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Protecting whales by hue and cry – is there a role for non-state actors in the enforcement of international law?

Anton, Donald


The 2009/10 whaling season in the Southern Ocean witnessed a dramatic escalation in the clashes between the Japanese whaling fleet and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. In January a collision between the Sea Shepherd’s Ady Gil and the Japanese whaler Shonan Maru No. 2 resulted in the sinking of the Ady Gil. Then in February the skipper of the Ady Gil, Pete Bethune, boarded the Shonan Maru No. 2 to effect a ‘citizen’s arrest’ of its Master whilst also presenting a demand for compensation....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy
DOI: 10.1080/13880292.2011.583583


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