15 Jul '11, 8pm

Sea Shepherd gets Delayed by Tuna Killers from Launching Operation Ferocious Isles

Sea Shepherd gets Delayed by Tuna Killers from Launching Operation Ferocious Isles “If it’s not something, it’s something else!” ~ Gilda Radner, as "Roseanne Roseannadanna" Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s campaigns are often unpredictable, and they must always be prepared for obstacles, hurdles, ambushes, and blindsided sucker punches. Just as they were about to depart Lerwick in the Shetland Islands to launch the Operation Ferocious Isles campaign against the illegal slaughter of pilot whales, two court officials from Aberdeen arrived at the Sea Shepherd ship Steve Irwin . The officials served Sea Shepherd with a detainment notice because Fish & Fish, a Maltese fishing company, filed a civil suit in the British Court alleging that Sea Shepherd damaged property they claim to own. Fish & Fish are specifically referring to damage they allege was done to bluefin tuna fish...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/2011/07/15/sea-...

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