turtles. If you would like to donate, you can read more here
This interview with David Kirby, author of ‘Death at SeaWorld’, and ex-trainer, Carol Ray, went out while Pete and the team were in Orlando at the OHSA SeaWorld hearing, there to support Colleen Gorman and the Orca Project. This was all happening during IMADA week dedicated to anti-cetacean captivity. Related to:
Pete was invited to a press conference in Queensland organised by Colin Riddell (http://dugongandturtles.webs.com) in Spring 2011 where he talked about the need for increased protection for both species. Now we’re raising money to buy more airtime and newspaper ads for Colin’s campaign.www.earthraceconservation.org/protecting-australias-dugongs-and-sea-turtles Watch on YouTube
Pete went to Australia to support Colin Riddell (http://dugongandturtles.webs.com) with his campaign to protect Australia’s dugongs and sea turtles. Now we’re raising money to buy more airtime and newspaper ads for Colin’s campaign.www.earthraceconservation.org/protecting-australias-dugongs-and-sea-turtles Watch on YouTube
The full story of Pete in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, his imprisonment and how it feels to be back home.
In Trinidad, a horrifying legal turtle hunting season sees endangered sea turtles left on their backs alive sometimes for weeks, waiting to be taken to market. Here, Pete talks to One to One about the situation there, and about other marine conservation issues. Watch on YouTube