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Sea Shepherd Global announces its 2015 Faroe Islands pilot whale defense campaign, Operation Sleppid Grindini. From June 14 through to October, Sea Shepherd crewmembers from around the world will return to the Danish Faroe Islands to once again halt the mass slaughter of long-finned pilot whales and other small cetaceans in the region.
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On Thursday July 23 2015, 250 pilot whales were slaughtered in the Faroe Islands.
Since then, people from all around the world have been asking what they can do to help stop the slaughter, and how they can stand up for the pilot whales of the Faroe Islands, and for the 7 Sea Shepherd crewmembers who have been arrested for defending them.
WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT HOW YOU CAN #StandUp250 - COMING SOON.
WARNING: GRAPHIC. Mass Slaughter Of Pilot Whales In The Faroe Islands. Sea Shepherd Crew Arrested.
On July 23 2015, approximately 250 pilot whales were slaughtered on the killing beaches of the Faroe Islands. The slaughters, known by the traditional Faroese term ‘grindadráp, took place in two separate drive hunts at Bøur and Tórshavn, making this the single, bloodiest day in the archipelago this year.
Three Sea Shepherd crewmembers have been arrested and another two have been detained for standing in defense of the whales that were targeted for slaughter. For more information, visit: www.seashepherdglobal.org
Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. Our mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.
Sea Shepherd uses innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately-balanced ocean ecosystems, Sea Shepherd works to ensure their survival for future generations.
Also we do that show "Whale Wars" on Animal Planet.
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