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“Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist” — Peter Jay Brown on Paul Watson, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, and Media Manipulation

I spoke recently with Peter Jay Brown, whose documentary film Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist chronicles the efforts of Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society to protect our oceans’ marine life from those who seek financial and spiritual reward through the slaughter of other species. More specifically, Brown’s film documents 30 years of “manipulating […]

Monday Maul: I’m (Still) Rooting for the Sea Shepherd

“In all social movements, the only thing that’s ever made a difference has been the passion and the initiative of individuals.” — Paul Watson I included the above-quoted statement in my December 12, 2010, commentary, “I’m Rooting for the Sea Shepherd,” whose headline remains apt today as Capt. Paul Watson waits for German officials to […]

Monday Maul: Fishermen Slaughtered by Dolphins in Taiji Cove

TAIJI, WAKAYAMA, JAPAN, IN THE NOT-TOO-DISTANT FUTURE — “So red were the blood-rich waters of Taiji’s infamous cove,” one strangely delighted American tourist said, “that it must have looked from the moon like an open cold sore on Japan’s lip.” For Taiji’s mayor, Kazutaka Sangen, the opening today of what a May 2012 Agence France-Presse […]

I’m Rooting for the Sea Shepherd

As Japanese whaling ships make their way to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary to carry out their annual cetacean slaughter, Captain Paul Watson and the vessels of his Sea Shepherd Conservation Society are en route to the region to defend the whales against their would-be murderers. “In all social movements, the only thing that’s ever […]