Activist groups like the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society claim that Japan's whaling practices violate international law. Japan claims the direct-action tactics of Sea Shepherd are illegal, in essence a form of eco-terrorism.
Whale Wars highlights Captain Paul Watson's extraordinary love for marine life and the lengths he and his crew of conservationists will go to in order to protect these precious creatures. Whale Wars airs Fridays at 9 PM on Animal Planet.
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