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26 May 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 07:35 GMT+2

June 21, 2018

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Tomorrow to the presentation of a book that celebrates the 40 years of activity of Sea Shepherd

Objective of the organization is protect and to conserve the ittica fauna and marine atmospheres

Tomorrow to hours 15,00 in the Naval base of La Spezia, in the within of the Seafuture manifestation, near ITS FASAN Room 2, and in occasion of the 40 years of Sea Shepherd, the celebrated organization founded in 1977 from captain Paul Watson to Vancouver, in Canada, with the mission protect and to conserve the ittica fauna and marine atmospheres, the official publication of the organization will be introduced enviromentalist, book that Skira Publisher has dedicated to a history of heroism, courage and generosity to the service of the sea.

Officially constituted as Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in 1981, today the movement has centers in beyond twenty countries, a fleet of twelve ships and thousands of passionate volunteers who work with in campaigns of direct action all over the world. Thanks to the constant contribution of generous supporters, in 2017 Sea Shepherd has celebrated its fourth decade of marine conservation with a record of twenty-five campaigns in a year. From the Antarctic Ocean and the Gulf of Guinea in the West Africa to the Baltic Sea in Germany and the Gulf of Mexico in California, the crew of Sea Shepherd has worked in collaboration with local authorities in order to fight illegal fishing, not declared and not ordered, it has removed thousands of fishing nets and collected tests in order to condemn the poachers. The campaigns on the coasts have protect the nests of the marine turtles in via of extinction, removed tons of dangerous detritus from the spiagge and the water course and denounced the illegal transport of fins of shark in the Asian south-east.

Through the introductory witnesses of Paul Watson and Paul Hammarstedt and gears of spectacular images, the volume travels over again four decades in the course of which Sea Shepherd has undertaken beyond 200 travels through the oceans of the world in order to defend and to save the life of the marine animals.

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