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Greenpeace Victories

Topic | 28 January, 2014 at 23:00

Just some of the positive environmental changes that Greenpeace has directly helped to bring about since we began campaigning in 1971.

Greenpeace condemns Iceland's new whaling quota as a "shameless stunt"

Press release | 28 January, 2009 at 15:09

If the new interim Icelandic government allows the new whaling quota introduced by the outgoing Fisheries Minister to stand, it will mean dire consequences for legitimate trade and tourism that is needed to help Iceland's economy. Whaling...

Greenpeace calls for Obama to assert authority and replace officials

Press release | 27 January, 2009 at 17:44

Just days after the inauguration of President Obama, appointees from the Bush administration who are still in place are already attempting to undermine his foreign policy on whaling.

Season May be Ended for Damaged Whaling Ship

Press release | 16 January, 2009 at 14:31

According to intelligence received by Greenpeace investigators in Surabaya, East Java, the Japanese whaling ship Yushin Maru II, which was forced into a port in Indonesia for repairs, may be returning to Japan, and not the Southern Ocean Whale...

Greenpeace Calls for Whaling Fleet to Stay in Port

Press release | 14 November, 2006 at 1:00

Despite international condemnation and little domestic support, a six-ship whaling fleet is due to sail from Shimonoseki in Japan tomorrow, with plans to hunt nearly 1,000 whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Greenpeace is calling on the...

Whale Science in-action

Feature story | 8 November, 2005 at 1:00

It’s that time of the year again, the six ships of the whaling fleet are leaving Japan and heading back to the culling ground, the “Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary,” to carry out “scientific testing” on 1000 whales. The “scientific test” involves...

Victory for whales, but danger still lurks

Feature story | 21 June, 2005 at 2:00

Despite underhand tactics, the Japanese government has failed once more in its attempt to pave the way towards commercial whaling. This is fantastic news for whales ... but the battle is not over. Several minke whales have been "accidentally"...

The world is watching: the Virtual March

Feature story | 19 June, 2005 at 2:00

Whale song erupted across Lotte Plaza in Ulsan, South Korea, as the World's very first "Virtual March" to save the whales was unveiled this evening, loud enough for any IWC delegates not in attendance to hear. Thousands of photographs of...

Whales for sale

Feature story | 22 July, 2004 at 2:00

Pity poor whaling nations like Japan. They are so alone on this issue, and their arguments for whaling are so thin, that they need to buy friends and supporters in their desperate attempt to resume the commercial slaughter of the world's most...

Esperanza in Iceland

Feature story | 24 June, 2004 at 2:00

One day, our ship is docked in Iceland's number one whaling station. The next, the country's number one whale-watching spot. The contrast is striking. Isafjordur, in the stunning west fjords on the northwestern coast, is a sleepy ring of houses,...

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