Gallery: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Uses Airborne Drone to Hunt ...

 

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is infamous in whale protection circles for its hard-edged tactics in defending marine wildlife. In the past, the group has scuttled and disabled whaling vessels docked in ports, rammed other ships, and attempt to board fleets at sea. Their aggressive actions are seen by many conservationists as bold, but by the American, Canadian and Japanese governments, their methods have brought many to consider them as terrorists. However, their battle against whalers has taken a new turn, as the group announced they now have a drone to spot, track, and stop whaling fleets.

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  1. GreatEmerald December 27, 2011 at 6:09 am

    I can understand both sides of the argument. Perhaps Sea Shepherd’s methods are rather extreme, but they seem to be effective. It’s strange that there are still any whalers these days at all and that it’s not regulated as strictly as it should…

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