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Sea Shepherd’s R/V Martin Sheen lands in Costa Rica for 4-month research mission
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Sea Shepherd’s R/V Martin Sheen lands in Costa Rica for 4-month research mission

The Tico Times - June 11, 2015

Named after the Hollywood celebrity who has supported the marine conservation group for two decades, the R/V Martin Sheen is one of the latest additions to Sea…

Arts and Culture
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Sea Shepherd publishes vegan cookbook

The Tico Times - May 28, 2015

To describe the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as “controversial” is like calling whaling “unpleasant.” But that’s to be expected, when you routinely use guerilla warfare to sabotage…

Sea Shepherd names latest turtle campaign after murdered Costa Rican conservationist Jairo Mora
Crime
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Crime
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Sea Shepherd names latest turtle campaign after murdered Costa Rican conservationist Jairo Mora

The Tico Times - April 26, 2015

The environmental group Sea Shepherd will patrol beaches during this year's turtle nesting season in the name of murdered Costa Rican conservationist Jairo Mora. The group announced "Operation…

United Nations, environmental groups condemn verdict in Jairo Mora murder case
Crime
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Crime
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United Nations, environmental groups condemn verdict in Jairo Mora murder case

The Tico Times - January 29, 2015

Read all of our coverage of the Jairo Mora case here The United Nations mission in Costa Rica released a statement Wednesday criticizing the acquittal of seven men accused of the…

Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson launches Facebook campaign asking Costa Rica’s Solís to drop extradition request
Crime
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Crime
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Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson launches Facebook campaign asking Costa Rica’s Solís to drop extradition request

The Tico Times - June 2, 2014

Ocean conservationist and Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson, 63, started a social media campaign Monday asking followers to write to Costa Rica's new president, Luis Guillermo Solís,…

Little has changed 1 year after slaying of Costa Rica conservationist Jairo Mora
Crime
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Crime
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Little has changed 1 year after slaying of Costa Rica conservationist Jairo Mora

The Tico Times - May 30, 2014

For a comprehensive account of Costa Rica conservationist Jairo Mora's murder, see "Why Jairo died" MOÍN, Limón – It was February, and leatherback sea turtles had just…

Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson back on Interpol website as Costa Rica fugitive
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson back on Interpol website as Costa Rica fugitive

The Tico Times - May 15, 2014

He was there, then he wasn't, now he is again. The controversial conservationist and Sea Shepherd founder Paul Watson, 63,  is back on Interpol Costa Rica's Red…

Japan town known for its dolphin slaughters sued by activists
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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Japan town known for its dolphin slaughters sued by activists

Shigemi Sato | AFP - May 15, 2014

TOKYO – Animal rights activists said Thursday they had sued a major Japanese town internationally condemned for its dolphin hunts for banning "foreign-looking" visitors from its whale…

Top UN court orders Japan to end Antarctic whale hunt
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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Top UN court orders Japan to end Antarctic whale hunt

Jan Hennop | AFP - March 31, 2014

THE HAGUE – The United Nations' top court on Monday ordered Japan to end its annual Antarctic whale hunt, saying in a landmark ruling that the program…

Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson: ¡Viva Solís!
Crime
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Crime
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Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson: ¡Viva Solís!

L. Arias - March 12, 2014

Environmental activist and founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Paul Watson on Wednesday congratulated Citizen Action Party (PAC) candidate Luis Guillermo Solís. He also asked for action. …