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Breaking news from the whale wars

Discussion in 'Marine Life & Ecosystems' started by cdreamer, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. DennisS

    DennisS Marine Scientist

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    It looks like she is cutting across not coming from astern on the video I was looking at

    Whalers sink Sea Shepherd boat - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    Bad seamanship any way you look at it. We all know their tactics are to cut in front of ships. Really, really, bad idea as the video shows.

    That wake behind her doesn't look like she's sitting still, the video challenges the veracity of Sea Shepherd's press releases.

    This incident will probably used to justify the upcoming ramming of a whaler with their new ice hardened vessel
     
  2. StevenN

    StevenN Solo Diver

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    Note that Geoff lives in Tokyo. That should pretty much sum up his objectionability.
     
  3. wardric

    wardric Divemaster

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    First I'm very glad no one got seriously hurt since I value human lives as much as animal ones.

    Also glad the SS ship is a total loss. A new wreck to dive :D What comes around...
     
  4. Tigerman

    Tigerman Solo Diver

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    Yeah, cause thats a really good argument for him having to agree or disagree with a certain japanese policy isnt it?
    I guess you blindly agree with everything clinton, bush and obama has done as well then since youre living in the USA?
     
  5. KOMPRESSOR

    KOMPRESSOR Regular of the Pub

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    And I note that you live in California, which some would say sums up yours... :cool2:
     
  6. KOMPRESSOR

    KOMPRESSOR Regular of the Pub

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    My 5 cents...
    Sea Sheperd bought this useless boat just to have it crushed like this. Any PR is good PR! I mean, look at how it behaves in the seas!! Which would you prefer to be in? This one, or one of their super-RIBs?
     
  7. mikemill

    mikemill Solo Diver

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    Sure, but like all good prey I won't make it easy for them. We just need to give the whales some weapons.


    BTW: *%*# Sea Shepards. They need to watch the south park episode.
     
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  8. mike_s

    mike_s Solo Diver

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    yeah right... :shakehead:


    Lets' watch it again sports fans!


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    that's one of the best statements of this thread. :thumb:
     
  9. KOMPRESSOR

    KOMPRESSOR Regular of the Pub

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    They (SS) really have their pants down on this one, don't they...

    Look guys, I support SUSTAINABLE whaling. I do not, however, consider everything the Japanese do as sustainable.
     
  10. StevenN

    StevenN Solo Diver

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    Or you could extrapolate that further and say since I live anywhere in the world that isn't Japan or Norway sums up mine.
     

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