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Whaling

Topic | 27 March, 2014 at 11:00

The madness of the whaling – hunting species after species to the verge of extinction – is the same model now being used in modern fishing today. Protecting the whales – not just from hunting but the many other daily threats they face - would be...

Fit for the future

Topic | 20 March, 2014 at 16:13

We stand with everyone who wants healthy oceans for our children, who want marine life to thrive and the fishing industry to give jobs and a future for millions. We will be part of the movement that works to create and protect clean seas that...

In pictures: Over 30 years of anti-whaling campaigning

Feature story | 1 April, 2014 at 4:03 3 comments

For over 30 years, we've been standing together against whaling and senseless ocean destruction.

Iceland and whaling

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 11:30

Iceland is a beautiful country – with a tourist industry that celebrates the natural wonders of the island – including whale watching. But its reputation is constantly blighted by one man and his whaling company, which is attempting to keep the...

Norway and whaling

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 11:30

The decision to re-start commercial whaling in Norway twenty years ago was all about politics. It was an attempt by the party in power to gain favour with voters in the north of the country at the expense of the whales and international agreements.

Whaling myths

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 11:30

Apparently the whales are responsible for the collapsing fish stocks and useful science comes from the Japanese whaling programme. It would be funny if they weren't some of the many myths constantly pushed by the whaling industry to justify their...

Whalers ram Greenpeace ship

Feature story | 8 January, 2006 at 1:00

This morning our ship the Arctic Sunrise was deliberately rammed and damaged by the Nisshin Maru, the factory ship of the Japanese whaling fleet. Straight after the ramming, the Nisshin Maru began to steam away from the "scene of the crime".

Rainbow Warrior arrives in Reykjavik to oppose whaling

Feature story | 5 September, 2003 at 2:00

Our flagship Rainbow Warrior has now arrived in Reykjavik, Iceland, on its mission to help overturn the Icelandic Government's plan to resume its 'scientific whaling' programme.

South Korea abandons ‘scientific’ whaling plans

Press release | 4 December, 2012 at 14:41

Amsterdam, December 4, 2012 - Greenpeace confirmed on Tuesday that the government of South Korea has abandoned its plans to begin a ‘scientific’ whaling operation, a significant step forward in global efforts to protect whale populations.

Desperate whalers go north

Blog entry by John Frizell | 16 June, 2015

Update 3 July: Iceland's fin whale hunt has started again and the key to stopping it, the Winter Bay, is still in Tromso quietly awaiting clearance to sail. No one in Iceland eats fin whale meat; this hunt is entirely for export. So...

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