Whale Wars, Season 2

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

…started last Friday on Animal Planet. (And yes, I’m way behind on my email, thanks for asking.)

I must admit to never watching Whale Wars; while, one the one hand, I recognize the need to support animal-friendly programming such as WW, I really can’t bring myself to watch the more graphic, gruesome stuff. I already know what a bloody, needless mess whaling is – no need to voluntarily witness footage of such, thus giving myself a week’s worth of nightmares.

That said, many thanks everyone who does tune in to these kind of shows, thus helping to keep them on the air!

Anyhow, Matt from Animal Planet provided links to several news season 2 Whale Wars videos on You Tube.

The Season 2 trailer is relatively blood-free, save for a brief shot of a whale being harpooned and pulled towards a whaling ship:
 


 

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Kinship Circle: Whale Wars: 11/7 – Watch It. Do Something.

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

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From: Kinship Circle – kinshipcircle [at] accessus.net
Date: Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 6:59 PM
Subject: Whale Wars: 11/7 – Watch It. Do Something.

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11/7/08: Whale Wars – On Animal Planet – Don’t Miss It!

Only one group stands between a 750-ton whale-killing machine and its prey…and you know who that is:

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PREMIERS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 9:00 PM, ET/PT
Check local listings for time in your area.
Info, photos + sneak peak: http://animal.discovery.com/tv/whale-wars/

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Animal Planet Follows the Crew of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society to the Bottom of the World in the New TV Series, Whale Wars

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

During Sea Shepherd’s Antarctic Whale Defense Campaign: Operation Migaloo in 2007/08, Animal Planet had a camera crew on board a campaign that saved nearly 500 whales, leaving the Japanese fleet with less then half their quota and costing them tens of millions of dollars. This new seven-part, hour-long weekly series follows the crew of the Sea Shepherd vessel, Steve Irwin as they use non-violent direct action techniques…in an effort to shut down the illegal Japanese whaling fleet and enforce international conservation law… READ MORE: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/news-081002-1.html

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