Sea Shepherd Drone Shot Down

12/29/2017
Poachers in the Gulf of Mexico have reached a new level of violence after shooting down a Sea Shepherd drone for the first time. Sea Shepherd ships were in the Sea of Cortez as part of a Operation Milagro IV to save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise and endangered totoaba bass from illegal ...
12/27/2017
Various drones have been employed to patrol the Gulf, also known as the Sea of Cortez, to combat illegal fishing and save the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise. Sea Shepherd, which has been the target of demonstrations by fishermen in the past, said the Christmas ...
According to the Los Angeles Times, a U.S. conservation group called Sea Shepherd has had two ships stationed in the Sea of Cortez and has tirelessly worked to save the endangered vaquita porpoise from extinction. The local poachers catch and sell yet another endangered species, the totoaba fish, ...
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, an ocean conservation group based out of Burbank, Calif., claims one of its drones was shot down by poachers on Sunday night over the Gulf of California. According to the group, its vessel was patrolling for poachers of the endangered vaquita porpoise and totoaba ...
Various drones have been employed to patrol the Gulf, also known as the Sea of Cortez, to combat illegal fishing and save the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise. Sea Shepherd has been the target of demonstrations by fishermen in the past, but said the Christmas Eve ...
12/26/2017
The vessel is currently in the Upper Gulf for Operation Milagro IV, to protect the critically endangered vaquita porpoise and totoaba bass. Captain Benoit Sandjian directed the Sea Shepherd crew to fly the night vision drone to investigate the targets. Three skiffs were moving through the gill net exclusion ...
Tensions between poachers and conservationists in the Gulf of California escalated over the weekend after a fisherman shot down a drone being used to monitor illegal activities. The drone belonged to the U.S. conservation group Sea Shepherd, which has two ships in the northern part of the Sea of ...
Humpback whales, sea lions, sea turtles, whale sharks and a great white shark have also been found trapped in the nets. When animals are found alive, they are set free. “It's delicate situation,” Watson said. “The fishermen don't have fish and are desperate for something that is worth so much money.
A drone operated by ocean conservation group Sea Shepherd was shot down in the Gulf of California, Mexico, on Christmas Eve. The vessel is currently in the Upper Gulf to protect the critically endangered vaquita porpoise and totoaba bass. The organization reports that its vessel M/V John Paul ...

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