After they pinpoint the fleet's location, the Captain raises the stakes and plans for another boarding.
Whale Wars is a weekly American documentary-style reality television series that premiered on November 7, 2008 on the Animal Planet cable channel.
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PETER HAMMERSTEDT: Well I first found out about Sea Shepherd when I was about 14 years old. I've been to the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in Canada to try to stop the seal hunt. But what I really, really feel passionate about is stopping whaling once and for all.
The program premiered on November 7, 2008, on the Animal Planet cable channel and follows events on the vessel MY Steve Irwin as the group attempts to deter the hunting of Minke, Humpback and Fin whales in the Southern Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and North Atlantic.OCEAN WARRIORS weaves stories of courage and conflict, from the Antarctic's remote Southern Ocean, to the coral reefs of Tanzania and the vast tuna fisheries of the Western Pacific. See full summary » Seen through the eyes of activist Peter Jay Brown, Confessions grants the viewer an intimate look at shipboard life amongst these self proclaimed animal saviors and sea rebels who shaped ...See full summary » A documentary on Paul Watson, who takes the law into his own hands on the open seas, confronting, by any nonviolent means necessary, the hunters who indiscriminately slaughter whales, seals...PETER HAMMERSTEDT: We're going straight down from Melbourne, Australia.We'll go down pretty much due south until we reach the ice off the Antarctic coast, at which point, we'll start looking for the Japanese whalers. And we've got enough fuel that as soon as we find the whalers we'll be able to keep up with them for several weeks. This will be my fifth holiday season that I'll be spending away from my family.