Go to Top

Tag Archives

Tag Archives: japan

New photo released showing Amelia Earhart Alive

Today it was announced a photograph was found at the National Archives showing Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan at the Jaluit atoll in the Marshal Islands in 1937. The History Channel has a special on this investigation coming up this Sunday night. It was great to see it considering I was approached by a television producer in 2008, nine years ago, about getting in on a documentary project that …Read More

Japanese ice breaker Shirase runs aground off Antarctica

It has been reported via Captain Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd tonight that the Japanese ice breaker Shirase has run aground after it struck a rock in the sea approximately 700 km from the Russian Molodyozhnaya Antarctic observation station in the Antarctic. Though the Japanese Government vessel has been reported as taking on sea water, its double hull has prevented it from sinking. It is reported the Shirase will try …Read More

Sea Shepherd Finds the Japanese Whaling Fleet Nisshin Maru

Each year it is the goal of Sea Shepherd to find the Japanese whaling fleet just as soon as possible at the start of their illegal whaling activities in the protected Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. The Steve Irwin’s helicopter first located the Nisshin Maru at 64°44′ S, 162°34′ W, in New Zealand’s sovereign waters in the Ross Dependency Antarctic region, and inside the internationally recognized Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. It …Read More