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Whaling and protest resumes

Feature story | 6 January, 2006 at 0:00

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 0:00

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 0:00

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...

Greenpeace demands Japan end commercial whaling as new financial woes emerge

Press release | 26 September, 2012 at 5:34

Tokyo, September 26, 2012 – Greenpeace Japan and the Dolphin & Whale Action Network, a Japanese NGO, today demanded that the Japanese government end taxpayer subsidies for its unprofitable whaling industry as reports revealed that ongoing...

Greenpeace Statement on the Conclusion of IWC 62

Press release | 25 June, 2010 at 21:51

Agadir, – As the 62nd annual International Whaling Commission meeting comes to a close, Greenpeace Japan Programme Director Junichi Sato issued the following statement.

Over 100 Whales Saved by Greenpeace - Low Fuel Forces Esperanza Back to Port

Press release | 26 January, 2008 at 7:04

After spending two weeks successfully preventing the Japanese whaling fleet from hunting in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary (1), the Greenpeace ship Esperanza is running low on fuel and must return to port. The Australian government ship...

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

Press release | 16 February, 2007 at 0:00

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...

17 Governments Join Greenpeace call for end to Southern Ocean Whaling

Press release | 17 January, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace welcomed today, on its global day of action to save the whales, a call submitted by 17 Governments to the Government of Japan to "cease its lethal scientific research on whales and assure the return of the vessels" from the Southern...

Defending Our Oceans, Protecting the Whales

Press release | 18 November, 2005 at 0:00

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...

Another of the Japanese Whaling Ships Out of the Hunting Grounds

Press release | 18 January, 2008 at 0:00

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...

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