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Jan 02, 2018 - Sea Shepherd Saves Endangered Totoaba Following Second Drone Shooting

Dec 26, 2017 - Sea Shepherd Night Drone Shot Down by Poachers

Nov 13, 2017 - Sea Shepherd's Campaign To Save the Vaquita Porpoise Launches in Mexico with Two Vessels

Jun 26, 2017 - Sea Shepherd’s Operation Milagro III to Save the Vaquita Porpoise Concludes Its Six-Month Campaign in Mexico

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May 03, 2016 - Fight For the Vaquita Reaches U.S. Shores

Apr 18, 2016 - Experts Spot Three Live Vaquitas

Apr 17, 2016 - Totoaba Poachers Caught On Camera

Apr 05, 2016 - 'Survivorman' Joins Sea Shepherd for Operation Milagro (commentary)

Mar 28, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Finds Third Dead Vaquita in Three Weeks

Mar 25, 2016 - Captain Oona Layolle Calls For Increased Patrols to Protect the Vaquita

Mar 07, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Crew Discover Dead Vaquita, Totoaba and Great White Shark in Refuge

Feb 23, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Crew Save Humpback Whale Entangled in Illegal Gillnet

Feb 15, 2016 - Making the Difference for the Vaquita (commentary)

Jan 17, 2016 - Sea Shepherd Removes Illegal Gillnets from Endangered Vaquita Porpoise Habitat

Jan 04, 2016 - Mexican Government Grants Sea Shepherd Permission to Remove Illegal Gillnets from Endangered Vaquita Porpoise Habitat

Dec 10, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Ship M/V Farley Mowat to Embark Upon its Maiden Campaign, ‘Operation Milagro III’

Oct 27, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Announces ‘Operation Milagro III,’ Fall 2015 Vaquita Porpoise Defense Campaign

Jun 05, 2015 - As the First Leg of Operation Milagro Concludes, the Martin Sheen Sails On

May 04, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Announces New Partnership with Government of Mexico to Protect the Endangered Vaquita Porpoise and Other Marine Species

Apr 22, 2015 - Miracle on the Water!

Apr 17, 2015 - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Announces Operation Milagro, a Campaign to Defend the Critically Endangered Vaquita Porpoise

