Archive for March, 2010

Whaling Foes Unite

March 12, 2010

Activist Jonny lewis and whaler Kase Van Der Gaag meet for the first time in 2007

2007 protest at Albany, Western Australia, against Japan's plans to harpoon humpback whales

 

See the original post Sunday, November 4, 2007

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 in 2007.Activist Jonny lewis and whaler Kase Van Der Gaag meet for the first time in 2007

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Photos – Australia’s Last Whalers

March 4, 2010

November 21, 2008 – the 30th Anniversary of the closure of Australia’s last whaling station at Albany Western Australia

Father and Son: former whaling station workers Andy and Ray Woonings being interviewed by Radio West At WhaleWorld.

The Last Whale at the whaling station

Tom Kennedy, former sonar operator Cheynes III

Derek 'Biggles' Padgett, former spotter pilot for the Cheynes Beach Whaling Company.

Yvonne Wallace, Curator at Whaleworld, Australia's last whaling station.