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Greenpeace ready to tow stricken whaling ship

Feature story | 16 February, 2007 at 1:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is ready to tow the stricken Japanese whaling vessel the Nisshin Maru out of danger and prevent potential Antarctic environmental disaster.

Who rammed whom?

Feature story | 28 December, 2005 at 1:00

We've been here before: the Southern Ocean, the Japanese whaling fleet, Greenpeace defending the lives of whales in the face of so called "scientific whaling". And in true de ja vu style, the whalers are once again accusing Greenpeace of...

Japanese Government Says No Whaling While Greenpeace is Present

Press release | 21 January, 2008 at 11:58

At a press conference in Tokyo this afternoon the administrative vice-Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Toshiro Shirasu told reporters that the whaling fleet has not resumed hunting because Greenpeace is following their fleet in...

Japan's "Fake" Whaling Programme begins to Crumble in the Southern Ocean and Tokyo

Press release | 18 January, 2008 at 1:00

Echoing a series of scandals which have beset the Japanese government over the past twelve months, Greenpeace activists today sent a message direct from the Southern Ocean back to Tokyo, as pressure mounts inside Japan to end its controversial...

Fearing US reaction, Japanese whaling fleet hides in port

Press release | 16 November, 2007 at 1:00

The Japanese whaling fleet has delayed its departure to the Southern Ocean for its annual whale hunt, to avoid political embarrassment when Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda and US President George W. Bush meet today in Washington D.C.

Greenpeace challenges 'research' whalers to tell the truth.

Press release | 9 June, 2004 at 2:00

The fleet of 'research' whalers expected to depart Japan June 10th is sailing under false pretences Greenpeace said today.Last year the 'research' whalers marketed 3,000 tonnes of whale meat for 52 million dollars.

Whale sanctuary under siege

Publication | 18 November, 2005 at 1:00

Established in 1994, the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is under siege like never before. This year nearly one thousand whales can expect to find no quarter or refuge in the protected waters around the Antarctic. They will be hunted down and...

Greenpeace Whale Science Programme Captures Rare Humpback Recordings in Antarctica

Press release | 8 January, 2008 at 13:17

An international team aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, currently searching for the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, has made a rare series of recordings of humpback whales in Antarctic waters.“We were surrounded...

Greenpeace Statement on the Conclusion of IWC 62

Press release | 25 June, 2010 at 23:51

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

Don't move that blubber!

Feature story | 30 October, 2002 at 1:00

Overexploit, cheat, deplete. The cycle of greed behind the global whaling industry drove one whale population after another toward oblivion. It wasn't until 1986 that a moratorium on all commercial whaling slowed this onslaught. Now, will a...

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