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Surviving Earth - mass suicide prevention. Theatrical trailer 2014 (inde doco)

Surviving Earth - mass suicide prevention. This is the theatrical trailer for Surviving Earth (2014); an independent Australian made documentary featuring Prof. Tim Flannery, Prof. Ian Lowe, Dr. Ian Dunlop, Prof. Paul Ehrlich and Bindi Irwin among others on the topics of resource depletion. climate change adaptation / mitigation and population overshoot. To be released later in 2014. Distribution enquiries welcome.

Directed by Peter Charles Downey.
Produced by PCD, Peter Erb, Chris Erb.



Barnett's war on nature with the shark cull rages on

Moses Rocks, Western Australia, 8:20am AWST February 22, 2014 Jeff Hansen, Managing Director, Sea Shepherd Australia reports: A Tiger Shark was pulled up by the South West fishing contractor this morning. The male Tiger Shark had his tail all entangled in rope and was severely distressed, so much so that he threw up his entire stomach out of his body. This effectively left a heap of oil and fishy substance in the water.


Senate moves for stronger government action against the Japanese whaling fleet

The Australian Government has an official policy of opposing the Japanese whaling operation in the southern ocean whale sanctuary, but officially it is very quiet. Not so much as a peep from the media releases on the Federal Minister for the Environment Tony Burke MP or the Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Senator Bob Carr's websites. This is despite several ship collisions between ships of the Japanese whaling fleet and 3 Sea Shepherd Australia vessels that have already occurred near Antarctica in the Australian Antarctic Territory and in Australia's marine search and rescue zone.

Japanese whalers escalate dangerous attacks on Sea Shepherd in refueling attempt

More ship collisions have occurred in the Southern ocean with the Nisshin Maru ramming the Bob Barker up against the fuel tanker Sun Laurel while blasting the ship with water cannon to try and flood their engines and exploding concussion grenades on the decks of the Bob Barker and the Sun Laurel.

Related: Sea Shepherd: Whaling Factory ship rams Korean Fuel Tanker and 3 activist ships | Video: Nisshin Maru whaling factory ship bearing down on Sea Shepherd Sam Simon | Whaling Fleet committed multiple breaches of international law says Sea Shepherd Director Bob Brown | Human rights of Tanker crew under question as Japan suspends Whaling in Antarctica

Whaling fleet committed multiple breaches of international law, says Sea Shepherd Director Bob Brown

One of the Directors of Sea Shepherd Australia, Bob Brown conducted an interview Wednesday afternoon in which he called for the Australian Government to intercede directly with Tokyo over the Nisshin Maru ramming of 4 ships in the Southern Ocean and also called for an Australian naval presence to uphold international law in Antarctic waters. Bob Brown is a former leader of the Australian Greens and a former Tasmanian Senator.

Sea Shepherd: Whaling factory ship rams Korean fuel tanker and 3 activist ships

Update 25 Feb 2013: Japanese Whalers escalate dangerous attacks on Sea Shepherd in refueling attempt

20 Feb 2013: In the Southern Ocean tempers are fraying over whaling with Sea Shepherd hindering all attempts to slaughter whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sancturay in their Zero Tolerance campaign this year being run from the Australian Sea Shepherd Organisation. A Major confrontation erupted today north of the Australian Casey Antarctic Base when Sea Shepherd used it's vessels to prevent the Nisshin Maru Whaling Factory Ship coming alongside the Panama registered Korean fuel supply ship the Sun Laurel.

Related: Whaling Fleet committed multiple breaches of international law says Sea Shepherd Director Bob Brown


Sea Shepherd's Steve Irwin on its way to save the Kimberley's coast amidst allegations of sham politics to build the Gas Hub

Gerry Georgatos
The Sea Shepherd, Aboriginal Elders, Dr Bob Brown, the Australian Greens and Kimberley residents have condemned the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) report and recommendations on the proposal to give the go-ahead for the Browse Basin gas hub at James Price Point, and they described the environmental assessment process "as a sham."

"This report and (the) recommendations need to be rejected by the Federal Government. How can anyone expect the results of this sham of a process to be taken seriously?"


Captain Paul Watson arrested In Frankfurt, Germany on warrant issued by Costa Rica

May 13th Press Release Captain Paul Watson was arrested yesterday in Germany for extradition to Costa Rica. The German police have said that the warrant for Captain Watson’s arrest is in response to an alleged violation of ships traffic in Costa Rica, which occurred during the filming of Sharkwater in 2002. The specific “violation of ships traffic” incident took place on the high seas in Guatemalan waters, when Sea Shepherd encountered an illegal shark finning operation, run by a Costa Rican ship called the Varadero.

Japanese whaling fleet abandons further hunting this season

Sea Shepherd are reporting that the Japanese whaling fleet is heading home, with the season coming to an end with weather starting to worsen. Sea Shepherd have again been effective in reducing the lethal efficiency of the illegal Japanese commercial whaling operation that uses a scientific loophole in the International Whaling Commission that allows them to slaughter whales for 'research' and sell the meat as part of their commercial operation.