This fellow was killed when the French Secret Service blew up a Greenpeace vessel in New Zealand. The guilty people were apprehended, and the French government put an embargo on New Zealand products until the were freed--according to my friend, who was the skipper at the time.
Sea Shepherds are awesome.... I hate to see those beautiful whales murdered for food I mean "research". I DVR their documentary/reality show every week on TLC. The show also has some great HD video of the southern point of the earth.