The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, capitalizing on the tremendous success of their Animal Planet TV show, “Whale Wars,” has now taken on a new battle. With the Japanese fleet’s Antarctic hunt finished for the season, the skull-and-crossbones crew have turned their attention on the Faroe Islands with a new show: “Whale Wars: Viking Shores”
In the Faroe Islands, the oceangoing conservation outfit is not hectoring a faceless, corporate, government-subsidized commercial whaling outfit with massive factory ships that kill whales in the name of “research.” On this grouping of 18 small islands in the North Atlantic, a Danish protectorate situated between Iceland and Scotland, the people kill pilot whales by hand, on the shore, as part of a traditional hunt called the “Grind,” (pronounced “grinned”) which residents say is thousands of years old 다운로드.
The Grind is not pretty, and “Viking Shores” pulls no punches. The Faroese send boats out into the ocean to find pilot whales, which are cetaceans not as large as the fin or minke whales hunted by the Japanese, but are slightly bigger than dolphins 다운로드. Then they herd the mammals toward one of several dozen beaches on the islands, where residents lie in wait. As the powerful creatures beach themselves in panic, hunters wade into them with long curved hooks and slaughter the whole pod in a bloody frenzy html 일괄. The Faroese eat a lot of pilot whale.
My neck is all busted up 다운로드. Too much surf paddling. I’m shore bound.
But, you can’t keep a good watermen down. I’m gonna head out and do some leisurely floating and watching with some kicking, i.e 엣지오브 투모로우 다운로드. snorkeling.
My research shows that Shaw’s Cove is the best in Orange County:
“One of the most popular dive sites in Orange County 보드카레인. It is well-protected from large swells, making it highly suitable for the beginning beach divers.”
“Have dove here twice and so far it is my favorite shore dive in Laguna 워킹데드 시즌9 5화 다운로드. Vis was excellent two weeks ago at about 35-40 which is great for this area. I saw a lot of fish live. I spotted two octopi, sea hares galore with one that was huge 버거킹. It has a nice wall to dive near. There are a lot of divers on Saturday mornings because the conditions are usually good for the dive classes. The hike to the shore can be tiring depending on where you get a parking spot ipss 설문지. It is a residential area so parking on the streets fills quickly and early on the weekends. There are about 40 stairs that you get to hike up as well 다운로드. Great cardio workout.”
I will have to investigate to see which one I think is best, but I’m definitely starting with Shaw’s thanks to this personal video:
This is the first video I’ve ever shot in my life 빠른 성경 듣기. I’ve been wanting to make some videos to share with my non-diving friends & family why each moment beneath the water is so special to me. I purchased a FlipHD and Ikelite housing for it, with their lighting system 요 화경 다운로드. The color is uncorrected and video is unenhanced. Conditions were a bit rough for the locale, but I’m overall happy with the quality of the output. Shot a few hours of video in the morning then edited down to 5 minutes. Enjoy!