Australia abandons Whale Sanctuary to Japan

3.3.14 | LAST night, Sunday March 2, the Sea Shepherd conservation ship The Bob Barker was ambushed by two harpoon vessels of the Japanese whaling fleet in an unprovoked attack inside the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

Cancellation of MoUs a step back in animal welfare

28.2.14 | RSPCA Australia is disappointed at the announcement today from the Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, that Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) will no longer be required for new overseas export markets before Australian livestock can be exported.

People power fuels fight to stop dredge spoil dump on Reef

28.2.14 | THE Fight for the Reef campaign today welcomed the start of people-power-fuelled legal action to stop three million cubic metres of Abbot Point dredge spoil being dumped in Reef waters.

Sea Shepherd ambushed by whalers in night attack

24.2.14 | The Japanese whaling fleet launches an unprovoked six-hour attack on The Bob Barker overnight, Sea Shepherd Australia has reported this morning.