About 960 kilometers from the coast of Ecuador is the Galapagos Archipelago, world-famous for its unique flora and fauna.
Sea Shepherd has always considered the Galapagos Islands to be one of the last remaining untouched wilderness areas on earth. But even in this remote part of the world, human intervention is taking a heavy toll on this fragile ecosystem.
In this short film, which was produced in 2011, we introduce you to the work we have done so far to protect the Galapagos Marine Reserve and the life it contains.
This is the first time the film has been released online and we hope that the incredible work Sea Shepherd is doing is appreciated by all of our supporters.
Because this work is only possible thanks to your generous and ongoing support.
In South America, Sea Shepherd uses a variety of tactics to combat illegal fishing and poaching within the Galapagos National Park.
When the National Park Service first invited us in 1999 to help protect the Galapagos Marine Reserve, our presence had a powerful impact.
Among other things, we have helped arrest poachers, provided the local authorities with important equipment to improve their work, helped convict poachers and smugglers and set up the first specially trained dog squadron to discover illegal animal traffickers in Latin America.
Our work is an everlasting fight against the ever-changing techniques used by poachers and smugglers in the Galapagos Marine Reserve, where the aim is always to stay one step ahead of the criminals.
In Video you can see our work on site.
We thank the warriors of the seas and support them as we can
regards and good night, Venus