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Esperanza leaves Auckland

Feature story | January 25, 2007 at 17:00

This year the Japanese government aims to hunt almost 1,000 whales in the Southern Ocean whales sanctuary. Once again Greenpeace will be there to defend the whales.

Over 100 Whales Saved by Greenpeace

Feature story | January 26, 2008 at 17:00

After spending two weeks successfullypreventing the Japanese whaling fleet from hunting in the Southern OceanWhale Sanctuary, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza is running low onfuel and must return to port. The Australian government ship...

Rare whale song captured in the Southern Ocean

Feature story | January 8, 2008 at 17:00

Earlier this week, our crew on the Esperanza awoke to find themselves surrounded by at least 50 humpback whales feeding in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Leandra, our on-board scientist, captured some rare and unique underwater sounds as...

Fake whale science from ship to shore

Feature story | January 17, 2008 at 17:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza has prevented whaling for six days and counting as the crew continues to chase the Japanese fleet's factory ship, Nisshin Maru, out of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Our crew today sent a message, direct from...

Does Canon support shooting whales?

Feature story | January 23, 2008 at 17:00

Here at Greenpeace, we support shooting whales... with cameras. But we're surprised to learn that Canon, the world's number one digital camera producer, isn't willing to condemn using harpoons -- despite their high-profile advertising and...

Why Greenpeace won’t compromise on commercial whaling.

Feature story | June 21, 2010 at 8:11

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...

End high seas whaling say majority of Japanese people

Press release | February 18, 2008 at 17:00

A Greenpeace commissioned opinion poll, released today, reveals that nearly three quarters of the Japanese people do not support their country's whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Astonishingly, 87% were surprised to learn that their...

Japanese whaling industry fesses up to corruption

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 9, 2011

As another whaling season is underway in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, and while the Japanese whaling industry continues to disregard widespread opposition to the hunt, there are some signs that the tides are changing in Japan.

Final voyage for Japan's whaling fleet? Fingers crossed!

Blog entry by Sarah King | November 19, 2009 3 comments

Can it really be that over 20 years after the global ban on commercial whaling went into effect the Japanese fleet has once again set sail to the Southern ocean in pursuit of almost 1000 minke and fin whales? It's been well over a...

2010 offers hope for T2 trial

Blog entry by Sarah King | January 15, 2010 1 comment

Well so far 2010 has been a bit more positive for our Tokyo Two awaiting trial in Japan.  Another pre-trial hearing concluded this week, but with reason for optimism as the our defence team was awarded the inclusion of key witnesses in...

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