Sea Shepherd Australia recently got in touch asking us if we could donate some biodegradable plates, cutlery and napkins for a brunch fundraising event on the 19th of May, in which they catered for approximately 150 people.
|One of our organic cotton finger puppets became a stowaway.|
We miss you Tommy Turtle. Have a safe adventure!
Currently all three of their ships are docked at a Melbourne pier while undergoing repairs from their confrontations at sea.
Their last campaign (ninth in total) Operation Zero Tolerance saw them save the lives of 932 threatened, endangered and protected whales.
Sea Shepherd Australia Director Jeff Hansen says on their website that the group was elated that they have delivered the worst season to date to whale poachers from Japan.
|One of the Sea Shepherd ships in action.|
"By targeting protected and endangered whales in a whale sanctuary and risking massive oil spills in the pristine Antarctic wilderness, they are showing the world their contempt for ocean life and for the global community who has consistently called for an end to whaling."
|We were over a dozen companies asked to donate.|
The television series Whale Wars documents the work of the Sea Shepherd team and is one of the highest rating shows on Animal Planet on Foxtel. Sea Shepherd’s direct-action interventions have saved the lives of more than 4,500 whales and exposed illegal Japanese whaling to the world. It's next campaign to be run in 2013/14 is named Operation Relentless.