Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is a non-profit, marine conservation organization based in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, Washington, in the United States. Sea Shepherd uses direct action tactics and information campaigns to protect marine life and inform the public of their plight.
During 2017, 5 ships (the martin sheen, farley mowat, mv john paul dejoria, sam simon and sharpie) were in operation to support the various campaigns of the organization.
Operation Milagro-sea of Cortez Mexico$1m
Sea shepherd's ships, the mv john paul dejoria, farley mowat and sharpie are patrolling and protecting the vaquita refuge to save this critically endangered marine mammal and other species that inhabit the upper gulf of california.
Galapagos Islands - Anti-smuggling$176k
Sea shepherd cooperates with ecuadorian public insititutions in the conservation of the natural protected areas in galapagos, in the protection of marine species, and in education and environmental awareness.