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

Where Yoga and Activism Merge

  Sea Shepherd, Operation Relentless, January 20 When many people hear the word yoga they think of a form of exercise; however what is known as the asana practice is only a very small part of a rich and varied tradition. Sailing on the High Seas with Sea Shepherd is a form of yoga practice … Continue reading Where Yoga and Activism Merge

‘Akin to terrorism’: the war on animal activists

[Published on overland.org.au, August 9, 2013] Last month, NSW Primary Industries Minister Katrina Hodgkinson said that covertly filming factory farms was ‘akin to terrorism’. ‘We simply have to win. I’ve spoken very strongly to other government ministers in relation to this and the NSW Government is now looking at what we can do in this … Continue reading ‘Akin to terrorism’: the war on animal activists