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Milagro III

Op Milagro V Episode 9 - NEW KID ON THE BLOCK
Watch the new episode of Operation Milagro's web-series. Share it with your friends and stay tuned every Wednesday morning for new episodes. #OpMilagro is Sea Shepherd's campaign to protect the most endangered marine mammal in the world - Mexico's V...
57 Dead Sharks In One Gillnet Found by Sea Shepherd
The MV White Holly finds 57 dead sharks, along with dozens of other species in the Upper Gulf Of California while on Operation Milagro V. Help save a species: https://goo.gl/wJqxyh
Op Milagro V Episode 8 - GHOSTBUSTERS
Watch the new episode of Operation Milagro's web-series. Share it with your friends and stay tuned every Wednesday morning for new episodes. #OpMilagro is Sea Shepherd's campaign to protect the most endangered marine mammal in the world - Mexico's V...
Op Milagro V Episode 6 - RIDE OR DIE
Op Milagro V Episode 6 - RIDE OR DIE Watch the new episode of Operation Milagro's web-series. Share it with your friends and stay tuned every Wednesday morning for new episodes. #OpMilagro is Sea Shepherd's campaign to protect the most endangered m...
Op Milagro V Episode 7 - TOP GUN
Op Milagro V Episode 7 - TOP GUN Watch the new episode of Operation Milagro's web-series. Share it with your friends and stay tuned every Wednesday morning for new episodes. #OpMilagro is Sea Shepherd's campaign to protect the most Endangered marin...
Sea Shepherd's White Holly joins the fight to save the vaquita porpoise
The M/V White Holly has arrived in the Upper Gulf of California. The M/V Farley Mowat and The M/V Sharpie celebrated the arrival of the White Holly by performing a water salute! Three Sea Shepherd ships fighting to protect the most endangered marin...
Op Milagro V Episode 5 - "WHALE WARS"
Op Milagro V Episode 5 - "WHALE WARS" Watch the new episode of Operation Milagro's web-series. Share it with your friends and stay tuned every Wednesday morning for new episodes. #OpMilagro is Sea Shepherd's campaign to protect the most endangered m...
Op Milagro V Episode 4 - TWO SHIPS ONE TEAM
Watch the new episode of Operation Milagro's web-series. Share it with your friends and stay tuned every Wednesday morning for new episodes. #OpMilagro is Sea Shepherd's campaign to protect the most endangered marine mammal in the world - Mexico's V...
Op Milagro V Episode 3 - RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES
Watch the new episode of Operation Milagro's web-series. Share it with your friends and stay tuned every Wednesday morning for new episodes. #OpMilagro is Sea Shepherd's campaign to protect the most endangered marine mammal in the world - Mexico's V...
Op Milagro V Episode 2 - WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN GOLD
Watch the new episode of Operation Milagro's web-series. Share it with your friends and stay tuned every Wednesday morning for new episodes. #OpMilagro is Sea Shepherd's campaign to protect the most Endangered marine mammal in the world - Mexico's V...
Op Milagro V Episode 1 - HOUSE OF THE VAQUITA
We are happy to announce that the #OpMilagro Vlog (Web-series) is back! Join the Sea Shepherd crew and watch our work to save the most endangered marine mammal in the world - Mexico's vaquita porpoise. Watch all episodes at http://tinyurl.com/y2bjs4...
SEA SHEPHERD DISCOVERS DEAD VAQUITA CAUGHT IN GILLNET
On March 12th, 2019 Sea Shepherd ship The M/V Farley Mowat crew discovered a dead vaquita trapped in a totoaba gillnet. Recently, scientists revealed there are at most 22 vaquitas left in the Sea of Cortez. This is a devastating discovery, but Sea S...
IT REALLY IS A MATTER OF LIFE, DEATH, AND EXTINCTION.
IT REALLY IS A MATTER OF LIFE, DEATH, AND EXTINCTION. We must not and we cannot allow the poachers to intimidate and threaten us. We have secured some defensive gear but we still need more. We are halfway there. Please help us achieve our goal of ke...
FULL VIDEO - SEA SHEPHERD ATTACKED BY POACHERS Jan 31, 2019
FULL VIDEO - On January 31st, 2019, Sea Shepherd’s MV Farley Mowat was attacked by poachers while patrolling the Vaquita Refuge for Operation Milagro. For English subtitles click on CC, on the bottom right. Posing as fishermen, these criminals la...
SEA SHEPHERD SHIP’S WINDOWS SMASHED AND HULL SET ON FIRE BY POACHERS
Hope shattered for vaquita survival as Sea Shepherd ship violently attacked by poachers in the Gulf of California, suffering damage from projectiles and Molotov cocktails while protecting world’s most endangered marine mammal: the vaquita porpoise....
SEA SHEPHERD Crew Update on Attack in Vaquita Refuge
SEA SHEPHERD CREW UPDATE ON ATTACK IN VAQUITA REFUGE Help us bring a second vessel to Op Milagro and give hope for the survival of a species. DONATE NOW at: https://goo.gl/1B931Z
SEA SHEPHERD SHIP ATTACKED INSIDE VAQUITA REFUGE
Sea Shepherd Vessel M/V Farley Mowat was conducting maritime patrols inside the Vaquita Refuge in the Upper Gulf of California, and had recovered three illegal gillnets that morning, when at 1:00 PM the crew noticed approximately 35 skiffs operating ...
Op Milagro V - Saving the First Totoaba of the Season and More...
Saving the First Totoaba of the Season and More... Take a look at some busy days on The M/V Farley Mowat The Sea Shepherd crew has been working day and night to protect the vaquita refuge from poachers. This season is already starting to shape up l...
Op Milagro V - Sea Shepherd Finds First Totoaba Nets of the Season
Operation Milagro V started a few months ago and Sea Shepherd has been removing Ghost Nets and other kinds of illegal fishing gear from vaquita refuge. On the night of 10th of December while patrolling the vaquita refuge, the crew of Sea Shepherd's...
Op Milagro V - Update Video 2
Take a look at the life of the crew onboard The M/V Farley Mowat and Sea Shepherd's work to protect the vaquita porpoise. Support our mission at: https://goo.gl/wJqxyh
#OpMilagro V Video Update
#OpMilagro V Video Update. Check out the life aboard The M/V Farley Mowat. This is a compilation from the early days of campaign. Enjoy. Support our mission to save the most endangered marine mammal in the world at: https://goo.gl/rWY1cM
SEA SHEPHERD JOINS SEARCH AND RECOVERY OF MEXICAN NAVY HELICOPTER
During the late afternoon of Saturday, October 20th, 2018, a Mexican Navy helicopter crashed into the ocean while engaged in anti-poaching patrols over the Vaquita Refuge in the Upper Gulf of California (a.k.a. Sea of Cortez). The reason for the cras...
Sea Shepherd's Operation Milagro V Launch
#BREAKING #OpMilagro V started! Sea Shepherd Initiates Early Patrols to Safeguard Survival of Critically Endangered Vaquita Porpoise Sea Shepherd vessel The M/V Farley Mowat has arrived in the Upper Gulf of California to start Operation Milagro earl...
Sea Shepherd Recycled Dive Weights
Sea Shepherd recycled Branded Dive Weights are AVAILABLE NOW at: https://shop.paulwatson.com They were made from illegal fishing nets captured in the Sea of Cortez. Limited amount available so get them while you can in 2lb, 3lb and 4lb. This ensure...