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IWC meeting ends

Feature story | 24 May, 2002 at 2:00

The democratic process took a pummeling again today at the IWC when the indigenous peoples of the Inuit and Chukotka were denied their quota for a second time.

Japan resumes scandalous whale hunt

Press release | 31 January, 2008 at 17:42

Greenpeace is saddened by reports from the Australian Customs vessel, the Oceanic Viking, that the Fisheries Agency of Japan’s whaling fleet has killed at least five whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

Greenpeace, Japanese NGOs Demand End To Whaling Subsidies

Press release | 6 December, 2011 at 8:18

Tokyo, Japan, 6 December, 2011 – Greenpeace joined other Japanese non-governmental organisations today in publically condemning the Japanese government’s increased financial support for its “scientific” whaling fleet (1), as it departed for the...

Whaling and whaling subsidies still unnecessary

Press release | 31 March, 2012 at 6:13

Tokyo, Japan, 31 March 2012 – As Japan’s Antarctic whaling fleet returned to port this morning, Greenpeace Japan Executive Director Junichi Sato said: “Japan’s disgraced whaling fleet has once again returned to Japan from its shameful,...

Greenpeace Ready To Tow Stricken Japanese Whaling Ship Out of Danger and Prevent...

Press release | 16 February, 2007 at 1:00

The Greenpeace ship, Esperanza is less than twenty-four hours sailing from the disabled whaling factory ship, Nisshin Maru and has made a commitment to the fleet to assist the crew in any way possible and make an environmental impact assessment...

Defending Our Oceans, Protecting the Whales

Press release | 18 November, 2005 at 1:00

We are facing a growing wave of ocean extinction; our seas have reached a tipping point, with scores of species, fish, birds and mammals edging toward extinction (1). In response, Greenpeace is launching its most ambitious ship expedition ever to...

Whaling fleet attempts to sneak out of port

Feature story | 17 November, 2008 at 1:00

Our activists marked the departure of Japan's whaling fleet from the port of Innoshima with banners declaring "Whaling on Trial" and another in Japanese outlining the whaling operation's multi-million dollar drain on Japan's taxpayers. The fleet...

Who is Sugizo?

Feature story | 17 December, 2007 at 1:00

Sugizo is a Japanese musician who was born on the 8th of July 1969. As a guitarist, he is famous from the visual rock band "LUNA SEA" that was big in the nineties and is still very popular among young Japanese people today.

Whaling and protest resumes

Feature story | 6 January, 2006 at 1:00

The crews of the Esperanza and Arctic Sunrise are once again in action in the Southern Ocean after 10 days of no whales being killed. Expedition leader Shane Rattenbury said: "We caught up with the whalers again late last night and saw seven...

Toothy, tasty and under threat

Feature story | 28 October, 2002 at 1:00

A tasty fish with a toothy grin is prized loot for modern pirates. With a market value of US$10 a kilogram, toothfish are on the losing end of a massive international and illegal treasure hunt. Even member countries of the regional conservation...

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