ROWING 4 REEFS’ DARYL FARMER READY FOR START OF GREAT PACIFIC RACE

Posted 5:09am 8th June 2014 BRITON, DARYL FARMER, READY FOR START OF 2400 MILE SINGLE-HANDED OCEAN ROW (MOSTLY NAKED) ACROSS PACIFIC TO SUPPORT OCEAN CONSERVATION AND CANCER RESEARCH Support for Daryl comes from International singer, Peter Andre; New Zealand International rower, Rob Hamill; and Earthrace founder, Pete Bethune It’s been called ‘the last great race […]

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EARTHRACE, JOSS STONE & TIKI TAANE SAVING BIRDS & PLANTING TREES

Waikato, New Zealand, 28 April 2014 Superstar songbird Joss Stone somehow managed to find time in her whistle stop trip to New Zealand as part of her world tour to visit an island in the Waikato river where she planted trees with Pete Bethune of Earthrace and fellow musician, Tiki Taane, that will offer a […]

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PETE BETHUNE APPLAUDS INTERNATIONAL COURT VERDICT ON JAPANESE WHALING

Posted 10:4pm 31st March 2014 Pete Bethune, Earthrace Conservation, applauds International court verdict on Japanese whaling. The International Court of Justice in The Hague today (Monday, 31 March 2014) found in favor of Australia and New Zealand in the court case against Japan’s so-called Research Whaling in Antarctica. Earthrace Conservation founder Pete Bethune, who was […]

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BETHUNE CALLS FOR MARINE INDUSTRY SUPPORT FOR ROWING4REEFS

WORLD POWERBOAT SPEED RECORD HOLDER PETE BETHUNE OF EARTHRACE, CALLS FOR MARINE INDUSTRY SUPPORT FOR ‘CRAZY BRIT’ IN SINGLE-HANDED PACIFIC ROW In 2008, Pete Bethune and his boat, Earthrace, set a new world speed record for a powerboat circumnavigating the globe. Sadly, ‘Earthrace’ itself is no more, sunk in January 2010 after being rammed by […]

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SPERM WHALE STRANDING IN THE FAROE ISLANDS

Sunday 23 November Four sperm whales had been seen swimming and playing off the coast when a big storm with winds up to 108 mph hit the Islands on Tuesday night. On Wednesday, it was reported that three had stranded in shallow water between the islands of Streymoy and Esturoy in the Faroe Islands. A […]

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LA MALDICIÓN DE LA PESCA ILLEGAL – MISIÓN PIRATA

9 Noviembre, 2013 LA MALDICIÓN DE LA PESCA ILLEGAL – MISIÓN PIRATA EARTHRACE, MINAE Y PRETOMA SE UNEN EN COSTA RICA PARA LA MISIÓN PIRATA Earthrace, la organización conservacionista marina, acaba de volver de una exitosa operación de tres meses, Misión Pirata, que se realizó en Costa Rica y tuvo como objetivo una cantidad de […]

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EARTHRACE LAUNCHES ‘BE OCEAN RESPONSIBLE’ CAMPAIGN

EARTHRACE LAUNCHES ‘BE OCEAN RESPONSIBLE’ CAMPAIGN ON WORLD RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL DAY LOOK BEFORE YOU BOOK #beoceanresponsible #lookb4ubook https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.746245645392635.1073741828.209… Phrases like ‘responsible travel’ and ‘ethical tourism’ are increasingly used by the travel trade and media. Traveling ‘ethically’ more usually refers issues such as our carbon footprint or supporting local enterprises, and this year, water consumption was […]

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CLUBBING’S NO ADVENTURE SAY 80,000 SEALS

News release for issue Sunday 27 October 2013 80,000 SEAL PUPS SAY CLUBBING’S NO ADVENTURE AS ATTA SUMMIT BEGINS IN NAMIBIA The decision by the Adventure Travel Trade Association to hold their annual Adventure Travel World Summit in Namibia this year has angered and disappointed campaigning organisations like Earthrace Conservation and The Seals of Nam. […]

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THE CURSE OF ILLEGAL FISHING – MISSION PIRATA

EARTHRACE, MINAE AND PRETOMA TEAM UP IN COSTA RICA FOR MISSION PIRATA Marine conservation organisation, Earthrace, has just returned from a successful three-month operation, ‘Mission Pirata’, in Costa Rica targeting a number of issues including illegal fishing. As a result of the team’s activities, a number of prosecutions of persons engaged in illegal fishing activities […]

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FAROE ISLAND WHALE HUNTERS WILL NEED ‘LICENCE TO KILL’ FROM 2015

AFTER 125 PILOT WHALES DIE IN FAROE ISLANDS, NEWS FROM EARTHRACE THAT HUNTERS WILL NEED ‘LICENCE TO KILL’ FROM 2015 The first grind of the year has taken place in the Faroe Islands. A total of 125 pilot whales were killed last week (Monday 22 July) after the pod was spotted the previous evening and […]

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HORROR OF NAMBIA’S SEAL CULL

Posted 9:37pm 4th July 2013 Earthrace Conservation today (Thursday 4th July) released graphic footage captured by covert filming of the annual seal cull on one of Namibia’s highest security beaches, Atlas Bay, a lucrative diamond mining area. The footage shows dozens of seal pups being driven across the beach to be clubbed to death by […]

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PETE BETHUNE AND SEA SHEPHERD SETTLE LONG RUNNING LEGAL DISPUTE

  ISSUED FROM AUCKLAND, New Zealand and FRIDAY HARBOR, Washington State Pete Bethune, founder of Earthrace Conservation, and Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, have reached an agreement following arbitration in their long-running legal dispute. The agreement, which involved a financial settlement to Bethune, also provided that he will assist Sea Shepherd to help ensure Paul Watson […]

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