Rasta quickly moved forward in recruiting a team of filmmakers, journalists, musicians, eco-activists and celebrity surfers. He embarked upon the journey that has led him to be one of the most outspoken environmentalists in the surfing world today.
The Republic of Fiji is comprised of 332 islands. On a recent trip to the town of Savusavu, located on Fiji's second largest island of Vanua Levu, I was pleasantly surprised to discover several eco-friendly treasures.
From poking fun at disgruntled vegans to emphasizing the quirky antics used to irritate some of the ocean's greatest foes, Peter J. Brown highlights the trials and tribulations of what it takes to be a genuine eco-warrior on the high seas.
As a Quartermaster aboard the Steve Irwin, I was aware of the potential risks involved on this particular voyage due to the increasingly grim reality and frequency of piracy attacks off the horn of Africa.
Last week, I spent a week aboard The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's vessels after they successfully shut down Japanese whaling operations in the southern ocean whale sanctuary -- a victory 7 years in the making.