Captain Paul Watson, head of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, recently spoke at TedxSF about his life on the high seas, harassing and sometimes sinking, whaling ships. As a modern day “green” pirate, he told the story of a life-changing encounter with a sperm whale and how its eye communicated a message to him about the insanity of human exploitation of the oceans. Learn more about Captain Paul Watson here.
Not familiar with TEDxSF? TED is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to educate and inspire; bring together innovators and explorers; encourage the responsible use of resources and talents and foster an environment of sharing and embracing passions.