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Brussels blog by some wire service journalists

Into the war zone: Activists to patrol Libyan seas for tuna poachers

By DON MELVIN

BRUSSELS – A U.S.-based organization of environmental activists plans to steam into Libyan waters to stop poachers from netting bluefin tuna.

The organization, called Sea Shepherd, will send two boats into the war zone — the 58-meter (190-foot) Steve Irwin, named after the Australian conservationist, and the 35-meter (115-foot) Gojira — said Paul Watson, the organization’s founder. Sea Shepherd’s headquarters are in Friday Harbor, Washington.

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