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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 offers to help Japan conduct non-lethal whale research in return

Press release | 12 January, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace today offered to assist the Institute for Cetacean Research (ICR), which controls the whaling fleet, in its non-lethal research programme in return for an end to the killing of whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

Greenpeace demands Japan end commercial whaling as new financial woes emerge

Press release | 26 September, 2012 at 7:34

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...

Japan’s whaling fleet: effectively nationalised and running on empty

Press release | 20 December, 2012 at 3:03

Tokyo, December 20, 2012 – Greenpeace and 18 Japanese NGOs called on the Japanese government to end its unprofitable whaling operations and refocus on domestic priorities as the factory ship of the country's so-called ‘scientific’ whaling fleet...

Tradition, culture & science

Publication | 18 November, 2005 at 1:00

In recent years, Japan’s pro-whaling lobbyists have deployed a series of excuses for continuing the hunt, despite the existence since 1986 of a global commercial whalingmoratorium. First comes science: to gather much needed data, they claim, in...

Wake-up call for the world - Whales protection goes beyond IWC

Press release | 22 June, 2006 at 2:00

St Kitts arrest and court charges update: The ten activists and crew from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise arrested yesterday following a peaceful protest held after the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in St Kitts were released...

Greenpeace demands immediate closure of the Mediterranean bluefin tuna fishery

Press release | 22 June, 2006 at 2:00

The bluefin tuna population in the Mediterranean Sea may be on the brink of collapse and the fishery must be closed immediately, said Greenpeace today. The organisation's ship Esperanza, in the Mediterranean on the 4th leg of its fourteen-month...

Peaceful Greenpeace whaling protest stopped abruptly in St Kitts

Press release | 20 June, 2006 at 2:00

As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in St Kitts concluded its proceedings today, a peaceful protest carried out by Greenpeace was abruptly broken up by the authorities, who arrested ten activists and ship crew from the...

Challenge to Japan to prosecute anti- whaling activists worldwide

Feature story | 4 November, 2008 at 1:00

Despite the moratorium on commercial whaling, the Japanese government continues to send a fleet of ships to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary to kill over a thousand whales. Each season, the fleet departs for the Sanctuary and more whales...

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