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James Bond the whale...licensed to krill

Feature story | 7 November, 2007 at 1:00

Even among people who agree that whales should not be killed needlessly in the name of research, opinions diverge wildly when it comes to naming them. So far we have received over 8,000 entries to name some of the whales that were tagged for the...

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...

Whalers ram Greenpeace ship

Feature story | 8 January, 2006 at 1:00

This morning our ship the Arctic Sunrise was deliberately rammed and damaged by the Nisshin Maru, the factory ship of the Japanese whaling fleet. Straight after the ramming, the Nisshin Maru began to steam away from the "scene of the crime".

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...

Totem Pole protest

Feature story | 1 November, 2002 at 1:00

It's one of the most difficult vertical climbs in Australia - the country leading the drive to list the toothfish under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). It overlooks the ocean to the south of Australia where...

Why Greenpeace won’t compromise on commercial whaling.

Feature story | 21 June, 2010 at 16:11

As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) annual meeting begins in Morocco, there has been a flurry of media coverage over a possible ‘deal’ or ‘compromise’. Often the details, and sometimes the central points, can get lost as things are...

Whaling talks fail

Feature story | 23 June, 2010 at 14:57

In response to discussions taking place today at International Whaling Commission meeting in Morocco that signal that there will be no deal, Greenpeace Japan Programme Director Junichi Sato issued the following statement:

Another of the Japanese Whaling Ships Out of the Hunting Grounds

Press release | 18 January, 2008 at 1:00

The Yushin Maru No.2, one of the harpoon-carrying "catcher boats" rendezvoused with the Nisshin Maru hundreds of miles north of the whale hunting ground.Sakyo Noda, Greenpeace Japan Whale Campaigner on board the Esperanza said "We are very...

Greenpeace drives Japanese whaling fleet out of the Southern Ocean hunting grounds...

Press release | 13 January, 2008 at 1:00

After a high speed chase over hundreds of miles through fog and increasingly rough seas, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza this morning drove the Japanese whaling fleet out of the Southern Ocean hunting grounds.Having confronted the fleet close to...

Greenpeace confronts Japanese whalers in Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary

Press release | 11 January, 2008 at 22:06

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza today confronted Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.The whaling fleet immediately took flight from the Esperanza, which is now in high-speed...

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