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Pirate for the Sea (2008)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 30 August 2008 (USA)
A documentary on Paul Watson, who takes the law into his own hands on the open seas, confronting, by any nonviolent means necessary, the hunters who indiscriminately slaughter whales, seals... See full summary »

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Ronald Colby

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Ronald Colby (as Ron Colby)
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Peter Brown Peter Brown ... Himself (filmmaker, activist)
Ronald Colby ... Narrator (as Ron Colby)
Alex Cornelissen Alex Cornelissen ... Himself (first officer)
Julie Farris Julie Farris ... Herself (Forest Preservation) (as Inde Farris)
Peter Hammarstedt Peter Hammarstedt ... Himself
Peter Heller Peter Heller ... Himself (author of The Whale Warriors)
Fred Henderson Fred Henderson ... Himself (fisherman)
Robert Hunter Robert Hunter ... Himself (first president of Greenpeace)
Wessel-Louis Jacobsz Wessel-Louis Jacobsz ... Himself (biology student)
Nathalie Magueresse Nathalie Magueresse ... Herself
Patrick Moore Patrick Moore ... Himself (industrial consultant)
Joji Morishita Joji Morishita ... Himself (chief of japanese whaling delegation) (archive footage)
Farley Mowat Farley Mowat ... Himself (author of Sea of Slaughter)
Marc Oosterwal Marc Oosterwal ... Himself (welder)
Carlos Perez Carlos Perez ... Himself
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A documentary on Paul Watson, who takes the law into his own hands on the open seas, confronting, by any nonviolent means necessary, the hunters who indiscriminately slaughter whales, seals and sharks, along with complicit governments and environmental organizations. Written by Anonymous

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"Pirate For The Sea" is the biography of Paul Watson, the most influential ocean environmental activist ever. See more »

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30 August 2008 (USA) See more »

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Australia See more »

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Humans unbounded (exponential) proliferation causes nature and animals to disappear exponentially (into extinction)
18 March 2011 | by youAreCrazyDudeSee all my reviews

The Vanishing World. We depend on nature and animals to survive. Pollution, eating species into extinction and massacre of environment happens on global scale: sacred and very needed by life on Earth trees are being massacred by human predator. Gold mining, illegal tree cutting, illegal ranching in Amazon already destroyed a lot of sacred trees. Animals' habitat is disappearing with exponential (unbounded) rate. Films: "AMAZON with Bruce Perry", "The End of the Line (2009)". Most vicious predator (human) must learn to stop destroying its own environment. (Aside: the human is most vicious predator because it kills for sports.) While most vicious predator propagates with exponential (unbounded) rate, the nature and animals disappear with exponential rate at the hand of most vicious predator. Most vicious predator must stop unbounded (exponential) reproduction: it leaves no space for healthy environment for most vicious predator and leaves no space for animals. CONSUMPTION is not "cool" anymore. Echo-systems sustain the economies. Economies do not sustain the echo-systems. Bottom-lines and corporations only destroy the nature, environment and animals. In the past, we hoped that our technology would help us to live better lives, but as of today, our technology (better traps, binoculars, nets, better sonars to track our prey, better guns, etc) only leads us to the SIXTH EXTINCTION of all life on the planet, at the hand of the human. If you cannot farm it - do not kill it. If you are religious: "go forth (be fruitful) and multiply" was repealed by Jesus in the new testament just like many such Old Testament "orders/commandments" were repealed by him in new testament (eye for an eye, etc). Even Jesus showed to you that the truths (commandments) must be changed with changing times.


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