21 May '11, 5am
Greenpeace Eats Whales to "Save" Them - Sea Shepherd: via @addthis
It is also shameful that Paul Watson chooses to criticize Greenpeace for not finding the whaling fleet, when the our ship, the Esperanza, spent days answering distress calls in the Southern Ocean - in one case to help Sea Shepherd's own ships when two of their crew went missing in a small boat for eight hours. The second occasion was when the Japanese spotter ship the Kaiko Maru sent out a distress call, following a collision with Sea Shepherd vessels. The Esperanza is now currently on scene with the disabled Nisshin Maru whaling ship, standing by help tow the vessel out of danger and away from the pristine Antarctic environment. Whaling will not end only by our sending ships to the Southern Ocean. We believe that by also engaging with the Japanese people, 92% of whom do not even know that the Japanese government sends a whaling fleet to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary ...