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17 Governments Join Greenpeace call for end to Southern Ocean Whaling

Press release | 17 January, 2006 at 1:00

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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