Living Yoga: Yoga and Activism

[Published in Australian Yoga Journal, May 2014] “How can you be a yogi and an activist?” asked a fellow Sea Shepherd crew member on the bridge of the organisation’s long-range vessel, the Bob Barker. I had been pondering this question for the previous three months at sea. We had been patrolling the Southern Ocean Whale … Continue reading Living Yoga: Yoga and Activism

Earth and Sea

Dumbo Feather, March 21 Trees and earth and stone all smell sweeter than the sea. For 94 days, I have been on patrol in the Southern Ocean with Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as part of the most-recent whale defence campaign. As we approach 100 nautical miles downwind from the lush coastline of New Zealand’s South … Continue reading Earth and Sea

‘Warning. Keep Clear. Avoid Collision.’, March 18 The Australian government’s failure to monitor Japan’s Antarctic whale hunt emboldened the whaling fleet to launch brazen attacks on the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd. Sea Shepherd crew member Anna Greer reports. Before the last federal election the Coalition promised a customs vessel would be provided to monitor Japan’s Antarctic whale hunt. But … Continue reading ‘Warning. Keep Clear. Avoid Collision.’