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Earthrace joins war against Japanese whalers

14 Oct 2009

The record-breaking high-tech powerboat Earthrace has taken on a sinister black look to protest Japanese whalers in some of the most dangerous waters in the world later this year.

The 24-metre trimaran powerboat has special paint which deflects radar waves, meaning it can sneak up on Japanese whalers almost unseen in the Southern Ocean...


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Quote: "We are going down there to mess with some Japanese who are extremely pissed off. They believe they have got a right to continue taking these whales and we believe they haven't. There will be significant conflict down there."
------>Skipper Pete Bethune



Source: Earthrace joins war against Japanese whalers

Link: Earthrace to Join Sea Shepherd with upcoming Antartic whale defence and marine protection
Link: High-tech stealth trimaran joins war against whaling

Date: 2009-10-14

Other EVANA-articles about this topic:
'Earthrace will join Sea Shepherd as part of whaling protest in Antarctic in December' (en)

Sea Shepherd Announces 6th Whale Defense Campaign: Operation Waltzing Matilda (en)

Japan, Norway urged to stop whale subsidy (en)

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