Captain Peter James Bethune is a New Zealand ship's captain with 500 ton master licence, published author, producer, and public speaker. Pete Bethune takes conservation to the extreme.
As the founder of Earthrace Conservation, Pete is a world record holder, circling the globe four times on his powerboat Earthrace. From serving months in a maximum security prison for fighting Japanese whalers, to saving endangered red monkeys from poachers in the Amazon.
His missions have seen him shot at, run over by a Japanese security vessel, incarcerated in Libya and Japan, and held under armed guard in a Guatemalan Military camp. Pete Bethune’s story will thrill, move, and inspire you.