History

Sea Shepherd was founded in 1977 by Captain Paul Watson in Vancouver, Canada, with the mission to protect and conserve all marine wildlife. Incorporated in Oregon in 1981 as the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, today the movement has independent entities in over 20 countries working together on directaction campaigns around the world. In 2013 Sea Shepherd Global was established in Amsterdam to coordinate communications and logistics for the Sea Shepherd fleet on campaigns outside the USA.

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Founding Year:

1977

Ended:

Still active

Type of Group:

Organisation

Primary Focus:

Conservation

Geographic Sphere:

National

Primary Location:

Australia

Australia