07 Apr '11, 11pm

The Changing of our Colors New commentary by @captpaulwatson ! - #seashepherd

The Changing of our Colors New commentary by @captpaulwatson ! - #seashepherd

Commentary by Captain Paul Watson Design by Michael Beasley. Preview of the Bob Barker after paint job is completed Our “black ships” have served their purpose. Since 2002, our ships have been painted black with the objective of driving the Japanese whaling fleet from the waters of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. The color black served four purposes for the Sea Shepherd fleet. First, it’s an intimidating color, and up against the superior number of ships in the whaling fleet, I felt we should be as intimidating as possible. The black ships, coupled with our own Jolly Roger, lent an air of intimidation. Secondly, the color black absorbs heat and this helped conserve energy in an environment with 24-hour sunlight, but a close to zero degrees climate. Added to intimidation and keeping warm, we had a third factor…the black ships have long been a part of Japanese culture si...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/editorial-11040...

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Why Glass Comes in Different Colors

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earth911.com 08 Apr '11, 7am

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The Slaughter has Begun in the Ferocious Isles - #seashepherd

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seashepherd.org 08 Apr '11, 7pm

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Sea Shepherd Fleet sets sail for summer Campaigns - #seashepherd

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seashepherd.org 14 Apr '11, 8pm

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