The Tracks of the Coyote

Rod Coronado photographed at FCI Tucson in October 1994 by Max Aguilera-Hellweg. This article originally appeared in Rolling Stone Magazine.

By Dean Kuipers, June 1, 1995

Rod Coronado’s radical campaign to destroy America’s fur farm industry.

After the the Animal Liberation Front firebombed a university research lab, federal authorities accused a young American Indian of ecoterrorism. Rodney […]

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Operation Bite Back: Rod Coronado's War to Save American Wilderness

Rod Coronado's most spectacular act of eco-sabotage occurred on the evening of November 8, 1986. Coronado and David Howitt, both about 20 years old and members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, sought to do nothing less than cripple Iceland's whaling fleet and draw attention to countries flouting a global ban on the hunting of whales then in place. Camouflaged in dark rain gear and ski masks, they first destroyed the Hvalfjordur whaling station, smashing its computer control room, confiscating record books to prove that Iceland was still killing whales, and dumping expensive repair equipment into the fjord.

By | September 25th, 2009|Operation Bite Back, Reviews|0 Comments