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Fishermen attack Sea Shepherd vessel in Gulf of California

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Can't root for either of them. SSCS are labeled an eco-terrorist group by the FBI and described as "Pirates" by a US Federal Court, with a founder who got kicked out of Greenpeace and is an international fugitive. But these fishermen are putting two species, one a fish and the other a cetacean in jeopardy because of the high prices the fish swim bladder gets in China. But I think Sea Shepherd's violent methods may have met it's match.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/china-totoaba-fish-bladder-trade-aquatic-cocaine-money-maw-endangered-species-report-a7317256.html

I think it's a pretty good bet that both Mexican and Chinese criminal elements are behind this.

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1403433/hong-kong-triads-supply-meth-ingredients-mexican-drug-cartels

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Can't root for either of them.

SSCS are working in cooperation with the Mexican government, to protect a critically endangered species.

The poachers are setting illegal nets, killing two critically endangered species and now apparently attempting to inflict actual bodily harm on law enforcers and foul the marine environment by pouring petrol into the waters. And, according to Ossan, are probably backed by criminal elements.

Yeah, hard to know who's in the right here.

/sarcasm off

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