Is Austral Fisheries Legitimizing Sea Shepherd? In Pursuit of the Thunder

For the past 100 days Sea Shepherd’s flagship the Bob Barker has been chasing an illegal fishing vessel caught taking valuable Patagonian toothfish from Australian territorial waters off Heard Island in the Southern Ocean. The two ships were off the west coast of central Africa. Carter said although neither Sea Shepherd nor Austral could do much apart from pressure the illegal vessel FV Thunder, he had been “impressed” by the group’s commitment and wanted to help. Read the rest here 10:01

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