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Norwegian whaling

Standard Page | 9 January, 2009 at 3:11

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.

Whale factsheets

Standard Page | 9 January, 2009 at 1:53

Whales are large magnificent mammals able to live in the open ocean - some traveling further than any other mammal on earth.

Iceland and whaling

Standard Page | 11 May, 2011 at 9:42

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...

Exposed: Iceland's whale hunt

Feature Story | 20 June, 2013 at 13:41

One of our undercover photographer has sent pictures showing a magnificent endangered fin whale being harpooned and diced up by an Icelandic ship.

Financial woes could spell the end to whaling

Press release | 28 September, 2012 at 12:17

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...

In pictures: Over 30 years of anti-whaling campaigning

Feature Story | 1 April, 2014 at 11:03

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

Japanese Whaling

Hub | 30 October, 2009 at 4:29

Unjust sentence for anti-whaling activists

Press release | 6 September, 2010 at 8:00

Greenpeace has condemned a one-year jail term, suspended for three years, imposed on two Greenpeace activists who exposed widespread corruption in the Japanese government’s Southern Ocean whaling programme.

Low demand delays Japanese Antarctic whaling hunt

Press release | 2 December, 2010 at 10:00

This morning at 10.52 Japanese time the whaling mothership Nisshin Maru crept out of the Japanese port of Innoshima sparking a delayed beginning to this year’s slaughter.

The whale hunt continues

Feature Story | 12 December, 2011 at 14:34

Another year, another whaling fleet leaves port bound for the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Under the guise of scientific research, they are ready for a new season of senseless whale hunting. The reality is it’s a sham and the benefits remain...

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