Sunday, November 4, 2007

Whaler and Anti-whaling activist fight for Humpbacks

Writer Tim Winton, 1977 anti-whaling activist Jonny Lewis and former whaling ship Captain Kase Van der Gaag at the site of Australia's last whaling station (closed in 1978). They joined forces to speak out against the Japanese plans to harpoon 50 humpback whales this year.

Fight for Fifty organised by IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) - A stand for the humpbacks who soon will be hunted by the Japanese whaling fleet.
In Albany, Western Australia, November 3, 2007: (l-R) Former whaling ship captain Kase Van Der Gaag; the head of the 1977 anti-whaling activists Jonny Lewis; former whaling ship captain Paddy Hart; Chris Pash.

Fight for Fifty day November 3, 2007, at Albany, Western Australia, the site of Australia's last whaling station