Documenting the Slaughter in the Southern Ocean (video)

Tim Watters, a photographer aboard The Steve Irwin, gives his personal account of finding the Nisshin Maru and documenting the grisly scene aboard the decks of the factory vessel. On the 5th of January, The Steve Irwin’s helicopter found the Nisshin Maru with three protected Minke Whales on its decks, dead and awaiting butchering. The decks were smeared with the blood and remains of a fourth whose body had already been carved and processed into uniform pieces of meat, with the undesirable selections dragged across the decks and tossed overboard.

Operation Relentless is Sea Shepherd’s tenth Antarctic Whale Defence Campaign to intervene in the illegal slaughter of protected and endangered whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary by the Japanese whaling fleet. In our previous nine campaigns, Sea Shepherd has saved the lives of over 4,500 whales.

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  • Rudy de Kieviet

    Hoi, kwam dit tegen op je blog en wil je graag wijzen op mijn eigen blog. In september vlieg ik naar Taiji Japan om als Cove Guardian deel te nemen aan de Sea Shepherd operatie Infinite Patience en kan alle steun gebruiken die ik daarvoor kan krijgen. Ik ben tijdens mijn voorbereidingen en de operatie zelf te volgen op //rudycoveguardian.blogspot.nl/

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