In spite of worldwide outcry, this activity continues to be a yearly event …. this is so wrong. Faraoe Islands … STOP!!
The Danish authorities have taken four of Sea Shepherd’s small fast boats during this year’s campaign to disrupt the ‘driven hunt’ of pilot whales and dolphins.
Sea Shepherd urgently needs to replace their small boats in order to continue to disrupt this ‘driven hunt:’
Each year “the grind” (“the Grindadráp”) threatens the lives of hundreds of pilot whales and other dolphins.
Pictures: Courtesy of Sea Shepherd
Entire pods of these magnificent animals are brutally and senselessly slaughtered in the Faroe Islands. Like the infamous drive hunts in Taiji, Japan, “the grind” is a blood-red stain on these otherwise pristine waters.
Sea Shepherd, the leading direct-action marine conservation organization in the world, has led the opposition to “the grind” since the 1980s. This year, Sea Shepherd volunteers descended on the Faroe Islands, with three Sea Shepherd ships in the Faroes driving away any approaching pods of…
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