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Krill-gotten gains to fund Antarctic research

Blog entry by Willie Mackenzie | 25 February, 2015 2 comments

Scientific research and conservation need more cash. That's sadly usually true. It's especially the case in the Antarctic where research is expensive but absolutely essential given the massive environmental changes happening there. ...

Southern Ocean

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 17:00

The penguins are calling! Over twenty years ago nations pledged to protect Antarctica and dedicate the continent as a place for peace and science, because millions of people demanded it. But the penguins, whales, fish and even the smallest krill...

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

Press release | 20 December, 2012 at 2:03

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...

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...

Whaling and whaling subsidies still unnecessary

Press release | 31 March, 2012 at 4:13

Tokyo, Japan, 31 March 2012 – As Japan’s Antarctic whaling fleet returned to port this morning, Greenpeace Japan Executive Director Junichi Sato said: “Japan’s disgraced whaling fleet has once again returned to Japan from its shameful,...

Greenpeace, Japanese NGOs Demand End To Whaling Subsidies

Press release | 6 December, 2011 at 7:18

Tokyo, Japan, 6 December, 2011 – Greenpeace joined other Japanese non-governmental organisations today in publically condemning the Japanese government’s increased financial support for its “scientific” whaling fleet (1), as it departed for the...

Protecting the wild south: Antarctica

Blog entry by Richard Page | 31 October, 2011 6 comments

Oceans campaigner Richard Page is currently attending the annual meeting of CCAMLR Commission, where discussions are underway for a representative network of marine protected areas across the Southern Ocean by 2012. Although it’s...

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.

Whaling talks fail

Feature story | 23 June, 2010 at 12:57

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:

Why Greenpeace won’t compromise on commercial whaling.

Feature story | 21 June, 2010 at 14:11

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...

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