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Mister Splashy Pants the whale - you named him, now save him

Feature story | 10 December, 2007 at 0:00

Out of 11,000 submissions in our competition to name the humpback whales we were tracking on their migration to the Southern Ocean, we narrowed it down to the final 30. Over 150,000 people then voted for their favourite name.

We Love Japan, But Whaling Breaks Our Hearts

Feature story | 14 February, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists took to the streets across the globe on Valentine's Day to send a message of love to Japan from 28 different countries, while at the same time demanding the government end high seas whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

Esperanza in Auckland

Feature story | 9 January, 2007 at 0:00

9 January 2007 - The sun wasn't shining, but there were smiles all round as about 60 people stood on Princes Wharf to welcome our ship, the Esperanza. The ship is in New Zealand for two weeks and will be open to the public during her visit.

Is Japan secretly planning to build a new whaling ship?

Feature story | 12 December, 2007 at 0:00

All around the world, increasing numbers of people and governments are urging Japan to give up its whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Back in Japan however, there is evidence that plans are emerging to build a brand new...

James Bond the whale...licensed to krill

Feature story | 7 November, 2007 at 0:00

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...

A Whale of a day

Feature story | 18 January, 2006 at 0:00

With all the action in the Southern Ocean, it's good to remember that people all over the world -- our ocean defenders -- are working hard to defend our oceans back here on solid ground (and in cyberspace). The 17th of January was a big day with...

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. ...

Mister Splashy Pants and friends

Feature story | 18 April, 2008 at 0:00

He may be the most famous humpback whale in the world but Mister Splashy Pants has lots of less famous friends too, all of them named by our supporters around the world.

551 whales too many

Feature story | 14 April, 2008 at 0:00

After five months at sea, the Nisshin Maru arrived in Japan today having taken around half the number of whales from the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary as planned, but still 551 whales too many.

International law broken to pursue whaling

Feature story | 29 March, 2008 at 8:58

The international convention that helped save the elephant and rhino from extinction at the hands of poachers is now being ignored by the Japanese Fisheries Agency to continue whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

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